Bucs have struggled to find defensive ends

by Gary Shelton on March 11, 2016 · 2 comments

in general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs

Thursday, 6 a.m.

The latest fix-up is falling through the draft, passing quarterbacks and cornerbacks as he goes. Oops, there goes a linebacker. Oops, there is an offensive tackle.

Joey Bosa? Stumble on down.

And so, as the Bucs sit and ponder just how far Bosa might plummet, perhaps you want to consider how a franchise got here.

You know, to third-and-no-ends-since-Simeon. Those Bucs.

It seems like a slightly amusing thing, thinking that Bosa – at one time No. 1 on most draft boards — could actually fall that far. I mean, Warren Sapp once did it, but he had chemical help if you remember. Except for USA Today wondering if Bosa is “too chill” for the NFL, there really doesn't seem to be heavy criticism headed his way. At any rate, I don't think he gets

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Barry McDowell March 11, 2016 at 3:19 pm

How can you also forget to mention another category of futility with DE’s–letting the good ones go? To wit, Michael Bennett.

Barry McDowell


Gary Shelton March 11, 2016 at 6:22 pm

Good point. Bennett was dying to stay.


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