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Patriots continue tradition of taking on reclamation projects with trade for Eric Rowe -
Eric Rowe is another early draft pick headed to New England after a rough start to his NFL career.

Myles Garrett looks like he's ready for the 2017 NFL Draft -
The Texas A&M junior should have a spot in the top five, but another pass rusher could beat him to his 20-sack goal this season. Meanwhile, Chad Kelly had a frustrating display and Nick Chubb showed he's back and ready for the NFL.

2016 NFL power rankings, Week 1: A year of NFC dominance -
The NFC is top-heavy, while in the AFC it’s the Patriots and then a few teams with big question marks.

Rugby-style tackling could be the future of a safer NFL, and football at every other level -
Heads Up tackling hasn’t resulted in fewer concussions, so maybe it’s time for the league to consider a different approach.

NFC South Roundup: Depth Chart Edition
The Panthers are relying heavily on rookie cornerbacks, the Saints have made some key acquisitions on defense and the Falcons added a speed receiver on Sunday.

Bucs Rewind: Tampa Bay's 2016 Preseason
A recap of the Buccaneers' preseason games against the Eagles, Jaguars, Browns, and Redskins.

Cecil Shorts Adds Experience to WR Ranks
The Bucs have made the first change to their 53-man roster since Saturday's cut-down, signing WR Cecil Shorts, who has 218 career receptions over five NFL seasons.

Koetter, Smith Set for Return to Atlanta
HC Dirk Koetter and DC Mike Smith will return to Atlanta after leading the Falcons to the NFC Championship game in 2012.

Bucs Sign Former Texans WR Shorts; Waive Spencer | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers are expected to bring wide receiver Cecil Shorts in for a visit on Tuesday or Wednesday, per Adam Caplan of ESPN.

Tampa Bay Bucs' depth chart: Why isn't Jacquies Smith 'starting'? - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The Buccaneers released their first depth chart of the 2016 season, and we examine some positions with curious rankings.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers add experience at WR, sign veteran Cecil Shorts III
Veteran wide receiver Cecil Shorts III signed with the Buccaneers on Tuesday to give the team needed experience behind Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson at the position.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers work out former Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The Buccaneers continue to tweak their roster leading up to the season opener and worked out former Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers.

WATCH: Bucs' Jameis Winston gives halftime pep talk during FSU's win over Ole Miss | Tampa Bay Times
Former Florida State star Jameis Winston was in Orlando last night to watch his Seminoles play Ole Miss. The Bucs' starting quarterback had some fiery words to say at halftime.

Falcons WR Julio Jones presents 'big problem' to Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The Bucs invested to upgrade their defensive secondary in the offseason, drafting Vernon Hargreaves in the first round and signing Pro Bowl veteran Brent Grimes at cornerback.