Pewter Power Rankings is a weekly feature compiled by PewterReport.com’s Fantasy Football Analyst Andrew Scavelli every Tuesday during the regular season. Each week Scavelli will rank the league’s teams from best to worst based on their performance and outlook going forward at that point of the season, with a focus on the Buccaneers.

CURRENT BUCCANEERS RANKING: 23 (+4)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
There is definitely something to be said about Tampa Bay’s effort against Carolina last Sunday. With all the adversity that the Bucs faced this season they could have easily packed it in, but this is a resilient team that continues to fight to the finish every week. Quarterback Jameis Winston seems to have received the message from his benching and is playing much smarter, and the team’s injury-riddled defense is also playing an inspired brand of football. Tampa Bay will need to win the turnover battle once again to have a chance this week against New Orleans and although it’s unlikely that they will run the table, this team looks like they will make things a little more interesting down the stretch than previously thought.

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Andrew Scavelli is the Digital Content Director and Fantasy Football Analyst for PewterReport.com. Scavelli, a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, first started as an intern with Pewter Report in 2009 and has been following the game of football for most of his life. When he’s not adjusting his fantasy lineups, Scavelli can be found enjoying nature and pursuing his passion for health and wellness. Scavelli can be reached at: [email protected]
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jerseybucsfan

Green Bay just lost to god awful Arizona at home and that’s where you rank them? No.

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mwestdominguez

I noticed that Kelvin Benjamin was released by the Bills, wonder if the Bucs would grab him and at a lower cost and for the fact he and Winston were together at FSU.

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Dman

Wonder how much is injury. Hasn’t been the same since.

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BucRy

That guy is cancer, no.

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Buc stops here

Glad to see Cleveland, who the Bucs beat and also has a worse record, is above Tampa. I think this is the only poll I have seen where the Browns are ranked higher than the Bucs. Love the list.

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EricNV

Cleveland hasn’t won on the road, the Bucs have, and they’re ranked above the Bucs even with a worse record?

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