Peter King of Sports Illustrated is widely regarded as one of the best football writers in the country. So when he speaks, you’d probably better sit up and listen. This morning King spent some time at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ training camp, and made some notes for his MMQB article.
He came away very impressed with Tampa’s receiver corps:
“…this will be a memorable group, all of whom towered above the defensive backs trying to cover them. Defenses will have fits trying to defend the Bucs in 11 personnel (one back, one tight end, three wides):
WR: Vincent Jackson, 6-5
WR: Mike Evans, 6-5
WR: Chris Owusu, 6-2; or Tommy Streeter, 6-5
TE: Austin Sefarian Jenkins, 6-5”
King also predicted the team could go as high as 12-4 this coming season, and made some projections for the team’s roster. Here’s the complete list:
As with all of King’s work the entire article is worth reading – you can check it out here.