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Scott Reynolds is in his 22nd year of covering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the vice president, publisher and senior Bucs beat writer for PewterReport.com. Author of the popular SR's Fab 5 column on Fridays, Reynolds oversees web development and forges marketing partnerships for PewterReport.com in addition to his editorial duties. A graduate of Kansas State University in 1995, Reynolds enjoys giving back to the community as the defensive line coach for his sons' Pop Warner team, the South Pasco Predators. Reynolds can be reached at: sr@pewterreport.com

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25 Comments

  1. 1

    pinkstob

    I agree with this list except for Cousins. I think Cousins did well enough in the run game in addition to pass protection (aside from the two plays you mentioned of course) to not end up on either the positive or negative list.

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      macabee

      I agree! Cousins is the poster child for everything that is wrong with the Bucs. He deserves a hug today! Better OT than OG….still pretty bad tho!

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    spartan

    Dont agree with the kicker. It wasn’t his fault on the blocked FG. The defender jumped over the freakin’ OL for crying out loud.

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  3. 3

    nwinters40

    There are parts of this article that are almost unintelligible. PR please, please hire an editor!

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  4. 4

    Horse

    I guess you have to blame someone; right? How do you leave out Michael Johnson? yes Clemence had two interceptions but he also had some pretty good passes; two for touchdowns.

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  5. 5

    SCLOBERNOCKER

    Wheres Arroyo on this list?
    2&1 and you throw twice?

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    1. 5.1

      macabee

      Right! SCLOBER,

      Even Lovie said he wished he had those back. I immediately thought of the game show “Are you smarter than a 5th grader?”

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    ColeRiel

    I thought the OL looked somewhat better today, at least passable. Not too disappointed in the team after this one. They battled harder than they have. Not sure on Glennon, so would play him the rest of the season. The first pick was really great defense. Also, a lot of horrible drops by recievers making his QBR and completion percentage look worse. If he were more confident in scrambling he could’ve itched out a few more first down running. Defense, Wright looked better, would like to see McDougald get more reps. Good game though.

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  7. 7

    Shug72

    It’s real bad when your QB is #1 on the list. The LT wasn’t great but played better. Who do you go with at LT next week.

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  8. 8

    Shug72

    Verner gives up a big play every week. What’s going on with him?

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  9. 9

    warren

    O. K., we now know McCown is not the answer. We now know Glennon is not the answer. The most important position on the team! If we don’t pick the best QB in the first round of the draft, we won’t be competitive for another decade.

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      76Buc

      Warren, I don’t trust this team to pick a QB at #1;especially #1 in the entire draft. Can you say Vinnie T, Trent Diler, or Josh Freeman (17). In fact the only #1 in the entire draft that was successful was LeeRoy Selmon.

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    scubog

    Often the players on this list are due to a single play rather than the body of work. Anyone notice either of our tight ends make a play? Louis Murphy seems to have lost the magic of the Steelers game. Not sure how Murray makes the list for having his FG attempt blocked and being a little sort on a 55 yard attempt that many kickers wouldn’t even try. And why wasn’t Cleveland flagged for “leaping” like Simeon Rice was in 2003 against the Colts? You’re right 76Buc, our overall first picks have left a lot to be desired……especially the ones we traded away.

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    surferdudes

    Well the picture is becoming clearer, Glennon doesn’t look like the future. He throws two pretty T.D.’s, but was very inaccurate today. How do you under throw Evans twice? Not only did he miss some bad, even some he did connect on the receiver had to adjust to make the catch and couldn’t turn up field in stride. V Jax was wide open on a crossing route, and had to stop, and drop just to make the catch. Two weeks in a row Glennon had a chance to win us both games, and failed. Give Lovie credit, so far he’s stuck with Mike giving him every chance to grab the job by the throat. Mike them chances are slipping away. Wonder how this season would’ve gone had Manziel been playing against the Browns for the Bucs yesterday?

