Here’s your open thread for today.

Tom Brady got so much respect from the Jets that nobody hit him – SBNation.com
Wow.

NFL scores and more, Week 12: What happened Sunday – SBNation.com
Derek Carr looks like an MVP. The Patriots got a scare. Plus, the week’s saddest teams, a few that still have some hope and everything else from Sunday.

Patriots continue to be great, but they don’t like to talk about it – SBNation.com
The Patriots are the best team in the AFC, but you’d never know that by the way they carry themselves.

Oakland Raiders are the captains of the awesome mess that is the AFC West – SBNation.com
The four teams in the AFC West have embraced volatility and are doing whatever it takes to put together wins. No team more so than the Raiders.

Josh Norman backtracks on claim that Dez Bryant said ‘Where I’m from, we unload the clip’ – SBNation.com
Dez Bryant and Josh Norman both downplay their Thanksgiving Day feud.

NFL teams are winning by being penalized and it has to stop – SBNation.com
The 49ers and Ravens have both intentionally drawn holding penalties to waste time.

2017 NFL mock draft: Myles Garrett and defenders star – SBNation.com
Quarterbacks will get the attention, but the top players in next year’s draft are on defense.

Broncos made 2 big mistakes that cost them a win over the Chiefs – SBNation.com
The Broncos, like all NFL teams, are programmed to score, and that was their downfall Sunday night against the Chiefs.

Aaron Rodgers went into this mysterious tent on the Packers sideline – SBNation.com
What is he doing in there?

Eric Dickerson claims that Jeff Fisher doesn’t want him on the Rams’ sideline – SBNation.com
The Hall of Famer says he’s not welcome by Los Angeles’ coach anymore.

Packers vs. Eagles 2016 results: Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams lead Green Bay to 27-13 win – SBNation.com
Rodgers looked like himself in a big victory for the Pack.

Mike Evans Still in the Zone
Stat Shots: WR Mike Evans joined an exclusive NFL club on Sunday and also continued his assault on the Bucs’ touchdown records.

Watch: HC Dirk Koetter Press Conference
HC Dirk Koetter spoke to the media on Monday about the impact of DE Noah Spence and offensive production.

Upon Further Review: Bucs-Seahawks
After reviewing the game tape of the Bucs’ win over Seattle on Sunday, Head Coach Dirk Koetter shared some thoughts on offensive execution, Noah Spence and a strange ending to the first half.

Bucs Rewind: Seattle Seahawks, Week 12
A recap of the Buccaneers’ Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Pewter Report’s Bucs Monday Mailbag: Gholston Contract, Verner And More | Pewter Repor
PewterReport.com began a new offseason feature this year, giving readers an opportunity to get their questions answered about the Bucs by the PR staff.

Koetter Waiting On Test Results For Bucs’ McCoy’s Ankle
Gerald McCoy was seen leaving Sunday’s game in a walking boot, and on Monday head coach Dirk Koetter said they’re waiting on tests results for his ankle

Tampa Bay Buccaneers lean on ‘family’ in emotional win over Seahawks
The Bucs are becoming a more close-knit group, and it showed Sunday as they picked each other up after one of their own lost his father last Friday.

Dirk Koetter ‘disappointed’ Buccaneers didn’t score more vs. Seattle – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
After watching the Bucs score two first-quarter TDs, coach Dirk Koetter said he was disappointed that they failed to later convert on prime chances.

Seahawks vs. Bucs Turning Point, Week 12: How Tampa Bay became a playoff contender | Tampa Bay Times
Sometimes, change is sudden. Often, though, it’s a slower process, like cracks in a sidewalk. You don’t see it as it’s happening. There’s no alarm, no announcement. One day, you happen to realize that something is different.

Spence’s eventful rookie season on the upswing for Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Noah Spence was told his rookie season was probably over. In Week 4 against the Broncos, he dislocated his right shoulder and suffered a slight tear in his labrum. The options were to have surgery and wait until next year or endure the pain and wear a restrictive harness that would limit his range of motion but enable him to play.

Bucs’ McCoy, Conte hurting for Chargers game | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The Bucs’ 14-5 win over the Seahawks on Sunday left two key defensive starters facing injury concerns, as DT Gerald McCoy and S Chris Conte are question marks now for next week’s game at San Diego.

Larry Stone: Seahawks’ response to loss vs. Buccaneers will be telling | Tampa Bay Times
The most damning words to come out of Sunday’s Seahawks debacle in Tampa Bay came out of the mouth of Buccaneers offensive tackle Demar Dotson. In the afterglow of the Bucs’ 14-5 victory, and armed with the satisfaction of holding Seattle without a sack, Dotson let ‘er rip.

Fennelly: Bask in that winning glow, Bucs fans | Tampa Bay Times
It’s Afterglow Monday.Overreaction Monday is out this week. OM was running well ahead of Bucs reality for much of this season, but now it’s looking over its shoulder. Have results caught up with overreaction?Bucs fans, meet your playoff contender.


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