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The Jets-Giants 'Snoopy Bowl' reveals teams on divergent paths -
The Jets and Giants have more in common these days than a shared stadium and long playoff droughts. However, one team appears to be closer to turning things around this season.

Kirk Cousins named starting QB for Washington -
Washington is preparing to start Kirk Cousins in the team's regular season opener, raising doubts about the team's commitment to Robert Griffin III.

MMBM: Robert Griffin III selfishly steals last spot on bench -
Graceful in defeat? Yeah, disgraceful.

Tyrod Taylor named Bills starting quarterback for 2015 -
Taylor may have been the darkhorse candidate heading into the preseason, but he reportedly beat out EJ Manuel and Matt Cassel for the job.

The NFL is going to hate Will Smith's new movie 'Concussion.' Watch the trailer -
This looks really, really good.

This Day in Bucs History, Aug. 31
Exactly 18 years ago, the Buccaneers began one of the most thrilling seasons in franchise history with a 13-6 upset of the 49ers, kicking off a five-game winning streak.

Trade Highlights Difficult Decisions at TE, K
When the Buccaneers swapped TE Tim Wright for K Kyle Brindza on Monday, what did that mean for the competition at both positions, with final cuts looming.

Winston Using Browns Game to Grow
Jameis Winston believes a tough game vs. Cleveland will help the Bucs' offense down the road.

Thumbs-down for Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Jameis Winston has flashed at times, but his growth took a step back after struggling -- including taking four sacks -- this past Saturday.

Tampa Bay Bucs QB Jameis Winston has sprained ankle, expected to be fine for Week 1
Buccaneers rookie quarterback Jameis Winston has a sprained ankle but is expected to be "full speed" by the opener, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter revealed Monday.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Dirk Koetter on offense: 'We stunk' - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
On Monday, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter ripped on the performance of the offense in Saturday night's loss to Cleveland.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston welcomes defensive pressure - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Jameis Winston said there are lessons to be taken from the loss to Cleveland that will carry over into the regular season.

Koetter Said Bucs Offense "Stunk" On Saturday Night | Pewter Report
Dirk Koetter met with the media on Monday at One Buc and was brutally honest when assessing the Bucs offensive performance on Saturday night against the Browns.

Monday Afterthoughts: Bucs Short On Time To Fill Holes | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers took a step back Saturday against Cleveland and now have just one more tune-up before Tennessee comes to town Sept. 13.

Bucs Hot Reads: QB Winston patient with struggling O-line | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Jameis Winston is stressing patience, and not just for himself.

Bucs say injured Winston will be ready for opener against Titans | and The Tampa Tribune
Though he won’t be the one making the final call, Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter probably answered the question of whether Jameis Winston will play in the team’s final preseason game against the Dolphins on Thursday.

Bucs' Koetter says Winston's ankle sprain is affecting him | Tampa Bay Times

Lane hopeful there's still a place for fullback | Tampa Bay Times
Jorvorskie Lane is the only fullback remaining on the Bucs roster, but he understands in today's NFL that's not the same thing as being assured of a roster spot when final cuts are made.

Tom Jones: Bucs offense keeps coordinator Dirk Koetter up all night | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA Dirk Koetter didn't get a lot of sleep Saturday night. • The Bucs' new offensive coordinator did a lot of tossing and turning. His offense didn't have the best of nights against the Browns. • Ah, who are we kidding? •

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Divorce Is the Only Option Left for Robert Griffin III and Washington | Bleacher Report
There was a very telling moment recently in the messed-up soap opera that is the football team in Washington—and its embattled, concussed/not concussed/then sorta concussed quarterback. A very telling moment indeed, practically unnoticed.