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    1. 11.1

      stlbucsfan

      Agreed, Glennon looked awful, inaccurate and his arm looked suspect.

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    matador

    Yes, Glennon played poorly but as others have noted he didn’t get much help from the WRs. He has only played about a season. If Lovie has a brain he will play Glennon the rest of the way. We have so many, many needs that it would be preferable to stock up one of the lines (OL would be my choice) by trading down in next yr’s draft. For those clamor in for a QB at the top of the draft, how many of you thought We should have drafted Carr or J. football? If we blow that one pick next year we’re uncompetitive for the next 3-5 yrs. Im in this for the long term and would prefer they build out the rest of the team first.

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    stlbucsfan

    The special teams coordinator and Arroyo should be added to the list. Throwing on 3 straight downs when we needed 1 yard is terrible esp considering we were avging over 4 yds a carry and how awful Glennon looked. I hope this week puts to rest the thought that Glennon is or can be the future of the Bucs. He’s looked awful again even with avg QB play we win the game. Its painfully obvious that position is holding this team back and forces us to play perfect football everywhere to compensate for that glaring underachieving position on our team. The time to start evaluating next years QBs is now!

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  14. 14

    stone1

    qbs make the nfl go round they better find one, keep losing for Winston please keep losing, so we can get a talented qb, winless for winston

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    mattym3

    I don’t understand Murray being on the list. Is he supposed to hit every 55 yard field goal and block players at the same time he’s kicking. Not disappointed in him at all.

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    JackinJersey

    Scott, I’m going to assume that the coaching staff does not qualify for your most disappointing list. Rainey has 80 yrds at the half but gets 4 carries in the second half. Here’s another tid-bit, no other team in the NFL has had a field goal and a punt blocked in the same game, the Bucs have done it Twice!

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    Pinnaql3

    The kicker doesn’t deserve to be on this list. He missed a field goal and had one blocked. He’s been one of the more impressive players on the roster the entire season.

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  18. 18

    KINDERRT

    The QB play is that of a backup QB and that is what Glennon is, a backup. Next year the Buc’s will try and sell us another third round pick as the QB of the future and that’s when I give up on a team that has no desire to win.

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    tjhuth

    Here’s my take on Glennon. All you QB experts let me know if I am off target, but this is what I saw.
    Glennon does a pretty good job going through his reads and only occasionally stares down his intended receiver — although he does do this some times.
    His arm strength is good and his release, once he has decided to throw, is pretty good too. All of those are physical characteristics and he fares pretty well.
    Where I think he is lacking is in being able to visualize receivers routes. He needs to , much more quickly than he currently does, recognize who he is going to throw it to, VISUALIZE the route and lead the receiver more. Except on deep routes, he is waiting until a receiver is open to throw and not ANTICIPATING where the receiver will be and throwing to that spot. Part of this may be lack of trust in his receivers.
    If, over the remainder of the season, he can’t learn to do this better, then he sadly is not the qb of the future — and I would like him to be because of so many other needs we have for a first round pick.

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    owlykat

    Murphy runs a 4.3 40 but does Arroyo ever call a go route for him. Of course not. That would be smart. Murphy also has good hands but Glennon doesn’t throw to him enough. Cousins was our only OL with a negative rating by PFF. He deserved to be on this list. The answer is to move our RT to LT and try Collins at RG. Time to develop our Rookie T to play RT. Let’s not forget the Browns give up a lot of runs usually so we will have to play Josh to have any chance against Matty Ice. Glennon has had his trial and he is just a bust as our Future QB. Runs like a girlyman terrified to be hit, is a terribly inaccurate thrower, and has no leadership potential. We have to draft a QB in the first round or sign a leader and proven NFL QB, Tebo, she handed a starting position. With the latter you can get a real pass rusher with your first pick and fire Johnson. Gholston made a mistake like David did in the first game last year. He is still a keeper!

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    1. 20.1

      owlykat

      when handed a starting position not “she”

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