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Daily Bucs Links: Staying positive

Here's your open thread for today.

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10 things you need to know about Brock Osweiler, the Broncos' very tall QB sensation -
The Broncos are one of the NFL's best teams, and suddenly their starting QB is not an NFL legend, but a guy with under 150 career passing attempts. What do we need to know about Brock Osweiler?

Tom Brady is 'pretty pissed off' about loss to Broncos -
Tom Brady wasn't happy with calls not going the Patriots' way, but didn't want to blame officials for the team's loss on Sunday night.

MMBM: Bill Belichick threw that game on purpose -
Classic Cheatriots. The Patriots know that 16-0 is just a distraction, so they threw a false flag.

Ravens vs. Browns 2015 final score: Baltimore wins on blocked FG return for a TD -
Holy crap.

Bucs Sign LB Adarius Glanton from Panthers
Possibly needing a fresh infusion of depth at linebacker, the Bucs have plucked second-year player Adarius Glanton off Carolina's practice squad.

Lovie Smith's Takeaways from Bucs-Colts
After reviewing the tape of Sunday's game in Indianapolis, Lovie Smith shared some new thoughts on the Bucs' playoff chances, WR Mike Evans and the secondary.

Film Session with Anthony Becht: Week 12
Former Buccaneer & Contributor Anthony Becht is joined by TJ Rives as he breaks down Gerald McCoy's 7th sack of the 2015 season and a perfect throw and catch from QB Jameis Winston to WR Vincent Jackson during the Bucs week 12 matchup with the Indianapolis Colts.

Defensive Game Grades: Buccaneers vs. Colts | Pewter Report
In a tale of two halves, the final minutes proved to be the difference in the 25-12 loss at the hands of the Colts on Sunday.

Offensive Unit Game Grades: Buccaneers vs. Colts | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers dropped a great opportunity to keep pace in the wild card race on Sunday, losing to the Indianapolis Colts by a score of 25-12.

Monday Afterthoughts: No Time To Pout | Pewter Report
What happened in Indianapolis was not at all what Buccaneers fans were expecting or hoping to see.

NFL officiating slump coincides with personnel turnover - NFL Nation- ESPN
There are 23 officials with two or fewer years of experience in the NFL. Could that be the reason for the increase in high-profile mistakes?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign linebacker Adarius Glanton - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The Buccaneers added some depth at linebacker by signing Adarius Glanton from the Panthers' practice squad.

Playoff relevance has Bucs in upbeat mood | and The Tampa Tribune
At 5-6, the Bucs trail the Seahawks and Falcons by one game for the sixth and final NFC playoff berth. A win over Atlanta could put the Bucs in the lead for the conference’s last wild-card berth.

Bucs staying positive as they move on from Colts loss | and The Tampa Tribune
The atmosphere inside the Buccaneers locker room late Sunday wasn’t as dour as some might think. Despite losing 25-12 to the Colts and falling back a step in the NFC playoff race, the vibe remained mostly positive.

Bucs notes: Smith criticized for use of RB Martin vs. Colts | and The Tampa Tribune
Bucs coach Lovie Smith has come under fire in some circles for his use of RB Doug Martin during the second half of Sunday’s loss. Martin touched the ball just four times and was the intended target on one incomplete pass in the half.

Turning Point, Week 12: Colts pressure Winston, Bucs don't pressure Hasselbeck | Tampa Bay Times
Early on, the Buccaneers were clicking.The Colts reached Tampa Bay territory on each of their first two drives, but the defense held and kept them out of the end zone. Doug Martin charged toward 1,000 rushing yards and crossed the mark when he ripped off a 56-yard gain late in the second quarter. A poised Jameis Winston was money on third down, converting five of seven in the first half.

Young Bucs need to deal with sudden expectations | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — This is what happens to a young football team that digs itself out of a deep hole, learns to win on the road, wins a few in a row, wakes up to find itself without a losing record and smack dab in the middle of the race for the final NFL wild card spot.

Lovie Smith: Officials had off day, as did Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — A day after one penalty negated a touchdown and another took away a key takeaway amid 12 flags against the Bucs, coach Lovie Smith said his players weren't the only ones who struggled in Sunday's 25-12 loss to the Colts.