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Daily Bucs Links: Super Bowl's coming

Here's your open thread for today.

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The Broncos have to rethink their pass rush against Cam Newton -
It's not easy to bring down the Panthers quarterback, but Denver has the horses to get it done. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White explains how.

Peyton Manning reportedly told friends that Super Bowl 50 will be his last game -
Manning seems primed to call it a career, though the veteran quarterback hasn't said much about it on the record.

Cam Newton's forgotten year in junior college -
A one-year sojourn could've derailed the future NFL star, but instead it helped lay the groundwork for the player and person he's become since.

Two-time Super Bowl winner Justin Tuck announces his retirement -
The defensive end has decided to call it a career after 11 years in the NFL.

2016 NFL mock draft: The rise of Carson Wentz -
Hot off the Senior Bowl, how high could the North Dakota State quarterback go in the draft?

Super Bowl prop bets 2016: Full list including national anthem, coin toss, MVP and more -
Super Bowl 50 will feature a broad array of prop bets, covering everything from the length of the national anthem, to which team will score the first touchdown. We have a full rundown courtesy of Odds Shark.

Josh Norman takes issue with Deion Sanders over defense of Odell Beckham Jr. -
Panthers cornerback Josh Norman made sure Deion Sanders knew that he wasn't happy with the NFL Network personality's defense of Odell Beckham Jr. in December.

Let Cam Newton be himself -
The Carolina QB has been used as a way to talk about everything from race to sportsmanship. But Cam Newton's only responsibility should be to himself and his team.

Let Cam Newton be himself -
The Carolina QB has been used as a way to talk about everything from race to sportsmanship. But Cam Newton's only responsibility should be to himself and his team.

Watch: Buccaneers at Gasparilla Parade
Buccaneers players, cheerleaders, and staff spent Saturday on a 5 mile route down Bay Shore Boulevard for the 2016 Gasparilla Parade.

Film Session: Ali Marpet and Donovan Smith
Former Buccaneer & Contributor Anthony Becht is joined by Casey Phillips as he breaks down rookie offensive linemen Ali Marpet and Donovan Smith and their impact on the improvement of the offense in 2015.

Infographic: The Offensive Line's 2015 Season’s 2016 Bucs’ 7-Round Mock Draft 2.0 | Pewter Report
The second edition of's 2016 Bucs' 7-Round Mock Draft features several new players, including Eastern Kentucky DE Noah Spence with the ninth overall pick

Manning's future center stage amid Super Bowl media day madness | Tampa Bay Times
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Peyton Manning can take his time to make a decision about retirement, while the Broncos will also try to lock up their quarterback of the near future.

AP survey: Concussions not most NFL players' chief concern | Tampa Bay Times
During a 15-year NFL career that sent him pinballing over the middle of the field too many times to count, absorbing hits as wicked as they come, former Denver Broncos receiver Brandon Stokley endured injuries that literally ran from head to toe.

Pewter Report Bucs Monday Mailbag 2-1 | Pewter Report is beginning a new offseason feature, giving readers an opportunity to get their questions answered by the PR staff. Today, Mark Cook answers

50 Tampa Bay connections to the Super Bowl | and The Tampa Tribune
It’s the week of Super Bowl 50 — the Carolina Panthers vs. the Denver Broncos — a golden opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of America’s most prominent sporting event

Jones: Could Cam Newton and Jameis Winston form next great QB duel? | Tampa Bay Times
Immediately after Denver's upset of the Patriots in last week's AFC Championship Game, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning met with New England coach Bill Belichick at the 50-yard line.

Notebook: Cam Newton's origin story; Titans' plan for No. 1 pick -
Remember 2011's No. 1 pick debate? Comical now, but Cam Newton had many skeptics back then. Albert Breer gets the backstory from Ron Rivera on a franchise-altering decision. Plus, NFL-wide notes.

Guest Post: Remembering Charles Follis
Fans familiar with the history of the NFL know that Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall were the first black NFL players, playing in the league’s inaugural season of 1920.1 However, often lost in history is the story of the first recorded black professional football player: Charles Follis.