Fans of the Oakland Raiders know the phrase “quarterback competition” almost more than any other in the English language. That is no different for the 2013 season, but Matt Flynn hopes that the competition ends his well-traveled career and ends with him.
Lance Moore is one of those players that understands what it means to pay your dues in the world of professional football. Now, after eight years in the league, he is going to be a starting wide received for the New Orleans Saints, and it is totally deserved.
Steven Ridley always knew that he was talented and had the drive to be a star in the NFL. He knew it wouldn’t be easy though, and his path to being a starter for the New England Patriots was a long road with a lot of others standing in his way.
The Bucs have been waiting about three years for Gerald McCoy to unleash his potential. Finally healthy, McCoy has been a key cog on the defensive line this season.
Bucs WR Mike Williams struggled as the number one receiver in 2011. But in 2012, he’s back in top form as the secondary option to WR Vincent Jackson.
The Bucs certainly opened their checkbook when they signed Vincent Jackson. But all signs point to the deal being an extremely successful one so far.
The Bucs have been pleasantly surprised by the play of defensive end Michael Bennett this season. He’s been one of the most consistent on the defensive line.
Bucs CB Ronde Barber has been with the team his whole career. He’s established himself as a great player on the field, but also as a huge contributor off of it.
Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman has played better than he did in 2011. But he can still continue to improve.
It’s not often that rookies end up being leaders on a team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David appears to be well on his way to becoming one.