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Mark Cook

Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for PewterReport.com since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, surfing and family time at the beach. In addition, Cook can be found in front of a television or in Doak Campbell any time the FSU Seminoles are playing. Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at mark@pewterreport.com

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    pinkstob

    Well, that’s always nice to hear about a QB prospect under consideration for the #1 overall pick. I didn’t even know Dungy’s son worked for the Bucs.

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    Mark Cook

    News to me also Pinkstob.

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    buddah

    Obviously, the pick is far from being decided. There’s a lot of politics involved and media pressure, but in the end it’s going to come down to “the future of the franchise” not who will win quicker. In the end, I believe the Glazers will do the right thing for the long term and not take unnecessary risks.

    I like the off season decision-making so far. Patience is a virtue.

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    surferdudes

    Interning is hardly working for. He might be there for only a couple of days following someone around. Eric, get me some donuts.

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    georgehicks

    Well I hope Tampa will look at the qb from Oregon. I know Tampa still has 80% going with Winston. Tampa may look at winston and why isn’t he going to the draft party in Chicago. HE DECIDES TO STAY HOME! wOULDN’T THAT BE A RED FLAG IF WINSTON DOESN’T SHOW. I think Tampa should look into this matter more. Mariota will be there at the Big Show on Day One of the Draft. I think Tampa should looked at when Mariota could be ready to play. Go Bucs. Alson really what kind of teams are willing to move up to no#1 slot! and what is it worth!Go Bucs regardless of what they do. Go Team!

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      underdog

      The reason that Jamies isn’t going to Chicago is he is afraid of getting BOOED when his name is called. He is going to stay home with his mommy and daddy.

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    Jason Bourne

    Mariota would be a great pick !

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    surferdudes

    George, Joe Thomas who was picked #1 overall by the Browns a couple of years ago, spent draft day on a lake fishing with his dad, and other family members. No one made a peep about it. This is what Jameis faces, he’s damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t. I applaud the kid for staying home with the people who love him, not the people who love to hate him.

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      tjhuth

      JT was newer slated as the suspected number 1 pick, and went third. No suspected number 1 pick has not been present for over 20 years. JW is afraid he won’t be number 1. I hope he is right.

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    scubog

    Of course a former college teammate would support his QB. Bet Donovan McNabb, Aaron Rodgers, Brady Quinn and others wish they didn’t attend the Draft. Means nothing.

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    Kracker25

    WWDD? (What Would Dungy Do?)….Surfer, Stop being an enabler. Thats why he’s made the decisions he has. It isn’t everyone elses fault he made stupid decisions and put himself under a microscope. That’s whats wrong with these kids today. We continue to make excuses for their behavior and then act surprised when they made bad decision……

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    underdog

    This is the future of the team. The face of the franchise. I’m still hoping that the Glazers put there foot down and say no. There is no way Malcom Glazer would be o.k with this. For one thing if the Bucs don’t have a better year this season there is a good chance that both Jason Lincht and Lovie Smith won’t be back and we will still be stuck with Jamies.

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