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NFL Power Rankings: Buccaneers are dropping fast

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    December 12, 2018 6:08 PM PST
    The Buccaneers caught many people by surprise after the first two weeks of the 2018 season after starting 2-0. Since then Youth Mike Evans Jersey , Tampa Bay lost the last two and have taken hits in power rankings across several outlets. Top 10 power rankings included the Bucs for many. Led by a streaky Ryan Fitzpatrick under center, many viewed Fitz & Co. as a viable threat to opponents. However, the Steelers brought the Bucs back down to earth on Monday Night Football in Week 3. Although they kept it close, they remained high on certain rankings. But the embarrassing one-sided loss to Chicago this past Sunday has caused them to dip drastically on many lists.Below is a roundup of where Tampa Bay sits in the power rankings of various outlets after Week 4.ESPNThe MMQBUSA TodayNFL.comAnd over at the mothership, SB Nation ranks the Bucs 18 and previously ranked them No. 9.The Crow’s Nest: Kicking woes, WR battles White Ryan Smith Jersey , and protests Bucs Shuffle Cornerback, Tight End Positions - Buccaneers.comThe day after winning their preseason opener, the Buccaneers made a half-dozen roster moves, including the additions of CBs Amari Coleman and Aaron DavisKiante Anderson: Waived by Bucs - CBSSports.comAnderson, an undrafted rookie, signed with the Bucs prior to training camp.Bucs working out three kickers Youth Justin Evans Jersey , including Nick Rose – ProFootballTalkOne day, the Buccaneers might get their kicking situation resolved. Maybe.Fascinating WR Battle - JoeBucsFan.comJoe hates to be repetitive but it is so mind-blowing given the Bucs’ history, both recent and distant, it bears typing again."Mike Smith Loves Having Corners In Off Position" - JoeBucsFan.comJust in case you were baffled watching cornerback Ryan Smith repeatedly line up nine yards off wide receivers last night (and it wasn’t just Smith), a Bucs legend has a reason for you.Bucs' Depleted O-Line Holds Strong in Miami - Buccaneers.comAn offensive line thinned by injuries was a significant concern heading into Thursday's preseason opener, but it turned into one of the team's biggest strengths in a satisfying victory.Redskins rookie RB Derrius Guice suffers torn ACL - NFL.comBad news for the Washington Redskins after their preseason opener. Rookie running back Derrius Guice tore his ACL , sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.Sam Darnold flashes starting QB potential in Jets' win - NFL.comIt's very difficult to imagine Sam Darnold not starting Week 1 for the New York Jets if he continues to play in the preseason like he did against the Atlanta Falcons on Friday night.What we learned from Friday's NFL preseason games - NFL.comAfter Thursday's 12-game palooza, Friday's games featured a three-way quarterback duel, Jon Gruden's return to Oakland and Matt Patricia's Detroit Lions debut. Here's what we learned.NFL preseason 2018: All the big winners and losers from Week 1 - SBNation.comThe Browns’ QB situation looks pretty good — really! The 49ers’ injury report, less so.Why NFL players protest and how their message gets lost in politics - SBNation.comColin Kaepernick first started to protest during the national anthem in 2016. A lot has happened since then, but the way we talk about protests remains the same.