Archive for April, 2008



The Bucs Shopped Gradkowski During The Draft

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

Most everyone, including me, thought Chris Simms would be the one who was moved over the draft weekend. The Bucs said they did field some calls for Simms, but no offer more than a sixth rounder ever materialized and, apparently, the Bucs think he's worth more than that.

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More rookie camp prospects

Published: April 29th, 2008
By Bucs Beat | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times and tbt*

Among the rookie camp prospects the Bucs will take a look at this weekend is a player Florida State fans Bradwell will be familiar with: Troy defensive tackle Chris Bradwell. Bradwell (left) was dismissed from FSU in 2005 after a marijuana arrest but finished his career at Troy, where he registered four sacks and eight tackles for loss in 2007.

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The Destruction Of A Legacy

Published: April 29th, 2008
By Bucstats.com weblog

Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to Gene Upshaw. He was The Raiders' first round draft pick in 1967 (#17 overall) and started at their left guard spot for 207 straight games. He took part in three Super Bowls, winning two, and was widely considered to be one of the best offensive linemen of the 1970s. The seven-time Pro Bowler was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987.

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What The Management Has To Say

Published: April 29th, 2008
By Atop the Crow's Nest

With the draft over with, Bruce Allen and Jon Gruden have decided to speak out on their draft picks, and some current Buccaneers. Here are a few excerpts I have picked out.

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