Originally written on Bucs Beat  |  Last updated 6/30/14
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Sean Jones says his comfort level in the Buccaneers defense has grown substantially now that he’s in his second season in Tampa Bay. That’s a very good thing, because the Bucs are about to ask a lot more of their starting strong safety. Coach Raheem Morris said the loss of starting free safety Cody Grimm to a season-ending knee injury will result in Jones often changing roles and playing free safety in certain scenarios. Grimm who was typically asked to be the eighth defender near the line of scrimmage in running situations. But backups Corey Lynch and Larry Asante are less suited for that role, meaning Jones will be called upon to fulfill it when needed. “You’ll see him move around a little bit,” Morris said of Jones. “You’d like to see him as the guy down in the box making some plays. He’ll do some different things. I have a lot of confidence in Larry playing in the box. You saw him in the box playing free (safety) in the preseason. We’ve seen Corey go in the box a little bit in t...
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