Monday, April 23, 2018
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 4 NFL predictions

Thomas Bassinger

23-25 spread

27-21 overall

3-0 lock

1-2 upset

Jacksonville 24-22

Cleveland 30-20

Buffalo 31-27

N.Y. JETS 24-19

Atlanta 27-20

Chicago 27-24

Tennessee 17-16

Baltimore 24-20

Tampa Bay 15-14

Rick Stroud

22-25 spread

22-15 overall

1-2 lock

1-2 upset

Indianapolis 23-20

Washington 30-21

New England 17-16

Seattle 23-21

Carolina 30-27

Detroit 30-20

Houston 28-20

Baltimore 17-13

Dallas 17-6

NEW ORLEANS 30-17

Arizona 30-14

Pittsburgh 24-20

Minnesota 20-10

Ernest Hooper

17-31 spread

26-22 overall

1-2 lock

0-3 upset

Indianapolis 14-10

Cleveland 20-13

New England 21-13

Seattle 21-17

Carolina 30-24

Detroit 24-17

Houston 20-10

Baltimore 17-7

Denver 13-7

Dallas 24-10

San Diego 30-24

ARIZONA 20-10

Pittsburgh 34-30

Minnesota 30-20

Tom Jones

16-32 spread

27-21 overall

1-2 upset

1-2 spread

Cincinnati 27-17

Indianapolis 24-16

WASHINGTON 30-17

New England 20-10

Seattle 21-16

Atlanta 27-20

Detroit 24-14

Houston 26-17

Baltimore 27-19

Denver 26-10

San Francisco 22-14

San Diego 30-21

Arizona 33-9

Pittsburgh 28-20

N.Y. Giants 20-13

Greg Auman

16-32 spread

25-23 overall

0-3 lock

0-3 upset

Indianapolis 24-17

Washington 31-20

New England 21-13

SEATTLE 17-7 (LOCK)

Carolina 31-28

Detroit 20-10

Tennessee 21-17 (UPSET)

Oakland 24-21

San Francisco 21-20

San Diego 41-35

Arizona 31-17

Pittsburgh 21-17

N.Y. Giants 27-24

Martin Fennelly

15-33 spread

25-23 overall

0-3 lock

1-2 upset

Cincinnati 24-16

Jacksonville 31-30

WASHINGTON 31-16

New England 20-10

N.Y. Jets 17-16

Carolina 31-28

Detroit 24-20

Houston 20-19

Baltimore 23-21

Denver 20-19

San Francisco 23-21

San Diego 34-28

Arizona 23-10

Pittsburgh 27-20

Minnesota 21-19

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How Baker Mayfield can benefit the Bucs

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Ex-NFL kicker Jay Feely apologizes for ‘joke’ gun photo

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Former NFL kicker Jay Feely, who was born in Odessa and starred at Tampa Jesuit, has apologized for a photo he intended as a joke, showing him holding a gun as he poses with his daughter and her prom date."Wishing my beautiful daughter and her date a...
Published: 04/22/18
Shaquem Griffin: ‘I’m not just a feel-good story’

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Published: 04/21/18
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Published: 04/21/18
NFL draft confessions: The Bucs set the trap, and I took the cheese on Johnny Manziel

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Published: 04/20/18
Bucs’ Jameis Winston, Mike Evans catch Miami Heat game from courtside

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Published: 04/20/18
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Bucs have a tough start to their schedule

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Bucs have a tough start to their schedule

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Published: 04/20/18
Here’s the Bucs’ full 2018 schedule

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Published: 04/19/18
Updated: 04/20/18
Bucs linebacker Kendell Beckwith fractured ankle in car accident

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Published: 04/19/18
Bucs’ home schedule leaked: Hosting Eagles in Week 2

Bucs’ home schedule leaked: Hosting Eagles in Week 2

The 2018 NFL schedule won't be released until 8 p.m. tonight, but the Bucs' eight home games were posted early — and presumably accidentally — on the team's site, showing what would be a daunting start to the upcoming season.Multiple outl...
Published: 04/19/18