Found February 16, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
In Sports Illustrated’s offseason preview of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a troubling stat appeared on 2012 rookie Mark Barron. The rookie allowed 24 first downs and touchdowns which was the third-highest among safeties. Drafted No. 7 overall in the 2012 NFL Draft he was drafted to cover the best tight ends in the game, but according to the preview by Tom Mantzouranis “Expecting him to cover the league’s athletic tight ends as a rookie was too much.” By playing in the NFC South they face three teams with dominant tight ends six times a year... Read more
1 Comment:
  • Tom Manzourantis don't know ****!!!!! Barron was a rookie for God's sake. The safety position takes season or two .

Buccaneers DE Michael Bennett Likely To Test The Free Agent Market

Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times expects to see Buccaneers defensive end Michael Bennett test the free agent market after talks regarding an extension failed to generate any momentum. Bennett, 27, produced a career high nine sacks this past season despite having played in both the defensive end and defensive tackle position. Having spent the last four seasons in Tampa Bay...
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