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Newest Buc Gosder Cherilus could have been in Tampa Bay earlier

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Perhaps Gosder Cherilus was meant to be a Tampa Bay Buc. It was 2008, and Bucs’ coach Jon Gruden told him there was a chance. And Cherilus, who knew Davin Joseph and Jeremy Trueblood, kind of liked the idea. But the Detroit Lions picked Cherilus with the 17th pick, three picks before the Bucs drafted Aqib Talib. Now, Cherilus is finally here. The Bucs signed him over the weekend to replace DeMar Dotson, who sprained his left MCL in Saturday…

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Bucs look to former Colt Gosder Cherilus to be their new right tackle

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The Bucs needed a new right tackle. Gosder Cherilus needed a place to start over. The sides found each other Monday afternoon when Cherilus agreed to a two-year contract to replace the injured DeMar Dotson on the Bucs’ roster. Just two seasons ago, Cherilus was the highest-paid right tackle in the league, signing a five-year, $34 million contract with Indianapolis. But injuries slowed Cherilus, and last season, he was ranked 70th of 84 eligible tackles by Pro Football Focus. The…

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