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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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Bucs’ rookie Noah Spence still has the potential to make a difference

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It isn’t fair to say that Noah Spence is learning to play defensive end in the NFL. Rather, he’s learning to learn. Spence, the rookie defensive end of the Tampa Bay Bucs, has three sacks so far for Tampa Bay. But coaches and teammates praise how Spence has caught on so far. “He’s just preparing better,” teammate Gerald McCoy said. “Like I said, it’s a mental battle. Before it was just, ‘I’ll go to meetings when I have to go…

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