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February 3, 2014 @ 11:39 am
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Should Wilson's Super Bowl Win Affect Bucs Plans At QB?

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Are the days of the drop-back passer slowly fading in the NFL? Does the future at the QB position consist of players like Russell Wilson, Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick? What does this mean for incumbent Bucs starter Mike Glennon? Read what new Tampa Bay QB coach Marcus Arroyo thinks about Glennon's future and if he is the right fit.
Watching Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson lead his team to a Super Bowl title on Sunday presents a question and opens up a debate for many. Is a mobile quarterback truly the future in the NFL and are the days of the classic drop-back passer coming to an end? And should this have any bearing on who lines up under center for the Buccaneers in September?

Wilson's stats were modest against Denver in Seattle's first-ever Super Bowl win as he completed 18-of-25 passes for 206 yards two TDs, along with three carries for 26 yards, but the ability to avoid the Broncos' rush and extend a handful of plays, particularly in the first quarter, were just as key as the play of the Seahawks defense. And it wasn't just picking up yards on the ground, it was the ability to get outside the pocket and and buy time for receivers to get open.

On the other side of the field, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning was like a statue in the pocket and affected all night by a relentless rush that harassed, tipped passes, got in throwing lanes and created disruption, something Manning was unable to counter with his feet.

New Bucs quarterback coach Marcus Arroyo spoke to the media on Wednesday and was asked if the position is changing to a more mobile player under center.

“I wouldn’t say that – I think that if you have that tool, then you can find a way to use it,” Arroyo said.  “I think if you have other tools, we can see how it goes as well. We’re going to fit it around what we believe gives us the best chance to win, and what the philosophy is, and what [offensive coordinator] Jeff [Tedford] has in mind.”

Looking at the NFC, three of the six quarterbacks (Wilson, Carolina's Cam Newton, San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick) in the divisional playoff rounds were considered mobile, and even taking it a step further to all NFC playoff quarterbacks, you could add Philadelphia's Nick Foles, who rushed for 221 yards and three touchdowns in 2013, to the list, making it four of the eight NFC playoff quarterbacks.

The biggest concern about Glennon coming out of North Carolina State was a lack of mobility, and he did little in his rookie season to disprove the theory.

Ask 100 Bucs fans if Glennon is the long-term solution in Tampa Bay and you will most likely find it split down the middle. Some see a guy who set Bucs rookie records and led the team to four wins in their last eight games, while others see a player who is strictly a game-managing career NFL backup who doesn’t have the “it” factor.

The truth may lie somewhere in the middle, but at this point the only thing that matters is what the new Bucs coaching staff and front office thinks of the lanky former Wolfpack signal caller.

Arroyo, said the jury on Glennon is still out, but the offensive staff does see some tools he has that they can work with.

“I think that’s yet to be determined obviously because of us just not having a chance to work with him,” Arroyo said. “What we see on tape is based on what he was coached in the last system. So, I’m not going to make any stabs at guessing what his availability is to do what we do. Is it on tape? But we can see some tools, and there are some definite tools that he has that we are excited about, and some things that we can develop to fit our system for him, so that’s exciting."

Glennon’s rookie season was a mixed bag filled with ups and downs. Glennon threw for 2,608 yards in his 13 starts as a rookie, and tossed 19 touchdowns and just nine interceptions, something that was impressive to Arroyo. Yet Glennon didn't function well under pressure.

“Obviously at that position, there are a lot of thing we look into pretty detailed, but you’re looking at the production, you’re looking at some of the things he does in the pocket,” Arroyo said. “Looking at what kind of throw inventory he has, what kind of arm strength he has, what kind of accuracy short, what kind of accuracy long, how did he do on third down? How does he do in the red zone? How does he do in critical situations? How does he do when he’s behind? The things that stick out in those situations that you see on tape are all promising. He stands in the pocket well, he delivers the ball, he has a long inventory of passes he can throw. He’s got a strong arm. He seems cerebral, so I could go on.”

