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2010 Declared Underclassmen

by Staff Report on January 10, 2010

With the NFL draft just over three months away and the deadline for underclassmen to declare looming on the horizon. (The date for declaring for the 2010 NFL Draft for underclassmen is January 15, 2010.) Players have three days after the declaration date to rescind and change their minds and return to school for the […]

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Conversation: Matt Miller of Newerascouting.com

by Staff Report on October 22, 2009

We here at Bucs Central, recently had the chance to catch up with Matt Miller, of Newerascouting.com. Miller has been scouting college prospects since 1997 – has several published articles describing in great detail the finer points on scouting different positions and goes to great length to give draftniks an inside look into what scouts […]

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Draft Spotlight: Christian Anthony

by Staff Report on October 13, 2009

All right draftniks, while it’s still early and by no means are we ready to put a fork in this team just yet. As the 2010 NFL Draft approaches we here at BucsCentral.com are going to be profiling some lesser known players that we feel warrant serious consideration by Dennis Hickey and the teams other […]

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Draft Spotlight: Austen Lane

by Staff Report on October 8, 2009

All right draftniks, while it’s still early and by no means are we ready to put a fork in this team just yet. As the 2010 NFL Draft approaches we here at BucsCentral.com are going to be profiling some lesser known players that we feel warrant serious consideration by Dennis Hickey and the teams other […]

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Unpredictability looks predictable for Morris

by Roland Johnson on July 24, 2009

It’s not as unforeseeable as some predict for first year head coach Raheem Morris, to actually duplicate the success the Buccaneers have had the last few seasons if not better it within a very short time period. When looking over the NFC teams currently in the south since the coaching hire’s of John Fox, Jim […]

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Post Draft: News & Notes

by Roland Johnson on April 26, 2009

The draft is over and many fans feel slighted, but in reality new general manager Mark Dominik & first year head coach Raheem Morris had a decent draft filling needs with solid picks, many fanatics were shocked and surprised by some of the picks, but the duo stayed true to there draft board and drafted […]

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Bucs select QB Josh Freeman

by Roland Johnson on April 25, 2009

With the 17th overall selection in the first round, of the 2009 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select QB Josh Freeman To move up two spots the Buccaneers gave the Browns the 19th overall selection along with a 2009 sixth round pick. While this fanatic is not enamored, with the selection of Freeman, I […]

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Buc Central’s: Final Mock

by Roland Johnson on April 25, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed the offense in free agency and there is a sense of urgency to get the defense back to a  respectable level after the late season collapse, look for new defensive coordinator Jim Bates to have a heavy influence on the draft. The team is looking to add a pass rusher, […]

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20 yard short shuttle vs 40 yard dash

by Roland Johnson on April 8, 2009

With more and more teams putting more stock into a draft prospects 20 yard short shuttle times rather then their respective 40 yard dash times for a more accurate indicator of  a players true football speed and lateral quickness. It is worth noting that Barrett Ruud had one of the best differential of any linebacker […]

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Morris continues to drop hints, as the draft draws near

by Roland Johnson on April 6, 2009

With the NFL Draft less then three weeks away Raheem ” The Dream” Morris continues to drop minutiae hints as to the possible direction the Buccaneers well be heading come draft day. After saying late last week the teams is looking to upgrade the entire defensive line along with the corner back spot. Morris has […]

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Morris gearing up for NFL Draft

by Roland Johnson on April 3, 2009

With the teams first mini camp officially in the books, new head coach Raheem Morris and the rest of the coaches and scouting department will now focus all their attention towards the draft. Morris left little room for doubt as to what the team will be looking for as he put it is is obvious. […]

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Dilfer: Bucs need Mark Sanchez

by Roland Johnson on March 31, 2009

Former Buccaneer quarterback and Superbowl winner now turned ESPN studio analyst Trent Dilfer was on ESPN 1040 AM Monday, urging Mark Dominik & Raheem Morris to do what every it takes to move up into the top 10, to select USC QB Mark Sanchez as he is the best pro in this draft as Dilfer […]

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Bucs bringing DT BJ Raji in for a workout

by Roland Johnson on March 29, 2009

BJ Raji, of Boston College is schedule to vist the Buccaneers for a private workout. The 6’2 337 pound defensive tackle is rated as the number one prospect in this years draft at his position. Raji fits the new scheme Jim Bates is implementing like a glove. With Bates wanting defensive tackles that are best […]

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Bucs in the market for corners

by Roland Johnson on March 29, 2009

With everyone around the NFL knowing the Buccaneers are in the market for a corner, the team is not trying to hide the fact that they will draft one and quite possibly two come April. After keeping tabs through various internet sites and press clippings of who the team has set up private workouts with. […]

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Bucs to host Freeman for private workout

by Roland Johnson on March 28, 2009

Adam Caplan, of ScoutsNFLnetwork.com is reporting that QB Josh Freeman was on Sirius NFL Radio’s “Movin the Chains” in which he publicly announced he has a private workout schedule with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Could Freeman be that ever elusive fourth quarterback the team has been talking so much about? Referring back to an early […]