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Daily Bucs Links: Previewing the game

Here's your open thread for today.

The Colts roster is bad and Andrew Luck is being wasted -
Luck had a tremendous game in Week 1 and it still wasn’t enough for a win. That’s a bad sign.

Darrelle Revis looks mortal now, but he’s not washed up -
The veteran corner has gotten torched this season, but we shouldn’t be so quick to declare his career over.'

Do the risks outweigh the rewards for dual-threat QBs like Cam Newton? -
Quarterbacks who can run and throw open up the playbook and increase a team’s chances of winning, but you’re risking everything with each designed run or last-second scramble.

Rex Ryan's fate is now in the hands of the offensive coordinator he should have hired years ago -
A spooked Bills head coach fired his offensive coordinator and promoted Anthony Lynn, a long-time assistant of his, into the job. Is it too little too late?

Watch: Buccaneers Injury Report, Week 2
The Official Buccaneers Injury Report for Week 2, brought to you by Florida Hospital.

Bucs Seek Rare 2-0 Road Start
Football Geekery, Road Warrior Edition: The Bucs have a chance to do something only two teams have done this decade, and they have a battle-tested QB to lead the way.

6 Key Matchups for Bucs vs. Cardinals
Key Matchups: Second-year T Donovan Smith will have his hands full on Sunday with the Cardinals' new edge-rusher, former Patriot Chandler Jones.

Bucs Beat: Week 2 vs. Arizona
A quick look at the Buccaneers' matchup against the Cardinals.

Bucs Defense Facing Another Dual-Threat RB In David Johnson
Last week it was Atlanta's duo of Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman. Now Tampa Bay is tasked with containing Arizona running back David Johnson.

Fifth Down With Cross: Guilty Pleasure Is Watching The Kardashians | Pewter Report
Bucs FB Alan Cross sat down with Pewter Report this week and talked on the record bout a number of subjects not related to sports.

Pewter Preview And Predictions: Buccaneers at Cardinals | Pewter Report
Read how the staff thinks the game between the Buccaneers (1-0) and Cardinals (0-1) will play out this Sunday in Arizona.

Arizona Cardinals’ defense to face new-look Jameis Winston - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Bucs QB Jameis Winston is leaner and looser in his second season, but the Cardinals will target his tendency to hang on to the ball too long.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers preparing for first of three trips out West - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
It's been four years since the Bucs have won in the Pacific time zone, and they must make three trips out West this season.

Bucs welcome buzz created by opening win, vow to stay focused
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are happy to see the excitement created by their win in Atlanta, but understand consistency is the key to a successful season.

Bucs rookie Vernon Hargreaves braces for another elite receiver challenge | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The NFL schedule-makers weren't kind to the Bucs in opening their season with two road games. The challenge is especially daunting for rookie cornerback Vernon Hargreaves.

Three-and-out, Week 2: Bucs-Cardinals preview | Tampa Bay Times
The Bucs' season-opening victory over the Falcons in Atlanta was also an announcement: They are a team on the rise.

Bucs' Gerald McCoy fined for sack celebration | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bucs DT Gerald McCoy was fined $12,154 by the NFL for the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty he drew in Sunday's win over the Falcons for celebrating a sack.