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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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    OL & QB are both positions you do not want to wait until you need one to get one.

    Getting an OL at 9, although not a sexy pick, is a smart and pretty safe one. That would be my 2nd choice after trading down.

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    Hey Mark- good stuff. While I don’t always agree, you guys do really GREAT work. thank you

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    BPA for me. Good report Mark.

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    Once again this is a position where the Bucs aren’t in a desperate need to draft.
    I think Dotson has three more years left in him.
    The prudent thing would be to rewrite the guy a 4 year contract which would also cover this year. Bump his salary for sure this year because he is definitely underpaid for a starting RT.
    Award him some guaranteed money over the next two years and if his play starts deteriorating you can always say goodbye in the third year.

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      Sounds good…..now just get him to sign the paper!!

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    While OT doesn’t look like the highest priority now as compared to D-line, I’m not opposed to taking one at some point if they are clearly the BPA at the time. I’ve never thought Dotson was anything special and he’s no sure thing to even be here in another year, Cherilus is on the downside of his career too and Panphile is perfect as a 6th man. Along with Donovan Smith, that’s the four players on the roster. The position doesn’t look so deep to me.

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    If a top ten ot is not available at #9 then I would go after DE,DT or CB in Rd-1. I believe Tradew down Twice and get more mid round picks is the best way to improved the bucs.Go Bucs

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