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McCown in the lead

by Jim 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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Wilkerson will have more sacks then Adams

by Jim Johnson on July 24, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Jimmy Wilkerson to trump Gaines Adams in the sack department in 2009. That is if you believe everything you here from former fish wrap pen scribe Pat Yasinskas. Yasinskas, now of during his chat Thursday was asked several questions in regards to Buccaneer related topics. Q: Pat, the other […]

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Duck, Duck, Goose – Olson playing the label game

by Jim 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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Morris could face a QB controversy out of the gate

by Jim Johnson on July 14, 2009

Perhaps, it’s simply human nature to pick sides during a ripe QB controversy whether you’re a player or a coach, it becomes hard to remain neutral. With the team reevaluating Josh Freeman’s time line, on when he will be both mentally & physically prepared to handle the demands  and rigors of leading an NFL team […]

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Much hoopla surrounding Freeman’s ascension

by Jim 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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Thursday Roundup

by Jim Johnson on June 25, 2009

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Donnie Abraham was named head football coach at Gibbs High School in St.Pete, FL. Abraham who was drafted by the Buccaneers in the third round of the 1996 draft, spent six season with the Bucs ending his Bucs career with 31 interceptions. Morris, wouldn’t be shocked to see Josh Freeman […]

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Things are not what they appear at QB

by Jim 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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Bucs Freeman pushing to become starter in 09′

by Jim Johnson on June 17, 2009

With veteran signal caller Byron Leftwich’s shaky outings, to this point in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers OTAs & mandatory mini camp the team has reevaluated there plan on rookie quarterback Josh Freeman for the upcoming season. Just days after quarterback’s coach Greg Olson said that the team had, had discussion about the direction they would […]

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Positional Preview: Quarterbacks

by Jim 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 Jim 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 Jim 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 […]

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Bucs QB race tighter then some might invision

by Jim Johnson on May 30, 2009

The battle being waged this off-season in OTA’s & mini camp for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback position between Luke McCown & Byron Leftwich is hotter then a fire cracker on fourth of July. “We’re charting it. We’re looking at it, and it’s tight. It’s exactly what we said we wanted,” Morris said. “We […]

Dan Parr, of 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 […]

With reports swirling about recently acquired TE Kellen Winslow being absent from another round of OTA’s, many a fanatic is growing increasingly tired of a player that was just awarded the largest contract for a tight end in league history. But more to the point, since they are voluntary and it would seem as though […]

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Positional Breakdown: Quarterbacks

by Jim 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 […]