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Daily Bucs Links: Tampa Bay at the combine

Here's your open thread for today.

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The top free agent running backs of 2016 -
Teams that need help with their ground game have a strong group of running backs to choose from this offseason.

NFL Combine records: There's a $1 million reward for being faster than Chris Johnson -
Nobody has recorded a better time in the 40-yard dash in the last eight years than Chris Johnson's 4.24 seconds, but there's a $1 million reward on the line if anyone can this year.

49ers GM said he 'absolutely' expects Colin Kaepernick to remain with the team -
Trent Baalke said at the NFL Combine that Kaepernick will compete with Blaine Gabbert for the starting quarterback job.

Every important rumor for 2016 NFL free agency -
Keep up with the latest from the NFL rumor mill.

The Titans know they have to get Marcus Mariota some help -
They have what could be their franchise quarterback. Now it's about providing him with the right tools.

Jason Pierre-Paul is suing ESPN and Adam Schefter -
Pierre-Paul's lawsuit says Schefter "improperly obtained" his medical chart and violated his privacy.

Did the Tennessee Titans tip their hand with the No. 1 pick? -
Tennessee's head coach and general manager may have revealed their intentions with the top pick at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Interviews Key for Dirk Koetter at Combine
The most important part of the NFL Scouting Combine might have nothing to do with a 40-yard dash or bench press - presented by Lazydays.

A Different Process for Jason Licht in 2016
This offseason has been quite different than last for Buccaneers GM Jason Licht - presented by Lazydays.

Licht "Optimistic" Doug Martin will Return
Buccaneers GM Jason Licht feels confident that Doug Martin will be wearing pewter and red next season.

Dirk Koetter, Jason Licht on the 2016 Combine
Quotes from Coach Koetter and Jason Licht's press conferences as the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis - presented by Lazydays.

Watch: Koetter's Combine Press Conference
Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter addresses the media at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Watch: Licht's Combine Press Conference
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht discusses the team's needs for the 2016 NFL draft.

Tampa Bay Bucs' Jason Licht addresses comments, firing of Lovie Smith - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
In an interview last month Bucs GM Jason Licht made comments that appeared to be critical of Lovie Smith, but Licht says it was a misunderstanding.

Bucs GM optimistic about re-signing Doug Martin but has backup plan - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Buccaneers GM Jason Licht said he'll meet with Doug Martin's representatives during the combine with hopes of re-signing the Pro Bowl running back.

Andy Reid and Dirk Koetter share a long-ago football past - Kansas City Chiefs Blog- ESPN
In 1985, Dirk Koetter was the offensive coordinator and Andy Reid was the offensive line coach on the same staff ... at San Francisco State.

Julio Jones shows Jameis Winston how to be a true pro - Atlanta Falcons Blog- ESPN
Jameis Winston took note of Julio Jones' professionalism during their time together at the Pro Bowl.

Bucs GM: 'I'm not going to give Mike Glennon up' - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Multiple teams are expected to inquire about trading for Mike Glennon at the combine. Only one problem with that, though: The Bucs may just keep him.

Licht optimistic Martin will remain in Tampa - ESPN Video
Buccaneers GM Jason Licht breaks down the likelihood that RB Doug Martin will re-sign with the team.

It took time, but Bucs coach Koetter sold on QB Winston | and The Tampa Tribune
By the time the NFL draft rolled around last year, then-Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter was all in on the decision to take quarterback Jameis Winston with the first overall pick.

Bucs notes: Koetter says deep passing needs to improve | and The Tampa Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS — Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter is still in the process of reviewing game tape from last season.

Bucs Licht 'optimistic' about re-signing Doug Martin | Tampa Bay Times

Bucs GM 'optimistic' about getting new Doug Martin deal | Tampa Bay Times
INDIANAPOLIS — A few weeks ago, the Bucs believed RB Doug Martin may make it to free agency. Wednesday, GM Jason Licht didn't rule out that possibility but said he was optimistic the team could reach an agreement with the NFL's second-leading rusher last season.

Winston vs. Mariota? Bucs' Dirk Koetter initially favored the other guy | Tampa Bay Times
INDIANAPOLIS — The confession was complete and contrite, delivered in quiet tones at Lucas Oil Stadium where exactly one year earlier, the evaluations began. Bucs coach Dirk Koetter admitted he was one of the last people in the organization to be convinced they picked the right quarterback.