Daily Bucs Links 4/17/12 - Kickoff alternatives

Solving the NFL's Kickoff Problem - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
Interesting solutions, none of them particularly realistic.

Politi: Inspired by Eric LeGrand's injury, Greg Schiano hopes to change kickoffs | NJ.com
This could work, though - an old article.

JoeBucsFan.com | Barber: Injured McCoy Doomed Bucs Defense - Tampa Bay Bucs Football
It's a sad state of affairs when a defense is so dependent on one player.

With schedule release coming soon, recapping Bucs' opponents | tampabay.com & Tampa Bay Times

Numbers say Bucs right on Ruud call - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Veteran minimum. Linebackers are worth nothing.

Talent and Production: The Great Emotional Divide | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
The step from college to the pros is more than just a step up in competition.

Between Claiborne and Richardson, Bucs have two solid options - Tampa Bay Times
And they have other options, too.

For Bucs, very few attractive free-agent safety options | tampabay.com & Tampa Bay Times
Make that 'no attractive free-agent safety options'.

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After Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III go first in NFL draft, the rest gets interesting - Peter King - SI.com
MMQB always worth a read.

Bucs could look to DE for depth at TE - NFC South Blog - ESPN
It'll take a while for a player like that to develop.

sbnnfl - YouTube
Youtube prospect profile videos - lots of them.

[Video] Dont'a Hightower 2012 NFL Draft Profile - YouTube
If they trade down, Bucs could target him.

[Video] Matt Kalil 2012 NFL Draft Profile - YouTube
Will the Bucs select him if he falls to them?

[Video] Morris Claiborne 2012 NFL Draft Profile - YouTube
The favorite.

[Video] Trent Richardson 2012 NFL Draft Profile - YouTube
The second favorite.

[Video] Mark Barron 2012 NFL Draft Profile - YouTube
Another possibility if they trade down.

[Video] Luke Kuechly 2012 NFL Draft Profile - YouTube
And the final trade down option.

NFLPA says NFL still hasn’t produced "detailed evidence" of "pay-to-injure" scheme | ProFootballTalk
Ah, the fighting has started.

Draft props: We set the lines - Yahoo! Sports
For the bettors.

Prospect Watch: Harrison Smith | Buccaneers.com
Could be a target in the second round.

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