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SR’s Fab 5 is a collection of inside scoop, analysis and insight from yours truly, PewterReport.com publisher and Bucs beat writer Scott Reynolds. Here are a few things that caught my attention this week at One Buc Place and around the NFL.

FAB 1. Tampa Bay’s Offseason Plans Are Revealed

Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht and Bucs head coach Bruce Arians addressed the media at the NFL Scouting Combine and had a lot of revealing things to say about the 2019 Buccaneers.

Reading between the lines and analyzing what was said – and what wasn’t said – here’s what stood out to me – some of which PewterReport.com has reported before over the last several weeks and was confirmed by Licht in Indianapolis.

• Licht and Arians suggested that they would like both defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and wide receiver DeSean Jackson to remain in Tampa Bay for the 2019 campaign, but stopped short of definitively declaring that both would be Buccaneers this season. They each used the term “I hope so.”

Well, guess what? They are the ones who determine whether or not McCoy and Jackson are on the roster. Licht and Arians are in control of the team and each had the ability to definitively say that McCoy and Jackson was going to be back – for sure – in 2019 and stopped short of doing that.

McCoy would fit perfectly in Todd Bowles’ one-gap 3-4 scheme – which Licht confirmed would be Tampa Bay’s new base defense – but his $13 million could be cumbersome for the cap-strapped Bucs to keep.

Arians admitted that he had a great conversation with Jackson, who expressed a desire to return to Tampa Bay after meeting with Licht and the new head coach, and loves the speed that Jackson could bring to his offense. But again, there just wasn’t that definitive declaration that Jackson – and his $10 million cap value – will be in red and pewter in 2019 no matter what.

I’m not buying that Jackson is on the Bucs roster by the start of the season. Do not be surprised if Jackson isn’t traded – and it might not happen until after the draft or during training camp.

Arians and Licht both had the chance to say with 100 percent certainty that McCoy and/or Jackson would be in Tampa Bay in 2019 and stopped short of declaring that. That’s telling.

• Barring a surprising development, expect wide receiver Adam Humphries and middle linebacker Kwon Alexander to test the free agent market rather than be re-signed prior to March 13. Both players have expressed a desire to return to Tampa Bay and the Bucs have told each of them that they would them to return – at the right price.

I doubt Humphries returns, despite Arians speaking glowingly about him at the podium. Arians told me off the podium that Chris Godwin would be perfect to play in the slot like Larry Fitzgerald did in Arizona. Arians loves the seam routes and prefers a bigger body playing that role. That might mean that Humphries, who at 5-foot-10, 195 pounds and is too small to be on outside receiver, could be the odd-man out. It’s difficult to justify paying a player who is below Mike Evans, Godwin and tight end O.J. Howard on the Bucs’ target totem pole anything north of $6 million.

Bucs SS M.J. Stewart
Bucs SS M.J. Stewart – Photo by: Mary Holt/PR

• M.J. Stewart, the team’s second-round pick from a year ago, will be moving to safety – both strong and free – as I suggested should happen last year when he looked out of place at nickel cornerback due to his limited athleticism. He will be competing with Jordan Whitehead and Justin Evans for playing time.

• The Bucs are waiting for an update on linebacker Kendell Beckwith’s health, and will be receiving that next month. The team is bracing for bad news, which would be that Beckwith’s injury was career-threatening. The guess here is that Beckwith’s career is over and that the Bucs sign a linebacker or two – likely Kevin Minter – in free agency, and then draft another one, especially with Jack Cichy, last year’s sixth-round pick, also recovering from a torn ACL.

• Tampa Bay’s emphasis in free agency will be to try to re-sign its own players first, then sit out the first wave of (high-priced) free agency, and then dabble in the second wave of free agency in April and the third wave of free wave, which happens after the draft. I think the Bucs will be targeting a mid-level veteran guard to serve as a mentor and a place holder for Alex Cappa. Pittsburgh’s Ramon Foster and Arizona’s Mike Iupati will likely come cheap due to the fact that both are over the age of 30, and are names to know.

• Caleb Benenoch was awful at right guard and will move back to right tackle where he will compete with Demar Dotson and ultimately provide depth at that position – not at guard. Cappa will get to compete for playing time at both right guard and right tackle. Tampa Bay will be looking for an eventual replacement for 34-year old Demar Dotson, who could be playing his last season with the Bucs in 2019.

