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Daily Bucs Links: Recapping the final weekend

Here's your open thread for today.

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Josh Norman gets frustrated and headbutts Odell Beckham Jr. in Giants vs. Washington -
This shouldn’t come as a surprise.

Davante Adams's 360 goalpost dunk was too awesome to be flagged -
Maybe the NFL will reevaluate its stance on goalpost dunks this offseason.

Final NFL standings: Cowboys, Patriots secure No. 1 seeds -
The final standings are set for the 2016 NFL season.

Dakota Access Pipeline protesters climb rafters of U.S. Bank Stadium during Vikings vs. Bears -
They’ve got a sign that reads "Divest"

Lions' Hail Mary against the Packers at Ford Field is sadly familiar -
Bad memories for Lions fans.

NFL playoffs 2017: Bracket, schedule, scores, and more -
The road to Super Bowl 51 starts with the Wild Card round this week.

Gary Kubiak's resignation means the Broncos are starting over again in 2017 -
In one year, the Broncos lost two quarterbacks and a head coach, leaving the team with problems to fix.

NFL playoff standings 2017: Postseason picture, schedule set after Week 17 -
The Packers finished off the NFL’s regular season with an NFC North title.

Ezekiel Elliott didn’t break rookie rushing record, but he still had a season for the ages -
He fell short of history, but Zeke still turned in a sensational rookie year.

NFL coach firings 2017: Grading the moves so far -
Five coaches and one general manager have been fired so far. Here’s how the moves stack up.

Chargers fire Mike McCoy after 5-11 season -
His tenure started well, but instead of getting better, it got worse.

Packers vs. Lions 2017 final score: Green Bay’s late-season surge continues with 31-24 victory -
The Packers are the NFC North champs after winning a sixth consecutive game, this time against Detroit.

Final NFL power rankings: Patriots finish on top, while Falcons jump Cowboys -
The Patriots never let off the gas all season, and the Falcons and Packers got hot down the stretch to surge up the rankings.

2017 NFL mock draft: 2 rounds to get you ready for April -
Two rounds shows an average draft class, but one still offering plenty of talent for teams.

NFL scores and more, Week 17: What happened Sunday -
The Patriots have the easiest path the Super Bowl. The Cowboys are in great shape too. But it’s the Falcons and the Packers who could really surprise us all.

Aaron Rodgers’ confidence carried the Packers into the playoffs -
Looking desperate after a 4-6 start, he promised that the Packers would run the table, thanks in large part to Rodgers’ skill and swagger.

Game Awards: Buccaneers vs. Panthers
Who got this week's Game Ball?

5 Standouts from Buccaneers vs. Panthers
A few players who impressed in the Buccaneers' Week 17 victory over the Panthers.

Watch: Bucs vs. Panthers Full Highlights
Highlights from the Buccaneers' Week 17 game against the Panthers.

Watch: Buccaneers vs. Panthers Highlights
Highlights from the Bucs' Week 17 matchup with the Panthers.

Buccaneers Will Pick 19th in 2017 Draft
The Buccaneers' 9-7 finish in 2016 put them on the cusp of the playoffs and also means they will be picking in the latter half of the rounds in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Watch: Bucs vs. Panthers Press Conferences
HC Dirk Koetter and QB Jameis Winston were among Bucs who spoke to the media following the game against the Panthers.

Buccaneers' 2017 Opponents Set
A visit from the Giants and another trip to Arizona round out the Bucs' 16 games next season, which also feature matchups with teams from the NFC North and the AFC East.

Watch: Koetter, Grimes' Postgame Speech
Hear from HC Dirk Koetter and CB Brent Grimes following the Bucs' Week 17 victory over the Panthers.

Bucs Ring In 2017 With 17-16 Season-Ending Win Over Panthers
The Tampa Bay Bucs’ 2016-17 season ended with a 17-16 win over the NFC South rival Carolina Panthers and finished the year with a 9-7 record.

Shelton: Winston Shows Why He's The Bucs' Best QB – Ever | Pewter Report
When the game was on the line and the team needed him the most, Jameis Winston delivered the game-winning TD, showing why he's the Bucs' best QB – ever.

Bucs Know Their Draft Spot; Possible Players To Take | Pewter Report
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers now know where they'll be drafting in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here are Pewter Report's top prospects available in that range.

Noah Spence dislocates shoulder, pops it back in to keep playing - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Noah Spence's shoulder "didn"t feel good," but it was the last game of the season so the rookie "wasn't going out."

Defensive turnaround keys Bucs' winning season - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The Bucs' much-maligned secondary founds its bearings after being shredded by Raiders QB Derek Carr and hit its stride down the stretch.

2017 schedule: Tampa Bay Buccaneers' opponents set - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The Bucs draw the NFC North and AFC East in 2017, meaning dates with Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Matthew Stafford.

Jameis Winston, Bucs believe playoffs will soon be 'new normal' - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Despite missing the playoffs in a bittersweet season, QB Jameis Winston and the Bucs say they have created a foundation for sustained success.

Instant analysis: Bucs getting better, but still not good enough | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Well, that's it. Season over.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Draft spot, opponents in 2017 | Tampa Bay Times
DRAFT ORDERThe Bucs will have the No. 19 pick in this year's draft, dropping one spot Sunday as a result of picking up their ninth win of the season.

Bucs-Panthers report card: Grading the Bucs' 17-16 victory | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The only games left at Raymond James Stadium until the fall are a less-than-exciting Outback Bowl today and a more-than-exciting college national championship game next week.

Bucs-Panthers by the numbers: Breaking down Bucs' win | Tampa Bay Times
A by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 17-16 win over the Panthers:

Jones: It's now up to GM Jason Licht to improve Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Not good enough.Better? Yes. Improved? No question.But good enough? No. Not quite.For the ninth consecutive season, the NFL playoffs will be held without the Bucs. And that really is the only takeaway in this results-based business.

Bucs-Panthers: How backup long snapper with broken finger helped Bucs win | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — In a game where five field goals were missed and two made, the winning point in a 17-16 Bucs victory came on an extra point where Tampa Bay's emergency long snapper stepped in — with a broken index finger on his snapping hand.

Bucs-Panthers journal: Winston, Evans set team records | Tampa Bay Times
Bucs coach Dirk Koetter called it an "extremely frustrating day on offense,"

Bucs close out season with win over Panthers | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The pre-game handshake took place near midfield, just two NFL head coaches whose teams seemed headed in different directions when Sunday began.