While Arroyo praised Glennon, and with good reason for many things, he contributed just 37 yards rushing in 13 starts and that is something surely the Bucs would like to see get better. Newton, who led NFL QBs with 587 yards rushing, actually out-gained Glennon's season total with just one run against the Buccaneers earlier this season. Wilson ran for 539 yards and Kaepernick had 521 yards on the ground. Even Andrew Luck had 377 yards and Alex Smith gave his team 432 additional yards by using his feet. Glennon finished 39th in quarterback rushing in 2013, behind Aaron Rodgers (120 yards), Jay Cutler (118 yards) and even Drew Brees (54 yards) none of which will even be confused with Steve Young or Fran Tarkenton.

And as noted earlier, it isn't just about rushing the football, but maybe more importantly being able to extend plays, avoid sacks and find open receivers. Too many times in 2013 Glennon crumbled under pressure or lost the football awkwardly (at Atlanta and at Carolina) trying to avoid the rush.

Certainly being mobile and having the ability to pick up yards with your feet isn’t a necessity to win titles in the NFL, just ask Ravens (Joe Flacco) and Giants (Eli Manning) fans, but it certainly can help, as proven by Wilson on Sunday night. Some of Wilson's best plays on Sunday night went unnoticed by many was his ability to avoid sacks and throwing the ball away, to do as coaches say often, live to fight another down. There is a big difference between second-and-10 and second-and-19. And if you are going to use a drop-back passer in your offense, you must surround him him a stellar offensive line, something else the Buccaneers will need to address before the start of the season.

