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Brooks still undecided about future

by Roland Johnson on April 7, 2009

Derrick Brooks the former face of the Buccaneer franchise and 11 time pro-bowler at weakside linebacker is still undecided about his future as it pertains to playing a fifteenth season in the NFL. Speaking at a charity golf outing at the  Pensacola Country Club in Pensacola, FL. Brooks maintains he has several options still available […]

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More from Morris at Owners Meetings

by Roland Johnson on March 26, 2009

If you are looking for the reason why Ronde Barber survived the purge of aging veterans shortly after Raheem Morris was appointed head coach. He gave a very candid answer on the last day of the owners meetings in Dana Point, Calif. “He’s staying because he touches the ball and he scores touchdowns,” Morris said […]

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Brooks, to pause, reflect & decide future

by Roland Johnson on February 27, 2009

Derrick Brooks who was initially though to have scheduled a press conference with the media on Thursday, spoke with members of the media Friday at One Buc Place. While Brooks is unsure what the future hold for him, he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of playing in 2009 in a different uniform. Thanks to Anwar […]

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Brooks will speak to media Thursday

by Roland Johnson on February 25, 2009

Derrick Brooks, has stated he will speak to the media on Thursday regarding his release. It is not clear if the decision by the Bucs to cut Brooks, will lead him to finally hang up his cleats, but my guess is that he is kicking the idea around with his family rather then up rooting […]

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Monte Kiffin weighs in on the release of Brooks

by Roland Johnson on February 25, 2009

Monte Kiffin, who was reached via phone, by Ira Kaufman, of the Tampa Tribune gave a brief statement after the initial shock wore off that the Bucs had released 11-time pro-bowler Derrick Brooks. “Derrick Brooks is a first-ballot Hall of Famer, an awesome, awesome player and person,’’ Kiffin said. “I consider it a privilege that […]

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Dominik – Has a clear plan

by Roland Johnson on February 25, 2009

After reviewing the current actions of new General Manager Mark Domink and Head Coach Raheem Morris it is very clear the team is “rebuilding” even though Dminik doesn’t like to use the word an prefers the word “reloading” either way a message was sent loud an clear today that the team is basically starting from […]

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Bucs cut Derrick Brooks, June, Galloway, Hilliard & Dunn

by Roland Johnson on February 25, 2009

According to the teams website, there is a press conference scheduled for 3:00 pm eastern time, today. The team officially released a statement through it’s website. Announcing they have  released 14 year veteran OLB Derrick Brooks, along with receivers Joey Galloway, Ike Hilliard, running back Warrick Dunn and linebacker Cato June. “Our family and the […]