The new year has started off with a bang as the speculation of what the Bucs will do with the overall No. 1 draft pick in the NFL Draft has created a major buzz on PewterReport.com and other media outlets. Besides the draft talk, there was other Bucs news covered, and in this weekly feature, we will recap and provide links to all of our stories from the previous week.
2015 Senior Bowl Defensive Prospects For Tampa Bay
Leading up to this past weeks Senior Bowl in Mobile, Pewter Report took a look at 10 players to pay attention to during the week of practices at Ladd-Peeble Stadium. To see the story on the defensive prospects, click here.
2015 Senior Bowl Offensive Prospects For Tampa Bay
Leading up to this past weeks Senior Bowl in Mobile, Pewter Report took a look at 10 players to pay attention to during the week of practices at Ladd-Peeble Stadium. To see the story on the offensive prospects, click here.
Inside The Senior Bowl Weigh-In: Impressions And Observations Scouts and talent evaluators watched closely to see the body types and measurements of the prospects in attendance at the Senior Bowl. As usual a number of players players came in listed much smaller than their actual measurements, and some end up weighing more than their listing, making the weigh-in a very important part of the evaluation process for NFL teams. To read PewterReport.com’s thoughts, click here.
Dominik Says Mariota, Winston Will Go 1-2 Overall, Prefers Mariota Former Bucs general manager and current ESPN NFL analyst Mark Dominik went on record as saying that if he were still calling the shots in Tampa Bay he would select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. To read the full story, click here.
Lovie Smith Talks The Dirk Koetter Hiring
Bucs head coach Lovie Smith spent 30 minutes talking with PewterReport.com’s Mark Cook and Scott Reynolds and also Tampa Bay Time beat writer Greg Auman in the stands at Ladd-Peebles Stadium following Wednesday’s Senior Bowl practice, and shared his thoughts on the addition of new offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter. To read what Smith had to say, click here.
Lovie Smith Believes Bucs Are Very Close To Turning Things Around
In Part II of the interview with Smith, the Bucs head coach said, despite finishing 2-14 last season, he believes the Bucs aren’t far from turning their record around and thinks it can be done fairly quickly. To read Smith’s thoughts, click here.
PewterReport.com Friday Chat
Each week PewterReport.co hosts a live chat and then puts up the transcript of the answers. This week it was publisher Scott Reynolds turn to host the event. To read the chat transcript, click here.
SR’s Fab 5: Foster, Clayborn Done In Tampa Bay; Deep OL Draft For Bucs, Raheem Morris Goes Off On Reynolds
Scott Reynolds wrote another informative Fab 5, and talked about the upcoming roster turnover, the Bucs needs in the upcoming draft and shared a story of former Bucs coach Raheem Morris calling him one evening and blasting him. to read the full article, click here.
In addition to all of the feature articles, don’t forget to check out the daily blogs of shorter more precise Bucs news. This week we posted blogs on former Bucs GM Mark Dominik talking more on the Winston-Mariota debate, the NFL’s response to Deflate-Gate and the hiring of a new quarterbacks coach.
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 email@example.com
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