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Weekend Notes
Worst to First? The Buccaneers Believe It
Worst to First? The Buccaneers Believe It
Forget about rebuilding or taking it slow. Tampa Bay's new general manager Jason Licht says his team is ready to win now. Can coach Lovie Smith, QB Josh McCown and company really compete for an NFC South division title in 2014?
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
Questioning the Practice
Questioning the Practice
The 2011 CBA was negotiated to reduce mileage on players in the offseason. Coaches hate it, players want access to the facilities, but the time away may make teams better ... plus, a ChuckStrong update and Greg Hardy’s legal woes
By Robert Klemko
Deep Dive
What It All Means: NFC Draft Breakdowns
What It All Means: NFC Draft Breakdowns
The 2014 NFL draft went down in unpredictable fashion. Now it’s time to look at what each team’s haul means going forward
By Andy Benoit
10 Things I Think I Think
I Think … It’s Draft Day!
I Think … It’s Draft Day!
Expecting to see a trade in the top five? Don't hold your breath. The 2014 NFL draft kicks off today—praise be to Goodell—and while Houston wants nothing more than to move out of the top spot, the Texans likely will stay put and take . . .
By Peter King
Open Field
Revis Is A Patriot
Revis Is A Patriot
One day after watching top cornerback Aqib Talib sign with the rival Broncos, the Patriots returned serve by acquiring the best player at the position, Darrelle Revis. Here's the fallout for Denver, New England and Revis' old team in Tampa
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
Can You Hear Me Now?
Can You Hear Me Now?
There isn’t a more uninviting place for a visiting NFL quarterback than CenturyLink Field, where Seattle’s 12th Man might as well be in the huddle screaming into a megaphone. Lean in close and listen to Bucs QB Mike Glennon explain how bad Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers will get it on Sunday
On Further Review
Mr. Smith Goes To Tampa
The Tuesday Mailbag
The NFL season is almost over, but it isn't slowing down. Before taking a spin through the coaching carousel, the playoffs and reader emails, we begin with what new Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith will do with his $16 million man
By Peter King
Film Room
Pressure Points: Robert Quinn Pushes for DPOY
Pressure Points
He doesn't lead the NFL in sacks and his team will be home in January. But the St. Louis Rams' Robert Quinn quietly is having the best season by a pass rusher and is making a strong case to be named Defensive Player of the Year
By Greg A. Bedard
One on One With
Less Nice, More Mean
No More Mr. Nice Guy
Gerald McCoy is as friendly as they come off the field. But on Sundays, thanks to some frank advice from Hall of Fame lineman Warren Sapp, McCoy is turning up the nastiness. Peter King catches up with the Bucs' defensive leader
By Peter King
Open Field
No Calming the Storm
No Calming the Storm
As information continues to leak out about the Incognito-Martin saga in Miami, nothing has been more porous than the patchwork offensive line. The Dolphins remain in the playoff picture despite rushing for just two yards and falling to the winless Bucs on Monday night. But for how long?
By Jenny Vrentas