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"It's Going To Be A Tough Time For Me" -
Jameis Winston is bracing himself to serve a three-game suspension. He thinks he knows the challenges ahead, but he’s still on the outside, looking in.

Koetter Wouldn't Name Himself Playcaller -
It seems Dirk Koetter thinks there’s a competitive advantage to not letting the Saints know who will call the Bucs’ offense in nine short days.

Bucs: Jameis Winston not guaranteed to start Week 4 -
Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht refutes the notion that Jameis Winston will simply be handed the QB1 role when he rejoins teammates after he's reinstated from NFL suspension in Week 4.

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy: You’re going to miss me when I’m gone - The Local Paper
Gerald McCoy enters his ninth NFL season having already played for the Bucs as long as Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp.

Buccaneers have no answer for Ronald Jones’ terrible preseason – ProFootballTalk
The Buccaneers took running back Ronald Jones with their second-round pick in this year's draft, and to say he was a major disappointment would be a major understatement. Jones managed just 22 yards on 28 carries, a shockingly bad average of 0.8 yards per carry.

Aaron Donald finally gets a record-breaking deal from the Rams -
The Rams finally decided to pay the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year what he deserves.

Which Browns QB since 1999 would you build an NFL team around if forced? -
It’s like a rejected plot from the "Saw" movies.

NFL preseason 2018: 7 winners and 4 losers before the season begins -
Teddy Bridgewater has a new home, the Browns should always be on "Hard Knocks", and four teams went 0-4 this preseason.