Monday, December 11, 2017
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 7: Pick this week's NFL games for a chance at a dining gift certificate

Who do you think will win this week's NFL games?

We're inviting tampabay.com readers to chime in with their picks each week through the season. We'll publish the list of games on Tuesdays at tampabay.com/bucs and run the crowd's consensus in the Sunday Tampa Bay Times.

The process is simple: Register your name and email for a chance to win a random drawing for a $20 dining gift certificate and then make your picks.

We look forward to watching the wisdom of the community work its magic.

Here's how you did this past week:

Saints 31, Falcons 21: 88.7 percent of readers picked the Falcons

Bengals 34, Bills 21: 91.5 percent picked Bengals

Lions 37, Bears 34: 52.1 percent picked Bears

Texans 31, Jaguars 20: 53.5 percent picked Texans

Vikings 16, Chiefs 10: 94.4 percent picked Vikings

Jets 34, Redskins 20: 84.5 percent picked Jets

Panthers 27, Seahawks 23: 73.2 percent picked Seahawks

Steelers 24, Cardinals 13: 83.1 percent picked Cardinals

Dolphins 38, Titans 10: 54.9 percent picked Dolphins

Packers 27, Chargers 20: 98.6 percent picked Packers

49ers 25, Ravens 20: 64.8 percent picked Ravens

Broncos 26, Browns 23: 83.1 percent picked Broncos

Patriots 34, Colts 27: 77.5 percent picked Patriots

Eagles 27, Giants 7: 53.5 percent picked Eagles

Consensus' Week 6 record: 9-5

Consensus' overall record: 57-31

Comments
Could report of rift relate to Jameis Winstonís damaged brand?

Could report of rift relate to Jameis Winstonís damaged brand?

TAMPA ó What we have at One Buc Place is a game of Clue. The whodunit in this case is the person(s) who put out the information that quarterback Jameis Winstonís relationship with coach Dirk Koetter is on cracked ice.Was it Winston in the weight room...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Explosives? On 40-yard plays, Bucs among NFLís worst

Explosives? On 40-yard plays, Bucs among NFLís worst

Bucs coach Dirk Koetter has key statistics that he puts great value in, finding a close correlation between success in those areas and success on the scoreboard. Winning the takeaway battle is always first among those priorities, but he and his staff...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast: Another close game that got away

Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast: Another close game that got away

Greg Auman looks back on the Bucs’ 24-21 loss to the Lions.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Rick and Tom podcast: Do Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter get along?

Rick and Tom podcast: Do Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter get along?

The Bucs guarantee another losing season after turning the ball over five times in a 24-21 loss to the Lions.
Updated: 9 hours ago
The Jameis Winston-Dirk Koetter relationship: It’s complicated

The Jameis Winston-Dirk Koetter relationship: It’s complicated

† TAMPA — There are lies, damn lies and statistics, none of which are working in favor of Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter avoiding a split in the near future. Even before the Bucs turned the football over five times and lost to the Detroit Li...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Report: Jameis Winston-Dirk Koetter relationship ‘is not in a good place’

Report: Jameis Winston-Dirk Koetter relationship ‘is not in a good place’

Jameis Winston is displeased with how coach Dirk Koetter has handled Winston's shoulder injury and the Bucs offense, according to an NFL Network report Sunday. “The relationship between quarterback Jameis Winston and Koetter is not in a good p...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Jones: Why Bucs coach Dirk Koetter won’t survive this

Jones: Why Bucs coach Dirk Koetter won’t survive this

† TAMPA — Dirk Koetter isn’t going to return as coach of the Bucs next season. That’s not official. No announcement has been made. No press conference is scheduled. It’s not an absolute fact. Not yet. And this isn’t a...
Published: 12/10/17
Updated: 12/11/17
NFL Week 14: What we learned

NFL Week 14: What we learned

Aaron Rodgers is ready to return, but is he needed in Green Bay? Backup QB Brett Hundley is 2-0 in OT; Rodgers is 1-7. The Pack has its Mr. Clutch, right? Yeah, right. Its 27-21 OT win at Cleveland keeps it alive for a wild-card spot. Mr. Rodgers, yo...
Published: 12/10/17
Bucs-Lions journal: Backup lineman was most unlikely of targets

Bucs-Lions journal: Backup lineman was most unlikely of targets

TAMPA ó The Bucsí unlikely comeback to erase a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter was capped by the most unlikely of targets. Tampa Bay tied the game when Jameis Winston threw a 2-yard pass to 305-pound Leonard Wester, a backup lineman who lined ...
Published: 12/10/17
Gerald McCoy leaves game with shoulder/bicep injury

Gerald McCoy leaves game with shoulder/bicep injury

Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy left Sunday's  game against the Lions in the second quarter with an injury to his shoulder/biceps muscle. The team says his return is doubtful.The Bucs were tied 7-7 with the Lions when McCoy was sidelined. He'...
Published: 12/10/17