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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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11 Comments

  1. 1

    fredster

    Injury did not look good. One of worst players for bucs to lose. Will need to pick someone up for sure I think.

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  2. 2

    pinkstob

    How sad. What a bad stroke of luck for Dotson. Hopefully it’s not the ACL.

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  4. 3

    richbucsfan

    This O-line was thin in talent as it was with Dotson. Now, Pamphile. Are you kidding me? I maintain Winston will be on IR by the 4th game because of pathetic line. Glennon won’t do much better and go out with injuries. By that time it won’t matter who is QB. Gutting the line in Lovie’s first season was just plain stupid. If the Bucs win 4 games this season it will be a miracle. Losing Winston to injury will be a dagger in the heart of Bucs fans.

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    macabee

    Of all the things that went wrong or didn’t go right last night, the possible loss of Dotson is the one for which I’m most concerned. The LT and RT are critical for Winston’s development which as you saw needs a lot of work. Both are positions for which we have no depth. This would be a tough loss!

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    scubog

    It’s a real shame when a player gets hurt in an exhibition game. I know Dot is the starting RT for a reason; mainly because we have no one better; but I’ve never thought he was anything special. Plus I always thought it a factor with him being so tall that QB’s may have difficulty seeing. Regardless, I hope he returns soon.

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  7. 6

    Horse

    Don’t see him back best case before October; probably is going to have some kind of surgery which will put him out for the year. Some of these rookies and one year players have an opportunity to step up and play. Go Bucs

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  8. 7

    mark2001

    October? Not if torn ACL….my son had his done end of May…still in Physical Therapy, and about another three months of his own than should be back to normal…and he doesn’t play football any more, nor carry over three hundred pounds. Next year…OK…but if ACL is ruptured…don’t think so this year.

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    mark2001

    And not that my son had a bad Ortho…did three hour microsurgery on no mans land tendons and nerve and almost 100% six months later…ACL just takes time to heal…cadaver transplant for him likely…they took two of his own Hamstring tendons, but future athletes usually do the former, so we were told. Athletes need all their Hamstring tendons or it is “rob peter to pay paul”.

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  10. 9

    mark2001

    to carify, my hand no man’s land tendons…tried to be succinct, and instead caused lack of clarity.

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  11. 10

    seat26

    This is serious bad news. Our best OL might be out for the year ? Winston, welcome to the NFL. The view from the grass of the stadium is great.

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