Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need Live Preseason Work

August 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You will get your first glimpse of the 2010 version of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday.
Raheem Morris and his mighty men will travel to Miami for their first exhibition game—a preseason game if you will.
Some of us were already a bit disturbed when Morris stated this week that one of his goals was to "protect" his players.
Now what does that mean?
Does it mean he'll play Josh Freeman and the starters for a series or two?
That would be a mistake at best. This is not a veteran team, it is a very, very young team by design, and it needs all the live work it can get.
When you look at the 2009 draft class and this year's draft class, there could be 15 players on the final 53-man roster with virtually no experience. The only way Freeman will be ready for the season is to play at least the first half in these practice games.
Mark Dominik was boasting the other night that this is one of the few teams in the league with 80 guys in camp and pra...

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