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Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon enjoyed a November to remember, earning Offensive Rookie of the Month honors while ranking third in the league in a key passing statistic: yards per pass attempt.
Nick Foles, Eagles - 12.94
Russell Wilson, Seahawks - 10.94
Mike Glennon, Bucs - 8.92
Carson Palmer, Cardinals - 8.77
Tom Brady, Patriots - 8.72
WR Vincent Jackson, who leads the Bucs in catches (61), receiving yards (963) and TD receptions (5), was limited in Thursday’s practice with a sore hamstring. Coach Greg Schiano said Jackson will be re-evaluated later in the week. DT Gary Gibson (calf) and WR Chris Owusu (hamstring) were also limited.
For the Bills, starting DT Kyle Williams practiced fully after missing Wednesday’s workout with an Achilles injury. WR Marquise Goodwin (calf) was limited on Thursday.
Quote of the day
“You have to work 10 times as hard at this (NFL) level because everyone’s here for a reason.’’
- Bucs DE Da’Quan Bowers
Stat of the day
Buffalo’s C.J. Spiller has averaged an NFL-high 5.5 yards per carry since the start of the 2012 season, just ahead of Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson (5.4) and Kansas City’s Jamaal Charles (5.0).
By the numbers
1 - Player older than 31 on Tampa Bay’s active roster, 36-year-old K Rian Lindell
6 - Sacks by Buffalo’s Jerry Hughes in the past five weeks
4.7 - Average yards per offensive snap by the Bucs, lowest in the NFC
Sunday: Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Dec. 15: San Francisco, 1 p.m.
Dec. 22: at St. Louis, 1 p.m.
Dec. 29: at New Orleans, 1 p.m.