Found May 18, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense led by Lavonte David, Mason Foster and Ronde Barber were horrific in 2012. Ranking 29th in the league in sacks and dead last in passing yards allowed, they were an embarrassment, or were they? The Buccaneers finished number one against the run allowing only 1,320 yards on the ground and only 3.5 yards per carry. Opposing teams averaged only 82.5 yards per carry which is a ginormous difference between the worst team in the league, 147.6 by the New Orleans Saints... Read more

Greg Schiano: “We have a starting quarterback.”

Since the Bucs drafted North Carolina State quarterback Mike Glennon, several have attempted to label the quarterback competition between he and Josh Freeman as a controversy. Speaking to the National Football Post, head coach Greg Schiano emphasized that the team already has a starting quarterback. Look, I’m not against that (Glennon winning the starting job). We have a starting...

Bucs already hinting at a change at QB

The feeling that Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano is not enamored with Josh Freeman as his starting quarterback appeared to have spread to the front office when the Bucs spent their third-round pick on Mike Glennon out of NC State. Not only did the Bucs have Glennon rated as the best QB in last month’s NFL Draft, but they appear ready to fast track him to the starting...

Mike Glennon can win playing time with Bucs

Josh Freeman is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' starting quarterback right now. Let's get that straight before we go any further in discussing the possibility that rookie Mike Glennon could win the job. Tampa Bay isn't like other places like Jacksonville up the road or Cleveland where quarterback battles are as open as they can possibly get. The Buccaneers aren't looking...

Freeman says relationship with Schiano is great

Many believe that there is some kind of a discord between Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman and head coach Greg Schiano. Back in early March, Freeman’s agent Erik Burkhardt told that the Bucs are huge believers in his client and shot down the speculation of there being a disconnect between the team and Freeman. Today, as a guest on “The Sports Page” with Rick Stroud...

Rookie backup QB Mike Glennon aims for the driver's seat

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie QB Mike Glennon has big plans for himself in the NFL. Sure, he's coming into the league as a second-stringer, but if he has his way, he'll soon be running the show. “I just want to be a good teammate,” Glennon said on SiriusXM NFL Radio, via  “I’m going to be a good teammate to all the guys, to the quarterbacks,...

Bucs QB Mike Glennon Says He Won’t Take A Backseat To Josh Freeman

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano didn’t draft Josh Freeman to be his quarterback, and seems to be unimpressed with him as a quarterback. Freeman is coming up on the final year of his rookie deal, and Schiano and company drafted North Carolina State quarterback Mike Glennon in the third round to compete. Glennon is in Tampa Bay to compete, but according to JoeBucsFan...

Greg Schiano “Not Against” Starting Mike Glennon At QB

Buccaneers HC Greg Schiano mentioned that he’s open to starting rookie QB Mike Glennon if he’s able to beat out Josh Freeman for the starting job. “Our situation will be only if he’s needed,” said Schiano, via the National Football Post. “Or if he wins the job. Look, I’m not against that. We have a starting quarterback. It’s not like we’re looking to find...

Mike Glennon might have a real chance to be the Bucs starter

According to Dan Pompei of the National Football Post, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano believes that rookie quarterback Mike Glennon “can play quickly” if they need him to. “But our situation will be only if he’s needed,” Schiano said. “Or if he wins the job. Look, I’m not against that. We have a starting quarterback. It’s not like we’re looking to...

Schiano adding to the Glennon to start rumors

Josh Freeman must be feeling isolated at the moment, as late last week his GM announced that rookie QB Mike Glennon would take the majority of preseason snaps for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and now he has his coach, who reportedly expressed displeasure with Freeman, talking about Glennon as the new possible starter as offseason workouts continue. Via National Football Post: “It’s...

Freeman In Trouble Of Losing Starting Gig?

According to the National Football Post, Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano thought Mike Glennon was the best quarterback in the 2013 NFL Draft and said he "can play quickly" if he is needed.Fantasy Spin:Tampa Bay drafted Glennon in the third round. The team did not give Josh Freeman a long-term extension this offseason, so we already know it isn't sold on him as the long...

Greg Schiano should admit that Josh Freeman is more prepared to lead the Buccaneers than Mike Glennon

Comparing the rookie to Joe Flacco, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano is “not against” Mike Glennon earning the starting job over incumbent quarterback Josh Freeman. Taken out of North Carolina State with the 73rd pick in last month’s draft, Schiano contends the 23-year-old Glennon has a “pocket presence, ability to feel the rush and move in the pocket.” “It’s...
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