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Mark Cook

Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for PewterReport.com since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, surfing and family time at the beach. In addition, Cook can be found in front of a television or in Doak Campbell any time the FSU Seminoles are playing. Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at mark@pewterreport.com

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    Agree about taking Myles Jack if he’s sitting there at 9. Ive heard a lot about Mike Smith adjusting his scheme to the talent, so why not put 3 aggressive athletic linebackers on the field for 90% of the plays and run the base defense? Or run a hybrid version of a 3-4 with David, Alexander or Jack coming off the edge/up the gut/wherever/whenever? The guy is a beast.

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      Being a Best Player Available proponent, if Miles Jack is head and shoulders above the other candidates at #9, you have to take him and find a way to get him on the field. With potentially three defensive linemen and two defensive backs off the board before Licht is pondering the choice, do we really think the 4th and 3rd ranked ones at our “positions of need” respectively are worthy? Other than QB and RB, all positions are a need for us.

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        Exactly Scu. We need help across the board.

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