Bucs Central

July 2010

Sure, we read the reports that Bucs starting right tackle Jeremy Trueblood was held in the Hancock County Jail after police in Greenfield, Ind. said he and another man riding in a car driven by Trueblood's mother allegedly became "belligerent" and "uncooperative" during a traffic stop, Tuesday evening. Trueblood, 27, was held for 13-hours on… Read More

Some of Bucs Central’s blogging brethren think offensive coordinator Greg Olson is behind the latest spin feature by Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. In the post which reveals a plethora of stats on Josh Freeman’s accuracy issues when he throws the football beyond 11-yards. However, it’s common knowledge if you watched Freeman play last… Read More

The other day I was perusing through the Bucs up coming 2010 schedule, more particular the AFC North opponents. While doing some research, I came across some interesting numbers. Did you know the Bucs have played the four teams that currently make up the AFC North a total of 27 times and have managed 11… Read More

Purely speculation on our part, but with the recent drunken induced bar fight, in which Cedric Benson, the workhorse running back for the Cincinnati Bengals punched an employee of Annie’s West bar in the face on May 30, the Bucs might have just found a trading partner to unload underachieving RB Derrick Ward to. Benson… Read More

So how bad was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive line in 2009? Well, according to resident Pro Football Focus offensive line junkie Neil Hornsby , there was only one team worse in ’09, then the Bucs, that team was none other then the Oakland Raiders. Hornsby graded each offensive line on a number of different… Read More

There have been plenty of fans the past year and a half, that have been debating the merits of Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting middle linebacker Barrett Ruud. Ruud, 28, has amassed more tackles over a three year span then any other linebacker in Buccaneer history with 552 from 2007-09. But such phrases as drag down… Read More

In an article that appeared in the St. Petersburg Times, today, Times Staff Writer, Stephen Holder opines that the five key players to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers improvement for the 2010 season are Tanard Jackson, Kellen Winslow, Aqib Talib, Cadillac Williams and Donald Penn ostensibly Holder doesn’t feel like the play of quarterback Josh Freeman… Read More

As previously mentioned, we here at Bucs Central.com had planned on some front end changes to the overall look and feel to the site. Well, today was the day that we decided to unveil the makeover. As with any changes there are typically some bugs that need to be ironed out. We are aware that… Read More