The roaring Mike Glennon debate continues while the young quarterback racks up awards. This time he's won the Offensive Rookie of the Month award for November, which is fairly impressive given that he was going up against an unleashed Eddie Lacy and suddenly explosive Tavon Austin as the main competitors. Mike Glennon had his two best games the past two weeks, although he struggled in the prior games.
In the four November games, Glennon completed 62 of 88 passes (70.45%) for 785 yards (8.9 yards per attempt), seven touchdowns and one interceptions. Those are pretty impressive numbers for any quarterback, let alone a rookie. Most importantly for the Bucs, they've won three of the four games they've played this past month.
In addition, Lavonte David was named the Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Detroit Lions. With 12 combined tackles, one interception and a forced fumble he keyed the team's turnover-laden win in Detroit, easily their most impressive win of the season.
David has been playing at an All-Pro level this season and is comfortably the best 4-3 outside linebacker in the NFL, and you could make an argument that he's the best 4-3 linebacker overall. With five sacks, two interceptions and six passes defensed he has improved on his already impressive run defense skills this year. If he doesn't make the Pro Bowl this year, something's wrong.
Which reminds me: it's time to go vote for a bunch of Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the Pro Bowl. You can do so right here. With some major changes to the Pro Bowl, it's no longer separated by conference. Some suggestions for Buccaneers to vote for: Gerald McCoy, Darrelle Revis, Mark Barron, Lavonte David, Dashon Goldson, Donald Penn, Demar Dotson and Vincent Jackson. I'd also tell you to vote for Dekoda Watson as special teamer, but it seems the Bucs didn't nominate anyone for that position.