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Daily Bucs Links: Recovering from disaster

Here's your open thread for today.

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What happened in the NFL on Sunday, Week 1: 4 things to know -
Start here. Be the smartest football fan in the office on Monday.

MMBM: The Cowboys are a better team without Dez Bryant -
Dez Bryant is overrated, and the offense will flow much smoother without his drive-killing touchdown catch-and-runs.

Maybe the 49ers aren't a total disaster -
Okay, it was, at times, an ugly affair, but the 49ers pulled off a big win on Monday night. So did the Falcons. And, and, and ... power rankings!

2015 NFL Power Rankings, Week 2: Seattle slips early -
Wrapping up a wild and crazy week in the NFL with a new set of power rankings.

'Monday Night Football' schedule and results: Falcons-Eagles kick off MNF double-header -
Julio Jones and Carlos Hyde were the stars of Monday night's double-header.

Stat Shots: Notable Numbers from TB-TEN
Austin Seferian-Jenkins gave the Buccaneers rare production from the tight end spot in Sunday's opener…A closer look at that and other stats from Sunday's game.

Bucs Add Veteran Hawley to O-Line
Former Falcon center/guard Joe Hawley has signed with the Buccaneers, giving the team some experienced NFL depth at a position featuring many young players.

WATCH: Press Conferences, September 14
Austin Seferian-Jenkins and new offensive lineman Joe Hawley were among Bucs speaking to the media on Monday.

Upon Further Review: Bucs-Titans
After reviewing the game tape on Monday, Lovie Smith and several players shared some new thoughts on such issues as defensive pressure, penalties and the team's mindset.

Just Grillin Pewter Player Of The Week: TE Seferian-Jenkins | Pewter Report
There were only a few bright spots in Tampa Bay’s shocking 42-14 loss to Tennessee, and second-year tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was one of them.

Bucs vs. Titans Unit Game Grades | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers 2015 season opener was nothing short of a nightmare, as Marcus Mariota and the Titans thrashed the home team 42-14 for its 10th-straight loss in Raymond James Stadium.

Monday Afterthoughts: Bucs Starting From The Bottom | Pewter Report
Tampa Bay took one on the chin yesterday and things aren’t set to get easier any time soon.

Forbes: Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $1.5 billion - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
In 20 years, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have gone from a team that sold for $192 million to a franchise that's worth $1.5 billion, according to Forbes.

Lovie Smith: Tampa Bay Buccaneers' loss was only one game - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Lovie Smith disputes the notion that the Buccaneers weren't ready for the season opener against the Titans. The final score tells a different story.

Bucs' defense more disappointing than Jameis Winston
Jameis Winston seems to be getting most of the blame for Sunday's embarrassing loss to the Titans, but Lovie Smith's defense is just as culpable.

Bucs defense ‘didn’t show up’ in loss to Titans | and The Tampa Tribune
Though their offensive line remains a concern, it’s the defense the Bucs will have to get right if they hope to keep that opening-day loss from turning into another long losing streak.

Season-opening disgrace bad sign for Lovie, Bucs | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — You can’t have this.

Bucs notes: Seferian-Jenkins, Martin among few bright spots | and The Tampa Tribune
Being a "glass-half-full’’ kind of guy, Bucs coach Lovie Smith usually has no trouble finding positives in his team’s play, no matter the outcome.

Turning Point, Week 1: How Mariota and the Titans dismantled the Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
Before the NFL draft, you might have heard Marcus Mariota dismissed as a "system quarterback." You might have heard that he wasn't ready for the NFL because at Oregon he didn't take enough snaps under center. You might have heard that he could only throw to wide-open receivers, that he couldn't throw into tight windows. Or that he was too quiet.

Mariota exposes Bucs' defensive deficiencies | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPALovie Smith only thinks about defense three times a day — morning, noon and night.

Introducing our Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast ... | Tampa Bay Times
Not unlike the Bucs, we have a new addition to our weekly lineup to proudly unveil -- meet the Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast, with writers Rick Stroud and Greg Auman talking each week about the Bucs. We'll look back, we'll look ahead and we'll answer some of your questions -- we hope you'll make it part of your Tuesday morning routine, listening on the way to work, at lunch, or somewhere in between ...