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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, surfing and family time at the beach. In addition, Cook can be found in front of a television or in Doak Campbell any time the FSU Seminoles are playing. 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 protected]

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    Ha ha ha at Yahoo Sports. Gives us a C and doesn’t even mention OJ Howard. I think the draft, on paper, should be graded a B+

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    I think the BUCS feel they did really well, and us BUC fans feel they did well. As Mark said, we’ll know for sure in a couple of years once they hit the field.


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    Were doomed !!!! Kiper gave us am A-.

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    It’s just a silly wild guess how good anybody’s draft was until the players hit the field. If forced me to guess I’d say B maybe. The Safety and linebacker are just really hard to know especially. Howard was a steal and no brainer for sure. WR and RB look good on paper where we picked them at as far as value and potential.

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    I cant believe there are people who give our draft a F. How is this draft a F?

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    Anyone else read this in Mel Kiper’s voice?

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    Here’s all one needs to know when checking the bulletin board for Draft grades. The 1995 (Sapp and Brooks) report card was a ‘C’.

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