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redbuc 03-01-2007 07:42 AM

Garcia To The Bucs?
Just read comments from Jeff Garcia's agent. He said that if the Bucs want him Garcia would be very interested in playing there. The Bucs have the cap room to sign him, too.

Here is a link to the story:



bsaza2358 03-01-2007 09:41 AM

I think that Garcia's agent is grasping at straws and hoping a team with a shred of hope of a starting job comes around and offers his client a contract. The Eagles' not offering him a deal really hurt Garcia's chances of getting a lucrative deal. It is a shame for him personally, but I think it's just business.

princefielder28 03-01-2007 09:52 AM

Gruden doesn't like Simms but bringing in a QB that's only got a few years may be okay if they are going to draft a young QB for the future and want him to develop

georgiafan 03-01-2007 09:54 AM

Isn't Bruce G there young QB of the future ? I know he didn't play great last year, but for a rookie 6th round pick with not alot of help around him. I thought he did allright.

bsaza2358 03-01-2007 09:56 AM

Not a lot of help? He had the reigning NFL OROY, a Pro Bowl caliber WR, a former NFL OROY on offense, plus a productive TE. He was just not good and not ready to play yet. BG is decent, but not incredible. I'm sure Gruden would rather have someone else.

njx9 03-01-2007 10:07 AM

rumor here has it that denver will pursue him to back up cutler (radio rumor, haven't seen it printed yet). with that in mind, i think bsaza's right, that he's desperately trying to go someplace he'll start, as someplace like denver (where he'll back up and mentor a younger player) is the only other option.

georgiafan 03-01-2007 10:15 AM

They also had several rookies on the OL to go along with a rookie QB. Cadillic was the rookie of the year, but from what I seen didn't do anything special last year. Galloway had a good year, but Clayton didn't do much.

bsaza2358 03-01-2007 10:25 AM

Gradkowski was not incredibly impressive this past year in relief of Simms. You can't chalk up lack of success wholly to offensive line issues. I don't give David Carr a complete pass for his lack of success either. BG is a decent player, but he did not make excellent reads and did not help his team win. Gruden didn't trust him to lead the team.

Sveen 03-01-2007 10:31 AM

I still think Garcia could end up in Oakland if they aren't able to get Schaub.


Will they or won't they? If so, is it JaMarcus Russell or Brady Quinn? And just where does Andrew Walter fit into the long-term plans?

Not surprisingly, the Raiders' muddled quarterback situation is the focal point of new coach Lane Kiffin's attention as he attempts to transform a team fresh from the worst showing in managing general partner Al Davis' 44-year tenure.

It seems like a foregone conclusion that the Raiders will select a quarterback with the top pick in the NFL draft in April. Their decision to part ways with 2006 starter Aaron Brooks has fueled the speculation.

Further proof comes in the Raiders' pursuit of former 49ers starting quarterback Jeff Garcia as one of their top priorities once the free-agency period begins tonight at 9.
Source: http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/...akland_raiders

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