Commentary

Tampa's Barber brings down secondary

The final holdover from the Bucs' legendary Cover 2 needs to step aside

Updated: August 27, 2009, 12:06 PM ET
By Rob Weintraub | Football Outsiders

With the regular season approaching, the Football Outsiders use their unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series continues Thursday with a look at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Season preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

A veteran cornerback remains the last remnant of the Bucs' vaunted Cover 2, while a troubled tight end may finally hit his stride.

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