GAME COVERAGE: Eight pages of Bucs vs. Browns coverage complete with locker room quotes, play tracker charts and stats.
COVER STORY: QB Ryan Leaf is hoping to gain some confidence and a roster spot in his new comfortable surroundings in Tampa Bay. Buccaneer Magazine managing editor talks with Leaf, Bucs general manager Rich McKay and Washington State head coach Mike Price about his change of scenery.
BUCCANEER BLITZ: Buccaneer Magazine editor-in-chief Scott Reynolds says "the Bucs know they're good, now they have to prove it" to lead off his weekly column. Reynolds also touches on an overlooked NFL rule change as well as the fact that offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen will continue to roam the sidelines on Sundays instead of going to the coaches box.
GOAL LINE STAND: Haggerty tells Bucs fans to "relax, it's only the preseason" in his weekly column. Aside from a little Football 101, Haggerty also takes a look at the top senior QB draft prospects in his "Draft Winds Blowing" section.
POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Haggerty and Reynolds square off on the topic: "Who is the most underrated Buccaneer?" Haggerty picks CB Ronde Barber, while Reynolds chooses TE Dave Moore.
CHEERLEADER PAGE: Buccaneers Cheerleader Kristin Turner is featured in a swimsuit and her new Bucs uniform.
COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF: Staff writer Jim Flynn previews the Bucs vs. Patriots game, reviews three key matchups and takes a sneak peek at the Atlanta Falcons.
BUCS COACHES Q&A: Staff writer Bruce Nagel interviews TEs coach Ricky Thomas.
X's & O's: Bucs defensive line coach Rod Marinelli provides illustration and explanation of the "Nose Tackle - Tackle Stunt vs. Rip Protection" play.
AUDIBLES: The Buccaneer Magazine staff sounds off on "Which Buccaneer is the best quote in the Tampa Bay locker room?"
Plus all of the latest news in Huddle Up, the latest scoop in Buccaneer Buzz, letters to the editor in Voices From The Grandstand, Community News, NFC Central Division Report and the Jock Doc.
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