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The Buccaneers met with veteran Ronde Barber last week and the two sides discussed plans for the future. While the team said they would wait for Barber’s decision, it appears their plans do not include him in them. Or does it?
After the team announced Tuesday they signed Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson to a five-year deal, it was pretty evident that Barber is not in the Bucs’ plan for safety. There is no way the Bucs will invest money into both Goldson and Mark Barron and expect Barber to basically ride the bench at the safety position.
So how does Barber feel about the Goldson signing? WTSP Channel 10′s Dave Wirth tweeted the following:
#RondeBarber had a “no comment” about #bucs signing Goldson.. Preferred to play golf in #TBChamp pro am. twitter.com/TBDave/status/…
— Dave Wirth (@TBDave) March 13, 2013
Obviously he was in a deep round of golf so we’ll let this slide. But is there another option for Barber to return?
Sure is. He can be the team’s nickel corner. A posi...
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have emerged as the favorite to
acquire New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, and the team’s management is
now “fully on board” with a trade involving the All-Pro, according to Jason Cole
of Yahoo! Sports.
Cole notes that, at this point, the holdup is what the Jets
are willing to accept in exchange for Revis. Tampa Bay doesn’t want to
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Goldson (6-2, 200) joins the Bucs from the San Francisco 49ers, where he was selected as a fourth-round pick from the University of Washington...