While most Tampa-based media outlets are writing about Spygate, Bucsblitz.com is writing about the future. Bucsblitz.com is at the NFL Scouting Combine and has filed stories for the last two days profiling players that could be selected by the Buccaneers in the Draft in April. We’re blogging, we’re analyzing and we’re giving you the inside scoop in Indy that no other Tampa-area outlet is doing. Take a look at our growing list of Bucs-focused and national stories the past few days.
BUCS COULD PURSUE NFC WEST WR. Scout.com’s Adam Caplan reported to Bucsblitz.com that his sources have told him the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could pursue a certain free-agent receiver from the NFC West. He also told Bucsblitz.com that another low-cost free agent receiver would be a good fit. Nobody else but Scout.com and Bucsblitz.com has this story. You’ll want to read this so you can stay plugged into the wide receiver situation, so click here.
THE NEXT JEFF GARCIA? This article points out the similarities between San Diego QB Josh Johnson and current Bucs QB Jeff Garcia. As I wrote the article, I became more intrigued by what Johnson could offer the Bucs as a mid-round pick. You’ll want to read this if you believe the Bucs still need to draft a QB.
BUCS COMBINE ANALYSIS DAY 3. We confirmed seven more official meetings between draft prospects and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. We’ve compiled more than 10 capsules on defensive players that could impact the Bucs’ draft strategy, and you can access them righ here. Just click here to soak in the knowledge.
And in case you missed it here are the links to our Combine Analysis for Thursday and Friday, featuring breakdowns on more than 20 players that have met with the Bucs. Click here for Thursday’s report.
Click here for Friday’s report.
PROSPECTS ARE TALKING ABOUT THE BUCS. Matthew Postins talked to half a dozen different prospects about the Buccaneers. They talked about their meetings with the team and their impressions of the team in our “Bucs Combine Buzz” article. Some of the comments came from players the Bucs could be targeting in the draft, so this is great stuff. Click here to get the inside skinny.
And if you missed Friday’s Combine Buzz, Just click here.
JOE FLACCO ON TV. Our Scout.TV guys are here and they put together this video interview with Delaware QB Joe Flacco. He’s intriguing a lot of people right now, and you know Jon Gruden can’t resist a quarterback. Just click here to view.
BLOGGING IN INDY. Our coveritlive.com blogging software is back up and running. Matthew Postins will be blogging all weekend in Indianapolis, and the great thing about the coveritlive.com software we use is that it’s easy to navigate and easy to review. We have great tidbits about all kinds of player interviews, coach sightings and more right here. Just click replay this live blog from Saturday and you’re all set.
OTHER BUCCANEERS-SLANTED COMBINE STORIES
A MIGHTY, MIGHTY RETURN MAN? He’s just 5-foot-9, but Appalachian State wide receiver Dexter Jackson knows his return skills give him added value to every NFL team. Perceived as a third- or fourth-round pick, Jackson has blazing speed (he could go under 4.3 in the 40-yard dash) and boasted a solid punt return average at App State. So, would he be a good fit for the Bucs? Find out in this interview.
JACKSON’S PEDIGREE? You won’t believe who DeSean Jackson’s been running with lately. It’s a future Hall of Fame wide receiver. But that’s nothing new for the Cal wide receiver, who has been around people that have made it big all his life. Find out more in this interview.
IS TAMPA BAY SEARCHING FOR A CENTER? A report on Notre Dame C John Sullivan, who gave Bucsblitz.com a juicy tidbit about the Bucs’ center situation. You’ll want to read what Sullivan had to say.
TIGHT ENDS ARE TALKING, BUT NOT WORKING OUT. Could the fact that TEs Martin Rucker and Fred Davis aren’t working out in Indy impact their draft value? And might it affect their stock with the Bucs? We’ll enlighten you in this piece.
OUR NEW PREMIUM BOARD. We’ve just started our new premium board this week. For subscribers only, Matthew Postins will post the rumors he’s hearing at the Combine and give you a chance to respond. It’s a great way to interact with our publisher, as he reads every post and responds to many of them. This week rumors rule, so click here to join in and become a subscriber.
SCOUT.COM LIVE COMBINE BLOG. Our Scout.com NFL Writer, Ed Thompson, is keeping you up to date on everything that’s going on in Indianapolis. You can link to his live blog right here.
SCOUT.COM LIVE FREE AGENCY BLOG. Our Scout.com Senior NFL Writer, Adam Caplan, is keeping you up to date on everything that’s going on in free agency this week. You can link to his live blog right here.
AUDIO AND VIDEO UPDATES. Scout.com has audio and video news from the Scouting Combine as well, updated every day by our experts. You can link to the master list of audio and video right here.