Found June 05, 2013 on Football Nation:
Some thought Mike Glennon had an outside shot of being a late first round selection.Obviously, they were wrong. But by slipping to the third round, where Tampa Bay and head coach Greg Schiano scooped up the North Carolina State product, he may have found the best situation he could be in. According to Curt Popejoy of Rantsports.com, by being drafted by the Bucs, it serves as a sign he will replace the current starter, Josh Freeman, in the Buccaneers' lineup."With OTAs in full swing and training camp coming up, is Glennon a real threat to win the starting job? Probably not. But that’s not to say he doesn’t have a real chance to impress," Popejoy said.Having studied Glennon heavily the past two seasons, I can say this is exactly what he should be doing. Glennon’s deep arm has never been in question, and when it comes to his deep throws he doesn’t have anything to prove.But the criticisms of Glennon had to do with his ability to check down, go through his reads, and take ...
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