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2010 Declared Underclassmen

by Staff Report on January 10, 2010

With the NFL draft just over three months away and the deadline for underclassmen to declare looming on the horizon. (The date for declaring for the 2010 NFL Draft for underclassmen is January 15, 2010.) Players have three days after the declaration date to rescind and change their minds and return to school for the […]

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Conversation: Matt Miller of Newerascouting.com

by Staff Report on October 22, 2009

We here at Bucs Central, recently had the chance to catch up with Matt Miller, of Newerascouting.com. Miller has been scouting college prospects since 1997 – has several published articles describing in great detail the finer points on scouting different positions and goes to great length to give draftniks an inside look into what scouts […]

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Draft Spotlight: Christian Anthony

by Staff Report on October 13, 2009

All right draftniks, while it’s still early and by no means are we ready to put a fork in this team just yet. As the 2010 NFL Draft approaches we here at BucsCentral.com are going to be profiling some lesser known players that we feel warrant serious consideration by Dennis Hickey and the teams other […]

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Draft Spotlight: Austen Lane

by Staff Report on October 8, 2009

All right draftniks, while it’s still early and by no means are we ready to put a fork in this team just yet. As the 2010 NFL Draft approaches we here at BucsCentral.com are going to be profiling some lesser known players that we feel warrant serious consideration by Dennis Hickey and the teams other […]

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Bucs draft for need on day two

by Roland Johnson on April 26, 2009

With plenty of holes that needed to be filled on the defensive side of the football, the Buccaneers added value along with potential on day two. In the third round the team added one of the best pure run stoppers in the draft, when they selected DT Roy Miller out of Texas, Miller is a […]

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Bucs select QB Josh Freeman

by Roland Johnson on April 25, 2009

With the 17th overall selection in the first round, of the 2009 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select QB Josh Freeman To move up two spots the Buccaneers gave the Browns the 19th overall selection along with a 2009 sixth round pick. While this fanatic is not enamored, with the selection of Freeman, I […]

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Buc Central’s: Final Mock

by Roland Johnson on April 25, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed the offense in free agency and there is a sense of urgency to get the defense back to a  respectable level after the late season collapse, look for new defensive coordinator Jim Bates to have a heavy influence on the draft. The team is looking to add a pass rusher, […]

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Bucs zeroing in on Freeman

by Roland Johnson on April 24, 2009

Mike Florio, of Profootballtalk.com sighting an unnamed league source, is unequivocally suggesting the Buccaneers are zeroing in on former Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman with the 19th overall selection in the first round. Should the Buccaneers finally select a quarterback in the first round since the drafting of Trent Dilfer back in the 1994, it […]

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Insight into Dominik’s draft day approach

by Roland Johnson on April 23, 2009

During Mark Dominiks’ inaugural press conference after being name the Buccaneers new general manager, he stated he would take things from the past GM’s he has worked for. So after doing some internet digging, I came across five basic principles that Tim Ruskell GM of the Seattle Seahwaks uses, what he says he learned under […]

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Brandt – Bucs should fair better in draft

by Roland Johnson on April 23, 2009

Gil Brandt, of NFL.com who was the Cowboys’ vice president of player personnel from 1960-89 & now the host of an NFL show on Sirius Satellite Radio along with being a respected draft analyst feels the Bucs next five drafts under the guidance of new general manager Mark Dominik will be far more productive then […]

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College Scouting director Hickey gets peppered by media

by Roland Johnson on April 22, 2009

Dennis Hickey Director of College scouting, for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sat down with members of the media today to field question about the up coming draft and the recent lack of success in regards to past drafts. Jim Flynn & Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com have the entire dog & pony show transcribed. One typically […]

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CB Ryan Mouton on Bucs radar

by Roland Johnson on April 22, 2009

New defensive backs coach Joe Baker, will be in Katy, Tx, working out former Hawaii corner back Ryan Mouton. Mouton who is 5’9 190 pounds is a jack of all trades as he played on all three units while in college. Currently rated as a second day prospect he has great quickness and change of […]

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DE’s Everette Brown & Larry English sliding

by Roland Johnson on April 21, 2009

Two potential draft day targets of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at defensive end could be sliding down war room draft boards as teams put their final rankings together. Nolan Nawrocki, of Profootballweekly.com speculates in his The Way We Hear It – Draft Edition, that due to a lack of athletic ability or explosiveness in positional […]

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Bucs showing interest in DE Everette Brown

by Roland Johnson on April 20, 2009

Bob Thomas, of Jacksonville.com is reporting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are showing interest in Everette Brown the undersized defensive end from FSU. Brown possess loose hips and an explosive first step that would greatly aid the pass rush, but might not be big enough to play LDE, as has been speculated in the past the […]

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Ramses Barden, Bucs very interested

by Roland Johnson on April 19, 2009

Cal Poly receiver Ramses Barden who racked up 206 receptions, 4,203 yards and 50 touchdowns in his collegiate career told Ed Thompson of scouts.com that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have showed the most consistent interest in him over the last two months. With the team needing to add depth to the receiver corps Barden has […]