Tampa Bay Can't Move Forward on Darrelle Revis Right up until Some Soul Seeking Is Accomplished

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Tampa Bay Can't Move Forward on Darrelle Revis Right up until Some Soul Seeking Is Accomplished

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Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a piece or two away from creating a Super Bowl run, or is this crew nonetheless rebuilding?

Without realizing the response to that question&mdashTampa Bay doesn&rsquot know the response however either, thinks Martin Fennelly of the Tampa Tribune&mdashthe Buccaneers can&rsquot make an all-in move sending a 2013 first-round draft pick to the New York Jets via trade for cornerback Darrelle Revis Kyle Arrington Jersey.

This logic can make a ton of sense. Why on earth would general manager Mark Dominik send off Tampa Bay&rsquos 1st-round pick this yr, and naturally strong rebuilding piece, and get back a top-notch but coming-off-an-injury cornerback in Revis?

In Fennelly&rsquos mind the decision comes down to quarterback Josh Freeman, and it&rsquos not as considerably of a stretch as you would feel.

Freeman threw for 4,065 yards last season but was at occasions elite and at instances futile.

For the duration of a five-week span from Week 7 to Week eleven Freeman tossed 13 touchdowns and only two interceptions although averaging 277.four passing yards per game. Tampa Bay was 4-one for the duration of that stretch.

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The Buccaneers have been 1-four throughout the 5-game stretch to finish the season when Freeman threw just 6 touchdown passes and ten interceptions and fell off to just 260 yards passing per game https://www.patriotsboutique.com/273-Patriot_Ryan_Allen_Jersey.

Is it a have to that Dominik and head coach Greg Schiano figure out if Freeman is the quarterback of the potential? Yes https://www.patriotsboutique.com/280-Patriot_Ryan_Wendell_Jersey, a hundred percent yes! But is that determination tied to pulling the set off on a Revis deal? No so much.

Freeman&rsquos excessive scorching and cold moments are frustrating, sure. But wouldn&rsquot adding a shutdown corner to the league&rsquos worst pass defense account for one thing?

As far as I can tell, a healthful Revis (go through: he wants to be healthy ample to man Revis Island) would have added 4 wins to the Buccaneers&rsquo 2012 season, producing them a playoff group Tyronne Green Jersey.

I am of the viewpoint that Revis could have helped put a end to the New York Giants&rsquo 25-stage fourth quarter in Week two and would have kept Eli Manning from putting up 5 payments and a 10 spot on the Buccaneers secondary https://www.patriotsboutique.com/75-Patriot_Dan_Connolly_Jersey. I also feel Revis would not have allow a rookie quarterback in Robert Griffin III drive 56 yards in the last 1:42 of perform in Week four to aid the Washington Redskins beat Tampa Bay with a last-second discipline purpose.