Here are five issues to watch in the Buccaneers’ third preseason game.
It has been an up and down story through two games of the preseason for the Buccaneers. There have been some moments that have hinted at great hope, such as the first touchdown drive of the year which we described. The pass rush looked good in the first game as well. But, there have been some down times, such as the poor passing game in the second game as well as the non-existent pass rush.
Now, game three is on the horizon.
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Game three is typically recognized as the dress rehearsal for all teams. The starters play the longest of any preseason game on the schedule, and the coaches treat it the most like a regular season game. With that, it becomes a barometer for where your team is as the season approaches.
So with the Bucs’ game on Friday night, let’s look at five early issues that need to show progress in the dress rehearsal.
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