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Rick Stroud, Greg Auman and Matt Baker

What they're saying about Bucs' win against Jaguars



Plenty of links to share from the Bucs' 38-31 home win against the Jaguars, and we'll start with our own Times content right here ...

-- Taking the pressure off rookie QB Jameis Winston worked again, with a strong running game from Doug Martin, Rick Stroud writes. There's a two-minute video of Stroud and Tom Jones discussing the win in postgame as well.

-- Doug Martin has proven himself to be the Bucs' most important player, Tom Jones writes.

-- Tons of great Bucs-Jaguars pics in this photo gallery from the Times' Dirk Shadd and Jim Damaske.

-- Our Bucs notebook leads with the defensive touchdown that gave the Bucs the lead late in the third quarter, plus Connor Barth's perfect season debut, Bobby Rainey's big spark and more.

-- Five Things You Might Have Missed: Another injury, Bucs offensive line keeps on blocking, plus Howard Jones' big debut, Charles Sims' catch and more.

-- Best moment from Sunday's game? Hard to top a soldier's surprise return to see his mom, a breast cancer survivor. Great story from Katie Mettler.

-- has a photo gallery of the Jaguars' "Tampa Takeover," with "thousands and thousands" of Jags fans in, er, well-cropped photos.

-- Jaguars coach Gus Bradley "looked and sounded fed up" after dropping to 1-4 with the loss to the Bucs, the Times-Union's Ryan O'Halloran writes.

-- The Jaguars are "a tortured franchise that can't seem to get out of its own way," columnist Gene Frenette writes.

-- This GIF from Bobby Rainey's big return has a good question: What exactly was Bernard Pierce doing, turning his back to the returner and blocking?


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