NFL Un-Power Rankings: Buccaneers jump nine spots

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The Buccaneers are better now than they were before free agency. Shocking, right?

Power rankings are fun. Well, sometimes they are. Kenneth Arthur has somehow managed to twist the topic in a weird, new way: by reversing the order of the power rankings and pretending its opposite world. Okay, so, that isn't the greatest gimmick in the world -- but I can live with it.

And according to Arthur, the Buccaneers are much better now than they were last time, jumping (falling?) nine spots in the reverse power rankings.

22. Buccaneers (previous: 13)

Add: Darrelle Revis, Johnthan Banks, Mike Glennon, Akeem Spence, William Gholston, Dashon Goldson

Big spending and high draft picks finally paid off for the Bucs. One of the worst secondaries in the NFL last year is now Revis, Banks, Goldson and Mark Barron.

That's a huge jump of nine spots, and it's simply the result of the team addressing its biggest hole in a major way. Remaking the secondary was the team's biggest priority, and it's exactly what the Buccaneers did with a high-priced free agent, the blockbuster trade of the offseason and their highest draft pick.

Now they just need to show it on the field.

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