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Daily Bucs Links: Rams move to L.A.

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Ben Roethlisberger says he's day to day with 'sore' shoulder -
Roethlisberger's Steelers will play the Broncos in the Divisional round of the playoffs.

Antonio Brown unlikely to play vs. Broncos after hit from Vontaze Burfict -
The Steelers wide receiver is in the concussion protocol.

Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey says Greg Hardy is 'misunderstood' but also caused tension -
Mincey and Hardy are both free agents.

Vontaze Burfict suspended 3 games after vicious helmet-to-helmet hit on Antonio Brown -
This is the second time this season Burfict has faced discipline for illegal hits against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Bill Belichick showed up to a press conference with a serious black eye -
"I think I'll live."

Dan Campbell leaving the Dolphins after being passed over for head coaching gig -
The former interim head coach was reportedly "angry and bitter" about not being named head coach.

The NFL's Los Angeles relocation process, explained -
NFL owners are finally making a decision about which team(s) will be moving to Los Angeles. Here's what you need to know.

Rams relocation to Los Angeles approved by NFL owners, Chargers have option to move -
Owners approved the Rams' Inglewood project in a vote Tuesday. The Raiders will remain in Oakland.

I was a diehard fan, until the St. Louis Rams broke me -
Dear future fan: The NFL isn't worth your money.

David in Elite Company Through Four Seasons
Through four seasons, Lavonte David has more tackles than Derrick Brooks, Hardy Nickerson or Ronde Barber.

Buccaneers' Record Book Gets a Rewrite
Jameis Winston, Mike Evans and company toppled several team records in 2015, came tantalizingly close on a few others and seem poised to break even more in 2016.

Unpredictable Coaching Moves A Pattern For Bucs; Another One Coming? | Pewter Report
Since last Wednesday night, when the press release came down that the Glazers had fired Bucs head coach Lovie Smith, my phone and social media blew up with friends, family and even people I don’t even really know asking me the same question – “Who will be the Bucs’ next coach?”

Source: Bucs interview in-house candidate Koetter | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Whatever vision offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter has for the Buccaneers going forward, it is now on the table for general manager Jason Licht to evaluate.

Hiring Saban away from Alabama would bring Bucs unmatched sizzle | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — What if Nick Saban, newly crowned greatest college football coach of all-time, woke up in the middle of the night and decided to scratch a persistent itch and give the NFL one last whirl?

Koetter interviews, is "strong candidate'' for Bucs coaching job | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Dirk Koetter knocked it out of the park as an offensive coordinator in his first year with the Bucs, grooming quarterback Jameis Winston into a rookie of the year finalist, resurrecting running back Doug Martin and transforming the offense into one of the top five in the league.

Jones: The Buccaneers should grab their checkbook and hire Nick Saban | Tampa Bay Times
Bucs general manager Jason Licht needs to do two things immediately.Grab a checkbook. Call Nick Saban.

Robert Griffin III's strange tenure in Washington ends quietly | The MMQB with Peter King
Silent this season after being demoted to the bench, Robert Griffin III left Washington a farewell message without saying a thing. It was a strange ending befitting the odd tenure for the ex-franchise QB in D.C.

Go Inside the Football Mind of Bill Belichick | The MMQB with Peter King
Often colder than a Maine winter in his press conferences, Bill Belichick has mastered the art of withholding information. But with the tape rolling and clicker in hand, the Patriots coach turns into an excited teacher during a weekly TV segment called The Belestrator

Study NFL coaching diversity crisis
In ESPN The Magazine's Super Bowl 50 Issue, Mina Kimes examines a new study which found that white NFL assistant coaches are more than twice as likely to be promoted to coordinator as black ones.