The Buccaneers head into 2016 with key new faces, and an intact nucleus. They will contend for the playoffs, and here is why.
2016 comes with a lot of anticipation for all of the NFL teams, but the Buccaneers hold a great deal of anticipation. Even though a new head coach is in place in Dirk Koetter, the Bucs are coming off of a four game improvement over the previous season, jumping from two wins to six wins. The offense was better than it had been in years, and the defense, although porous at times, showed potential.
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They have made a lot of key acquisitions this off-season, signing the likes of Brent Grimes and Robert Ayres, and drafting a player the caliber of Vernon Hargreaves III. They even improved their kicking game, drafting Roberto Aguayo. How is it going to translate on the field?
Bold prediction time. The Bucs will improve, eclipse the .500 mark, and contend for the playoffs. Here are five reasons why.
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