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    • blind melon

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      http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/05/14/josh-mccown-in-comfort-zone-throwing-to-big-receivers/The Buccaneers signed quarterback Josh McCown as a free agent this offseason based largely on his play for the Bears while Jay Cutler was injured last season.McCown thrived throwing to Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, a pair of tall receivers that win a lot of one-on-one battles with cornerbacks over the course of a season. Coach Lovie Smith said “that was attractive to us” when discussing McCown’s work with the Bears and the Bucs have tried to build their own version of what Chicago has at receiver.They drafted wide receiver Mike Evans and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the first two rounds,  adding them to Vincent Jackson to make a trio of targets that are even taller than the Bears duo. McCown has gotten to work with the rookies a bit and says he’s feeling right at home.“I’d be lying if I didn’t say there was a comfort zone in that,” McCown said, via the Tampa Tribune. “It’s very similar [to the Bears], at least on paper. There’s still a lot of work to do. We have to get out there and (Evans) has to learn the offense and we have to start building together, but it was good.”The Bucs were quick to name McCown their starter over Mike Glennon after signing him, so it makes sense to build an offense that suits his strengths. If that comfort zone stretches into the season, the Bucs passing offense probably won’t finish 31st in the league again.

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    • Anonymous

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      Oh yeah. 10 wins is coming.

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    • Anonymous

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      Love it. I hope we can bring it all together this season.

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    • gobucs123

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      Dunkaneers !!

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    • Anonymous

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      If they can be a top twenty offense, and lovie’s defense is, well, lovie’s defense, they can compete for a birth.Jmo.

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    • Anonymous

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      I would willingly make a bet that the bucs go to the playoffs this year.

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    • Anonymous

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      Pet peeve.  Its berth.  Sorry.

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    • Anonymous

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      If they can be a top twenty offense, and lovie's defense is, well, lovie's defense, they can compete for a birth.Jmo.

      lol

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    • Anonymous

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      Lmao.

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    • Anonymous

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      I am going to bank on the Bucs this year. Big year coming IMO. Much rather root along with the team and bank a few bucks along the way. Thank God the Glazers rectified this situation so quickly. I am genuinely optimistic about this year since the draft. Going after the playmakers was a great strategy if you ask me. We got potentially four and if only two of them pan out we will be all set already having VJ and the three headed midget rushing attack. The only thing that worries me is the OL. Hopefully McCown can work his majic again this year. He made Chicago's OL look really good last year and they didn't look good at all with Cutler in there. That would be wise to utilize screens if your line is a bit shaky. I can see it now with Evans ASJ blocking down the field and Sims coming out of the backfield. There is going to be a whole lot of big play potential.

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    • Anonymous

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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJhGgnM28Qo

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    • squirt1

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      Hey opposing team’s fans!  Crossover to the other side and lay up your old gear, The Slamma Bay Dunkaneers are here!

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    • gobucs123

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      Boom!

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