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Daily Bucs Links: Fixing the pass rush

On the Bucs’ pass rush, Simeon Rice, and more.

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The Jaguars defensive line will chase you down like a swarm of angry wasps -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White is giving the Hoss of the Week award to an entire unit. They damn sure earned it.

NFL Panic Index 2017, Week 8: The year terrible quarterbacks took over -
Your team’s probably starting a bad QB. Sorry.

NFL picks 2017, Week 8: Experts see scary things for the Broncos and Browns -
Frightening picks from our panel of football ghouls. Oh, Happy Halloween too.

Arizona sports fans give up, turn Cardinals and Coyotes subreddits into animal forums -
This is the sad state of Arizona sports fans.

Cam Newton abruptly ends presser by rolling his eyes and walking off -
Newton actually spoke to the media this week, but it didn’t end well.

If safeties are successfully kicking in the NFL, what hope is there for the real toe-men? -
Gramatica Errors Week 7: The Foot, the Bad, and the Ugly

Bucs Have Opportunity to 'Gain Ground' as Divisional Play Begins
The Buccaneers host the Carolina Panthers for their first divisional game of the 2017 season this Sunday.

Bucs Searching for a Pass Rush
An anemic sack total is taking some of the bite out of the Bucs' defense, but players and coaches believe the pass-rush can be improved through a variety of means

Series History: Buccaneers-Panthers
The Bucs and Panthers have traded the broom back and forth for most of the last decade, with eight straight seasons ending in a two-game sweep by one team or the other

McCoy Not Happy With Bucs' Pass Rush, How He's Being Used | Pewter Report
Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy seemed less than enthusiastic about how his D-Line is being used. Read exactly what he said.

Bucs Ward Explains Outburst; Smith Talks Safety Rotation | Pewter Report
Bucs safety T.J. Ward made news in the wrong way with some emotional comments after the Bills loss. Today he addressed those comments.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers T.J. Ward wishes he'd kept complaints to himself
T.J. Ward still says he needs to be on the field more for the Buccaneers, but the veteran safety said Wednesday that he should have gone to the coaching staff with his complaints instead of voicing his frustrations publicly.

Herm on Rice's NFL return: 'You think you can play' - ESPN Video
Herm Edwards gets real with the thought of Super Bowl champion Simeon Rice's possible return to the NFL.

Simeon Rice serious about comeback at age 43
Simeon Rice, 43, says he's serious when he asserts that he could still play for the Buccaneers if given a chance.

Gerald McCoy says Bucs game plan against Bills hurt pass rush | Tampa Bay Times
Add Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy to the list of players who didn't think they were utilized correctly by defensive coordinator Mike Smith in Sunday's 30-27 loss at Buffalo.

Bucs journal: Injuries scrambling the secondary | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The Bucs rank 30th in the NFL in pass defense, allowing an average 294 yards per game, and it could get more complicated Sunday against the Panthers.

Simeon Rice (age 43, 10 years retired) offers to come back to help Bucs' pass rush | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — It has come to this. Forty-three year-old Simeon Rice, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2007, says he wants to come back and help the Bucs rush the quarterback.He's serious.