On the Bucs’ cleat causes, and more.

Bears need to beat the 49ers to get DE Akiem Hicks’ mom off his back – SBNation.com
Moms just want what’s best for their sons. Another 3-13 finish for Chicago surely doesn’t fit into that category.

Broncos vs. Dolphins: Will either team find its way out of QB limbo? – SBNation.com
Unsteady QB play has sunk their seasons. What’s next for both of these teams?

Eagles betting favorites at Seattle on Sunday night – SBNation.com
The Philadelphia Eagles will try to extend their winning streak to 10 games on Sunday at Seattle as road betting favorites at the Seahawks.

Eli Manning’s benching is the end of era for 2004 NFL draft QB class – SBNation.com
Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, and Philip Rivers are nearing career crossroads.

Steelers favored over rival Bengals on Monday night – SBNation.com
The Pittsburgh Steelers will look to continue their dominance over the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night as road betting favorites at the sportsbooks.

New Atlanta stadium’s 7 wildest features: Meet Mercedes-Benz Stadium – SBNation.com
Here’s what to know about Mercedes-Benz Stadium during its debut season.

Bill Belichick can’t stop talking about NFL strategy and special teams – SBNation.com
Belichick is a man of few words, but a few specific topics really get him going.

Panthers vs. Saints: Why New Orleans will win decisive NFC South matchup – SBNation.com
Two 8-3 teams battling for supremacy in the division, but it all comes down to one big issue. Retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz takes a closer look.

Pewter Panel: Week 13 vs. Green Bay Packers
Senior Writer/Editor Scott Smith and Team Insider Casey Phillips discuss a variety of topics before the Bucs’ game against the Packers.

My Cause, My Cleats: Tandy and Pamphile
Kevin Pamphile and Keith Tandy serve as ambassadors for Bucs Care Foundation, during this year’s My Cause, My Cleats campaign.

My Cause, My Cleats: Mike Evans
Mike Evans connects with The Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality to promote understanding, respect and equality in race relations during this year’s My Cause, My Cleats campaign.

How to Watch Buccaneers vs. Packers
Broadcast information for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ game against the Green Bay Packers

SR’s Fab 5: Schiano Got A Raw Deal From UT; Bucs’ Running Game Is Grounded | Pewter Report
Former Bucs coach Greg Schiano got a raw deal from Tennessee, and the Bucs’ running game is grounded, writes Scott Reynolds in a new SR’s Fab 5 column.

No curses: Bucs say don’t blame ‘Hard Knocks’ for disappointing season – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Tampa Bay’s coaches and players say bad breaks and bad football are responsible for their 4-7 predicament this season, not HBO’s cameras.

Bucs-Packers: What’s riding on the Jameis Winston reboot
GREEN BAY, Wis. — After missing three games with a shoulder injury, Jameis Winston gets the start today. But this is really about starting over.

Bucs-Packers: Here lie the Bucs’ explosive plays
TAMPA — Why does it seem as though every time a Bucs receiver catches the football he is looking for a soft patch of grass to fall on?

Bucs-Packers: Imagining the Aaron Rodgers Effect
It’s called the “Butterfly Effect.’’


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