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Bucs select DT Peria Jerry with 19th pick

by Roland Johnson on April 17, 2009

According to the Buccaneers official website, Buccaneers.com under the draft history page. It has got to be a colossal screw up by the webmaster or the team has decided eight days before the official draft that the best possible solution too there defensive problems can be fixed with DT Peria Jerry.

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20 yard short shuttle vs 40 yard dash

by Roland Johnson on April 8, 2009

With more and more teams putting more stock into a draft prospects 20 yard short shuttle times rather then their respective 40 yard dash times for a more accurate indicator of  a players true football speed and lateral quickness. It is worth noting that Barrett Ruud had one of the best differential of any linebacker […]

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Morris continues to drop hints, as the draft draws near

by Roland Johnson on April 6, 2009

With the NFL Draft less then three weeks away Raheem ” The Dream” Morris continues to drop minutiae hints as to the possible direction the Buccaneers well be heading come draft day. After saying late last week the teams is looking to upgrade the entire defensive line along with the corner back spot. Morris has […]

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Dilfer: Bucs need Mark Sanchez

by Roland Johnson on March 31, 2009

Former Buccaneer quarterback and Superbowl winner now turned ESPN studio analyst Trent Dilfer was on ESPN 1040 AM Monday, urging Mark Dominik & Raheem Morris to do what every it takes to move up into the top 10, to select USC QB Mark Sanchez as he is the best pro in this draft as Dilfer […]

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Josh Freeman everyone’s new whipping boy

by Roland Johnson on March 30, 2009

Josh Freeman, has been on a upwards spiral the last month, but it now seems he has turned into every draft analyst whipping boy. According to Wes Bunting, of the Nationfootballpost.com in which he uses a quarterback completion percentage in his last year as a starter to determine how good a quarterback will be in […]

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Bucs bringing DT BJ Raji in for a workout

by Roland Johnson on March 29, 2009

BJ Raji, of Boston College is schedule to vist the Buccaneers for a private workout. The 6’2 337 pound defensive tackle is rated as the number one prospect in this years draft at his position. Raji fits the new scheme Jim Bates is implementing like a glove. With Bates wanting defensive tackles that are best […]

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Bucs in the market for corners

by Roland Johnson on March 29, 2009

With everyone around the NFL knowing the Buccaneers are in the market for a corner, the team is not trying to hide the fact that they will draft one and quite possibly two come April. After keeping tabs through various internet sites and press clippings of who the team has set up private workouts with. […]

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Morris has doubts about Freeman being a winner

by Roland Johnson on March 28, 2009

In an article that appears on the St.PeteTimes.com website, by Rick Stroud. It now appears that doubt might be creeping in, as Raheem Morris might be seconding guessing whether or not Josh Freeman is a winner or not, with a 14-18 career win – loss record at Kansas State. It would not seem by just […]

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Bucs interest in Larry English growing

by Roland Johnson on March 28, 2009

John Sahly, of Huskie Wire is reporting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were one of fifteen teams on hand to watch NIU’s DE Larry English go through position drills. English stood by his combine numbers, but did participate in the forty yard dash and drills at both linebacker and defensive end. According to scouts in attendance […]

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On The Clock: Buccaneers

by Roland Johnson on March 27, 2009

Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the clock with what he is referring to as his dream scenario and his plan b draft plight. It is true the since it’s inception the Bucs have been known for there defensive prowess. Yasinskas, throws out three defensive players for the first round that […]

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Morris breaks down top three QB prospects

by Roland Johnson on March 26, 2009

During the owners meetings in Dana Point, Calif. Head coach Raheem Morris gave an impromptu scouting breakdown on the three top quarterbacks who are slated to be first round picks in the up coming NFL draft. Morris had glowing remarks about all three, while he thinks Matthew Stafford is a bit like Jay Culter & […]

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Wash on hand to see Texas pro day

by Roland Johnson on March 26, 2009

Buccaneers defensive line coach Todd Wash was on hand to take in the Longhorns pro day. With the Longhorns having two players that could potentially peak the teams interest in DT Roy Miller & DE Brian Orakpo. Orakpo is projected to be a top 10 pick in next months draft. At 6’3 266 pounds he […]

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Kiper still beleives Bucs need Freeman

by Roland Johnson on March 25, 2009

Anwar Richardson, of the Tampa Tribune was able to track down the man, who’s hair never seems to be out of place Mel Kiper who is a draft critic for ESPN.com. Kiper one of the most recognizable names when it comes to college prospects still feels that the Bucs need Kansas State QB Josh Freeman. […]

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Kirwan: Freeman to the Bucs at 19

by Roland Johnson on March 24, 2009

Pat Kirwan, of NFL.com in his latest version of his mock draft has the Buccaneers selecting Kansas State QB Josh Freeman with the 19th pick. With the over abundance of hype Freeman has been getting, one has to wonder how much will the one year stint Raheem Morris had as the defensive coordinator have on […]

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Bucs eying two more CB Prospects

by Roland Johnson on March 24, 2009

Two  more cornerback prospects enter the fray. The Buccaneers are short one cornerback from last seasons squad, when it was unable to re-sign Phillip Buchanon, who subsequently signed with the Detroit Lions. With Aqib Talib currently manning one side and Ronde Barber manning the other. The Bucs are looking for depth an insurance considering the […]