Category Archives: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Hub Arkush: Draft Information Worth Noting

Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com rips the process of putting together mock drafts. Justifiably. But then gives out some information that he thinks is reasonably reliable based upon sources were willing to go on the record on: “One team’s general manager … Continue reading

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Bears-Bucs Philosophical Clash – Who Will Be More Competitive in 2015?

According to Michael David Smith at profootballtalk.com the Buccaneers have thrown away $50 million on defensive backs over the last couple years: “Friday’s trade of safety Dashon Goldson became the third time the Bucs have cut bait on a secondary … Continue reading

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Cutler Trade Good for Almost Everybody. Almost. And Other Points of View.

Bears Elliot Harrison at nfl.com constructs his all-under 25 team. Guess how many Bears are on it? Rob Demovsky, Green Bay blogger at ESPN, thinks the Bears signing of Pernell McPhee was the worst NFC North free agent move to … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Isn’t Rocket Science

Sometimes value and need meet to make for the almost perfect draft pick. That’s what I think happened to me in the “Next Fan Up” mock draft, an exercise performed by the same group I participated with last year. The … Continue reading

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Time Is a Quarterback’s Best Friend. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune interviews new Bears cornerback Alan Ball. Ball is a big defensive back at 6-2, 197 lb. You can’t have too many of them. Bears general manager Ryan Pace would seem to agree. Patrick … Continue reading

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Can’t Blame a Guy for Trying

Dan Hanzus at nfl.com writes that Tampa Bay head coach Lovie Smith is looking at more than quarterbacks in the draft: “‘I just know I can see why people would assume that we are going to take a quarterback,’ Smith … Continue reading

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That Thing That New Head Coaches Bring

Dan Hanzus at nfl.com answers your questions (again): @DanHanzus Which team will have the largest positive difference between 2014 wins and 2015 wins? Largest negative difference? #ATNMailbag — Jack (@johnwalter_) March 16, 2015 “I’m making the Jets (4-12 in ’14) … Continue reading

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On the End for Lance Briggs and Other Points of View

Bears Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com grades the Bears effort against the Lions: “There are a number of things that jump off the tape of the Bears’ 34-17 loss to the Lions on Thanksgiving Day. “But no matter how many times … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Buccaneers at Bears 11/23/14

Offense The Bears started in their usual fashion failing to give the ball to Matt Forte on a run play. A false start by Brandon Marshall and a drop from Marquess Wilson helped force a three and out. It was … Continue reading

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Phil Emery Is a Hipster and Other Points of View

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and his wife Kristin Cavallari only allow their kid to where “organic” clothes.  Via monstersandcritics.com. Hipster Phil Emery shuns the conformist NFL.  From Dan Berstein at CBSChicago.com. Bill Belichick and Greg Schiano are bringing their staffs together to discuss “coaching topics”. … Continue reading

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