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Daily Bucs Links: Finding the next Simeon Rice

Here's your open thread for today.

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Tom Brady doesn't like nubby footballs and 5 other things we learned from his DeflateGate appeal -
We have to get to the bottom of Tom Brady's balls.

A judge in St. Louis may have settled NFL relocation to Los Angeles -
If the Rams stay in St. Louis, it will buy the Chargers and Raiders A LOT more time to negotiate new stadiums.

Forget coaching trees, Ron Wolf's scouting tree made today's NFL -
The former Raiders and Packers GM drafted legends and set the standard for building an organization through unrelenting scouting. His methods are still being replicated around the NFL.

Jameis Winston learning through mistakes at Buccaneers camp | The MMQB with Peter King
The challenges are coming fast and furious at Jameis Winston in his first training camp with the Bucs. He's making mistakes, but the rookie QB is learning from them and asking the right questions. Plus, readers weigh in on Deflategate, pre-snap formations and monk garments

WATCH: Highlights from Camp, August 4
Top plays from the Buccaneers' fourth day of training camp.

Insider: McCoy Setting Tone
Casey Phillips and Scott Smith talk about Gerald McCoy's dominance at training camp, as well as Casey and Scott's new "Training Camp Live" podcast.

1-on-1 with Jameis Winston
Casey Phillips speaks with Jameis Winston following Wednesday's training camp practice.

Kwon Alexander Opens Eyes in MIKE Role
Rookie LB Kwon Alexander is playing middle linebacker for the first time in his career and is finding that it suits him well…Plus the growing Winston-Bell connection and other notes.

Verner Impressed by Winston's Awareness
Alterraun Verner likes what he sees so far from Jameis Winston.

Inside Bucs Camp 8-4: OL vs. DL 1-on-1 Scorecard | Pewter Report
Tampa Bay's O-line and D-line squared off again in full pads in 1-on-1 pass rush/pass protection drills. chronicled every snap.

Casserly Not Hung Up On Winston's Camp INTs | Pewter Report
As No. 1 overall picks tend to do, Jameis Winston has brought heightened interest to his team’s training camp. Along with fans showing up in record numbers, many esteemed NFL media members have been in attendance at One Buccaneer Place as well, including NFL Network analyst, Charley Casserly who visited Bucs camp on Tuesday.

Bucs Training Camp Practice Report - 8-4: Bucs Defense Harasses Winston | Pewter Report
Find out how the Bucs did on Day 4 of training camp in this camp report from

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Jameis Winston Watch - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Buccaneers' rookie quarterback has taken his lumps during drills, but continues to bounce back from his mistakes.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers looking to improve outside pass rush - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
It has been a decade since the Buccaneers have had a player with double-digit sacks. The last player to hit that mark was Simeon Rice in 2005.

Bucs RB Doug Martin wants to prove doubters wrong | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — When Demar Dotson thinks about 2012, he thinks about Doug Martin.

Bucs Hot Reads: RT Dotson sees differences in rookie QBs | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — With Jameis Winston already slated to start at quarterback, RT Demar Dotson will be protecting a rookie for the third time in five years.

Ex-NFL QB on Dirk Koetter: 'I think he's brilliant' | Tampa Bay Times
As fans get their first glimpses of offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter's system during training camp, one of his former quarterbacks said Bucs fans should expect big things from their new play caller.

Mike Evans meets family of Bucs fan he scored TD for | Tampa Bay Times
One of the most emotional, special moments of last year's Bucs season came in Detroit in December when then-rookie receiver Mike Evans caught a touchdown pass, went down on one knee and said a short prayer, paying tribute to Drew Newsome, a Bucs fan from Largo who was battling a rare form of cancer.

Bucs' Winston making adjustments | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Jameis Winston is a big-armed quarterback who wants every pass to be a touchdown. But he is learning in the NFL, sometimes a check down to a receiver or running back is the right play.

Bucs try yet again for double-digit sacker | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA This is ridiculous. This is embarrassing. This is so deflating, the NFL should hire an investigator.