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Is the Hall of Fame overlooking former Buc Simeon Rice?

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John Lynch, who has missed as a finalist for four straight seasons, deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. Ronde Barber, who becomes eligible this year, deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. Simeon Rice? I’m not so sure. Oh, Rice — the former Tampa Bay Buc who is currently banging his own drum for Hall entry, was a marvelous talent. He would turn the corner in a rush, and he would reach out with those incredibly long…

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Would Greg Schiano have signed Ray Rice for Bucs?

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If the Tampa Bay Bucs had not changed coaches, might they be interested in changing running backs? In other words, if Greg Schiano was still the coach at One Buc, and we will pause as you shudder over the prospect, might they be interested in signing Ray Rice then? Yeah, yeah. After his domestic battery case, teams are avoiding Rice like he was a carrier of MRSA. And you can’t blame him. The NFL seems to have finally gotten serious…

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George Johnson sees talent on Bucs defensive line

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You see mediocrity. He sees hunger. You see questions. He sees speed. You see problems. He sees playmakers. Oh, to see the world through the eyes of George Johnson, defensive end. He looks at the defensive line of the Tampa Bay Bucs, and he sees a rampaging bunch of answers. The rest of us? We see Gerald McCoy and a bunch of guys with question marks instead of jersey numbers. We see quarterbacks with time to throw. We see opposing…

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