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Daily Bucs Links: Garo Yepremian dies

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NFL to consider changes to pregame procedure for handling of footballs -
The NFL will consider changes to the pregame chain of custody for game balls next week, following the DeflateGate scandal.

Bucs Recognize Military Families
The Buccaneers partnered with the USO to create the General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Military Family of the Year award which honors one family from each of the military branches.

This Week in the NFC South, May 17
What were the Bucs' division rivals up to this week?

Former Dolphins, Bucs kicker Garo Yepremian dies at 70 | and The Tampa Tribune
MIAMI – Garo Yepremian, the former NFL kicker who helped the Miami Dolphins win consecutive NFL championships but is best remembered for a Super Bowl blooper, died Friday of cancer. He was 70.

Bucs Beat: Searching for right mix on offensive line | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — The offseason is a time for experimentation around the NFL and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are spending at least the early part of their offseason experimenting with an offensive line in dire need of tweaking.

Jimbo agrees with Lovie, says Winston will succeed | and The Tampa Tribune
The coach of Jameis past convened with the coach of Jameis present Friday night at the 10th annual Dick Vitale Gala for the Jimmy V Foundation in Sarasota.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers mailbag
Time for a quick look into the Twitter mailbag.

Garo Yepremian, Dolphins and Bucs kicker, dies at 70 | Tampa Bay Times
Garo Yepremian, the Dolphins' kicker during their glory years in the 1970s, died Friday at age 70 after a yearlong battle with cancer, his wife, Maritza, confirmed Friday night.

Ex-Buc, Storm coach Chris Hovan arrested on DUI charge | Tampa Bay Times
Former Bucs defensive tackle Chris Hovan, now an assistant head coach with the Arena Football League's Tampa Bay Storm, was arrested in Odessa on Friday night on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence, according to police records.

Bucs badly need draft picks to start turning into stars | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA The snap takers get snapped up pretty high. That's why the Bucs picked a good year to be awful, earning the No. 1 overall selection and QB Jameis Winston.

2015 NFL depth charts: Can the Lions finally top the Packers for NFC North dominance? -
The Lions may be closer to a spirited title run than you think. The 2015 NFL Draft gave the team several players who should contribute immediately.