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Daily Bucs Links: Doug Williams' no curse

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Brett Favre once drowned a deer -
As a boy, Brett Favre did everything that you're not supposed to do when you go deer hunting.

The NFL says the Lions didn't get screwed -
Head of officiating Dean Blandino defended close calls on the final plays of a controversial finish on Thursday night.

This is how the Lions handed the Packers a game-winning Hail Mary -
The Lions failed in every way on the last play of the game, and the Packers had the easiest 61-yard Hail Mary you'll see.

Chart Party: Aaron Rodgers threw a Hail Mary that never, ever, ever happens -
Last night's Packers-Lions game finished with one of the weirdest endings to a football game in the 21st century. Let's make some charts.

McCoy Doubtful, Marpet Probable for Sunday
The Buccaneers' lengthy injury report yielded good and bad news Friday, with three defensive linemen unlikely to play but rookie guard Ali Marpet among several who could return from long absences.

Watch: Pewter Panel for Week 13
TJ Rives and Scott Smith are joined by Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune and Greg Auman of Tampa Bay Times for this week's installment of the Pewter Panel.

Gut-Check Time For Bucs O-Line | Pewter Report
Last week was not the offensive line Bucs fans have been growing fond of through 10 previous games this season.

SR's Fab 5: Koetter Wants Explosive Plays, Fun From His Bucs; Winston Top Rookie | Pewter Report
SR's Fab 5 is a collection of inside scoop, analysis and insight from yours truly, publisher and Bucs beat writer Scott Reynolds. Here are a

Doug Williams: 'I had nothing to do with' any curse on Buccanneers - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Doug Williams, who will be inducted in the Buccaneers' Ring of Honor on Sunday, says he has nothing to do with any rumored curse.

Jameis Winston and Bucs legend Doug Williams 'have a tight bond' - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Jameis Winston wasn't even born when Doug Williams retired as an NFL quarterback, but he's well aware of the impact Williams made on the league.

Tampa Bay Bucs' Gerald McCoy doubtful for key matchup with Falcons - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
If Gerald McCoy can't go, that hurts an already depleted Tampa Bay defense that will be without defensive ends George Johnson and Jacquies Smith.

Bucs' Cameron Brate: NFL playbook imposing, even for Harvard grad - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
A Q&A with Bucs tight end Cameron Brate, a former undrafted free agent who will likely have a career in finance after his NFL career ends.

Bucs’ Seferian-Jenkins may return vs. Falcons; McCoy doubtful | and The Tampa Tribune

Memories abound as former Bucs QB Doug Williams joins Ring of Honor | and The Tampa Tribune

Bucs Hot Reads: Falcons WR Julio Jones leads NFL in catches, yards | and The Tampa Tribune

In Bucs-Falcons battle, Joe Hawley at center of success | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — When teams made their final roster cuts before the season, the Bucs still were seeking a backup center, a reliable veteran to have behind returning starter Evan Smith.

Atlanta Falcons-Tampa Bay Buccaneers Scouting Report, Week 13: Bizarro Matt Ryan | Tampa Bay Times
A record six teams started the NFL season 5-0, and the Atlanta Falcons were one of them.

Bucs' McCoy doubtful, but Seferian-Jenkins cleared to return | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bucs DT Gerald McCoy remained a major question mark for Sunday's home game against the Falcons on Friday due to his hand injury, but Tampa Bay got long-awaited good news on Austin Seferian-Jenkins.

Bucs' Jameis Winston off the field: So far, so good | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The 7-year-old boy was dying of cancer. A hospital administrator, Sarah Hill, with ties to Florida State, blindly reached out to Jameis Winston on Twitter one Friday afternoon in November. Seminoles tight end coach and recruiting coordinator Tim Brewster helped alert Winston to the message as the Bucs rookie quarterback sat at his Tampa home.Time was running out.