On Hurricane Irma, and more.

Malcolm Jenkins and Anquan Boldin explain goal of NFL’s anthem protests – SBNation.com
Two of the NFL’s biggest activists talk about the changes they would like to see made.

’Hard Knocks’ 2017 recap: 6 best moments from the season finale – SBNation.com
As the Buccaneers play their final preseason game, stars like Jameis Winston and Mike Evans rest while fringe players fight for a place on the 53-man roster.

NFL Panic Index 2017, Week 1: Is it already too late for the Colts? – SBNation.com
Andrew Luck is out for who knows how long, which is bad news for Indianapolis. And sorry, Falcons fans, but the memes will never die.

Richard Sherman stands up for Colin Kaepernick, despite disagreeing with how he protested – SBNation.com
Sherman thinks there are better ways to get a message across than protesting during the national anthem.

Myles Garrett injures ankle, may miss extended time for Browns – SBNation.com
Further proof the Browns can’t have nice things.

Las Vegas police respond to Michael Bennett’s claims of excessive force – SBNation.com
The LVPD is opening an internal investigation.

NFL picks 2017, Week 1: Experts see wins for the Patriots, Packers – SBNation.com
Our panel of “experts” returns to pick every single game this season, starting with Week 1.

Michael Bennett: Las Vegas police threatened to ‘blow my f*cking head off’ – SBNation.com
The Seahawks defensive end says he experienced violence at the hands of Las Vegas police.

Bucs Beat: Rescheduling Bucs vs. Dolphins
Team Insider Casey Phillips wraps up a busy day at One Buccaneer Place.

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

Watch: Press Conferences, September 6
Members of the Bucs spoke to the media on Wednesday.

Buccaneers-Dolphins to Be Played in Week 11

Four Things We Learned From OBP 9-6: Winston Doesn’t Care About 16 Straight Games | Pewter Report
On Wednesday, the Bucs players and coaches all got to express their opinions on the decision to reschedule their Week 1 game. Here’s what we learned.

Bucs’ Dirk Koetter says priority should be public safety, not football | Tampa Bay Times
Bucs coach Dirk Koetter says he is nervous about riding out his first hurricane in Tampa as Irma, an historic cyclone with its 175 mile per hour wind, zeroes in on the state of Florida and is expected to make landfall this weekend.

Bucs journal: Postponement of season opener gives injured players more time to heal | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — As much as the postponement of Sunday’s Bucs season opener at Miami to November sets up a grueling stretch of games 16 weeks in a row, it also provides for injured players a much-needed extra week to get back to full strength.

Bobo Wilson goes bye-bye, Jeremy McNichols leaves Bucs in Hard Knocks – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
The final episode of “Hard Knocks” features the drama of cut-down day and more about what drives Bucs receiver Mike Evans.

Hurricane Irma’s path uncertain, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers are bolting – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Past hurricanes headed toward Florida have shifted course and spared the Tampa Bay area, but many Bucs aren’t taking chances.


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