On the Bucs’ first preseason game, and more.

David Quessenberry returned to play for Texans after 3-year battle with cancer – SBNation.com
Quessenberry hadn’t played a game in nearly four years before Thursday night.

Malcolm Butler is on the brink of his biggest year for the Patriots yet – SBNation.com
One of the league’s best cornerbacks is also its most underpaid, but that ends in 2018.

Let’s guess Aaron Rodgers’ favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ character – SBNation.com
Aaron Rodgers is giving four free preseason tickets to a fan who can guess his favorite Game of Thrones character.

We added avocados to 7 iconic sports moments so millennials would appreciate sports for once in their miserable lives – SBNation.com
Learn to appreciate history, snowflakes — or are your participation trophies blocking the screen?

Tom Brady on the sidelines looks like a Madden 18 glitch – SBNation.com
Just let Tom play a few snaps.

Tom Brady on the sidelines looks like a Madden 18 glitch – SBNation.com
Just let Tom play a few snaps.

Cam Erving is filling in for Joe Thomas. It’s a disaster even by Browns standards – SBNation.com
Yikes!

This good dog just wants to watch the Vikings beat the Bills and maybe take a nap – SBNation.com
Good dog.

Watch: Buccaneers Insider in Cincinnati
Senior Writer/Editor Scott Smith and Team Insider Casey Phillips report prior to the Buccaneers’ matchup against the Bengals.

DeShone Kizer looks better than Brock Osweiler and Cody Kessler in Browns debut – SBNation.com
It wasn’t close.

NFL scores 2017: Results, highlights, and news from Aug. 10 – SBNation.com
The first week of the preseason featured … a whole lot of backup quarterbacks.

Conte’s Bucs Training Camp Diary: Damn, Let’s Play A Game Already | Pewter Report
Tampa Bay safety Chris Conte is one of the most misunderstood Buccaneers on the roster. Unfairly compared to former Bucs safety Sabby Piscitelli because of the physical resemblance, Conte hasn’t exactly been a fan favorite in Tampa Bay because of a reputation that followed him from his days in Chicago.

Bucs’ Brent Grimes to miss preseason opener with leg gash
Brent Grimes will sit out the preseason opener against the Bengals and maybe longer after suffering a freak shin laceration in Wednesday’s practice.

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy: Noah Spence ‘can take over the NFL’ | Tampa Bay Times
Many Bucs fans are hoping that defensive end Noah Spence can make a second-year leap like the Falcons’ Vic Beasley did a year ago, and as the Bucs continue to search for their first 10-sack season since 2005, Gerald McCoy told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday that Spence can be that player.

Five things to watch in Bucs’ preseason opener at Bengals | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — You hear it all the time:

The annotated ‘Hard Knocks’: Ten Bucs things you might have missed | Tampa Bay Times
By now, you’ve probably seen the first episode of HBO’s

Bucs-Bengals: Defining the Doug Martin dilemma | Tampa Bay Times
CINCINNATI — When it comes to the running back position in the preseason, the Bucs have two opposing goals. They want to be productive and protective, starting tonight against the Bengals.


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