New Orleans’ Drew Brees is out for six weeks after thumb surgery and Carolina’s Cam Newton doesn’t look healthy himself. Could this lead to a seismic shift in the NFC South and opportunity for the Bucs?
* Tampa Bay Times’ Lightning beat writer Diana Nearhos on the Lightning as they host their first preseason game tonight, and just how they plan to move past last year’s disappointment.
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