On the Bucs having to play 16 straight games, and more.

Michael Bennett almost got shot by police. Then he called Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors. – SBNation.com
After he was terrorized by police and nearly shot, Bennett called Cullors.

Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery, Saints trade likely saved life – SBNation.com
The Saints are working to rescind the trade made for the two-time Pro Bowler.

Who is Kareem Hunt, and how did he run all over the Patriots? – SBNation.com
The Chiefs’ rookie running back put in work on Thursday night.

Angry Tom Brady is the first meme of the NFL season – SBNation.com
Tom doesn’t like to lose.

The Chiefs just signed C.J. Spiller for the 3rd time. Here’s why they can’t seem to make up their mind. – SBNation.com
The Chiefs cut, re-signed, cut and re-signed C.J. Spiller all in the span of a week.

Ezekiel Elliott receives injunction from federal court delaying 6-game suspension – SBNation.com
Elliott will be on the field for the Cowboys while this plays out.

I’m a Falcons fan. Not even 28-3 can break me. – SBNation.com
Losing Super Bowl 51 was the bottom. Nothing will ever hurt that bad again.

Roger Goodell on Moving Bucs vs. Dolphins
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks about the league’s decision to move the Buccaneers vs Dolphins matchup to Week 11.

Buccaneers Power Rankings: Week 1
Where do the Buccaneers stack up for Week 1?

NFL Makes Right Call On Bucs And Dolphins According To Most Players | Pewter Report
While not ideal, the NFL’s decision to postpone Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins was accepted inside the Bucs locker room.

Three straight road games: Bucs face rare challenge | Tampa Bay Times
Much of the initial concern from the postponement of the Bucs’ season opener due to Hurricane Irma is that it forces the Bucs and Dolphins to play 16 games in a row because their Week 11 bye was shifted to this week in the move.

Jones: 10 takeaways from the Bucs on ‘Hard Knocks’ | Tampa Bay Times
The great Hard Knocks experience is over. And the Bucs not only survived, they thrived.

Childhood friendship still bonds Bucs’ Mike Evans, Phillies’ Nick Williams | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — They have found success down different paths in different sports, but Bucs receiver Mike Evans and Phillies rookie outfielder Nick Williams go back far enough to have had rivalries as toddlers.


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