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Buccaneers in for a year of progress? Former GM believes so.

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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer General Manager Mark Dominik believes we’ll see progress with the Bucs under Arians.

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Former Buccaneer General Manager Mark Dominik was on Watch Stadium earlier this week talking NFC South football and was asked about the Buccaneers and what to expect this season under Bruce Arians.

I think it’s a little bit of progress look... Arians has worked with Peyton Manning, Carson Palmer, Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger and now he’s got Jameis Winston. If he can get the production out of Jameis Winston that’s he’s gotten out of those other quarterbacks that are talented quarterbacks, then it’s gonna be progress. There’s a lot of skill positions on offense, I’m a huge fan of O.J. Howard and what I think he’s going to bring to the team. I like Chris Godwin, the young receiver, but I think Bruce Arians alone has had enough success, so if he’s the quarterback whisperer like everybody says he is, then this should be a progress year. Even though there’s some weakness on this secondary big time in Tampa Bay that makes me very nervous.

Dominik seems confident that Arians is the right guy for the job. Truth is, if Winston can sniff some of the success of other quarterbacks that Bruce Arians has coached up, then this should be a productive year for the team as a whole.

The defense will potentially be something the staff needs to overcome, in particular the secondary that Dominik touched on. Todd Bowles has his work cut out for himself on that front.

What say you Buccaneer fans? Are you with Mark Dominik on this one? This should be a year of progress? Or are the holes on this team and issues with consistency from Jameis Winston going to do this staff in?