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Friday Training Camp New & Notes

by Roland Johnson on August 7, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers young guns have impressive showing as veterans rest. Second year pro Josh Johnson and first round pick Josh Freeman show poise under fire as they guided the offense in Friday mornings practice. It would seem, that many media pundits have been singing a different tune of late, when it comes to first […]

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Thursday News & Notes: Bucs Training Camp

by Roland Johnson on August 7, 2009

Traditionally the Buccaneers have never really been big on selling out when it comes to bringing pressure, but that could change with five man, six and even seven man blitz packages. Based on some of the personnel groupings in which third year pro Quincy Black is going to be used as a hybrid type of […]

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Bucs Adams finally gets it

by Roland Johnson on August 5, 2009

Every where you surf these days on the internet or radio dial, Gaines Adams a former Clemson product and 4th overall pick in the 2007 draft is being lambasted by everyone from coaches to the media and even fans. After registering 12.5 sacks over his first two seasons in the league. Adams has come under […]

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McCown in the lead

by Roland Johnson on August 2, 2009

Three practices into the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2009 training camp – it would appear that none of the quarterbacks have separated themselves from the pack. Luke McCown has been turnover free, but has not had the same flare for the dramatics when it comes to uncorking the long ball as the others thus far, more […]

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Duck, Duck, Goose – Olson playing the label game

by Roland Johnson on July 21, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback’s coach Greg Olson is playing a loosely translated game of Duck, Duck, Goose with his crop of QB’s. In the most recent edition of the PewterReport Magazine, Olson gave a brief scouting report on Luke McCown, Byron Leftwich, Josh Freeman & Josh Johnson from there performances this off-season in OTAs and […]

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Much hoopla surrounding Freeman’s ascension

by Roland Johnson on July 3, 2009

The teams’ decision to expedite the learning curve of rookie quarterback Josh Freeman has many in the media second guessing earlier predictions. Just how much stock should fans put into the recent rumblings that the team plans to accelerate the learning curve of Josh Freeman. For starters, if you are a fanatic that likes to […]

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Things are not what they appear at QB

by Roland Johnson on June 18, 2009

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers signal caller Jeff Carlson, who runs America’s Best Quarterback attended Wednesdays mandatory mini camp. According to Carlson, who broke down all four quarterbacks in attendance.  Josh Freeman is the best QB on the roster, warming up in shorts, his throwing technique rivals the best in the league.  But he is still […]

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Positional Preview: Quarterbacks

by Roland Johnson on June 11, 2009

The band aid brigade that once toiled under center has been discarded for youthful exuberance. The team has decided a drastic makeover was in order at the most critical position in all of football. With the immanent release of Brian Griese on the horizon, the days of a quarterback hanging on long enough to begin […]

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Bucs Johnson doesn’t discount his abilities

by Roland Johnson on June 11, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers second year pro & former fifth round draft pick Josh Johnson has been counted out his whole career, but he is not willing to concede to those who suggest he is the odd man out in the quarterback derby raging under the sunny skies and back drop of the Florida Gulf Coast. […]

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Bucs QB Coach talks shop

by Roland Johnson on June 11, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback coach Greg Olson spoke with the media in-regards to the plan the team has outlined for the development of rookie quarterback Josh Freeman, the battle waging between Byron ” Slugo” Leftwich & Luke McCown. He also indicated that former 5th round pick Josh Johnson was disappointed in the team decision to […]

Dan Parr, of Profootballweekly.com scribes that because of the new found confidence level and familiarity with his teammates, Luke McCown has a slight edge in the quarterback derby being waged in Tampa. It was well-known that Buccaneers QB Luke McCown didn’t lack confidence, and he emphasized that point at the team’s voluntary workouts Tuesday, telling […]

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Positional Breakdown: Quarterbacks

by Roland Johnson on May 10, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers under the guidance of Mark Dominik & Raheem Morris have been collecting arms this off-season, in the hopes that one can be the future. The re-signing of Luke McCown prior to free agency was a clear sign that the new brain trust wanted to see for sure one way or the […]

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Johnson no longer “Redshirting”

by Roland Johnson on April 10, 2009

Buccaneers second year quarterback Josh Johnson, is ready to compete, but admits the one year becoming seasoned to life in the NFL is making the transition from one offense to another a much smoother undertaking under the guidance of new offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski. “The thing about this league: Once you learn one [system], you […]

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Johnson to compete in 2009

by Roland Johnson on March 26, 2009

Former fifth round pick, QB Josh Johnson will be given a chance to compete for the starting position for the Buccaneers in 2009 or at lest that is what he told Jim Flynn & Charlie Campbell of  PewterReport.com, after the team concluded a voluntary workout Wednesday afternoon. When asked Johnson said “most definitely” it is […]

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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. […]