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Daily Bucs Links: Injuries

Here's your open thread for today.

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Jahvid Best ran a 100m Olympic sprint 0.32 seconds slower than Usain Bolt -
The former Cal and NFL running back didn't advance, but this is still cool.

Robert Griffin III’s big-play potential and 7 other takeaways from night 2 of preseason -
Robert Griffin III, David Johnson and Eddie Lacy all did enough to excite fans about the 2016 season.

Eagles QB Carson Wentz suffers hairline fracture in ribs in preseason opener -
Carson Wentz is expected to miss only a couple weeks due to the injury.

Trevone Boykin’s deep touchdown pass set Seahawks up for the win -
Boykin also helped his case to win Seattle’s backup quarterback job.

Football is officially back in Los Angeles with Rams' first preseason game -
Welcome back!

Jared Goff’s NFL debut was overshadowed by Dak Prescott -
That was some 7-9 s**t from the Rams' rookie QB.

Ayers Helps Winston Spread Winning Attitude
QB Jameis Winston is trying to help the Bucs foster a "hate to lose" attitude, and he's getting plenty of help in that endeavor from passionate DE Robert Ayers.

Social: Best of the Buccaneers, August 13
A look at the top posts from players' social media accounts this week.

Winston Report: 8-13 – Back On The Practice Field | Pewter Report
Entering his second season in the NFL, Jameis Winston, already a Pro Bowler and 4,000-yard passer, is now the undisputed leader and face of the Buccaneers

Bucs’ Shepard Lobbying For More PT at WR | Pewter Report
There aren’t a ton of superlatives to describe Tampa Bay Buccaneers veteran Russell Shepard.

Bucs guard J.R. Sweezy 'on track' but could be placed on PUP list | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The back injury that has sidelined J.R. Sweezy since the guard signed a $32.5 million contract with the Bucs in March is healing, but it's troublesome enough that the club likely will place him on the physically-unable-to-perform list, costing him the first five games of the season.

Bucs preseason personnel: A closer look | Tampa Bay Times
Opening personnel by the numbersIt's hard to decipher much from the Bucs' preseason opener at the Eagles, in part because Tampa Bay rotated in 84 players, matching the most of any team in preseason so far.

Some Bucs banged up after preseason opener, none seriously | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Coach Dirk Koetter stresses that none of the injuries should be long term, but 11 players — including first-round CB Vernon Hargreaves — were held out Saturday as the Bucs practiced for the first time since Thursday's preseason opener at the Eagles.