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Bucs News Roundup: Penn “Freeman Will Lead Bucs To Superbowl”

by Roland Johnson on July 20, 2011

Former Superbowl winning Coach, Brian Billick, of the Baltimore Ravens who is now a FoxSports.com commentator surmises the Buccaneers would be completely content with losing former first-round pick and oft-injured running back Carnell Williams, as he’s not a priority once free agency begins.

Starting left tackle Donald Penn who spoke with Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune has a message for Bucs general manager Mark Dominik and Buccaneer fans. The message to Dominik is he wants his line mates back and to the fans, Penn proclaims the team will put on a show and Freeman will lead the Bucs to a Superbowl, soon.

Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com takes a look at 5 mid level free agents that could possibly peak the interest of the Bucs, once free agency starts.

Bill Barnwell, formerly of FootballOutsider.com, now of the famed Grantland.com, part of Bill Simmons new pop culture site has a masterful piece up on the risk reward factor of signing free agents titled ‘Free Agents You Meet In Hell” a look at the NFL players whom front offices should avoid.

Lis Mullen of Sports Business Journal by way of her twitter account, via Profootballtalk.com is reporting that the lawyers for both the NFL and NFLPA* hope to have a completed draft of a deal to present to players today.

Espn.com NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas penned a stock watch post where he profiled players from within the division who are rising and falling. In which he states the only way soon-to-be free agent defensive end Styles G White will be back with the Bucs in 2011, is that if he excepts a league minimum type deal, due in large part to his poor practice habits and the team not wanting those habits to rub off on its first two drafts picks from the 2011 draft Adrian Clayborn and Da’Quan Bowers.

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