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Pass Rush Continues Upward Ascension

by Jim Johnson on August 30, 2011

For most, the pass rush was a huge issue of contention last season with the Bucs producing 26 sacks. Through three pre-season games this year the Bucs already have 13 sacks, half of what they produced as a team through 16-games in 2010. The inevitable turnaround can be directly attributed to the hiring of Keith […]

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Dominik: “The Governor is Off” Bowers

by Jim Johnson on August 29, 2011

Renowned national sports scribe Peter King, of in his Monday Morning Quarterback column has got an answer to what many Buccaneer fans have been pondering, about rookie defensive end Da’Quan Bowers. That $64 thousand dollar question is when will the governor be taken off Bowers? Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik, eluded to the fact […]

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Bucs Front Four To Face Stiffer Challenge Thursday Night

by Jim Johnson on August 17, 2011

Lost amidst the drubbing of the Kansas City Chiefs  is the the tiny little fact that the Bucs managed to get pressure 77% of the time, the Chiefs quarterbacks dropped back to pass. In fact the Chiefs tried to pass a total of 22 times (counting sacks and pass attempts) and the young Buccaneers defense […]

Former legendary Buccaneer defensive tackle and current NFL Network commentator Warren Sapp was at One Buc Place Wednesday to take in the sights and sounds of what he believes is a team destined for the playoffs behind third-year signal caller Josh Freeman. Sapp who is a straight shooter and very opinionated person spent time with […]

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D-Linemen Learning New Stance

by Jim Johnson on August 7, 2011

After spending countless hours watching and re-watching game film during the lockout new defensive line coaches, Keith Millard and Grade Stretz, aren’t the only changes taking place from last year to this year up front for the Bucs. To help a porous front that had an anemic pass rush and leaked like a sieve allowing 131 […]

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Millard Sees A Hint Of Reggie White In Da’Quan Bowers

by Jim Johnson on August 4, 2011

The Bucs newest star might not even be a player; it might just be a coach. Keith Millard, who’s quickly becoming known for his rapid-fire takes and quote-ability around the Bay area sat down for an interview Thursday with the Ron and Ian Show on WDAE-AM 620, The Sports Animal. Millard who’s a very engaging, […]

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Millard: On Roy Miller “He’s A Pitbull”

by Jim Johnson on August 2, 2011

Over the past two NFL drafts the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have spent four premium picks on the defensive line; two first rounders and two second rounders on defensive tackles and defensive ends. But the player that’s been with the team the longest is undervalued and under appreciated defensive tackle Roy Miller. Miller, 24, a former […]

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive line coach Keith Millard was off limits to talk to the local pen and mic club during the lockout, but since training camp opened he’s been quoted in the local papers and featured on sports talk radio shows discussing the players he’s inherited and his new pupils that were drafted. […]

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McCoy: “I Tried To Be Sapp Last Year”

by Jim Johnson on July 31, 2011

Second-year defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was thrust into a familiar situation last season as a rookie. Since his days at Oklahoma, he’s been linked to prominent stars, from a teams past. For the Sooners it was Tommie Harris, as a rookie with the Bucs, it was Warren Sapp. It has led McCoy to mimic those […]

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No Salary Cap Floor For 2011

by Jim Johnson on July 29, 2011

The belief that structuring a new CBA in such a way that teams would be required to spend actual cash in a given year instead of manipulated salary numbers as a means to reach a threshold, in this case the salary cap floor, has been repeatedly reported as 89% in actual cash payouts, does not […]