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MARK BARRON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Barron's knee still not 100%

Almost a year removed from a collision that left him with cartilage damage in his right knee, Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Mark Barron says he's still not 100 percent despite having surgery to correct the problem in January. “No, I definitely don't feel like I'm 100 percent yet,” Barron said Sunday in the wake of the team's first padded practice. “I feel good but...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Training camp preview: Mark Barron and Dashon Goldson to elevate defense

Projected Starters: SS – Mark Barron FS – Dashon Goldson Reserves: Major Wright, Kelcie McCray, Keith Tandy, Brad McDougald, No real shake up for the Buccaneers here. Safeties Mark Barron and Dashon Goldson are the starters for the revamped Tampa Bay squad. Tampa Bay fans should keep an eye on newly acquired safety Major Wright. Wright started 42 games over the last four years...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis reportedly paid $50K to get No. 24 jersey

When Darrelle Revis was shipped to the Buccaneers, he instantly brought additional star power to an up-and-coming franchise. That star power didn't entitle the star corner to his familiar No. 24 jersey, however. Citing a "well-placed source," Paul Lukas of Uni-Watch.com reports that Revis paid Bucs safety Mark Barron $50,000 to secure No. 24, which Revis has donned...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss
MONEY AIN'T A THING

Revis pays Barron big money for 24

Darrelle Revis really wanted to wear number twenty-four and put his money where his mouth is paying new teammate, Mark Barron, a king's ransom. 

Via The Victory Formation
June 18, 2013  |  2 Comments

Mark Barron never an elite NFL player?

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...
Via The Penalty Flag
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Barron good, but will never be an elite NFL player

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...
Via The Penalty Flag
February 16, 2013  |  1 Comment

Mark Barron has been huge in the Bucs defensive development

This week versus the Kansas City Chiefs, Mark Barron outplayed Berry, a fellow first rounder, and former South Eastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Minus a couple of tackles, Berry was fairly silent the entire game. Josh Freeman even tore the Chiefs secondary up for over 300 yards, in what might have been Freeman’s most prolific game to date as a pro. This week Barron...
Via NFL Draft Zone
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Barron picked on in coverage

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie safety Mark Barron has the potential to be an elite player in this league, but one weakness he must improve upon is his coverage ability. Barron will be tested by Eli Manning this week Knowing Barron’s weakness, the Panthers targeted him in coverage seven times on Sunday, more than all but one safety in the league (D.J. Gomes, Redskins). Of the seven...
Via DraftAce
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Barron a no show for rookie training camp

Getty Images According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers rookie safety Mark Barron hasn’t reported for the rookie portion of training camp that begins this week. Barron and his agent are still going back and forth with the Buccaneers regarding off set language in his rookie contract. Right now the only top-eight pick to sign has been Robert Griffin III of the Redskins...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss
SUCKER PUNCH

Bucs DT beat up teammate?

Tampa Bay Bucs defensive tackle Brian Price reportedly beat up one of his teammates during OTAs recently. Should TB be concerned?

Via Pro Football Zone
June 19, 2012  |  2 Comments
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