The upcoming NFL Draft is deep with quarterbacks who fit that mobility profile, such as Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, Central Florida's Blake Bortles, all of whom are likely first-round picks, and now it is up to the Bucs coaching staff and front office to decide if Glennon’s style can win in the NFL or if Tampa Bay needs a more athletic option at quarterback.
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    Did anyone see the Bucs play the Seahawks this year. The game went into over time and Seahawks won by a field goal. I think we could have done a better job in the Super Bowl if we did not loss the first 8 games and any chance of getting there. Don't kick our QB. When he done better than most against Seattle .. But our defense was better than Denver ..Defense makes a big difference .
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    Mark, I just don't know how you can say 4 of the 8 QB's in the NFC playoffs are mobile and that means that the Bucs should go out of their way to find someone similar. 4 of 8 means there are exactly as many non-mobile quarterbacks taking their teams to the playoffs as are. In fact other than Wilson, Elway and Steve Young, how many SB winners are notably mobile? Brady, no, Eli, no, Peyton, no, Brees, no, Brad Johnson, no, Trent Dilfer, no Joe Flacco, no. You have a wealth of evidence that says that it isn't way more than it is, so why rain on the Glennon parade because one mobile quarterback in the last 5 years actually did something?
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    The Bucs just shouldnt draft a QB becasue he is mobile. Every team is different and has different schemes. You draft the players that fit your schemes well. After that you play to your players strengths. If you take Wilson and put him on the Broncos team, they would be lucky to win 10 games last season. Every team is unique and we shouldnt try and be like any other team. I am a firm believer in strong defenses and athletes on offense though. With a good enough defense any QB can win a Super Bowl. The way the Hawks defense was playing, they could have won with Freeman as thier QB. You dont have to have a mobile franchise Qb, Dilfer is a great example of that. The NFL is about match ups. Some teams match up better against other teams. Thats why any team can win on any given Sunday. It just so happens that the Seahawks matched up with the broncos perfectly. Had the Broncos been playing San Fran it probably would have been a closer game because the 49ers secondary isnt as good as the Hawks and they dont match up with the Broncos WRs as well. Love all the comments below. We dont need to reach for a QB in this years draft. If one of the 3 falls to us then grab him. If not draft best player avaliable WR, DE, OT, or OLB. This year we should fix our defense and Oline, get another offensive weapon, and worry about a QB next year. If we have to move up in the draft next year then do it. Great offenses are fun to watch but defenses win championships.
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    Russell Wilson had a great season and he's been phenomenal since entering the league. Having said that, I still prefer the chances of the pocket passer with a quick trigger, above average size, great field vision, and strong situational awareness. All of the consistent regular season success of Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Tom Brady, or even Joe Flacco should be the goal. You must have a good regular season to qualify for the post season. Even the best mobile QB's have had mixed results statistically and up and down seasons. Look at Aaron Rodgers, Mike Vick in his prime, Cam Newton, RGIII, and Tony Romo and you will see the roller coaster seasons that follow them around due to injuries, ineffectiveness, and turnovers that generally come with "playmaker" QB's even if they do win an occasional Superbowl.
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    And I know Drew Brees has average height, but 3 out of 4 isn't half bad!
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    nice comments folks. @stlbucsfan: Goldson could also save us about 1,000 yards in penalties in addition to his pocket book. @macabee: well put - different football, not just different players. As for whether we try to emulate the Seahawks - as well as get us a Wilson style QB - I don't think that's the issue. We shouldn't be trying to replicate the Seahawks. There are different styles that can win - great defense is one, mobile offense is one, amazing passing attack is one too...and there are others. The best chance we have is to create the best combination of scheme and players, using the best/right set of players. If Lovie's system needs athletes to succeed, then get athletes...Glennon is certainly not that. I do wonder Mark if we "Ask 100 Bucs fans if Glennon is the long-term solution in Tampa Bay and you will most likely find it split down the middle", if that's true...I would think far more fans consider Glennon NOT the long-term solution (as our starting QB)....maybe you could start a pole and test it out.
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    In his early interviews, Lovie continually used the term "athlete" in describing the old Bucs and in his philosophy that you ideally want an athlete at every position, including QB. While I'm not convinced that the Bucs will draft one of the track-like Qb's in May, I wouldn't be surprised if they at least didn't grab one that's a bit more mobile than Glennon to see what works best in their system (which, btw, none of us has a clue on at this point in time).They may even take a look at Jordan Rodgers, who is said to have some moxie and movement skills as well, though not the strongest arm necessarily. Should be a fun next few months.
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    If we are looking for a game-changing, super-franchise Qb, Russel Wilson would hardly be the epitome of what we are looking for. By many well respected analyst, including Ron Jaworski, Wilson was not have a great year, and was struggling toward the run-up to the super bowl. He barely attempted over 20 passes per game and averaged just over 200 yds per game. this imo, is a game manager, who let his #1 scoring defense do the heavy lifting. Don't get me wrong, Wilson is an intelligent Qb and a great leader,but do you really see him as a frachise Qb?
