Category Archives: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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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Facing Financial Reality

Teams seem more bound and determined than ever to eliminate dead money from their cap situations. In an interesting twist, consider the new contract that Darrelle Revis agreed toas a result of his trade from the Jets to the Buccaneers over the weekend. … Continue reading

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward and Other Points of View

Bears Chris Boden at CSNChicago.com compares bold moves during the season by both Harbaugh brothers [Jim and John] to the Bears hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. No guts, no glory. Boden asks a legitimate question, one which I … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: NFL Draft First Round

Did the Vikings play the Browns?  Hard to tell. Tampa Bay may have been threatening to move into the pick.  Trent Richardson was considered to be the best prospect in the draft by some analysts. Why so many trades?  It’s … Continue reading

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The Danger of Jumping to Conclusions and Other Points of View

Bears Former Bears safety Doug Plank comments on the audio of a Gregg Williams pregame speech where he talked about targeting players for injury.  Via Fred Mitchell at the Chicago Tribune: “’I can understand how that is pretty chilling to … Continue reading

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