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5-5, 3rd in NFC South
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7hAndrew Astleford

Bucs LB Alexander to play vs. Colts as ban looms

Bucs LB Kwon Alexander has five days to appeal his four-game suspension, and he'll take advantage of that window to play against the Colts on Sunday.

Can Colts' Hasselbeck outshine Bucs' Winston? (0:52)
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Sixers could pass Bucs with streak

The 76ers' active 25-game losing streak is one short of the benchmark in both the NBA and NFL. The Buccaneers infamously lost the first 26 games of the franchise's existence. Longest losing streaks in sports

Jameis Winston: I don't like being the underdog (0:37)
Double Check: Buccaneers-Colts (0:40)
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Would Shepard be Bucs' emergency QB?

Russell Shepard caught his first career touchdown on Sunday, but under dire circumstances, he could be the one throwing them. Shepard was a decorated high school quarterback. Emergency QBs

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Woodson among 32 sportsmanship nominees

Veterans Charles Woodson, Philip Rivers and Calvin Johnson are among 32 players nominated for the Art Rooney Award that honors sportsmanship in the NFL.

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Jameis Winston is settling in

Don't look now, but the Bucs' rookie QB seems to have found his groove. Winston has been on fire over the last six games, during which Tampa Bay has averaged 27.3 points per game and won four of six contests.

Winston: I'm being the best teammate I can be (0:42)
What you need to know for Week 12 (1:00)
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Surprise names among top rushers

It's no surprise that Adrian Peterson leads the league in rushing yards over the last five weeks. But less-heralded veterans, including Doug Martin, Darren McFadden and Jonathan Stewart, are hot on his heels.

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Buccaneers' stock is sizzling

Four weeks ago, the Bucs were FPI's second-worst team. By winning three of their last four games, they've jumped to No. 22 and have a legitimate shot at a postseason berth. Stock up, stock down

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1dMike Sando

Sando: Jameis Winston's improvement is real

We asked a veteran NFL coach to go through Jameis Winston's best game so far. We also looked to see if Winston is ahead of the rookie curve. All in all, this is a rookie QB on the rise.

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Here come the Buccaneers

Sunday's stomping of the Eagles caught the attention of Football Outsiders' computers. Suddenly, the Bucs have a 32.1 percent shot of earning a postseason berth. Playoff projections (Insider)

Players you need to trade for at the deadline (2:22)
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Fluke or future?

Jameis Winston tossed five touchdowns against Philadelphia on Sunday, but note that he entered the week with 10 passing scores in nine career games. Was it an outlier or a sign of things to come? Fantasy 32 (Insider)

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2dAndrew Astleford

Bucs leap to No. 12 in Power Rankings

The Bucs, who routed the Eagles on Sunday, jumped 11 slots in the latest rankings for their first top-20 spot since Week 1 of the 2014 season.

Team Stats

Passing Yards228.523rd
Rushing Yards142.22nd
Points For23.6Tied-12th
Points Against25.426th

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