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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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    1BigOne

    I like Glennon but I’m getting the feeling that he is still not “Lovie’s guy”. For that reason, I think they will trade Glennon in the offseason and pick up a QB in the draft. Meanwhile, let McCown mentor the newbie.
    Just my thinking anyways. Whatever we do, I just hope it’s in the right direction.
    Go BUCS!!!

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      Glennon2RaineyShoe

      He’s not the Buc’s guy. When the game is on the line he can’t win. Not to mention he doesn’t show up until the 3rd or 4th quarter.

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    EastEndBoy

    Disappointed I get….frustrated, sure….upset, in disagreement, even p’od….but surprised – are you kidding me….if you play like a back-up then you’re going to be a back-up….how can he be surprised….that just adds to his issues of having no game awareness by having no self awareness….GO GET MARIOTA!!!

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    Buctebow

    He had his shot, he wasn’t good, he wasn’t even average. Next. Win Bucs.

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    cbrady2k

    I’d rather have my future on Josh Freeman’s back than Glennon’s giraffe like neck.

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    Dbuc63

    Very good thought out comments, good job!lol!! I feel like I’m in middle school.

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    Horse

    I feel like I’m watching a soap opera in the making.

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    LDavid54

    To the buccs fans who think mariota or winston is going to be solid qbs in the nfl your dreamers… Glennon is not the problem on offence at all. We could have peyton manning under center and he would suck ass because he would be running for his life. Football is a game won in the trenches, with a decent o-line glennon is a solid qb. We need to do what dallas has been doing the past couple of years; what seattle did (when the new coach came in); what san fransico did (when harbaugh first came) = use high draft picks on the offensive line.. its the nfl you can find skill players that can produce with lower draft picks but you rarely find polished offensive linemen who can manhandle their opponents in later rounds

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    scubog

    There are failed high draft picks and successful undrafted free agents at every position. This debate is about a philosophical difference of opinion as to whether you can have a great roster with a mediocre QB or a great QB with a mediocre roster and still win. In my view, most NFL rosters are about the same with the exception on a handful of players. But having greatness at QB can raise the level of play of the entire team because it gives them confidence that that one guy can find a way to win and the others follow without putting their heads down in defeat if the opponent scores first. In spite of Doug Williams’ less than great statistics, he had that quality. In spite of Glennon’s acceptable numbers, he doesn’t. Great championship teams led by the likes of Brad Johnson and Trent Dilfer are the exception.

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      Buctebow

      I loved Brad Johnson and that was before we won the SB. I would jump for joy if we could have a QB of his caliber now. If you are comparing Johnson and Dilfer, I would beg to differ. Dilfer was not in the same league as Johnson.

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    Buctebow

    Melman was surprised because he was benched? Why? Doesn’t he understand accountability? I guess not, most of the team doesn’t.

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