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2016 Player Prediction: Gerald McCoy

Yes, I have been overly critical of Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy the past two seasons. With the lack of top plays to close out games and disappearing acts in many contests, criticism came from others as well. It seems like a century ago when I wrote that the Buccaneers do not win unless McCoy plays. But …

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Lavonte David makes the NFL Top 100 list

The annual NFL Network top 100 players list continued to be revealed on Wednesday night, and a second Buccaneer landed on the list. Last week Gerald McCoy came in at number 63, and this week Lavonte David landed at number 53. David rose three spots from his 56th ranking last season. It’s his third time …

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Two Bucs make CBS Top 100 for 2016 list

While the NFL Network counts down the Top 100 names from 2015 voted on by players, CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco has his own. On Thursday, he released 100 names to watch for in 2016 and listed two Buccaneers on his list — defensive tackle Gerald McCoy at No. 26 and running back Doug Martin at …

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Buccaneers Pre-Draft Overview

With Dirk Koetter and Mike Smith now in charge or their respective sides of the ball, the team has a new-look coaching staff with some familiar faces. The Buccaneers roster is far from complete but we’ll go position by position and fast track an overview of the roster as it stands and who in the draft that the …

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Glazers making strides towards winning fan support back

The Buccaneer ownership group has had a polarizing, tenuous relationship with fans of Tampa Bay. For years the late Malcom Glazer was beloved in the area, a brilliant breath of fresh air that rescued fans from the nightmare years of Hugh Culverhouse. When Malcom got the team a Super Bowl trophy he could have been …

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Should there be concern for Bucs’ pass rush?

The Bucs entered the 2016 season with expectations outside the organization to beef up their pass rush. The team brought in defensive end Charles Johnson, were expected to be players in the Olivier Vernon sweepstakes, and several assumed they’d try to go after Mario Williams. None of that happened. Tampa Bay did address the need …

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Mike Smith brings coaching to the Bucs

The Buccaneers have had coaching issues. Hence the reason why they have had three different coaches in five seasons. Players haven’t been put in position to succeed and instead have been forced into roles/schemes they don’t excel in. Enter defensive coordinator Mike Smith, who promises the team will examine each players strengths and weaknesses and …

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