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Daily Bucs Links: NFL rules changes

Here's your open thread for today.

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Kristin Cavallari shared a vacation photo of Jay Cutler’s butt on Instagram -
Good butt.

NFL officials just OK’d a rule that brings the NCAA’s ‘targeting’ calls to the big leagues -
A controversial college rule is coming to the NFL.

Hue Jackson won't say the Browns are drafting Myles Garrett even though the Browns are drafting Myles Garrett -
The whole world thinks the Browns will take Myles Garrett, but Hue Jackson isn’t willing to say it yet.

The NFL's new ban on leaping kick blocks is sad but smart -
These plays are awesome, but ending them makes sense.

An Oakland Raiders superfan livestreamed his goodbye to the team he loved -
Dr. Death, a fixture of the Oakland Raiders’ ‘Black Hole,’ livestreamed his good bye to the world.

Only 1 person said anything remotely interesting about Tony Romo at the NFL owners meetings -
Plenty of questions were asked about Romo, but everyone had little to say.

Teddy Bridgewater posts Instagram video of himself throwing passes again -
There hasn’t been much good news about Bridgewater since his injury, but this is nice to see.

NFL's Color Rush uniforms aren't going anywhere -
The Jaguars will continue to play Thursday night games in their trademark "dialysis patient urine" color scheme.

Marquette King punted a birthday cake for Derek Carr -
Happy birthday, Derek Carr!

Roger Goodell plans to attend the Patriots 2017 season opener in New England -
Goodell was able to dodge the Patriots during the 2016 season, but this will mark two games in a row he’s had to attend their games.

NFL approved 8 new rules and Raiders moved to Vegas during 2017 owners meeting -
The league’s owners had a busy week in Phoenix.

NFL will use laser scans to design safer cleats -
The majority of injuries suffered by NFL players are of the knee, ankle, and foot.

The Raiders wanted Los Angeles. They got Las Vegas instead. -
It’s a glitzy consolation prize that heralds a new era for the NFL.

Pro Day Circuit Hits Close to Bucs Home
Florida and Florida State held their Pro Days on Tuesday, giving Buccaneer scouts a chance to evaluate such possible first-round picks as Dalvin Cook and Teez Tabor.

NFL Rule Changes Approved for 2017 Season
Several rule changes have been approved for the 2017 NFL season.

Leaping Ban Highlights 2017 Rules Changes
The NFL adopted 12 changes to its rules, bylaws and procedures on Tuesday, most of which should have a positive impact on the game.

Depth Chart Breakdown: Linebackers
A look at the Buccaneers' linebackers after free agency.

Depth Chart Breakdown: Defensive Line
A look at the Buccaneers' defensive line after free agency.

Cover 3: Blocking Schemes 101; Why It Might Determine Who The Bucs Draft | Pewter Report
In this week's Cover 3,'s Trevor Sikkema breaks down the three kinds of blocking schemes and studies which was best for the Bucs in 2016.

Gators Teez Tabor's Response To Poor Athletic Numbers At Pro Day: 'Just Press Play' | Pewter Report
Florida Gators cornerback did not have the day he was hoping for at Florida's Pro Day. However, he still insists that his game tape is best in the class.

FSU's Cook Likes Idea Of Joining Winston In Tampa Bay | Pewter Report
FSU running back Dalvin Cook told the media following his pro day in Tallahassee that he would love to reunite with Jameis Winston in Tampa.

LB Jarrad Davis Records Incredible Athletic Numbers At UF Pro Day | Pewter Report
Florida linebacker Jarrad Davis posted athletic numbers at his Pro Day that would have made him the top linebacker in Indianapolis.

LB Jarrad Davis Records Incredible Athletic Numbers At UF Pro Day | Pewter Report
Florida linebacker Jarrad Davis posted athletic numbers at his Pro Day that would have made him the top linebacker in Indianapolis.

FSU's Fisher Vouches For Cook's Character | Pewter Report
Florida State Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher vouched for the character of Noles running back Dalvin Cook following the FSU pro day.

Dalvin Cook: Reuniting with Jameis Winston would be something special
The idea of joining forces with Jameis Winston in Tampa appeals to Dalvin Cook, who has no shortage of respect for his former Florida State teammate.

What really is the Bucs' backup plan for Jameis Winston? | Tampa Bay Times
Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston started all 32 of his games since coming to the NFL. He's durable, and that's a good thing, since he's only the most important player on the team.

NFL votes to improve replay system and ends leaping | Tampa Bay Times

Stand pat? FSU's Dalvin Cook explains why he ran 40 again | Tampa Bay Times
Entering FSU's pro day on Tuesday, the expectation was that running back Dalvin Cook would let his 4.49 time in the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine stand, rather than run again at the Seminoles' practice facility and risk hurting himself with a slower time.

Jimbo Fisher on Dalvin Cook's character: 'Never had any issues at all' | Tampa Bay Times
FSU coach Jimbo Fisher was asked after Tuesday's pro day in Tallahassee what he would tell NFL teams that have any off-field concerns about running back Dalvin Cook, who is projected as a first-round pick in next month's draft.

FSU's Dalvin Cook would love to reunite with Bucs' Jameis Winston | Tampa Bay Times
TALLAHASSEE — Running back Dalvin Cook played only one season at Florida State with current Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston, but the idea of a reunion if Tampa Bay were to draft him with the No. 19 pick in next month's draft is, much like Cook, an exciting prospect.

Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer most excited he's been in many seasons | Tampa Bay Times
PHOENIX — It has been 15 years since the Bucs won their only Lombardi Trophy, which also was their last playoff victory. Co-chairman Joel Glazer said maybe the team and fans were fooled into the belief that they could do it without an elite quarterback.