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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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    mdbuc

    I might be in the minority, but I think our performance against the Panthers was an aberration. I think we come out strong against a third-string QB and we get our confidence and win handily. Our team is still new to these systems. So I’m predicting a score of 27-14 or so. We’re not gonna end up with a -3 in the takeaway category that often.

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    cremdonado

    Since kool aid is no longer a part of my diet I see the Space Pirates for what they are- not a very good football team…year after year the problems and weaknesses are the same.the team addresses its problems by creating more.We have lacked a decent pass rush since Rice was killin it off the end…We have had a crap O line for as long as I can remember …Our WRs have never been better than our Super Bowl group…The TE position has been weak since the Dilger days…it’s been over a decade and this team still has the same problems they have had since Gruden took Dungys team to San Diego…this team has a tradition of losing and making mistakes…It makes it very hard to be a fan and to give support to a system that makes the same errors time and time again…the faces change but the team and it’s philosophy seem to remain the same- almost like a ” we’ll get em next year…” attitude…then we win a game or two too many and end up with the second- third best player at the positions of need…see how great that’s been working…

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    fredster

    Mdbuc wish you were right but. Don’t think so. The problems on Defense aren’t learning a new scheme IMO. The problem was complete lack of pass rush. Now no Clayborne I do not see it improving. Also foster is a liability in the middle of the field in cover 2. Not a good fit. Also as far as the turnovers I see us havering 2-3 per game. McCown is horrible when pressured. He will be pressured a lot with that O line. Glennon better at not throwing it up for grabs but he has tendency to be a sack/fumble waiting to happen. If you are right and they play decent or perhaps beat the Rams I’ll be back here to say sorry to be so negative and you were right. Lol.

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    mdbuc

    fredster, I feel like you’re being more realistic than I am. I definitely don’t know enough about football to tell whether a player is a fit for a certain scheme so I won’t argue with that. Based on what we saw last week, that seems valid that Foster isn’t cut out for it. I just hope that our D will get some confidence from roughing up the 3rd stringer at QB. That guy can’t be as good Derek Anderson right? lol

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      fredster

      He actually looked better than Anderson. Lol. Just another year of bucs fans saying maybe next year… Call me a Debbie downer whatever. I’ve been following and rooting for this team for decades and if I want to bitch, ill bitch. I feel like the price I’ve paid for tickets ive earned it! Lol. I’ll still be watching and hoping next week though….just call it like I see it. McCown stinks and is good for pick or two a game and we can’t seem to generate enough pass rush to beat second and third string QB’s at home. I do think the o line had better run blocking today. There’s a positive comment.

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    Horse

    Rams 27 Bucs 17

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    scubog

    What a bunch of Debbie Downers. After an off-season of high expectations; one game (actually 3 quarters) of dismal play against the defending Division Champions and we have fans already giving up and predicting another disastrous season. I’m not drinking the Kool Aid ( I hate that reference ) but I’m sure not drinking the hemlock and calling Dr Korvorkian to put me out of my misery after but one game. I’ve been following this mostly lousy team since its inception. It’s not been easy. But I don’t abandon ship while it’s still tied to the dock. After all, we were eventually rewarded when Dungy took Sam Wyche’s 5 dash 2 team to a few late season wins his first season and rode them to the play-offs the next. Don’t start planning the funeral because you woke up feeling a little squeamish.

    I’ll be there cheering on our favorite team as I have for every home game since that 0-26 start. Hopefully some of you will do the same. Teams need the support of their fans. I’m sure it affects them when they see their backsides as they hit the exit after one game. Is it really time to retreat?

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    Dbuc63

    What a lame 5 of six picks. The first 5 are no brainers and apply every week for every team, like the last one though.

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