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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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  1. 1

    wmpeterson

    DT Quayshawne Buckley is from Idaho not Iowa.

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  2. 2

    macabee

    Mark,

    Luke Easterling thought overall, there looks to be a lot more talent at this year’s #Bucs rookie mini-camp than last year’s. Will be some intense competition.

    Will PR sum up what you guys saw and who you like from the tryouts? Pretty sure Winston and the draft picks are solid. Maybe 2 or 3 tryouts stood out. Are there any UDFAs already signed that didn’t cut it? PR’s opinion, please!

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    1. 2.1

      funkdoc19

      hey Macabee…check this out you should apply for this and represent the bucs…
      https://www.profootballfocus.com/blog/2015/05/04/join-the-pff-team-2/

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        macabee

        Why funkdoc19, you wouldn’t be trying to get rid of me, would you? Just kidding! And thanks for the thought, but while it sounds interesting, it also sounds like work and I’m done with that.

        Actually, I understand stats and analytics, but I’ve come to really enjoy the simpler game of football. I learned something while watching games with my wife last season. Having read the CBA, the NFL rules book and everything else football, on every play I was quick to explain the rules to her.
        After a while, she said “I really like football a lot more when I don’t understand the rules”. So I’m going to keep it simple – just watch the games and of course talk to you guys every once in a while.

        Thanks anyway, but I’ll just see ya around! lol.

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        1. 2.1.1.1

          jongruden

          Macabee- Don’t quit your day job

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          funkdoc19

          I just meant that you had great insight and I enjoy reading your comments. Thought you might be good at writing more in-depth stuff. You’ve got good wit and humor…and it sounds like you’ve got time on your hands as well

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      Architek79

      I think this year we will really get to assess Warhop coaching ability with having a real OC on staff.

      I’m sure last year he was more involved in other aspects than assignments and fine tuning his troops execution.

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  3. 3

    Lombardi_Stacks

    Thanks funkdoc for the link!

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  4. 4

    Roland

    “When he misses it is never to the inside where pick-sixes often happen when defenders jump routes.”
    6.6 yards per return on FSU’s 20 ints last year.
    Which isn’t bad.

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  5. 5

    scubog

    So Roland, what’s your photo analysis with the one in this article?

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    1. 5.1

      Roland

      Much better form. Like his shorter throws usually are.

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      1. 5.1.1

        Roland

        And I LOL at your post 🙂

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    georgehicks

    We are starting to see that Tampa has some undrafted heroes and tampa may be better off then some teams.Go Bucs

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