Daily Bucs Links 8/11/11 -Quincy Black’s position, Warren Sapp visits the Bucs

Published: August 11th, 2011
By Bucs Nation

Youth charges Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiving corps - St. Petersburg Times
The receiving corps may be the youngest and least experienced position group on the team. 

Bucs happy to bet on Black at strong-side LB | TBO.com
Raheem Morris talks about how Black is kind of playing Derrick Brooks' position now. 

Quincy Black gives Tampa Bay Buccaneers versatility at linebacker - St. Petersburg Times
I wouldn't say versatility - Black is still a bit lacking in pass coverage. But Black is a solid every-down player nonetheless. 

Foster will be replaced on third down passing situations by Black | tampabay.com & St. Petersburg Times
No Foster in passing situations.

Rivalry on the field doesn't hurt friendship off the field | HeraldTribune.com
James Lee and Jeremy Trueblood are competing, but still friends. 

Q&A With Warren Sapp At One Buc Place | Pewter Report
Pewter Report transcribed the entire interview with Warren Sapp at One Buc Place yesterday. Sapp really believes in what the Bucs are doing. 

Ex-Buc Sapp likes team's young players, approach | TBO.com
The Tribune has a story on Sapp's visit too. 

Morris Talks Playing Time For McCoy, Price, Bowers | Pewter Report
According to Morris, Bowers will play, but he doesn't know how much McCoy and Price will play. 

[Vide] Video: Warren Sapp sounds off on Bucs d-line and philosophy of building through draft | tampabay.com & St. Petersburg Times
For my money, Sapp is one of the most entertaining talking heads on television. 

Sapp: "If You Buy In, It Will Work" | Buccaneers.com
Everyone with the Bucs sure seems to be buying in.

Lots of conviction in Sapp's Bucs prediction | TBO.com
Sapp sounds really confident. 

Buccaneers Insider - 1040 ESPN Tampa
Craig's notes on yesterday's practice. 

Bucs new offensive coach cool, laid back, but demanding | TBO.com
Everyone seems to love Pat Morris' approach. Hidden message: they hated Pete Mangurian's approach. 

Buccaneers’ Josh Freeman eager to return home, play at Arrowhead - KansasCity.com
Josh Freeman grew up in Missouri and played college football at Kansas State. No surprise that he used to be a Chiefs fan. 

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Guaranteed contracts come to the NFL: an analysis | Super Agent Leigh Steinberg
I think Steinberg oversells the difference between now and the last CBA, but it's an interesting read nonetheless. 

Bucs notes: Rookie Foster takes MLB edge over McKenzie | TBO.com
Some random notes on the Bucs' practices. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' LeGarrette Blount getting chance to prove he can be third-down running back - St. Petersburg Times
More talk about Blount wanting to be a third-down back. 

NFL.com news: Bucs GM Dominik says team not interested in Tiki Barber
Of course they aren't. It's ridiculous this even needs to be said. 

JoeBucsFan.com | Ahmad Black Talks To Joe - Tampa Bay Bucs Football
A short interview with Ahmad Black

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Wisdom of Crowds 2011: QBs
Football Outsiders asked their followers to project a number of quarterbacks, including Josh Freeman. Projected stats: 3,708 ± 113 passing yards, 25 ± 1 TDs, 13 ± 1 INTs

Hundreds of Kids Lace It Up at One Buc | Buccaneers.com
The Bucs handed out shoes to some 600 kids. 

Da'Quan Bowers will play versus Chiefs, Arrelious Benn won't | tampabay.com & St. Petersburg Times
Benn is still rehabbing from his ACL injury, despite looking very good in training camp. He has been held out of any contact so far. 

[ESPN Insider] NFL - Remaining questions for Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints and rest of NFC South - ESPN 
For the Bucs, the question is whether they will miss Barrett Ruud

Sports Radio Interviews | Ronde Barber Expects Aqib Talib To Make Some Changes, Confirms He Didn’t Push For His Brother Tiki On The Bucs Front Office
Transcription of Ronde Barber on W620DAE. 

Bucs pleased with progress of rookie DE Bowers - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Bowers is still looking good. He could end up being the steal of the draft, if his knees hold up in the long term. 

Ronde: Ruud "Most Under-Appreciated" | Best Bucs Coverage - 620 WDAE - The Sports Animal
Ronde thinks the Bucs will sorely miss Ruud. 

Eager to get look in game setting | TBO.com
The game is only a day away. 

For Some, This One's Big | Buccaneers.com
Preparing for the preseason game.

[Video] Buccaneers Insider, 8/10/11 | Buccaneers.com
More Insider on practices. 

NFL Preseason Preview - Tampa Bay (0-0) at Kansas City (0-0) - Football Wires - MiamiHerald.com
Previewing the game that means nothing. 


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