Money for Nothing: Glazers Claim To Have Cash, Not the Desire To Spend It

March 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Believe it if you want, Buccaneer fans. One of your owners, Joel Glazer, has told you straight up: They have the money to spend, they just don't want to spend it right now.
They believe in building by the NFL draft, building a foundation, and then adding to that base down the line.
"Money will never be an issue when it comes to building this team the way we think it should be built," Joel Glazer told the Tampa Tribune .
Okay, let's just consider that point for a moment. Joel says the reason the Buccaneers aren't among the league leaders in spending is because they've drafted poorly.
Definitely, the drafts under Jon Gruden and Bruce Allen left a lot to be desired. Twenty of the 22 players starting for the Bucs at the end of the season were either Gruden draft picks or free agent acquisitions—a 3-13 football team that has holes throughout the lineup.
Joel claims that if the players Gruden drafted were worth a damn, the Bucs would be spending money on re-s...

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