Tagged: ‘Pro Bowl’

Ike Taylor expects big things from Vernon Hargreaves
July 22nd, 2017 at 6:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images Vernon Hargreaves is an interesting player. There's widespread consensus that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback struggled as a rookie, but showed a bit of potential. There's also widespread consensus that he's going to be very good this year. ...

Jameis Winston is a much better choice than Andrew Luck to start a franchise with
July 13th, 2017 at 8:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Here's an interesting question: if you could pick any players to start a franchise with, who would you choose? I feel like most Tampa Bay Buccaneers would pick Jameis Winston, and rightly so: he's arguably the most promising young quarterback...

The Buccaneers’ analytics department holds “great value” for Jason Licht
July 3rd, 2017 at 7:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports We missed an interesting article last week: The MMQB's Albert Breer summarized every NFL team's view of what is now called analytics (AKA data-driven decision-making), and his bit on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is particularly interesting, painting a picture of...

The 2002 Buccaneers are still the best pass defense ever
June 20th, 2017 at 11:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images The 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers were really good at defense, leading to the only Super Bowl in Bucs history. That's 15 years ago now, and it's still true: since then and the 16 years before then, no defense was...

The 2013 NFL Draft was so bad, trading for Darrelle Revis may have been smart-ish
June 8th, 2017 at 3:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images Remember 2013? When Greg Schiano was entering his second year as Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach, with a roster that looked pretty talented, and just needed some extra fire and a re-energized Josh Freeman to get over the hump?...