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Bucs in a bind: NFL execs on Tampa Bay's Jameis decision

When should Winston get his starting job back? Should the Bucs bring him back for $20.9 million in 2019? What about a long-term deal?

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Stephen A.: Bucs' decision depends on Fitzpatrick's play

Stephen A. Smith says Ryan Fitzpatrick should remain the Buccaneers quarterback over Jameis Winston unless he plays like he did versus the Steelers.


Who should start Week 4 for Bucs: Jameis Winston or Ryan Fitzpatrick?

Coach Dirk Koetter is keeping the quarterback situation a mystery for now, but that doesn't mean you can't tell us who you would pick in our poll.

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Quarterback chatter

Best and worst QBs of Week 3: Tale of two Clevelands

In a changing of the guard, the Browns supplied the top quarterback -- and the worst -- in Week 3.

Will volume of roughing the passer calls decrease?

ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano reports the NFL competition committee is set to meet about an increase in roughing the passer penalties.



Week 4 Power Rankings: High risers, fatal flaws for all 32 teams

Even the best teams have an Achilles heel that can wreck a game plan. So, what's your team's big weakness?

Lessons from NFL Week 3: The one division everyone should watch

Could this be the most hotly contested division in football? Plus: Trading Earl Thomas; Sherman's costly injury.

Problems for Pats


A guide to New England's 'Oh no!' starts, and is this one different?

The Patriots have had rough starts before, and they usually right the ship quickly and decisively -- but can they do it again after Sunday's debacle?

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Insiders debate upside-down AFC East: Pats in trouble? Fins for real?

With the struggling Patriots preparing to host the 3-0 Dolphins, it's time to ask if the AFC East balance of power might be shifting.


Baker Mayfield upended Browns' carefully laid out plan

Rookie QB Baker Mayfield played so well in his first opportunity that he made the decision on whom to start easy for coach Hue Jackson.

Without Jimmy G, 49ers will learn a lot in the final 13 games

A look at what Jimmy Garoppolo's season-ending ACL injury means for him and the 49ers going forward.

Jaguars' Austin Seferian-Jenkins: Time with Jets 'saved my life'

After battling alcohol problems early in his career, the tight end says he has turned his life around thanks to a beneficial stint in New York.

Fantasy Football

Fantasy intel for all 32 NFL teams ahead of Week 4

From Deshaun Watson's upside to the 49ers without Jimmy Garoppolo, Mike Clay has the info you need to make fantasy football decisions in Week 4.

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Fantasy football Week 4 rankings

Fantasy football rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell, Stephania Bell and Tristan H. Cockcroft for Week 4.


Gambler X: Why I don't like sports betting legalization

An anonymous professional sports bettor shares why legalizing sports betting in the U.S. hasn't created more opportunities to profit for him.

NFL Week 4 early betting look: The strength of the Rams and the art of the teaser

Week 3 of the NFL season was a bit crazy, but it's important not to overreact. This Week 4 primer lays out some key points.

Full list of Week 4 NFL lines

Here is the list of all the Week 4 NFL lines from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

McDonald stiff-arms Steelers to victory


Roethlisberger, Steelers put drama to bed with win in Tampa

Instead of panicking over a winless start through two games, Pittsburgh quelled the concerns by earning its first win of the 2018 season.

Koetter, Fitzpatrick address Winston's return to Bucs

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick discuss the return of Jameis Winston and what it means for the team going forward.


Brown shakes two defenders for TD

Ben Roethlisberger tosses a quick pass to Antonio Brown, who shakes off two defenders and runs 27 yards into the end zone for the score.


Roughing the passer calls aplenty on MNF

The referees throw multiple flags on the Steelers and Buccaneers for roughing both Ben Roethlisberger and Ryan Fitzpatrick.


Fitzpatrick's 3rd INT gets taken to the house

Steelers LB Bud Dupree intercepts Ryan Fitzpatrick and returns it 10 yards for a touchdown.


McDonald just wanted to 'punish' with stiff arm

Vance McDonald reacts to his massive stiff arm he used to shake off Chris Conte on his 75-yard score in the first half.


Brown says Steelers' locker room 'blocks out the noise'

Antonio Brown explains what he thinks the Steelers accomplished so far this year and how the team handles outside distractions.


Big Ben: 'We will take a win any way we can get one'

Ben Roethlisberger explains how the Steelers held off the Buccaneers and praises James Conner's performance in the win.


Steelers start off hot, fight to hold off late charge from Bucs

Ben Roethlisberger sparks the Steelers with 3 TDs in the first half and Pittsburgh holds off a fierce comeback from the Buccaneers to win 30-27.


McFarland breaks down Steelers' win

Booger McFarland joins SVP to recap the Steelers' first win of the season and the controversial roughing the passer calls.


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