Can the Bucs lose enough to catch the Raiders?

by Gary Shelton on December 2, 2014 · 2 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Bucs

Bad news from the front: When it comes to losing, turns out, the Bucs aren’t quite creative enough.

As slow as they are going, egad. the Oakland Raiders are parked.

Darn the luck.

It is a tragedy, of course, that the fans of Tampa Bay have had to endure all of this ugliness, and yet, someone else might get a larger slice of hope than they are. But try as they might — and man, are the Bucs trying — I’m not sure the Bucs can lose enough to get to the No. 1 draft pick.

Ponder that for a moment: Someone is worse off than this team.

Heaven help them.

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Chris G Tucker@Apple Roof Cleaning December 5, 2014 at 12:07 am

Gary, this is assuming that Oakland will grab Marcus Mariota with the number 1 pick.
We must not forget they too have plenty of needs, and they have David Carr.
What scares me is that Oakland may just decide to trade out of the first pick to some team willing to pay a kings ransom for the fist overall pick, to draft Marcus.

I was on the fence about Jamis Winston coming to Tampa, until I read what Gene Deckerhoff said about him.
Plus, I saw what Winston did to Auburn to win the National Championship.

Say what you want to about him, but the Man is a leader, with all the talent in the world.
I really think Tampa is gonna draft him, IF he is still around.

I would also not be so sure that Mariota will go first in the draft, since some see him as a system QB.

I think the number 1 pick in the draft is up for grabs, and will all depend on what the 2 QB’s do, in the coming games.


Gary Shelton December 5, 2014 at 4:43 am

Remember the draft order at quarterback this time last year? It was an argument between Tedy Bridgewater and Johnny Manziel. Yeah, a lot of things can happen. But if Mariota’s grades hold, he’ll go No. 1. Someone will trade for him.


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