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Scapegoating Gus Bradley as the problem is bad for the Jaguars’ future -
The Jaguars don’t look like they’ll make sweeping changes, and that’s a dangerous choice.

Brock Osweiler was a well-meaning experiment that ended in crushed hopes -
Brock Osweiler failed as a franchise quarterback, but the Texans aren’t the only team feeling the sting of extinguished optimism.

Ezekiel Elliott's Salvation Army TD celebration led to a huge spike in donations -
Elliott won’t be fined by the NFL, and he plans to make a contribution to the Salvation Army, also.

Lions are good, but they need to get salty to make a playoff run -
Detroit has the makings of a team poised for a playoff run, but there’s one missing ingredient they’ll need to survive a brutal two-game stretch.

Washington’s Jordan Reed was ejected for punching Panthers’ Kurt Coleman -
Reed connected with the helmet of Coleman

Jonez on Jonez: Gus Bradley should’ve never gotten on the Jaguars’ plane -
In the NFL you’re never more than a Tom Savage comeback from a cold reality.

NFL playoff standings 2016: Seahawks clinch, Packers trying to make late charge in NFC -
Losses by Minnesota and Detroit have left room for Green Bay to grab the NFC North.

Kirk Cousins wipes out a cheerleader but she bounces right up like a champ -
She was just fine after being caught off guard.

Cam Newton was flagged on a play where he got hit in the head by a defender -
He got called for taunting, but only after a blown call.

2017 NFL mock draft: Alabama players dominate first round -
Six Crimson Tide players, including three of the top six, are among the top 32.

Texans stick rookie teammate with $16,000 dinner bill -
$7,700 on Hennessy?!

Cam Newton made a tribute to Craig Sager with his outfit before ‘Monday Night Football’ -
It’s a great hat, if purple is your color.

Panthers vs. Washington 2016 final score: Cam Newton and Carolina get best of Josh Norman in reunion -
Newton had a good showing in Washington.

RG3 will remain starting QB this week, but Browns looking for progress -
Browns coach Hue Jackson wants to see more of Cody Kessler still this season.

Upon Further Review: Bucs-Cowboys
After reviewing the game tape of the Bucs' Sunday night game in Dallas, Head Coach Dirk Koetter shared some thoughts on Kwon Alexander, the offensive line and the secondary.

Watch: McCoy Family Christmas
Gerald McCoy and family surprised 22 Bay-area families in need with gifts at the 4th annual McCoy Family Christmas.

Bucs Rewind: Dallas Cowboys, Week 15
A recap of the Buccaneers' Week 15 game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Lavonte David Joins Exclusive 15-10 Club
Stat Shots: LB Lavonte David has 15 sacks and 10 interceptions through his first five NFL seasons, which is a rare accomplishment…Plus new feats by Kwon Alexander, Cam Brate and Jameis Winston.

Shelton: Bucs Lose Their Cool – Maybe The Playoffs, Too – In Dallas | Pewter Report
The Bucs came out too amped up and lost their cool in Dallas in a 26-20 loss to the Cowboys that could cost Tampa Bay a shot at tthe playoffs.

2-Point Conversion: Winston Looked Like The Rookie – Not Prescott | Pewter Report
Bucs QB Jameis Winston looked like the rookie instead of Cowboys QB Dak Prescott in Tampa Bay's 26-20 loss in Dallas on Sunday Night Football.'s Most Impressive: Buccaneers at Cowboys
The Bucs lost in Dallas Sunday night, 26-20, but see which players did enough to make's list of Most Impressive’s Most Disappointing: Buccaneers vs. Cowboys
The Bucs showed fight Sunday night in Dallas, but a few too many flaws made for a somber flight back to Tampa Bay after losing to the Cowboys, 26-20.

Pewter Report's Bucs Monday Mailbag 12-19: Martin, O-line Woes 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.

Roberto Aguayo is perfect from field; climbs out of kicking cellar - OneNacion Blog- ESPN
The Mexican-American kicker, selected in the second round of the draft, is slowly but surely finding his accuracy.

Bucs no longer control playoff destiny, but outlook hasn't changed
Tampa Bay slipped in the playoff race, but still has a strong chance of qualifying if it can win its final two games against NFC South foes.

Fennelly: Dallas detour won't define Jameis Winston | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — It was the biggest stage he had ever played on as a professional and, yes, it was a little too big for him at times.

Bucs DE Will Gholston dislocates elbow, unlikely to play Saturday | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The Bucs are expected to play the Saints on Saturday without starting DE Will Gholston, who dislocated his right elbow late in Sunday's loss to the Cowboys.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Laying the Bucs offensive struggles on the line | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Needing a touchdown to win and, at one point, a field goal to tie Dallas on Sunday night, the Bucs let defensive end David Irving wreck everything.Who? Exactly.

Loss to Cowboys means Bucs need help getting to playoffs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The Bucs' loss to the Cowboys on Sunday night means they no longer control their playoff destiny, but the Bucs are far from out of the playoff chase, both for the NFC South title or a wild-card berth for their first postseason appearance in nine years.

Bucs vs. Cowboys Turning Point, Week 15: Witten fumbles, Tampa Bay stumbles | Tampa Bay Times
Jason Witten almost never fumbles.More than 1,000 catches in 14 seasons. Six fumbles.