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Daily Bucs Links: Falcons collapse

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Patriots have played in 7 Super Bowls with Tom Brady and they've all been instant classics -
Where does Sunday’s classic comeback rank in the annals of Super Bowl history?

Justin Gilbert released by Steelers, and his former teammate Joe Thomas isn’t surprised -
Thomas wasted no time in expressing his feelings.

Patriots parade live updates: Highlights and news from the Super Bowl celebration in Boston -
Ho hum, just another championship parade in Boston.

Of course the Atlanta Falcons pulled off the worst loss in the history of football -
In the history of football.

Steve Sarkisian leaving Alabama for Falcons amid disagreements with Nick Saban -
The former USC head coach gets an NFL shot after just one game as Bama’s OC.

Why did the Falcons hire Steve Sarkisian as their new offensive coordinator? -
Atlanta acted swiftly after Kyle Shanahan’s departure, and Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff are confident in the hire.

Falcons fan buried jersey to save future generation from pain -
The Falcons’ Super Bowl loss will haunt Atlanta for a long time.

Tom Brady ended any 'greatest quarterback ever' debate in his most trying year -
Brady is still fueled by a goal he set 17 years ago: to be the best quarterback who has ever played the game.

Jonez on Jonez: The Falcons rose up to a new level of failure -
#RiseUp doesn’t mean anything but Falconing definitely does.

Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup, 3.0
NFL Draft analysts weigh in on the Buccaneers' No. 19 pick.

Evans, Grimes Among PFF's Top 101 Players
Two Buccaneers were selected among the top 101 players in the NFL by Pro Football Focus.

Bucs Add Long-Snapper Dellenbach
Former Florida State long-snapper Dax Dellenbach, who participated in Tampa Bay's 2016 rookie mini-camp, has been signed to a reserve/futures contract for 2017.

Buccaneers Name Ben Steele TE Coach
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that the team has promoted Ben Steele to tight ends coach, following three seasons (2014-16) as offensive quality control coach.

Bucs Move Quickly to Add New TE Coach | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers wasted no time filling the void on their coaching staff, quickly naming quality control coach Ben Steele to replace Jon Embree

Cover 3: Bucs Have A Starter In Tandy; Will Melifonwu Join Him In Tampa Bay? | Pewter Report
In this week's Cover 3 column,'s Trevor Sikkema recaps Keith Tandy's impact for the Bucs and goes into the film on Uconn's Obi Melifonwu.

Sorry, Tampa, latest Super Bowl dethrones you as best ever (w/poll) | Tampa Bay Times
No sooner had Tom Brady deflated Atlanta than talk of the Patriots' comeback began soaring toward the crest of Super Bowl lore. Perhaps the only thing more stunning than New England's rally was that #GreatestSuperBowlEver didn't immediately trend on Twitter, the hub of kneejerk reactions. Instead of recklessly proclaiming the Pats' 34-28 overtime triumph No. 1, we took 36 hours to collect ourselves, backtrack a bit and draw some rational conclusions.

What the Patriots' Super Bowl comeback has to do with Bucs kicker Roberto Aguayo | Tampa Bay Times
Down 25 points in Super Bowl LI, the Patriots needed a series of best-case scenarios to climb back into the game. Even after they cut the Falcons' lead to 16, they still needed two touchdowns and two two-point conversions just to tie.

Jones: The Patriots' most miraculous Super Bowl 51 accomplishment | Tampa Bay Times
The New England Patriots did the impossible Sunday.