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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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    I just don’t know what else to say about this team. Golf clap to the PR guys for having to cover this crap. Covering frogs farting would be more fun than covering this sorry excuse for a team.

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    This team has major problems, no quick fix to this mess brought on by poor drafts in the last 5+ years.

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    Talk about alternate universes, whatever is happening to the Bucs is also happening to the Chicago Bears. After coming off their Bye week, they suffered one of their worst losses ever at the hands of the Packers.

    When asked if his team may be quitting on him, Marc Trestman said “I find none of that as we work through the week. I’m in all the meetings, I’m on the practice field and that’s what’s disturbing to me, is that the level of focus and work ethic is as good as any team I’ve been around in my years in the league. What’s translating to the field is not what we expect based on what we’re seeing during the course of the week. As I told our players, there’s a good team in there somewhere, (because) we’ve seen signs of it this year, but we’re not a good team right now’.

    Sound familiar? Maybe we’ve got the Great Chicago Bear Curse! Lol. This is not rocket science and there is no curse – we too are simply not a good team right now either. The question is can the current coaching staff make us a better football team? Time will tell! Perhaps by the time we play them. C’mon Lovie, we gotta win that one!

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    I still believe it all starts on both sides of the line; not much there yet. If I’m the Glazers, I’m starting to think about all that guaranteed money I gave a green light too. Is it possible to remove the name Bucaneers off the jerseys and helmets? Only 7 more weeks to go and then we can look forward to soccer; it couldn’t be anymore dreadful than what we are seeing right now.

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      Good take Horse. I don’t think it would be out of line to suggest that Lovie Lombardi has already cost the Glazer’s tens of millions of $’s in only 10 months. And for what? A team that is an unwatchable, non competitive, laughingstock. Lovie is to coaching as Matt Millen is to GMing.

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    I agree with these grades. The performance as a whole goes right along with the rest of the season.

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    macabee; thanks. I am going to stand with by passing Mariota or Winston and drafting a QB in the 2nd or third round. I would like to use that 1st pick to pick trade down in the first round in order to pick up another 2nd round pick. With those three picks we can fill three key spots, OL, DL, QB. We can use our 3rd round pick for a sleeper at any position; after that the 4th and 5th are for future picks that require time to learn and grow.

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      I hope we do exactly that Horse.

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    Not mentioned on the kickers was the fact that Hester’s kickoff was set up by a kickoff that was a line drive and a little short. Compare our kick-offs to theirs and you can see the difference between them

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