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NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The Tennessee Titans can sweep their oldest division rival for a second straight season Thursday night and keep their playoff hopes alive for another week if they can beat the Jacksonville Jaguars under the lights. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 8:20 p.m.
TAMPA, Fla. _ The Buccaneers pulled off the biggest shocker of the opening week of the season, outscoring the Saints in a shootout. Three months later, New Orleans is on the verge of clinching another NFC South title and Tampa Bay is trying to escape a deep hole and climb into playoff contention. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Moving in advance for weekend use.
MIAMI _ Although the New England Patriots have dominated the AFC East for the past decade, they’ve lost four of their past five games in Miami heading into Sunday’s matchup. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Moving in advance for weekend use.
TAMPA, Fla. _ The Tampa Bay Lightning seek their fifth straight win, returning home from a three-game road trip to face the Boston Bruins. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. ET.
SUNRISE, Fla. _ The Florida Panthers, who are last in the Atlantic Division, play at home for the first time since Oct. 20 when they face Edmonton on Thursday. By Paul Gereffi. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
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