Tagged: ‘Lavonte David’

Some evidence Lavonte David’s play declined last year
June 17th, 2017 at 10:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Lavonte David didn't receive the best reviews for his 2016 play. After years of looking like the best 4-3 linebacker in the NFL, he seemed to have a bit of a down year. David seemed to react a little more...

ESPN’s Insiders love the Bucs, and Noah Spence
May 30th, 2017 at 10:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Offseason analysis is always a little pointless, but that doesn't mean it isn't fun. Which is why we're talking about ESPN's latest panel of six analysts who answered some questions on this (off)season. Turns out...

Lavonte David’s tackle numbers declined, and no one should care
May 20th, 2017 at 4:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports One of the background storylines this offseason has been Lavonte David and his (perceived) drop in play quality last season. David hinted at that a few days ago, telling the Tampa Bay Times that he was going to be better...

The Buccaneers focused on fixing their run defense
May 6th, 2017 at 8:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Kendall Beckwith Height: 6'3" Weight: 243 lbs The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded up for the last pick in the third round, 107th overall, for linebacker Kendell Beckwith. To add some context to the 107th pick, without compensatory picks,...

Kwon Alexander supposedly improved leaps and bounds in 2016
February 17th, 2017 at 10:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports It can be pretty hard to evaluate 4-3 linebacker, mostly because they're flying around and making tackles but not generally producing many standout plays. That's not true for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have a pair of linebackers who have a...