Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 10/24/14

TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 16: Quarterback Jeff Garcia #7 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates a score against the New Orleans Saints with tackle Jeremy Trueblood during a week-two NFL game on September 16, 2007 in Tampa, Florida. The Bucs won 31 - 14. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Jeremy Trueblood was one of the worst starting tackles in the league in 2010, surrendering 2 sacks, 6 quarterback hits, and 24 quarterback hurries, while committing 4 penalties in 8 starts. He was benched down the stretch for James Lee, but resigned for starter’s money as a free agent in the 2011 offseason, signing a 2 year, 10 million dollar deal. Trueblood was even worse in 2011, starting 15 games, allowing 4 sacks, 5 quarterback hits, and 50 quarterback hurries (most in the league), while committing 7 penalties. This past offseason, he was forced to take a pay cut to stay on the roster, to 4.25 million from 5.25 million, but he was still being paid like a starter. He started the opener and surrendered a quarterback hit and 2 quarterback hurries and then missed last week with an ankle problem. Now it appears he will continue to not start as he’s been benched permanently for Demar Dotson, who started in his absence last week. Dotson allowed just 1 quarterback hurry in that start, b...
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