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Trevor Sikkema is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat reporter and NFL Draft analyst for PewterReport.com. Sikkema, an alumnus of the University of Florida, has covered both college and professional football for much of his career. As a native of the Sunshine State, when he's not buried in social media, Sikkema can be found out and active, attempting to be the best athlete he never was. Sikkema can be reached at: [email protected]

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    GM is taking a gamble here to have Smith on the active roster. He hasn’t been able to stay healthy in the last three seasons; didn’t play at all last season. So we now have two small pass-rushers. Okay, it is what it is.

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      Buc 1976

      I hope he can contribute but 2 knee surgery ‘s?

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    Ken Grant

    Gamble? The alternative would be placing him on PUP and keeping George Johnson. If you wanted to mitigate the risk it would’ve happened by moving on in March/April not now.

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      Why do you think we must have another defensive end right now? Smith is not ready to play.

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    Capn Howdy

    Horse, the only way this is a gamble is if he is not 100% fully recovered. How is his proven production when healthy a gamble? He’s simply not built to be a 3 down D linemen. Neither is Von Miller which is why he doesn’t line up at D end for 3 straight plays, but I dang sure don’t ever hear anyone in Denver say Miller can’t get it done because he’s a “small pass-rusher.”

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      Then we should trade into Denver because we aren’t playing that kind of scheme..

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        Capn Howdy

        So, now that we’re 2 games into the season, what was that you said about our defensive scheme and what we are and not playing scheme wise again?

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