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Odell Beckham Jr. danced to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ after scoring against the Bengals -
"Something evil’s lurking in the dark!"

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski suffered a chest injury against the Seahawks, per report -
Gronk suffers a scary injury.

Jonez on Jonez: Cowboys vs. Patriots is the Super Bowl that America deserves -
It’s gonna happen, isn’t it?

Bengals vs. Giants 2016 results: New York squeezes past Cincinnati, 21-20 -
It was a close one, but the Giants got the best of the Bengals.

NFL power rankings: Welcome to the top, Cowboys -
A pair of rookies refuse to let Dallas lose a game.

The Bengals’ season is on the ropes, and they aren’t sure why -
After four seasons with 10 or more wins and five straight playoff appearances, the Bengals are struggling, and they can’t figure it out.

Winston Puts Bucs Offense Into High Gear
With one of the NFL's best passer ratings over the last four weeks, QB Jameis Winston has continued to put up notable individual numbers while driving the offense to much better results.

Watch: HC Dirk Koetter Press Conference
HC Dirk Koetter spoke to the media on Monday about the offensive line situation and the play of QB Jameis Winston.

Upon Further Review: Bucs-Bears
After reviewing the game tape of the Bucs' convincing win over Chicago on Sunday, Head Coach Dirk Koetter shared some thoughts on the O-Line, Jameis Winston and defensive improvements.

2-Point Conversion: Throwback Day For Bucs Defense Against The Bears | Pewter Report
The Bucs defense looked like it was from yesteryear as it put on a dominant show with four takeaways and two scores, while TE Cameron Brate was stellar.

Bucs' Koetter Addresses Evans' Protest | Pewter Report
Bucs coach Dirk Koetter addressed Mike Evans' decision to sit during the National Anthem prior to Sunday's 36-10 win over the Chicago Bears on Monday

Pewter Report's Bucs Monday Mailbag: O-line Grades, Josh Huff And More | Pewter Report began a new offseason feature this year, giving readers an opportunity to get their questions answered about the Bucs by the PR staff.

Source: Bucs center Evan Smith has Grade-2 MCL sprain - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Grade-2 MCL sprains typically keep a player out from two to four weeks.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' J.R. Sweezy 'most likely' out for season - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Although J.R. Sweezy (offseason back surgery) is making progress, there's a good chance he won't make it onto the field this season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate won't be unknown for long - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Bucs tight end Cameron Brate's statistics show that he has quietly developed into one of quarterback Jameis Winston's favorite targets.

Bears-Bucs Turning Point, Week 10: The key to Jameis Winston executing the play of the year | Tampa Bay Times
Jameis Winston scrambled 25 yards behind the line of scrimmage, desperate to escape from his own end zone.

Communication, pressure key to Bucs' defensive success | Tampa Bay Times
Improved communication on the field and increased pressure on the opposing quarterback were major parts of the Bucs' strong play on defense in Sunday's win over the Bears, defensive coordinator Mike Smith said after the win.

Noah Spence on sack: 'Man, I have to run after this dude' | Tampa Bay Times
Bucs rookie Noah Spence is coming into a rhythm as a pass-rusher, tied for second among all rookies with four sacks and tied for third with two forced fumbles in his first nine games. He got one of each on a key play in the second quarter, running down Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on a third down at the Bucs' 7, essentially taking points off the scoreboard when the Bucs only led 7-3.

What motivated Bucs' Mike Evans to sit during anthem to protest Trump? | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Mike Evans respectfully removed his Bucs cap then made his stand by sitting during the national anthem. Nobody seemed to know beforehand he planned to do this. Not his teammates, and certainly not his coach Dirk Koetter, who turned to quarterback Jameis Winston after the rendition by the 82nd Airborne Division's All-American chorus and, with two T-38 jets roaring overhead, said,