“Tailor-Made” Vs. “Custom-Built”April 28th, 2013
Joe can’t wait to see the differences, if any, between new Bucs nose tackle Akeem Spence and departed Roy Miller.
Last year, Greg Schiano raved about Miller and called him the “custom-built” nose tackle for the Buccaneers defense. Yesterday, Schiano was extremely fired up about Spence and says he’s “tailor-made” for Tampa Bay.
“We didn’t use that pick for him to watch,” Schiano said of Spence. “You know, we want him in the mix and competing. We think he’s tailor-made for what we do defensively. We really do. Like Mark [Dominik] said, we went to get him.”
On Spence, the guy the Bucs moved up for in the fourth round, rockstar general manager Mark Dominik confirmed he is “a tilt nose tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.” Dominik said the Bucs had Spence directly targeted and didn’t want to “miss or lose him” and called him a consistent force inside.
Will the Bucs be improved at nose tackle in 2013?
That might depend on how Schiano defines “custom-built” and “tailor made.”