5 Buccaneers players and coaches on the hot seat in Week 18

It all comes down to one last week.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baker Mayfield
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4. Baker Mayfield, Quarterback

It's no stretch of the imagination to say that Baker Mayfield has been one of the brightest spots of the Bucs this season and very well could win the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year. He currently sits eighth in passing yards (3,907), is tied for fourth in passing touchdowns (28) and is completing a higher percentage of passes than guys like Matthew Stafford and C.J. Stroud.

Mayfield has been as good as you could've asked him to be, all things considered. However, last week's loss to the Saints saw Mayfield throw a pair of picks that were on him. Those two turnovers wound up being game-changers, in the grand scheme of things.

Like a lot of other Bucs players and coaches, Mayfield has one more game to "prove it," so to speak. He has just one more week to prove that he's not only worthy of still starting in this league, but that he can play at a high level and do it in games that matter most.