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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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    Horse

    Yep, you got them. I thought the oline did okay and receivers dropped too many passes. Go Bucs

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      Kin Walden

      Hi Horse,
      I thought the exact same thing, receivers were very unreliable perhaps because the coverage on them was good. Many throws not caught going through the hands or in the bread basket. Koetter called a poor game-honestly, he was so overmatched it was pitiful. Missed kicks alter the momentum every time–too painful to watch. Jameis not as accurate but not throwing picks and not fumbling either. The kicker lost this game.

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    JustaBuc

    If Justin Evans and Kendell Beckwith puts out this kind of production when called upon, this will be another very solid draft class from Licht. Winston and Jackson are going to need time to get the chemistry together game-time, but it looks to be on the positive side.

    Now, if he can fix kicker without drafting!

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    surferdudes

    Beck has been a pleasant surprise, but Smith didn’t do him, or other players any favors with his scheme. To many times Beck was covering wide outs, and one time he had a D end covering a R.B., WTF? The Pats use short passes to their small quick recievers. I thought that might give Grimes, and Hargreaves a chance sticking with them since they’re small quick corners. That can’t happen when you play 15 yards off them. Brady will take that all day, and he did. That worked to the tune of 12 completions in a row!

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    Naplesfan

    Martin played great. What I can’t figure out is why he only got 13 carries, and we kept bringing Rodgers and Sims out on the field when the man with the hot hand (legs, actually) was there ready to carry the load. Doug needs a minimum of 20+ carries. This gets back to play calling and personnel-calling, and that’s on Coach Koetter.

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    surferdudes

    I can’t figure out why Sims is still on the team. He’s in a contract year, I hope they don’t give him a new one. Neither Sims, or Quizz are the future, so I’m not sure why we’re not giving Barber a chance. Don’t say it’s his pass pro, because I saw Quizz, and Sims both whiff at that last night. When you see the success rookie R.B.’s are having in the league this year, there’s no excuse for not giving our second year player a chance. They’ve been afraid to play Evans even tho he’s a high second rounder at safety until injury made it happen, and he was our best safety last night. At some point you have to trust your young players, and how you’ve coached them to perform.

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    Palmetto BUC

    Loved Coach Smith’s game plan. Genius! Keep the Pats in front of you and make them beat you one play at a time. 2 turnovers, many hits to Brady and only 19 points. The defense did plenty to Win that game. Better coaching, play calling and clock management were all needed.

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    XpfcWintergreen

    I can’t wait till we have Kwon, Kendell and Lavonte out there together again.

    Can’t understand why we continue to “give up” on the run.

    We should throw in a couple of more blitzes (at “unpredictable” times) per game.

    First 4 games are behind us … 12 more to go!

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    Go Bucs!!!!!

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    chetthevette

    How does Licht find these defensive players that everyone says will be okay maybe but play big? Be Keith paired with Kwon and Lavonte, sounds pretty good to me.
    I would have included the entire defense line line ion the list. Brady was uncomfortable all night.
    I know we lost but Brady knew he was in a game and that’s encouraging.
    I hope the team gets healthier I the next 10 days.
    Go Bucs

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      chetthevette

      Beckwith, I meant.

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