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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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    Uncle Stan

    Winston will get killed with the weight of all this hero worship before he ever throws an NFL pass.

    Since 1976, I don’t remember and amount of hereo worship put on anytplau=yer that was even 10% of what PR has been pouring on this player.

    I hope your your sake (and of course the fans) he lives up to is.

    This is no assurance either way at this point.

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    Uncle Stan

    Re-done Had to fix typos

    Winston will get killed with the weight of all this hero worship before he ever throws an NFL pass.

    Since 1976, I don’t remember any amount of hero worship put on any player that was even 10% of what PR has been pouring on this player.

    I hope for your sake (and of course the fans) he lives up to it.

    There is no assurance either way at this point.

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      cgmaster27

      There is no assurance from any pick. But as a noles fan I can tell you he has had more pressure on him, some by his own actions, than any player I have ever seen, and he excelled in those situations. So I don’t think it will be too big a moment for him.

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      Mark Cook

      Wait, what we are pouring out? Did we make the video? Of course you can’t remember “any amount of hero worship”because the last overall No. 1 pick for the Bucs was in 1987 and there was no PewterReport.com. There hasn’t been an opportunity to do so.

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    Bschucher

    I for one cannot wait to see how it plays out?

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    nitey

    Stan, I understand your trepidation, but from everything I’ve read Jameis has been under the microscope all his life. He may still play like a rookie, but I honestly don’t feel that he’s going to fail under that weight. I wanted the team to draft Marcus, mostly from the off the field standpoint, but the more I learn of Jameis, the more convinced I am that he’s big enough for the franchise quarterback position. I think he’ll do just fine. I really do.

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