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The Crow’s Nest: Mic’d up, defensive records, and more Mike Smith

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Mic'd Up: Best of the Bucs' First Four Games -
Relive the best Mic'd Up moments throughout the first quarter of the season.

Buccaneers-Bears All-22: Is Tampa Bay blitzing enough? Should Mike Smith be fired?
“I’ve been in the league for nine years and never got beat like that. Never, ever got beat like that.” — Bucs defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul

Tampa Bay quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick saw his magic run out - ESPN
For three short weeks, Ryan Fitzpatrick was unstoppable, and so were the Bucs. But now that the spell has lifted, what happens to the player -- and his team?

More Dubious Defensive Records -
Generally, teams that give up wads of points at the end of the year either have a very rough record and have coaching housecleanings.

"I Don't Think They'll Win Any More Games Than They Will With Fitzpatrick" -
Likely the busiest national NFL analyst in the game is a very astute Ivy League grad who played seven years in the NFL.