NFL Rookie Mania: Buccaneers Starting Two at Wide Receiver?

April 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Call it "Rookie-Mania" if you'd like and perhaps the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may catch a seasonal case of it this summer.
The primary symptom is taking first-year players and throwing them into the starting lineup.
That could be the case with the Bucs, and the primary suspects are the duo of newly-drafted wide receivers Arrelious Benn from Illinois and Mike Williiams, the one-time problem child from Syracuse.
"Both have size and that's what I believe in," Bucs GM Mark Dominik said recently during and NFL Sirius Radio interview. "In the West Coast offense, I'm a big believer in getting out of breaks and getting open. Benn (Arrelious) can get yards after contact. The same thing with Mike Williams. He has big-play ability."
Dominik told Peter King of Sports Illustrated in a recent interview: "He's (Williams) a starting receiver. I think he's going to start for us at some point this year."
Sounds like love, doesn't it? Almost sounds like Dominik could be the new ...

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