On the Bucs’ upcoming game, and more.

Deshaun Watson gives the Texans hope after winning his 1st NFL start – SBNation.com
After an embarrassing Week 1 for Houston, Watson got the start and his first career victory.

Colts reportedly name Jacoby Brissett Week 2 starter against Cardinals – SBNation.com
Scott Tolzien will return to a backup role after a disastrous performance in Week 1.

Colin Kaepernick, still a free agent, named NFLPA Community MVP for charitable work – SBNation.com
Colin Kaepernick has donated more than $900,000 to various charities over the last year.

Travis Kelce fined $12k for punching Kyle Van Noy in crotch with a ball – SBNation.com
That’s not cool, man.

J.J. Watt’s Hurricane Harvey relief closes at a remarkable $37.1 million – SBNation.com
A $200,000 goal turned into something much greater.

2017 NFL Week 2: Ranking 5 best NFL coaching reunions to watch – SBNation.com
Expect Andy Reid to run up the score when his old team, the Eagles, come for a visit this weekend. And that’s not the only coaching reunion to watch in Week 2.

Why the Bengals should fire Marvin Lewis and bench Andy Dalton – SBNation.com
Blow it up, Bengals.

Data Crunch: A “Leap Year” for Winston?
Other young quarterbacks who have started their NFL careers by hitting the same impressive two-year totals as the Buccaneers’ Jameis Winston have uniformly enjoyed a superb third season – powered by Jabil.

Watch: Dirk Koetter Press Conference
HC Dirk Koetter spoke to the media on Friday.

Watch: Buccaneers Injury Report, Week 2
The Official Buccaneers Injury Report for Week 2, brought to you by Florida Hospital.

Bucs to Honor First Responders, Rally Support for Hurricane Relief
Gameday activities follow $1 million donation from the Glazer family.

5 Buccaneers to Watch Against Chicago
A few players to keep an eye on when the Buccaneers host the Bears in Week 2.

SR’s Fab 5: McCoy Must Dominate For Bucs; Koetter’s Biggest Challenge | Pewter Report
Tampa Bay DT Gerald McCoy must dominate for the Bucs, while Dirk Koetter must rise to the occasion of a year without a bye week in this week’s SR’s Fab 5.

Four Things We Learned From One Buc Place 9-15: Bucs Colors Only | Pewter Report
On the final day of practice before the Bucs regular season opener, here are the four things we learned from One Buc Place.

NFL – Vegas handicappers give their best bets on all of Sunday’s Week 2 NFL games
Where does the betting value lie in Week 2 of the 2017 NFL season? Phil Steele, Warren Sharp and Erin Rynning provide comprehensive against-the-spread and over/under advice for Sunday’s games in one handy file.

Irma uncertainty behind them, Buccaneers finally get to play football – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Whether they evacuated Tampa or stayed put even as the hurricane postponed their opener, the Buccaneers are more than ready to hit the field Sunday.

Maligned ex-Bear Chris Conte finally feels at home with Bucs – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Safety Chris Conte, who spent four seasons in Chicago before joining Tampa Bay in 2015, says things started to click with his pick-six of Jay Culter.

Bucs-Bears: Things to watch in Sunday’s Bucs opener | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — It’s been a long wait for the 2017 Bucs season to start, but Sunday at 1 p.m., a week later than expected, Tampa Bay takes the field to begin pursuit of their first playoff appearance in a decade.

Cannon Fodder podcast: Previewing Bucs-Bears | Tampa Bay Times
Greg Auman previews Sunday’s long-awaited season opener for the Bucs at home against the Chicago Bears, counting down the 10 biggest newcomers set to make their Bucs debut on Sunday, in the most recent episode of our Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast. Listen below:

Bucs journal: Nothing team could do about disruption, coach Dirk Koetter says | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Nobody has suggested the Bucs should have somehow anticipated the chaos of the past two weeks, with their season opener at Miami postponed until November by Hurricane Irma and players spread all over the country last weekend before returning Tuesday to prepare for this week’s opener against the Bears.

Sunday is first test of Bucs’ ticket plan to keep out opponents’ fans | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bucs coach Dirk Koetter’s priority and focus will always be on improving the product on the field, but Sunday he’ll also get an update on a personal off-field pet peeve: opposing fans making their presence felt at Raymond James Stadium.


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