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Wide receiver Devin Hester #17 of the Atlanta Falcons returns a punt for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a game at the Georgia Dome on September 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons Thursday Night Roundup

56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.

09/19/2014

Richie Incognito (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Life After Bullying Scandal? Incognito To Visit Guard-Thin Buccaneers

Coach Lovie Smith emphasized Monday that the Bucs had arranged a “visit” by the free agent guard but that a signing wasn’t necessarily imminent.

08/25/2014

Head Coach Lovie Smith of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on during workouts during the first day of rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014 at One Buc Place in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Silverman: Breaking Down The 7 NFL Coaches Leading New Teams

Seven head coaches are leading new teams this year. Three of those coaches have had experience and are with new organizations, while four will man the position for the first time.

07/21/2014

Darrelle Revis (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Report: Darrelle Revis Could Be On Move Again This Offseason

Teams are “exploring” the market for Revis and “rival executives believe a deal could be possible,” Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reported.

02/26/2014

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFL

Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.

01/03/2014

Lovie Smith (credit: Getty Images)

AP Source: Buccaneers To Hire Lovie Smith As Coach

Former Chicago Bears coach has reached an agreement to coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

01/01/2014

John Idzik (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Giglio: Sanchez Vs. Smith Overshadowing True Jets Battle

The many storylines around the Jets have fallen by the wayside as the quarterback battle has gained steam. But one narrative should not be ignored: Rex Ryan vs. John Idzik.

08/16/2013

Jets coach Rex Ryan, owner Woody Johnson (credit: Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Silverman: Imposing Rex Ryan On New GM? Bad Form, Woody

The Jets are in the process of interviewing candidates for the vacant general manager’s job, and the more time that goes by, the more it becomes clear that the Jets are making a big mistake.

01/10/2013

(Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Bills Make Syracuse’s Marrone Their Next Head Coach

The Buffalo Bills have made Syracuse’s Doug Marrone their newest head coach.

01/06/2013

General manager Jerry Reese and head coach Tom Coughlin (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images | Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Silverman: The House Is Fine, So Giants Don’t Need To Tear It Down

There’s no need for the Giants to make major changes, as the foundation needed to build a winner still remains.

01/05/2013

Woody Johnson (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Silverman: Woody Is Mistaken In His Approach To Hiring A New General Manager

The new general manager will not be able to run the Jets as he sees fit. The new general manager will have to live with Ryan as head coach for another season. That means the Jets’ rebuilding project will take a full year longer than it should.

01/04/2013

Chan Gailey (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images), Mike Tannenbaum (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Andy Reid (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: I Don’t Feel Sorry For Coaches, GMs Who Got Canned On ‘Black Monday’

Does Chan Gailey care when you lose your $30,000-per-year gig, that you were living check-to-check before massive layoffs? Does Mike Tannenbaum care that you can’t afford the COBRA premiums to keep your kids with health insurance?

01/02/2013

Quarterback Eli Manning talks with head coach Tom Coughlin. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Silverman: QB-Coach Duo Gives Giants A Big Edge Over The Bears, Vikings

When it comes to winning, you need to have a great quarterback and a great head coach. This is where the Giants have the huge advantage.

12/19/2012

Joe Philbin (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Mike Smith (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Gary Kubiak (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nice Guys On Sidelines; Old-School Approach A No-Go In Today’s NFL

Vince Lombardi, Don Shula, Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson. None of them would be able to coach in the current NFL.

11/07/2012

Quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning. (Photos by: Andy Lyons and Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Silverman: Manning and Roethlisberger Meet In Class Of 2004 Reunion

The best QB’s of the 2004 draft — Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger meet on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

11/01/2012

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