1. Will Gaines Adams Prove to Be the Best or the Bust?

    For Gaines Adams, 2009 is a make-or-break season.The Bucs took Adams with their first pick in the 2007 draft, and he’s been hailed as everything from a potential Warren Sapp to a bust...

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  2. Unitas Vs. Montana? No Question

    You know, sometimes being a sportswriter tends to make you cynical.We laugh when we should be serious and we criticize when there’s really not any reason to...

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  3. Bunkers and Bogeys at Bethpage Black

    Jeff BerlinickeIf you follow golf even a little closely you’ve heard all the stories about Bethpage Black.The home of this year’s U.S...

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  4. Barrett Ruud: 25 Mock Interview Questions

    Tampa Bay Bucs linebacker Barrett Ruud is the new anchor to the Bucs defense. It shouldn’t be hard. He only has to replace a future Hall-of-Famer as the leader of the Bucs defense...

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  5. Unproven Josh Freeman May Be in Tampa Bay Bucs' Starting QB Hunt

    New Bucs coach Raheem Morris is about to make the decision that will immediately define his NFL coaching future...

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  6. Is Leftwich The Right Switch For The Bucs?

    CORRECTION FROM FIRST PUBLICATIONTAMPA—Is Byron Leftwich a viable alternative to Luke McCown as the Bucs starting quarterback?If you believe the first of the NFL preview magazines hitting the newsstands, Leftwich has a shot...

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  7. Is Leftwich the Right Switch for the Bucs?

    Is Byron Leftwich a viable alternative to Josh McCown as the Bucs starting quarterback?If you believe the first of the NFL preview magazines hitting the newsstands, Leftwich has a shot...

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  8. Bucs vs. Saints: Bucs, McCown Entering Bush League

    Nov. 22, Bucs at SaintsDec. 27, Saints at BucsBy the time the Saints and Bucs finally get around to playing each other, the Bucs should at least have some idea of what the Saints will throw at them on defense...

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  9. Bucs Vs. Panthers: Typical NFC South Catfight

    Panthers at Bucs, Oct. 18Bucs at Panthers, Dec. 6Jeff BerlinickeTAMPA – The Carolina Panthers won’t take a long time to scout this season...

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  10. Bucs Vs. Falcons: A Bird's-Eye View

    Falcons at Bucs, Nov. 29Bucs at Falcons, Jan. 3, 2010You have to give Falcons' coach Mike Smith more credit than just NFL Coach of the Year. He turned a moribund franchise into a winner just a year after the team appeared to be in shambles...

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  11. Bucs Defense: Five Issues and Answers

    That’s about the best way to describe the Bucs defense heading into the 2009 season. Gone are the players that turned the Bucs from former misfits to Super Bowl champions back at the start of the Jon Gruden era back in 2003 (was it that long ago?)..

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  12. Bucs Offense: Five Issues and Answers

    by Jeff BerlinickeTAMPA—The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have never been a franchise that relied too much on offense. From Day ONe, way back in 1976, it’s been all about defense...

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  13. Is Michael Vick a Good Option For The Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

    Tampa – There are 32 teams in the NFL trying to deal with one of the touchiest topics in sports history.What to do about Michael Vick?Everyone knows the Michael Vick story...

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  14. Will Bucs Be Driving a Cadillac This Year?

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have more than one problem to solve once things start getting serious in July. They have problems on the defensive line. They have problems at the linebacker position with anyone who isn’t named Barrett Ruud...

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  15. The Tampa Bay Bucs Roll the Dice with New Quarterback

    Jeff BerlinickeTAMPA—No one denies that Josh Freeman has all the tools. At 6'6" and 248 pounds, the Bucs' first-round draft choice has everything a team could want from a quarterback: size, speed, strength, and a good head on his shoulders...

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  16. Loveable Losers: How the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Made Me a Fan

    I can’t say I was ever a die-hard, orange- or pewter-bleeding Bucs fan. I loved them in the '70s, felt indifferent in the '80s, and then rediscovered them in the '90s. But I know it will never be the same as it was when I was a little kid in 1976...

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  17. Jago Hopes To Revive Career, Bucs Offense

    Jeff Jagodzinski never expected to be sitting in a press box this fall.He had what he thought was a dream job, coaching ACC power Boston College after mentoring quarterback Matt Ryan to a lucrative and successful rookie year with the Atlanta Falcons...

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  18. Bucs Centerpiece: 25 Questions With Jeff Faine

    Center Jeff Faine was the anchor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive line last season that was one of the most improved in the NFL. While former quarterback Jeff Garcia didn't compile big numbers, it wasn't that he didn't have time...

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  19. Leftwich, Winslow Head Short List of Bucs Signings

    If you are looking for holes in the 2009 Tampa Bay Bucs, picture the pirate ship in the Bucs home end zone taking on water. There are a lot of holes for a team that claims it is trying to make it back to the playoffs in a difficult NFC South...

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  20. Tampa Bay Bucs, McCown Look to 2010

    Two months from the start of training camp, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still a team trying to find an identity and a future...

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