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Zach Shapiro

Zach is entering his 3rd year covering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a writer for PewterReport.com. Since 2014, he's handled a large part of the beat reporting responsibilities at PR, attending all media gatherings and publishing and promoting content daily. Zach is a native of Sarasota, FL, and a graduate of the University of Tampa. He has also covered high school football for the Tampa Tribune and the NFL for Pro Player Insiders. Contact him at: [email protected]

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    I’ll say again – put the ball in the hands of our best players….if we lose that way, so be it….but if we lose trying to run backup and practice squad RBs 30 times against the Panthers I’ll be upset….make a game plan for the players we have (plenty of other teams have done that throughout history)….throw screen passes to Sims and slant passes to Humphries as an alternative to running….but get the ball to the Dunkaneers (do we have any of them left?)…

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    Rodgers had good game agains Broncos and needs some more carries. With Sims it should be quick passes and screens. He stinks as a runner. Dancing clown. The should give Barber some too and see what the kid has. We know wha Sims has. Nothing. Or 1 or 2 yards per carry which is same thing. Lol.

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    Both starting running backs are hurt. There is no place to go. Back ups are all that is left. It looks like the situation at DE is just as bad.

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    I knew nothing about Rogers when he was brought in. I look forward to seeing what he can do.
    Go Bucs!!!

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    I see we brought up a WR from PS; good, I hope we have more of them in the near future get on the active roster. Might it be time to go to a 4-2-5 as the standard and a 4-4-3 as a blitz? Go Bucs!

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    I’ve been calling for two weeks for Rogers to get more carries. Sims lacks the mental fortitude to run inside the tackles much like Reggie Bush does.
    Two balls clanking off his hands against the Cards and the Rams and a fumble against the Broncos are making him a liability as a full time starter. Perhaps we should have kept Bobby Rainey instead, but then I’m sure that decision was also about money which all NFL teams are influenced by.
    I don’t mind if Sims does his shake and bake and bump and grind movies out in the open field but it is a waste of time when you are behind the line of scrimmage and not moving forward with a violent intent.
    If Martin isn’t available this week, which I don’t think he will be, it might even behoove the Bucs to look and see what Peyton Barber can bring to the table as well. He is also more of a one cut and go running back.

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    Dr d I thought same thing watch the monday night game with Rainey. Always liked him was likely money issue.

    I’m also tried of watching passes Bounce off Sims hands to defenders.

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