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    You just don't go picking a QB because he is or is not mobile. The QB position is much more than one trait - it is about distributing the ball, getting the right plays called, moving the chains, and scoring points. You can do that a number of ways, with mobility being just one of them. While there are more mobile QB's in the league now, that is simply because of the copy cat nature of the league. Talk about copy cats - read the messages below. Just because Russell Wilson won the superbowl, does that mean we all need to go out and find a short, mobile QB of the future? If that was the case, then R Wilson never would have been drafted, as a short QB was not the mold of previous superbowl winners. So, if Peyton had won on Sunday, would everyone have felt better about our tall, immobile QB?? Nope, doesn't make sense. This is all too reactionary to the latest fad. The coaches need to determine if Glennon can be 'the guy'. While I am not sold on him as a long term answer, I will support whatever the coaches decide. But to make decisions based on SEA winning the superbowl is ridiculous. Stay ahead of the trends and make your own path, don't chase them from behind.
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    Wilson did exactly what he had to do to help his team win the game. He didn't put the game on his shoulders and drag the team with him, he managed the game and benefited from some outstanding plays made by his team mates.Sounds awfully similar to what Dilfer did for the Ravens. Folks complain that Glennon is a statue and can't run, yet if you look at his highlights this year there are a number of plays where he buys time and then throws for the first down or touchdown. Look at his roll out TD throw v Seattle for instance. To class Glennon as incapable of running is a disservice to him as he ran for a first down a few times this past season. Sure he went backwards a few times, but as a rookie you expect him to make those mistakes. This sudden infatuation with running QBs isn't anything new, Elway, Young, Vick, Grbac to name but a few have already been there and done it. Some won a SB, some didn't. I personally am fed up of reading about our team needing to copy someone else, it's time we made our own identity and played our own game, however to do that we need to address a lot of positions in front of our QB and at our DE. Enough with the QB lust, how about focusing on where our true weaknesses are Mark.
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    I was really impressed reading all of these well-thought posts, especially from macabee, pinkstob and even owlykat.........until the PS comment about Tebo(w). One lucky pass. Yes, the former Gator has "it"; he just doesn't have any "skills." Like many, I never saw anything from Glennon that led me to think he was a special player. I expect the rookie mistakes and all that goes with his playing on a less than average team with questionable coaching. But I never saw any "wow" plays. Doug Williams had poor statistics his rookie year but there was just something about him that you knew he would be special. It spite of Vinny's penchant for interceptions, you could still see the raw ability. Perkins ruined him. Dilfer showed signs every now and then but didn't have "it" either. When Casey Weldon can beat you out it's a problem. Freeman looked great early on and again in 2012. Who knows what caused his collapse. But I did see signs of "it" with his play until he went to "$hit". For me, if Johnny Manziel is starring at us when we're on the clock I take him in a second if we can conclude that he is maturing like we all must. Remember, he was a Freshman when he was making non-football headlines. He has "it" and is the most exciting player I saw this past season. He has multiple "wow" plays in every game.
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    Manziel or Bortles would be the only way I'd go QB in round 1. One reminds me of a much more gifted version of Doug Flutie the other a more athletic Philip Rivers. Both winners as these two will be. Manziel is like watching a video game, very dynamic. Bortles may be more closely related to Romo than Rivers on the gunslinger sliding scale but you gotta like his grit. No thanks on Carr. Nothing special there. If those two are gone, BPA all the way through.
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    P.S. If you want to see what Glennon will look like in a year if Lovie let's him start this year, just watch the career of the QB who started for Denver the year they drafted Tebo. That QB was tall and lanky and was even more accurate on the long ball than Glennon, and could throw all the passes, and was bright, too, but a stick back there like Glennon. He lost four games in a row with a good line in front of him which brought Tebo off the bench to win seven straight and take them to the playoffs and a victory over the World Champion Steelers. That first QB just does not have the IT Factor like Tebo has. Well that QB is still in the NFL as a backup QB and that is where Glennon belongs unless Schiano gets a HC job again in the NFL and gives us a high draft pick to get his pet back!
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    Macabee and Pinkstob really get it and very well written too. I totally agree with both. We have to have an athletic QB with escapeability and able to throw accurately on the run or in the pocket. And look what type of QB won the National Championship this year. It was not a statute like Glennon who is afraid of contact and can't lead a team to a come from behind win in the fourth quarter when the real pressure is on to save his life. We need a WINNER and we need to use our first round pick to get him this year. Be aware it takes awhile for a new QB to mature into the NFL, so if we get our Franchise QB this year and have a 5 or 6 win season, by next season he can take us to the playoffs. But if we blow our opportunity and waste a year trying out Glennon again, we won't be able to get the top QB next year everyone will want and will get with their first pick in the draft. Now we should not gamble on Manzel who is not a team player, has poor character, and will go the way of the Redskin's QB, and will be injured before the year is done. Mark my words.
