NFL Free Agency: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Will Shop at the Dollar Store

February 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Yeah, I know. The headline is a major newsflash, huh?  If you're a follower of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, you know this already.
So get the visions of Julius Peppers terrorizing quarterbacks in the pewter and red out of your noggin.  Forget Karlos Dansby providing the much needed leadership in the Buccaneers linebacking core.  Don't even think about Vince Wilfork plugging that big ole hole in the middle of the Buccaneers defensive line.
It's not going to happen, folks.
Unless the Buccaneers are putting up the mother of all smokescreens, Tampa Bay is not going to be a big time player in free agency.
Will they sign some guys?  Certainly, but you're talking Jimmy Wilkerson types. Guys like Stylz White who come in on "prove it" contracts that require little to no signing bonus or guaranteed money.
This economic reality won't prevent the Bucs from trying to find some answers in the veteran meat market.
We know the Bucs need a veteran backup quarterback, and ...

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