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Do you want Ruud to be a lifetime Buc?

The title says it all. Though Barrett Ruud was heralded as one of the better up and coming linebackers two years ago, it seems that he hasn't been able to find that next gear. We've followed his contract issues (no extension last year and one year tender this year) and even seen his comments that this is his "prove it" year.

Surprisingly, fans seems split on Ruud remaining a Buc long term. In fact, last year at the games, it seems that chants of "RUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUD" after a tackle were pretty quiet. I was kind of taken back that the guy once a darling of the Bucs and the fans had become nothing more than an afterthought, with some even suggesting he shouldn't be re-signed.

With that being said, I'm putting up this poll to see what you think of Ruud. The options are laid out below, but let me clarify them. If you want Ruud to stay on and be re-signed, I'm assuming he will get a contract equal to the fair market value. So, if you want Ruud, but only if we sign him at the minimum, consider that a wish to cut him loose.

And as always, feel free to drop some knowledge on us in the comments section.