• Tampa Bay’s new coaching staff is excited about Vernon Hargreaves, who will compete at outside press cornerback and inside in the slot, Licht would like to keep him at one spot, but he will try both inside and outside cornerback during the offseason to see where he best fits in the coaches’ minds.

• Ryan Fitzpatrick will not be back in Tampa Bay. He’s an unrestricted free agent and the team won’t re-sign him. Arians said he doesn’t want any possible division in the locker room and wants the entire team behind Winston.

Bucs QB Ryan Griffin - Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR
Bucs QB Ryan Griffin – Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR

Ryan Griffin, who is also an unrestricted free agent, could be re-signed by the Bucs at the right price, but don’t automatically expect him to be Winston’s primary backup. If Griffin, who has zero playing experience in the regular season, is re-signed, that would not preclude the Bucs from drafting a quarterback or acquiring another one to compete for the right to be the No. 2 QB.

Keep an eye on Drew Stanton, a former Cardinals quarterback under Arians, who may be the odd man out in Cleveland. Arians likes to have veteran quarterbacks who know his system on the staff to help teach the younger quarterbacks.

• Arians gushed about running back Peyton Barber. Between Barber and Ronald Jones, who he is excited to work with and feels needs a confidence boost, this tells me that the Bucs likely won’t be pursuing a starting-caliber running back in free agency, especially due to the fact that they signed former Cardinals running back Andre Ellington. They may draft another running back, but I doubt they will go after a free agent rusher.

• Licht said that they are still deciding what to do with Barber’s restricted free agent tender. Expect the Bucs to tender him with second-round draft pick level compensation, which would be a one-year deal worth approximately $3 million in 2019. The Bucs may also look at doing a long-term contract extension with Barber like they did with tight end Cameron Brate last year when he was a restricted free agent – although nowhere near as expensive at $7 million per year.

• Arians also gushed about Vita Vea, as did Licht, who noted that he has position flexibility to play in a 3-4 scheme like he did at Washington playing nose tackle, three-technique and five-technique – or that Vea could become one of the best playmaking noses in the league.

• Licht indicated that the previous coaching staff didn’t embrace Noah Spence’s skill set because he didn’t have the ideal size and length, but that Spence’s size and speed off the edge make him a better fit as a 3-4 outside linebacker than a 4-3 defensive end.

Bucs WR DeSean Jackson
Bucs WR DeSean Jackson – Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR

• Arians has dealt with players that like to do their own thing when it comes to training in the offseason, such as Jackson, before and wants every veteran to take part in the voluntary mini-camps and OTAs to learn the system.

• Arians spoke highly of McCoy’s ability to pressure the pocket and rush the passer from the inside. He said good inside pressure creates sacks for the outside rushers. You can bet that the Bucs will draft at least one interior defensive lineman in this year’s draft – possibly at No. 5 overall.

• “Hopefully No. 2 never plays. Tom Moore had the best saying ever when he was here in Indy with Peyton. Somebody asked him why the No. 2 guy never gets any reps. He said, ‘It would be shitty and we don’t coach shitty.’”

• Arians’ idea of having multiple practices going on dates back to college when he was an assistant at Alabama under Paul “Bear” Bryant, who had four groups of players practicing on four different practice fields at the same time in an attempt to rapidly develop young players with increased reps. Tampa Bay will hold two different practices at the same time during the OTAs and Arians said that today’s young players are less fundamentally ready coming into the league than they were years ago.

Bucs RB Ronald Jones II - Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR
Bucs RB Ronald Jones II – Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR

This is why Arians has always wanted a big coaching staff. Instead of paying one assistant $450,000, he would rather have two assistants making $200,000 apiece. More assistant coaches lead to smaller classroom sizes, and the team doesn’t have to stay on the field as long. The increase of reps with two practices cuts down the amount of practice time needed, which is important in Tampa Bay to do the oppressive heat and humidity and the constant chance for rain during the summer.

Arians said the double practices would consist of two 7-on-7 sessions – one on each field – as well as blitz drills where the coaches can constantly gauge the progress of players.

