Found August 29, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
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The Buccaneers were dealt bad news when they found out that right guard Davin Joseph tore his patellar tendon and would need to be placed on season ending IR. Joseph signed a 7 year, 52.5 million dollar deal last offseason and the Buccaneers were counting on him to be a crucial part of their new conservative, run heavy, smash mouth offense. However, despite his large salary, Joseph is actually not that great. In fact, I think he’s one of the most overpaid and overrated players in the league, so this won’t be a huge loss. Joseph was ProFootballFocus’ 56th ranked guard in 2008, 71st ranked guard in 2009, and 72nd ranked guard in 2010. Last year was actually his best year as he ranked 46th, playing above average as a pass protector. He allowed 2 sacks, 3 quarterback hits, and 21 quarterback pressures, while committing 4 penalties, but he was the 66th ranked guard as a run blocker. Throughout his career, the 2006 1st round pick has actually been a better pass protector than run blocker....
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