If the Bucs win a Super Bowl this year, Tom Brady, Mike Evans, Devin White and the other stars will get the majority of the limelight, as they should.

Behind the scenes, others will also deserve a fair share of credit for the success of the team. One person who likely will be unfairly overlooked by most fans, and many in the media, is director of football administration Mike Greenberg, who is Jason Licht’s right hand man and the person who has made the crazy salary cap situation work with the additions of Brady, Rob Gronkowski, and most recently, Antonio Brown.

Bucs director of football administration Mike Greenberg - Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR

Bucs director of football administration Mike Greenberg – Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR

Greenberg, a New York native, who grew up listening to WFAN, had an opportunity to be a guest on the Boomer and Gio show last week, and while the interview was supposed to revolve around the COVID-19 situation, the two couldn’t help but try and get Greenberg to spill the scoop on the Brown signing. Greenberg did a great job of navigating around the “gotcha” attempts of Esiason (who pronounced GM Jason Licht’s name, Jason “Licked”) but still was able to shed some interesting details on Brown but also the incredible offseason.

You can listen to the full interview below.

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About the Author: Mark Cook

Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for PewterReport.com since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, the beach and family time.Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at mark@pewterreport.com
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7 months ago

I don’t understand why more teams don’t just go to our guaranteed money model. I know some teams are probably able to lure players by offering big signing bonuses but if all teams went to this model then they wouldn’t always be in such terrible dead cap situations. Players like the stability and knowing they will be somewhere at least for a couple or few years. With our model, most of the time barring major injury, you are locked into them for the years they will give you their best ball anyways and most of the time worst case is… Read more »