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Here's your open thread for today.

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Brandon Marshall says Jets' season was like 'having a diaper on and never changing it' -
Seems like a pretty accurate description.

Jim Caldwell got the Lions to the playoffs again, and he's not getting fired -
Even if the Lions lose to the Seahawks this weekend, Jim Caldwell’s job is safe.

Have the Broncos already found their next head coach? -
At least one report says that the Broncos have Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph at the top of their coaching wish list.

Dak Prescott’s record-setting rookie year helped carry Cowboys to No. 1 seed -
The fourth-round rookie was a revelation for the Cowboys this season.

NFL playoff picks 2017: Experts say Seahawks, Steelers will rule at home on Wild Card Weekend -
The Packers, Texans, Seahawks, and Steelers are all favored in a set of solid Wild Card matchups.

This NFL season deserves to end with a Patriots-Cowboys Super Bowl -
Passions would certainly run high ...

Don't overlook Ty Montgomery and the Packers' dangerous running game -
Aaron Rodgers has been great since the Packers started running the table, and the running game has been a big part of that. NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz breaks it down.

Koetter: Bucs Came Close to Potential
The Bucs are disappointed by their playoff near-miss but Head Coach Dirk Koetter thinks the team came close to achieving to its talent level and knows some specific additions will help.

Mike Evans Makes PFF's All-Pro Team
Buccaneers WR Mike Evans was a first-team All-Pro selection by Pro Football Focus.

Evans Named Clutch Performer of the Week
After catching the game-winning touchdown against the Panthers in Week 17, Buccaneers WR Mike Evans has been selected as the Castrol Edge Clutch Performer of the Week.

Bucs Sign Two More to Futures Contracts
Tampa Bay has already begun stocking its roster for the 2017 offseason, on Wednesday adding tight end Kivon Cartwright and kicker John Lunsford.

Despite Bucs' Roller Coaster Season, Optimism Is High For 2017 | Pewter Report

2017 Underclassman NFL Draft Tracker | Pewter Report
Tired of searching all over for one-by-one updates on underclassmen declaring for the NFL Draft? Pewter Report has your complete 2017 Draft Tracker here!

Buccaneers' Jameis Winston showed significant growth in key areas - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Jameis Winston didn't reach all of his goals in 2016, but the Bucs quarterback does believe this season is something to build on.

Jameis Winston has encounter with adorable Gator baby - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Bucs QB Jameis Winston happily obliged -- gasp! -- some Gators fans and posed for a picture with their 4-month-old daughter.

Bucs' Gerald McCoy: 'We know we should be getting ready to play again' - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Veteran DT Gerald McCoy says he can feel the Bucs turning the corner after a bittersweet season that saw them miss the playoffs despite a 6-2 finish.

Bucs' 2016 attendance down, but only slightly | Tampa Bay Times
Despite improving to 9-7 for their first winning season in six years, the Bucs saw their home attendance drop slightly in 2016, but only by about 2 percent from last year's six-year high.

Ironmen: Donovan Smith, Ali Marpet didn't miss a snap in '16 | Tampa Bay Times
In a season in which so many Bucs players missed time due to injury, left tackle Donovan Smith and right guard Ali Marpet were the only players to manage perfect attendance all season, with both playing in all 1,075 offensive snaps over 16 games.