• “We have what I call an accountability board where every meeting starts with every penalty and every missed assignment. If you are on there too much, you’re either not smart enough or you don’t give a shit. Your give-a-shit meter better be real high if they’re going to make our team.”

• “I think all of us – in any work force – the fear of losing your job might be No. 1, then you try to do the best job you can. But don’t get first. Every player should have that fear.”

“Yeah, a lot of them are coddled,” Arians said. “Starting today, who are the ones that have been silver-spooned, you know? Every one of them can learn. It’s just finding out how they learn. I can’t be as critical on this guy as I can on this guy, because he can take it.

• Arians suggested that the Bucs will be drafting speed on defense to compete with the other teams the NFC South. Although he didn’t mention players by name, Arians was surely thinking about Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley in Atlanta, Christian McCaffrey, Curtis Samuel and D.J. Moore in Carolina and Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas in New Orleans.

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Scott Reynolds is in his 24th year of covering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the vice president, publisher and senior Bucs beat writer for PewterReport.com. Author of the popular SR's Fab 5 column on Fridays, Reynolds oversees web development and forges marketing partnerships for PewterReport.com in addition to his editorial duties. A graduate of Kansas State University in 1995, Reynolds spent six years giving back to the community as the defensive line coach for his son's Pop Warner team, the South Pasco Predators. Reynolds can be reached at: [email protected]
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Pete Wood
1 year ago

Sounds like the Bucs are not panicking. Their three step plan is sound. 1. Keep the players who are performing. 2. Don’t sign any high priced free agents. 3. Trade down and get as many picks as possible. I think the Bucs could end up with nine or more picks easily. Trade down with Washington or Miami. Both will overpay since each desperately needs a QB. We could trade number five for a mid first, a second, a third, a late round pick and a high pick for next year. We could possibly get a second from Jacksonville for moving… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
Reply to  Pete Wood

What QB will be there at 5? Kyler Murray is going #1 to Arizona. Giants will pay the price to move up to #2 to get Haskins. Arizona will dump Josh Rosen for draft capital. My guess would be to New England. New England was just awarded 2 additional 3rd round picks and they have 12 total picks in 2019.

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chefboho
1 year ago
Reply to  BigSombrero

I could only pray this happens because then you’ll either have Bosa, Allen, or Williams at our selection. I don’t think you could possible trade back if any of those three were a available.

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BigSombrero
1 year ago
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In 2016 Joey Bosa, Ezekial Elliott and Jalen Ramsey were widely considered the top 3 players in the draft. LA traded #15, #43, #45, #76, and their 2017 1st & 3rd round picks to Tennessee to acquire #1 and drafted Jared Goff. Philly traded from #8, #77, #100, their 2017 1st round pick and their 2018 second round pick to Cleveland to acquire #2 and drafted Carson Wentz. Goff and Wentz have both been to Superbowl. Wentz was injured for the Eagles playoff run, but has a ring. I think most would agree, neither of those guys are Peyton Manning,… Read more »

Ken Grant
1 year ago

I cannot imagine with what we have heard about Arians and what we know about Licht’s love for high-motor guys that they would even consider Rashan Gary. His tape is absolutely awful. He may well have a great combine, but that athleticism rarely shows up on film.

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drdneast
1 year ago

I keep reading about Fitzpatrick splitting the locker room last year because of his play but the only player I remember saying anything about it was the diva Jackson.
Someone correct me if I`m wrong.
I know Jacson thinks he is the team, but he is only one player who doesn’t run good routes, doesn’t fight for the ball and pretty much gives up in a game he isn’t highlighted in.

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SenileSenior
1 year ago
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I also noted how DJAX does not fight for the ball or give the extra effort to prevent long throws from turning into interceptions.

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GrayBalls
1 year ago
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It’s primarily due to the fact that there were some players, and fans, calling for Fitzpatrick to play when Jameis first took the starter’s role back. The new staff is all in on Winston for 2019 and they do not want any division in the locker room. That comment was not intended, I’m certain, to mean Fitz was causing turmoil through His words and/actions

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drdneast
1 year ago

In the spirit of BucAssBob., I think it is a good idea to pay a secondary TE who didn’t catch more than 30 balls last year $7 mill and not at least offer your second leading WR the same amount of money who caught over twice as many throws. Good thinking. And when did anyone ever see The Hump shirk from going over the middle. Hell that is where he makes his living. I like Brate, but this team doesn’t have the luxury of paying a secondary TE $7 mill in an offense that is probably veering away from two… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
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And if OJ is hurt in the preseason or week 1 and goes on IR(yet again)? Now Brate has at least 70 catches for 852 yards with 8 TDs. He plays hurt. He is a part of the solution, not a problem.

