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Rick and Tom podcast: Are reinforcements coming to help the Bucs' defense?

Bucs linebacker Lavonte David sacks Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) 
during a game in January in Tampa. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]

Bucs linebacker Lavonte David sacks Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during a game in January in Tampa. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]

Will the Bucs be getting some reinforcements on defense this weekend in Arizona, as four injured returned to practice Wednesday, albeit with limited participation? Rick Stroud and Tom Jones break it down in their latest podcast.

They also talk about how good Jameis Winston is, the Bucs' best acquisition the past two seasons and more on Patrick Murray and his fortune teller.

Plus, Stephen Strasburg comes through for the Nationals, John Farrell is out in Boston, and should the Rays consider Farrell or others as their manager? Listen below:

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Rick and Tom podcast: Are reinforcements coming to help the Bucs' defense? 10/12/17 [Last modified: Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:55pm]
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