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Daily Bucs Links: Recapping the weekend

Here's your open thread for today.

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NFL playoff standings 2016: Dolphins enter wild card race after Broncos’ OT loss to Chiefs -
The Cowboys have a big lead in the NFC East, but the Giants are still giving them a scare.

Josh Norman says Dez Bryant is no Odell Beckham Jr. -
Washington’s cornerback is now ranking his own feuds with rival receivers.

Ravens intentionally committed egregious holding penalties to beat the Bengals -
The Ravens beat the Bengals by doing something you’re supposedly not supposed to do in football.

Tom Brady tied Peyton Manning for the most wins by an NFL quarterback -
And next week, the record will probably belong to Brady and Brady alone.

Sean Payton delighted in trouncing former Saints DC Gregg Williams in a 49-21 win over the Rams -
The Saints sure were happy to see the man who brought them Bountygate.

Larry Fitzgerald sacrificed personal glory so the Cardinals could score 3 points -
Larry Fitzgerald made the smartest play of any player in Week 12.

Janoris Jenkins seems to hate Terrelle Pryor, who has nothing but good things to say about him -
Jenkins is not impressed by Pryor.

2017 NFL Draft order: Browns, 49ers, Bears, and Jaguars just can’t find wins -
The Browns are 0-12 and just a few more losses away from locking up the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Bucs CB Alterraun Verner picks off pass, breaks down in tears 2 days after father's passing -
It was an emotional scene.

Justin Tucker celebrates after nailing 57-yard field goal the Bengals didn't think he could make -
Are you not entertained!?

Derek Carr’s gross, crooked pinkie finger was not enough to stop the Raiders -
That looks bad. But not bad enough to keep Carr and the Raiders down.

Some Chiefs players didn't even believe the Chiefs made the game-winning FG -
They definitely weren’t confident.

Jeff Fisher and Gregg Williams were fighting over the Rams’ ‘7 and 9 bulls**t’ -
Only Fisher is allowed to make pathetic excuses for his terrible team.

Chiefs vs. Broncos final score and highlights: Kansas City doinks it in for a 30-27 overtime win -
Kansas City goes to Denver looking to break a tie for second place in the AFC West.

5 Standouts from Bucs vs. Seahawks
A few players who impressed in the Bucs' Week 12 victory over the Seahawks.

Game Awards: Buccaneers vs. Seahawks
Who got this week's game ball?

Watch: Bucs vs. Seahawks Press Conferences
HC Dirk Koetter and QB Jameis Winston were among Bucs who spoke to the media following the team's victory over the Seahawks.

Stifling Bucs' Defense Downs Seahawks
Two Mike Evans touchdown catches complemented a six-sack, three-takeaway effort by a Buccaneers' defense that had Raymond James Stadium rocking like it did in the Super Bowl era.

Watch: Bucs vs. Seahawks Full Highlights
The Buccaneers defeated the Seahawks 14-5 in Week 12.

Watch: Koetter's Postgame Speech
Hear from HC Dirk Koetter following the Bucs' Week 12 victory against the Seahawks.

Bucs' defense delivers season's best performance in win over Seahawks - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The Buccaneers' defense kept the Seahawks out of the end zone all game long and forced three turnovers in a thrilling win at Raymond James Stadium.

Alterraun Verner of Tampa Bay Buccaneers records interception 2 days after father's death
An emotional Alterraun Verner was swarmed by teammates after his second-quarter interception on Sunday as the Bucs corner remembered his father, Robert, who died two days ago.

Two days after father's death, Verner describes emotions in win - ESPN Video
An emotional Alterraun Verner says his father, who died on Friday of a heart attack, would've been very proud of his performance Sunday against the Seahawks where Verner made an interception.

Shelton: These Bucs Are A Family, And Nothing Beats Family | Pewter Report
Gary Shelton writes how the Bucs family rallied around CB Alterraun Verner and stunned the Seahawks,14-5, proving they need to be taken seriously.

Bucs' Verner Plays Through The Pain Of Losing His Biggest Fan | Pewter Report
Bucs CB Alterraun Verner played through the pain of losing his father on Friday and played well, coming up with a big interception in a win over Seattle.

Bucs Shut Down Seahawks 14-5 To Get Above .500 And In The Hunt | Pewter Report
Not many people around the country saw this one coming, but the Tampa Bay Bucs just put the league on notice: They’re in the hunt.

Bucs' Evans Gets The Best Of Seahawks' Sherman Sunday
Bucs receiver Mike Evans got the best of All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman Sunday, catching eight passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns in the 14-5 win.

Bucs-Seahawks: By-the-numbers look at Bucs' 14-5 victory | Tampa Bay Times
A by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 14-5 win over the Seahawks

Bucs-Seahawks report card: A crowded honor roll | Tampa Bay Times
The night belonged to the Bucs and their fans.

Bucs' Evans finds success against Seahawks' Sherman | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — It was the most anticipated matchup of the game, and the Bucs' Mike Evans didn't disappoint, catching two touchdown passes in the first quarter, the second as he beat Seahawks Pro Bowl CB Richard Sherman one-on-one.

Fennelly: Bucs starting to win back Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay Times
It was the kind of victory that can help a team take a town back.

Jones: Alterraun Verner knows his dad is smiling down from above | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — When Alterraun Verner was 6 years old, his dad signed him up to play football, just to see if he liked it.

Verner's inspiration, stifling defense lift Bucs past Seahawks | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The moment came late in the first half with the Bucs clinging to a 14-5 lead that their inspired defense unbelievably made stand up. Seattle's Russell Wilson threw a pass in the left flat intended for receiver Paul Richardson that cornerback Alterraun Verner intercepted at the Tampa Bay 15.