Brate has more TD’s over the last 3 years than any TE in the NFL. If they lose Brate, Humphries and Jackson, I wouldn’t expect the offense to be the same.

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macabee
1 year ago

I have no idea what I’m talking about so bear with me as I try to solve what is clearly a salary cap problem for the Bucs! Please feel free to offer suggestions/corrections as you think are warrantied. If I heard right Tuesday at the Combine when Licht and Arians held pressers, the Bucs want to keep McCoy, DJax. and Donovan Smith among others. The Bucs have 16mil in cap space and will need a 9mil rookie pool (OTC). Mike Greenberg is the best capologist in the NFL, but he’s no magician! So sumpin’s gotta give!!!!! Here’s my take! WR… Read more »

Pete Wood
1 year ago
Reply to  macabee

I think you know exactly what you are talking about. Heck, I wish you’d submit a battle plan to pewter.
Good ideas on cap room.
Do you see the Bucs keeping Humphries?

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macabee
1 year ago
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Pete, I think they will try. My understanding is that Humphries has asked for 8mil. Maybe this is a case of shoot for the moon and land among the stars. The only comp that comes to mind is 3 x Superbowl winner and Superbowl MVP Julian Edelman. Perhaps this is an unfair comp and it says more about Belichick, but Edelman in under contract for 5.5mil/yr. If Humphries is willing to take a similar contract, I think he has a good chance of being re-signed. Otherwise he is probably going to be allowed to test free agency. I like Hump,… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
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Why would they keep Humphries? He doesn’t fit in BA’s offense and he’s about to get top money with a weak WR free agency class. He will get 8-10 million from Indy, Denver, etc. On top of that, you think Tampa will just dump Desean Jackson for nothing when he DOES fit into a major role in a Bruce Arians offense and is priced cheap. If they cut Desean, I bet he commands 12-14mil/year on a 2 or 3 year agreement in this current free agent market. It just doesn’t make any sense. Rate this item:Thumb UpThumb DownSubmit Rating00 No… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
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Bright side to losing Humphries and Kwon. They will both earn Tampa compensatory picks in the 2020 draft if they sign elsewhere.

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Horse
1 year ago
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Mac, pretty good analysis. I too am concerned about the low cap available at this point ; this reasoning could be directly pointed towards Licht.
I’m not a fan of passing debt along to a future season.
I’m more in favor of offering less or they can go somewhere else. I would remind them if their offer isn’t accepted and they come back later with okay we’ll take your offer, it might be less than what was offered before.
What do you think?

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macabee
1 year ago
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And you are not alone Horse. The Bucs adhere religiously to pay-as-you-go. Remember that restructures are not always pay cuts. They can be pay advances. In the case of Mike Evans, it isn’t any more or any less. It only becomes dead money when the player is no longer here and it is still on the books. It is simply a means to an end allowed by the NFL. I doubt that the Bucs would do it since it has not historically been their practice. I really don’t think we’re going to have much of a first wave free agency,… Read more »

SenileSenior
1 year ago
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I believe DJAX is gone sooner or later. Sooner meaning via a trade during the draft. Later meaning a trade or cut afterwards. I expect Hump to be gone for higher pay. I expect GMAC to return with a restructured contract. I believe he wants a chance to compete in a playoff situation with a long shot for a Superbowl ring here. I believe he wants to retire straight out as a Buc, not after a return, one-day signing. I believe Kwon Alexander will end up with a one-year “prove your value” contract and hope for a postponed payoff next… Read more »

macabee
1 year ago
Reply to  SenileSenior

Sure it does! We are all guessing at this point. As they say “your guess is as good as mine”. lol. Hopefully we know some things for sure after March 13th. But as I stated, the Bucs have the entire offseason to settle some of these issues. Let’s hope that it is sooner!

