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The NFL may have finally embraced the up-tempo revolution -
Did things feel faster to you during the first week of NFL action?

You didn’t forget about Jadeveon Clowney did you? -
Last year's No. 1 overall pick had his season all but erased by injuries. He's back in the Texans lineup this season, looking as menacing as ever.

Donald Trump is bigger than the GOP -
It's Trump's world, we're all just lucky enough to still be alive in it.

Peyton Manning reaches 70,000 career passing yards -
Peyton Manning has eclipsed 70,000 career passing yards during Thursday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Broncos vs. Chiefs, Week 2: Denver scores twice in final minute to stun KC -
Peyton Manning became just the second quarterback in NFL history to throw for 70,000 yards, then threw the game-tying touchdown in the fourth quarter, one of two Broncos touchdowns in the final minute to stun the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in KC.

Mike Evans Feels 100 Percent for Saints Game
Mike Evans wants to play on Sunday, but just because he's pain-free doesn't guarantee he's going to.

Notes: Doug Martin Key to Buccaneers' Plans
Thursday Notes: RB Doug Martin hasn't carried 20 times in a game since early in 2013, but that streak isn't likely to last much longer…Plus injury updates and the possible impact of C.J. Spiller Sunday.

Buccaneers Ultimate Road Trip Guide
The Bucs 2015 away opponents and dates are set. Check out the best things to do, places to visit and meals to eat when you go on the road to support your Bucs this season.

The Bucs Have To Make The Saints One-Dimensional | Pewter Report
When the Buccaneers traveled to New Orleans last season, the Saints ran for 140 yards and two touchdowns en route to a 37-31 Week 5 overtime win.

Consistent Rushing Attack Crucial To Bucs Success | Pewter Report
It was an all-too-familiar sight last Sunday: The Buccaneers enter a game trying to establish the run, but they fall behind early and the run’s no longer an option.

Gerald McCoy almost silent about Sunday's loss - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Normally talkative defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was in no mood on Thursday, calling the Bucs' loss to the Titans 'embarrassing.'

Leslie Frazier: Bucs could make personnel changes on defense - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
The Bucs, shredded in Week One by the offense of the Tennessee Titans, could make changes to the defensive lineup at New Orleans on Sunday.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Vincent Jackson defends Jameis Winston pick - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
The Buccaneers made the right call in drafting Jameis Winston No. 1 overall, despite his rough debut, Tampa Bay WR Vincent Jackson said.

Double Check: Buccaneers-Saints - ESPN Video
NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Buccaneers at Saints.

Bucs notes: Defenders to put hands in throwing lanes of Drew Brees | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Four-man rushes and blitzes aren’t the only weapons defenses can deploy against a pass-happy quarterback. Sometimes, simply jumping up and raising your hands can get the job done — especially against a quarterback who gets the ball out as quickly as Tennessee’s Marcus Mariota did in beating the Bucs 42-14.

Bucs Hot Reads: WR Evans enjoys physical matchups | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Buccaneers WR Mike Evans made it through a second straight day of practice Thursday and declared himself "100 percent’’ recovered from the hamstring strain that kept him out of last week’s season opener.

Bucs TE Seferian-Jenkins emerges from dreary opener | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Before Austin Seferian-Jenkins hits the sheets Saturday night at the team hotel in New Orleans, the second-year tight end of the Buccaneers will go through his checklist.

Mike Evans says hamstring '100 percent,' hopes to play | Tampa Bay Times
Bucs receiver Mike Evans said Thursday that this his hamstring is now "100 percent," but that still doesn't necessarily mean he'll be active and playing Sunday when Tampa Bay plays in New Orleans.

Adversity doesn't deter Bucs' Kyle Brindza on way to NFL | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — When Tiffany Brindza saw her son Kyle for the first time, his feet were already in casts.

Bucs safety Wright in doubt for Saints game | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bucs S Major Wright was an impact player in Sunday's 42-14 loss to the Titans. Unfortunately for him, the crushing blow he laid on RB Bishop Sankey drew a 15-yard penalty on the first play of the game.

Tim Wright, Detroit Lions tight end, on learning NFL playbooks | The MMQB with Peter King
Detroit's Tim Wright has played under five offensive coordinators for three teams in his three NFL seasons. Here's why the talented tight end has moved around so often and how he's handled the varied vernacular

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints: Full Tampa Bay Game Preview | Bleacher Report
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will get an opportunity to wash the awful taste of last week's blowout loss out of their collective mouths this week, as they head out on the road for an NFC South showdown with the New Orleans Saints.