On the Bucs’ injury report, and more.

Why did the Chiefs suspended Marcus Peters for the Raiders game? – SBNation.com
Andy Reid made the call to suspend Peters.

Eli Manning will start again at QB after Giants fire coach Ben McAdoo – SBNation.com
Last week was the NFL’s first without a Manning behind center since 1998.

NFL playoffs are finally going to look a little different, maybe – SBNation.com
Sure, the Patriots, the postseason’s unkillable villain, will be there, but so will a bunch of new faces.

NFL picks 2017, Week 14: Experts divided over Eagles, Vikings games – SBNation.com
Can’t miss picks from our expert panel for every game this week.

Roger Goodell’s 5-year extension is now official, despite Jerry Jones’ efforts to fight it – SBNation.com
The NFL commissioner isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Sorry, Jerry.

Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence proves that technique is everything – SBNation.com
The Cowboys defensive end is a master of the art of pass rushing, and he’s retired NFL defensive end Stephen White’s Hoss of the Week.

Spoiler Role a Byproduct of Bucs’ Goals
Tampa Bay isn’t specifically looking to play spoiler in the month of December, but given its remaining schedule and its own drive to finish the season strong, they may end up in that role anyway

Buccaneers Injury Report, December 6
DE Robert Ayers and RB Doug Martin practiced fully but are still in concussion protocol.

Bucs DC Smith Addresses Giants Head Coaching Rumors | Pewter Report
On Wednesday, Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith was asked if he would be interested in taking a head coaching job. His answer was thorough.

5 Things We Learned From One Buc 12-6 | Pewter Report
On Wednesday, we learned that there’s no more negativity in the Bucs locker room, why Justin Evans can catch so well, and if Mike Smith is jumping ship.

Cover 3: Is Winston On The Path Of Living Up To Bucs’ No. 1 Pick? | Pewter Report

Anatomy of a breakdown: Why Buccaneers’ defense has struggled – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The Bucs are definitely not applying pressure on opposing QBs, and they’re not getting enough takeaways to replicate their efforts from late 2016.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Evans talks about recent vicious hits
The Buccaneers receiver did not have to miss a game for his Week 9 hit on the Saints’ Marshon Lattimore, but the league has handed out suspensions.

Injured Doug Martin, Robert Ayers return to full Bucs practice
TAMPA — A week after putting two players on injured reserve and having another seven sidelined for Sunday’s game against the Packers, the Bucs are making small progress toward getting healthier.

Bucs’ poor defense has coordinator Mike Smith on shaky ground
TAMPA — The last time the Bucs’ defense was this bad, somebody got fired.It allowed too many points per game.


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