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BigSombrero
1 year ago
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I wouldn’t count on restructures at all. Licht recently said he didn’t believe in restructuring players contracts because then they give less effort. He did restructure Sweezy after Sweezy missed his entire first year with a back injury and surgery. He basically reworked a 2016 $32.5m/5yr deal into a 4 year deal worth approx $20 mil with no dead cap money if he’s cut for health reasons. Sweezy was cut after 2017, recovered and played well last year for Seattle for 1.9mil. It didn’t work out with Sweezy but overall it’s smart. Players will get their money if they perform.… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
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Thumbs down all you want, but I’m 100% correct. No Doubts!!

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chefboho
1 year ago

Man, if Arians was a woman I’d be falling in love. He just knows all the right things to say and I believe in him and his drive. This guy knows what blocks he has to build here or he never would’ve came. Excited for the draft and the season already. Go Bucs!!!

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Sector2814
1 year ago

Trading down would be a great draft strategy if we had a GM who was better at drafting.

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Pete Wood
1 year ago
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Even if you have a GM who isn’t great at drafting, trading down still makes sense. It spreads out risk. The fewer the number of picks the more a team puts its eggs in one basket.

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mjmoody
1 year ago

Simms, seriously…what does a spleen even do? I lost my keys at RayJay once, now that was an issue. Thanks as always SR for a Friday full of bits to chew on. Thanks Bucs fans for posting w/ thought. Keeps me thinking and giving SR something to use. (Mac, Flyboy…y’all know who you are.) Just because I think it’s getting swept under the rug, why do we not care about 2ndary in Tampa? Does EVERYBODY have Julio on their Fantasy? What I’m hearing is, 1) they’re healthy now. 2) We’ve already picked some corners 3) the scheme will fix it.… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
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I agree with some of your thoughts. Question? Can you name any secondary player for Chicago? How about San Diego? Pittsburgh? Baltimore? No need to google it, just off the top of your head? I honestly could not think of a corner or safety for any of those teams. They all had great defenses last year and run a 3-4.

Fundamentally, it starts up front on defense.

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mjmoody
1 year ago
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Kyle Fuller from V Tech plays for Chicago. Maybe you saw him at the Pro Bowl?

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fredster
1 year ago

I’m hoping we get somebody to trade down. I doubt any player at 5 would be more advantageous to the Bucs than picking up more picks. I really love Brate and Hump but both are luxuries Bucs can’t afford imo. I do worry if Howard goes down though the other TE on this roster are big drop down in pass catching for sure. Jackson is toast for sure. No way they pay that moron 10 million to run his big mouth. He’s not worth it anyways and he doesn’t fight for ball. He’s a diva for sure. Head are too… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago

Current State of the Buccaneers Currently the Bucs are at about $16 million in cap space according to overthecap.com after releasing Vinny Curry. Tampa’s offense finished 1st in passing(320.3 yds/game), 3rd in total yards (415.5/game), but 12th in points scored (24.8/game) and 29th in rushing(95.2yds/game). The passing attack was potent when it had to be and there’s talent is everywhere except right guard. With renewed focus on running the ball from run game coordinator Harold Godwin and an upgrade to the right side of the offensive line, the Bucs will be more balanced. On defense, the Bucs allowed a league… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
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I know everyone hates D.Jax and LOOOOVVVVES Gerald McCoy. I know the GM and Coach said the right things this week when asked about how they fit in the future. How McCoy is the ideal 3 tech. How D.Jax wants to be in Tampa. Try to be objective for a minute. A look at history from Bowles and Arians… If the Bucs play in the 3-4 that Bowles ran last year in NY, he will have ……..LDE….NT…..RDE……. ..LOLB..LILB….RILB..ROLB.. ….Gholston…..Vea……..JPP…. Nassib…Mosley…..David….Josh Allen That is a front seven that can attack. That protects the secondary from trying to cover too long and… Read more »

SCLOBERNOCKER
1 year ago
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Josh Allen is probably a pipe dream, but man would it be sweet.

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BigSombrero
1 year ago
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I think Bosa, Q.Williams, or Allen will be there at 5. I have no doubt. I would bet the farm on QB going 1 and 2.

