From the monthly archives:

April 2010

After nine starts as a rookie, Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback Josh Freeman is finally getting a crash course in reading different blitz packages. While its never too late to learn, it’s long over due and something that should have happened last season. For Offensive Coordinator Greg Olson to come out now, with this, shows […]

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Olson Laying Foundation For Pass Happy Attack

by Staff Report on April 5, 2010

Offensive coordinator Greg Olson, in speaking with Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune this morning might have let the cat out of the bag with what he envision the Bucs offensive attack to look like in 2010. No, it want resemble the Jets vaunting ground attack from 2009, but rather something more in line with […]

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Going Inside The Numbers: Speed To Quickness & Explosiveness

by Staff Report on April 5, 2010

With the 2010 NFL Draft, just over two weeks away. Bucs Central has got some bizarre calculations for fans to ponder. Pat Kirwan a former Tampa Bay Buccaneers area scout and current NFL.com writer, and contributor to CBS Sports’ NFL Today show, along with co-hosting on Sirius NFL Radio, back in the mid 2000′s came […]

Former Texas Longhorn and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Roy Miller was a significant contributor as a rotational player last season, but could be on the cusp of becoming a starter in 2010. The 22-year old, 6-foot-2, 310-pound Miller is entering his second season with the Bucs. He was part of the rotation at […]

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Freeman Driven By Winning

by Staff Report on April 4, 2010

Not much went right for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2009, however Josh Freeman was viewed as a positive building block, after leading the Bucs to three wins in nine starts, in and other wise gloomy campaign that ended with a 3-13 record. Thinking out loud here, of the unenviable situation he faced as a […]

Posted in NFL Draft

Determining Draft Positions Within Rounds

by Staff Report on April 4, 2010

After reading what Michael Band of DraftAce.com recently did by using Pro-Football-Reference.com “Career Approximate Value” to determine draft slotting per round through the first three rounds we here at Bucs Central decided to expand on the idea a little further and run it through all sevens rounds. In order to accomplish this task we needed […]