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    I think that Tampa should draft a qb in rd-1 Carr or Manziel period at pick-7
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    To answer PewterReportMC topic the answer is yes; so let's draft a QB in round 2 or 4 like the Seahawks did. Let's use our spot 7 to draft BPA for one of our needs without reaching for a Must have a QB attitude.
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    Sorry guys, we’re looking at a tree instead of looking at the whole forest. Football scholars are not studying Russell Wilson today. They are studying Pete Carroll and John Schnieder and how they put this wrecking ball together. They aren’t just playing a different type of QB, they are playing a different style of football. Russell is great, but this team is not built to accommodate the diminutive, mobile, intelligent QB. As it turns out, he perfectly fits the design drawn up for the team. Remember he was drafted in the 3rd round. This experiment could have gone in an entirely different direction. No it doesn’t work without him - just like it wouldn’t work without Beast Mode, Sherm, or the oversized Kam Chancellor or all the other undrafted, late-drafted, and sometimes troubled misfits that make up the team. Who heard of Malcolm Smith before last night? Experts are trying to figure out how you get a Super Bowl team where the quarterback is 5 inches shorter than the two corners. Carroll wanted big DBs to circumvent the new rules that protect receivers. Who else thought about that? WR Jermaine Kearse is undrafted, Safety Kam Chancellor was a fifth-round pick, and corner Brandon Browner, since suspended for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, was a free agent from the Canadian Football League. This is new math. A better question is would the Bucs have won the Super Bowl with Russell Wilson at the helm? Not likely and likewise Mike Glennon or Tom Brady wouldn’t win in Seattle either. It’s not the piece, it’s the puzzle!
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    Great post @macabee. Agree 100%. Its all about adjusting to the "new" NFL and putting together ALL of the pieces for a competitive team that can win in a multitude of ways. Which leads me to feel strongly about us taking best player available at #7, whether it be OLine, DLine, WR, or LB. We don't have to get a 1st round QB to turn this team around. Its been proven otherwise.
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    Lovie knows he may never draft this high again, and since it is year one, and Glennon needs competition now is the time to draft a Q.B.. The thing is you have a high second also. Wilson is a third rounder, so you don't have to pull the trigger at #7 to find a starter. Where I agree with Mark is whoever we draft will be vastly different then Glennon. Ideally you have an athlete at every position said Lovie. What position is more important then quarterback?
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    If there's any message from the game, it's that great defense beat one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play, because it's a TEAM sport.
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    Uhhh, Russell Wilson didn't win that game. It was a team win in every way, but it was especially a defensive win! DEFENSE DEFENSE DEFENSE. The title and premise of the article could just as easily, and more appropriately be "Should the Seattle DEFENSE's Super Bowl Win Affect Bucs Plans On DEFENSE?"... Am I wrong?
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    I am not saying Wilson won the game. I am putting the argument out there that his body of work throughout the whole season led his team to a Super Bowl win. And his mobility was a factor in that, and the Bucs coaching staff could be looking to find a more mobile QB. I also added the Arroyo quotes to give what we know so far of how the team is thinking. This isn't an opinion piece. It doesn't matter to me who the QB is.
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    I hope this is just lip service from our QB coach. The way it looked to me is we have a QB that is afraid to take a hit, thus running early out of the pocket and not very accurate down field. We need to upgrade the QB position ASAP. If not this year than definitely next year. Why draft a QB this year when there will be a better crop of QB's coming out next year. I believe we are not a playoff team this year so a 4 to 7 win season is possible this year thus putting us in good position next year to move up and get one of the top QB's next year.
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    It's good to see that the best defense can still beat the best offense in this age of the QB...just like the Bucs did against the Raiders in their SB win. Seattle's speed on both sides of the ball was exceptional. The new Bucs coaches have talked about adding speed on the team. I hope they use Demps in the same role the Seahawks use Harvin. The Seahawks D-line overwhelmed the Denver O-line. So, IF you have a stationary QB like Peyton Manning (& Glennon), you better have an O-line that can block extremely well.
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    Didn't we have this eutopia before with Michael Vick?
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    No, because Vick was never a good passer except the one year he took over for McNabb in Philly. We are now seeing guys come in from college who can run AND pass from the pocket. Guys, this is just the beginning. Neither Kaepernick or Wilson ran much read-option this year and they were still playing in the NFC championship. Cam Newton, Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck, they all have the same skillset. Eli and Peyton Manning, Joe Flacco and Tom Brady all eventually yielded to a great pass rush this season and that will continue so long as the pass rushing position draws better and better athletes chasing the glory and money of the position.
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    Agreed.. Wilson may have won a couple of regular season games this year. Like any other QB give Wilson time he can find and hit the open receiver. I dont think Wilson is anything special. Trent Dilfer won a superbowl the same way Wilson just did. However, this Super Bowl was little about the QBs and was all about Seattle's front 7 dominating the O-line and the blocking schemes of the Denver offense.