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FLBoy84
1 year ago

Kind of disturbing hearing Licht say that Benenoch is a RT after wasting a whole year of development at RG, and Spence is a better fit as a 3-4 OLB. Either Koetter and Co. disregarded Licht’s desire to see Benenoch at RT or he just sat aimlessly by and let the staff play guys out of position. And if we’re now just figuring out Spence is a 3-4OLB (what most thought anyway), why waste a 2nd round pick on one when you’re running a 4-3 D and Nassib, Ngakoue, and Kaufusi were still on the board. I’m no draft expert… Read more »

BUC-ASS-BOB
1 year ago

If what I’m reading is true and Bruce Arians doesn’t want Fitzpatrick as a second string quarterback in the locker room my question is who’s going to win the other two games for them to get to 5 and 11

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BUC-ASS-BOB
1 year ago

If Jameis Winston was a good quarterback why would there be a division in the locker room anyway it makes sense to get rid of the better rated quarterback if you have a division in the locker room the moron thing said just keep coming by this general manager also starting to wonder about the Bruce Arians is he really saying this stuff or is he just lying through his teeth like he did the first day he got here talking about how much respect he had for the glazers Rate this item:Thumb UpThumb DownSubmit Rating00 No votes yet. Please… Read more »

BigSombrero
1 year ago
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Mccoy and the defense stunk last year. Check out the rankings above. Winston needs a running game and a defense. He’ll be fine.

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BUC-ASS-BOB
1 year ago

Yeah right big sombrero I’ve been hearing this crap for 4 years

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BigSombrero
1 year ago
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You’re a numbers guy…The defense was really bad last year. With Mike Smith, after Mike Smith, whatever. Buckner said the only guys on the defensive line that were special were JPP and Vea. That’s it.

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BigSombrero
1 year ago
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On defense, the Bucs allowed a league worst 110.9 QB passer rating to opposing QB’s last year. Tampa finished 31st in points allowed (29.0/game), 27th in total yards allowed (383.4/game), 26th in passing yards allowed (259.4/game), and 24th in rushing yards allowed (123.9/game). The Bucs finished 31st in turnover ratio (-18) and tied for 26th(9) in interceptions.

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nybuccguy
1 year ago

Im praying the Bucs trade back and get Jachai Polite. He will be a sack monster in the right system.

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Horse
1 year ago

Good report Scott; I enjoyed it. Lots to think about. I am not a fan of small DB’s; I hope we make some corrections there.

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skipper
skipper
1 year ago

Buc-ass-Bob, is there any chance you can post anything other then hatred towards the starting QB? Do you not sleep at night with your hatred towards Winston? Your a broken record dude who can’t stop with the same shit over and over and over again.

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GrayBalls
1 year ago
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skipper, there actually IS a chance of it. In fact, I’ve seen it. Sometimes dude talks about something else and ….. Nope, nevermind. He’s still an incoherent rambler

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drdneast
1 year ago

Let’s not forget the use didn’t pursue Drew Breed in FA because they had Simms which was cheese stupidity on the part of Gruden and Allen. Later on, when Gruden tried to pursue Brett Farvs when he had Jeff Garcia, he was skewered by the press for not showing any loyalty to Garcia That showed me the intelligence of the local press Corp. Winston could win the Super Bowl next year 42 -0 and run and throw for all six scores and BucAssBob would still find something wrong with his game because his hatred of Winston runs so deep. Rate… Read more »

flashgordon
1 year ago

I definitelly liked that Devin Bush guy way over the LSU guy. I started seeing it a little bit with the LSU linebacker(forgetting his name), but certainly not at pick 5. Now, I’m absolutely against drafting that LSU linebacker at 5. Likwise, before I saw the Byron Murphy video, I liked the Deandre Baker guy better than Greedy. I also like Darrel Henderson more than Ronald Jones. All this is very annoying because I’d try to solidify the DL and OL. This years Ol doesn’t look nearly as exciting as the DL. I’d get a De and a Dt with… Read more »

flashgordon
1 year ago
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Check that, stick with Ronald Jones, trade down a little, draft Devin Bush, and Khalin Saunders in the second, and best player available after that.

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flashgordon
1 year ago
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Well, I guess I can see how Khalen Saunders could fall.

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flashgordon
1 year ago

Well, I guess I can see how Khalen Saunders could fall.

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