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Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Tampa Bay Buccaneers camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns • Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Ten most overrated players in the...
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Weekly Rewind: Camp Preview; Jeff Demps; Doug Martin; Fantasy sleeper

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers; this week the stories range from draft pick Charles Sims to OTA chatter. Tampa Bay Buccaneers   Camp Preview- Corners (READ) What to do with Jeff Demps (READ) Martin still a beast (READ) Bucs top fantasy sleeper (READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is still a beast

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin had a great rookie season in 2012. He played in all 16 regular season games and totaled 1,454 rushing yards and scored 12 touchdowns. Last year his season was cut short by injury; he missed ten games with a shoulder injury. Now I’m looking at the top fantasy football options at running back and I’m not seeing Doug Martin’s name...
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Camp Preview RBs – Martin returns to form

If anything good came out of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ running back situation in 2013, it was the fact that the Bucs showed that they have a lot of depth at the position. After a disappointing 2013 season, which was cut short due to an injury, running back Doug Martin will look to rebound with 2012-like numbers. Martin is still the clear number one running back in Tampa, after...
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Muscle Out The Hamster: Can Doug Martin Shoulder the Load?

What can you say about Doug Martin? No, really. It’s a genuine appeal from Buccaneers fans and fantasy owners who are starved for good news when it comes to the Tampa Bay tailback whose sophomore season was cut short by a torn labrum. The rumors started swirling last week when OC Jeff Tedford commented that he preferred a running back committee approach. Coach Lovie Smith somewhat...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former Dolphins fullback Jorvorskie Lane

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed full back Jorvorskie Lane according to his agent David Canter.  Lane was previously with the Miami Dolphins and is a very big, solid blocker.  He will be a huge asset to the Bucs and Doug Martin. davidcanter Congratulations to #TeamDEC client @JorvorskieLane on signing with @TBBuccaneers & welcome back!!!!! […] The post Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs place Doug Martin on I.R.

Shortly after running back Doug Martin went down with a shoulder injury, the Buccaneers were targeting Monday night’s game against the Dolphins as a possible return for Martin. This game continues to loom large in Martin’s recovery, as the team has said this week that they’ll make a decision before the Monday night game on whether Martin can play or if they’ll shut him down...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Running back draft strategy: Doug Martin's big game in 2012 and controlling for outliers when assessing value

Malcolm Gladwell made the topic trendy but outliers have been the bane of a statistical analyst’s existence all along. An outlier is essentially a number so far from the average (mean) that it seems out of place. In fantasy football we’re talking about statistical outputs that stand out from a player’s typical production. For example, Doug Martin‘s 272 total yard, four touchdown...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 preseason roster roundup: Running Back

Position1st String2nd String3rd String RBDoug MartinBrian LeonardMike James   For the first time in five years, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have the same running back in the 1st string slot two years in a row — a feat that hasn’t been accomplished since Cadillac Williams in 2008. That running back is Doug Martin. In his rookie campaign, Martin was able to eclipse...
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Doug Martin poses in Christmas onesie

Doug Martin has taken a lot of grief for his not-so-endearing nickname -- "Muscle Hamster," which was given to him in college. The Bucs' first-year running back wears the name proudly. And that isn't all. ... Wait for it ... Yes, what you see there is the NFL's third-leading rusher and legitimate...
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December 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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