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Random Thoughts: Simpson already selling his name

October 8, 2017 general

Sunday, 4 a.m. It’s a month into the NFL season. Is that too soon to talk about the draft? CBSsports.com has the Bucs taking LSU defensive end Arden Key with the 22nd pick. That would further the LSUing of the Bucs with ex-teammates Kwon Alexander and Kendall Beckwith. – Question: Why is Nick Folk still […]

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Ask Gary? Does the loss of Hickey hurt the Rays?

October 7, 2017 general

Each week, the readers take over GarySheltonsports.com and play Ask Gary. They send in a question, or a couple, on Thursday night or Friday morning and we all talk about the world of sports.  Think of it as a radio show where you don’t have to be on hold. Join us and ask a question, make a comment […]

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Looking back at the loss to the Patriots

October 7, 2017 general

Saturday, 3 a.m. 5 Observations Are the Bucs trying so hard to protect themselves from Jameis Winston’s turnovers that they’re dooming themselves to slow starts? It’s possible. Winston hit only eight of 16 passes for 71 yards in the first half against the Patriots, but threw for 263 yards in the second. In four games,Winston […]

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Bucs kick away a shot at upsetting Patriots

October 6, 2017 general

Friday, 4 a.m. The futile, forgettable farce of Foot-Fault Folk and his Flock of Failures might have reached its finish on Thursday night. After this, how can the Bucs persuade themselves to stay with wayward kicker Nick Folk, who just wrapped up the worst week any Buc kicker – yes, including Roberto Aguayo, Kyle Brindza […]

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Ask the experts: Tim and Jerry

October 5, 2017 general

Here at GarySheltonsports.com, we have doubled our experts with the addition of former Bucs’ personnel director and former Seahawks general manager Tim Ruskell. He joins his old friend and co-worker Jerry Angelo, a former personnel director for the Bucs and former general manager of the Bears. Each week, Angelo and Ruskell answer your questions regarding the NFL. […]

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Will this be the year that Miami finally beats FSU?

October 5, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Thursday, 2 a.m. How much does it matter who a team has played? Answer that, and perhaps you can guess who will win Saturday’s game between Miami and FSU. Miami, for intance, is 3-0. But it’s 3-0 while playing Bethune-Cookman, Toledo and Duke. It would be a huge story if the Hurricanes had lost to […]

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Are the powerful Patriots ripe for the picking?

October 4, 2017 general

Wednesday, 4 a.m. The bear is wounded. The bear is bleeding. The bear is frustrated. Ask yourself: Does that make him more vulnerable? Or less? The New England Patriots, the dynastic New England Patriots, have been rendered mortal. Their defense has been wretched, something you would normally find in, say, Cleveland. They cannot stop anyone. […]

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A look back at the Bucs’ victory over the Giants

October 3, 2017 general

5 Observations 1. Winston was very good: Jameis Winston hasn’t had many days that were better than Sunday. It was only the second game of his career where he’s thrown for three touchdowns or more and no interceptions. As Dirk Koetter said, “We’ll win a lot of games if Jameis plays like that.” Winston has […]

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Bucs win comeback behind the old Folk at home

October 2, 2017 general

Monday, 3 a.m. First down and brain damage, you could hear the louder fans thinking, and Dirk Koetter was playing for the field goal. Was he kidding? Should he be concussion protocol? There were 41 seconds left, and the Bucs had a first-and-10 at the Giants’ 13? Why was Jameis Winston rolling to his right, […]

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Random thoughts: Who should the Rays bring back?

October 1, 2017 general

Sunday 4 a.m. It’s a shame that Hugh Hefner, the greatest offense in history (he always scored), has died. I say we all wear pajamas to mourn. – Question: Should the Rays bring back Lucas Duda? –  Takkarist McKinley of the Falcons lost a dread on the field last week. This week, he saw it […]

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