On the Bucs’ best player, and more.

Saints games for Weeks 12 and 13 will be flexed – SBNation.com
We’ve got our first schedule changes of the 2017 season.

Vontaze Burfict being taunted by refs? – SBNation.com
An anonymous Bengals teammate believes that’s the case.

Papa John’s apologizes for blaming low sales on national anthem protests – SBNation.com
Papa John’s has apologized for comments its founder and CEO John Schnatter made on an earnings call last month where he blamed the NFL and player protests for a weak third quarter.

“The NFL has…

Tyrod Taylor benched by the Bills, 2 days after being told he was still the starter – SBNation.com
Excuse me, Bills … what are you doing?

NFL hot seat: 3 tips for surviving a lame duck season – SBNation.com
Retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz has had the experience of playing for two lame duck coaches. He’s got some great advice for how to handle it like a pro.

NFL picks 2017, Week 11: Experts split over Patriots, Saints games – SBNation.com
Our panel convenes for another week of NFL games and can’t miss picks!

Dallas Cowboys’ season is on the verge of being derailed by injuries. Here’s your NFL panic index. – SBNation.com
The Seahawks are pretty much in the same boat.

Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn’s pass rushing will embarrass your ass, just ask the Cowboys – SBNation.com
The Falcons defensive end’s six-sack performance was a brilliant display of pass-rushing prowess. He’s retired NFL defensive end Stephen White’s Hoss of the Week.

NFL kickers account for 30% of scoring, so why do coaches ignore them? – SBNation.com
Kickers account for nearly a third of all NFL scoring, yet no team — except one — is focused on coaching technique.

Corey Davis and Chris Godwin enjoy busy days, but JuJu Smith-Schuster still top rookie receiver – Detroit Lions Blog- ESPN
Pittsburgh’s Smith-Schuster has owned the rookie receiver spotlight, but a few others emerged Sunday and showed they’re ready to make some noise too.

Cannon Fodder podcast: Bucs look to build momentum against Dolphins
The Bucs can take some optimism from the way Carolina was able to move the ball on Miami’s defense.

Bucs roundtable: Who has been the Bucs’ best player?
Jameis Winston is out. Mike Evans missed Sunday’s game due to suspension. DeSean Jackson hasn’t quite launched and the defense — at least until Sunday — hasn’t been very good.

Bucs journal: DeSean Jackson stepping up leadership
TAMPA — With WR Mike Evans suspended Sunday, WR DeSean Jackson set season highs with six catches on 10 targets in helping the Bucs to a 15-10 win over the Jets.


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