Archive for January, 2008



Larry And Chad: The Saga Continues

Published: January 31st, 2008
By Bucstats.com weblog

Last week (or maybe the week before... I don't re-read old posts. Hell, I don't even spell check the current ones,) I posted something about Chad Johnson probably staying in Cincinnati and Larry Fitzgerald being more likely target for a big Buccaneer wide receiver deal. Now it's looking a little different. Fitzgerald is stating openly that he wants to stay with the Cardinals, which is the first step to him actually doing it. Of course, his current contract is prohibitavely expensive, so he would have to work something out to lower that cap value. How expensive? According to PFT (who, for some reason, removed their permalinks again):

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Breaking Down the Wide Receivers

Published: January 30th, 2008
By Atop the Crow's Nest

A position that the Bucs have arguably had trouble with in the past, this years receiving corps looked better than ever. However, they just couldn’t stay healthy. Jeff Garcia had plenty of weapons, but with everyone getting injured, he was limited. Let’s break down the 2007 Bucs Wide Receivers:

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Mike Alstott Says No To Coaching

Published: January 30th, 2008
By Bucstats.com weblog

Yesterday on 620 WDAE, Steve Duemig announced that Mike Alstott had been offered a coaching position with the Buccaneers, but declined it. This story hasn't been verified anywhere else, so who knows how true it is. On one hand, Duemig and Alstott are friends, so Duemig would likely be privy to some exclusive Alstott information. On the other hand, Steve Duemig is an egotistical twat with an ax to grind. Although, to be fair, he did say that after speaking with Alstott specifically about Jon Gruden, his opinion of Gruden improved. Maybe that means he'll only spend one hour a day trying to get him fired now? In any case, it looks less likely that Alstott will be the new running backs coach, which I still think is a good thing. I read that Earnest Byner is going to interview for that position. Byner has been the running backs coach for the Redskins since 2004 and has Clinton Portis to show for it. Not too shabby. Let's just hope Byner doesn't fumble his notebook on the way to the conference room.

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Bradshaw and Brady sit down

Published: January 29th, 2008
By NFL_Czar's Blog

Because of traffic around Glendale and the constant security around the University of Phoenix Stadium, Terry Bradshaw was 10 minutes late for his sit down with MVP Tom Brady. But Brady didn't mind and seemed to enjoy the down time before facing Tuesday's 2,000-plus reporters and TV crews on Super Bowl media day.

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