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    I'll go on board with Johnny football. I really don't think we're going anywhere without a playmaker at QB and MC has some great points about picking up 1st downs with a scramble or evading the pass rush. Seriously, if the previous coaching staff wasn't so stupid freeman could've developed for us if they let him use his athleticism, but that doesn't matter anymore. We need to stop looking for perfect character guys and just get winners and I think that's manziel. Do what it takes to get him and I'll bet we are in the playoffs next season.
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    To borrow from a fellow poster: "Russell Wilson was a major contributor to them winning the SB. He fit perfectly for the style of play they wanted to run down the stretch. Not every QB has to put up 350yd games with 4 tds to be considered a key part of a title run. I think there are probably just a handful of QBs who fit in with Seattle's group and would have still won this SB. Russell Wilson was hardly just along for the ride. Very cerebral. Very efficient. Very clutch. Leader of that offense. Dude deserves as much credit for their championship as that defense. Anyone that wants to label Wilson as simply "a game manager" hasn't been watching. Secondly, I have to disagree with your take on Glennon, MC. To say that Buc fans are split 50/50 on Glennon is being quite generous. I'd say its more 75/25 that the position needs upgraded.
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    I think the better question is 'Did the Seahawks win the SB because of Wilson?'. The answer is No. It's truly a team game. You need an above average QB at minimum and a very good defense. BUT, that above average QB has to be able to win you 2-3 games on his own, put the team on his back, when others around him aren't playing so well. Is that Glennon? IDK. Right now, on a scale of 1-10, I'll give Glennon a 4 or 5. I think at the QB position you need a 7 - MINIMUM. FA will speak volumes but I think drafting a QB will happen in round 1 or 2. You have to go with an assumption that you won't be drafting this high again when you plan. Take a QB and develop both, best man wins. It really is that simple.
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    Personally I feel as though Russell Wilson should have won the Super Bowl MVP Award. He WAS that good, extends plays, is accurate (over 70% in the game itself) and is a LEADER his entire team respects and is behind. Without him alone I seriously doubt the Seahawks make it near the Super Bowl. Yeah, QB play, Russell's play MATTERS.
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    The only QB I see worth the risk for us in the 1st round is Manziel whom I see as a better version of Russel Wilson, in that he can make a few more plays with his arm. We can't forget that Eli Manning and Flacco won the 2 previous Super Bowls as quote "statues.' I think the importance is finding a QB that can run your system effectively without turning the ball over and with great defense you can win it all. Thats been the age old recipe and in an era of pass friendly football its funny how those types of teams still win. Sidenote: I hope Dashon and Barron were watching the Seahawks tackle so they can see that lowering the strike zone still allows you to dislog the football and saves your checkbook a nice penny while doing it.
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    Adapt or die. Every QB of the Super Bowl winning team every year should affect the Bucs plans at QB the following season. That should be true of every position. All the Bucs brass should be saying this morning, "This is what it takes to win the Super Bowl at a minimum. Are we as good or better than the Seahawks at this position? If not, what is it going to take to get us there?" In today's NFL, the pass rusher is the most glorified position on the defense. That has filtered down to the college, high school and pop warner levels. Coaches are moving the most athletic players at the developmental levels to pass rushing positions that used to play TE, MLB or FB. Because of that, you now have pass rushers coming into the NFL that are practically unstoppable paired with DC's that are designing schemes solely focused on attacking the QB. Walter Jones, Will Shields, Steve Hutchinson and Brian Waters will be the last O-linemen going into the HOF from the current era over the next 15-20 years. These because this new breed of pass rusher makes all O-linemen look pedestrian. These 300 lb O-linemen the NFL is putting on the field will never be able to completely close the flood gates for a non-mobile QB for these new breed of pass rushers. We have to find a moble QB who can also throw and we can't rest until we do. The NFL is now freakishly athletic pass rushers against freakishly athletic QB's running from them.
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    Did Russell Wilson really "lead his team to a Super Bowl title"? Or did he simply not do anything to cost the game?? You know...like a game manager does.
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    When you look at his body of work for the whole season, I would say yes he did. I like Glennon and think you can win a lot of football games with him, however put Glennon in Seattle this year as the starter and do you believe he could have won a Super Bowl? I am not trying to make any type of definitive statement, other than just bringing the topic up to debate, as you can bet the staff is doing right now.
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    That seems to be what everyone cant figure out. Wilson did the same thing Brad Johnson did with us in 02. He managed the game and did not do anything stupid and let the defense do the rest. I say our pass rush is what needs work and the QB is something to be concerned about , but you cannot win a super bowl without a dominating defensive line. If we could get Jarred Allen I would say draft an offensive player but until we get help on the line to put some kind of consistent pressure on the qb , dont even think about a drafting an offensive player.
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