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By Times staff writers
© St. Petersburg Times
published September 16, 2002

Derrick Brooks, Bucs linebacker

He kept the Ravens out of the end zone, and even got into theirs.

-- Rick Stroud

Jon Gruden, Bucs coach

The job he's asked to do isn't as easy as people think. But he got his first win as a Bucs coach, 25 games faster than John McKay.

-- Gary Shelton

Ronde Barber, Bucs cornerback

He had a special season last year and appears determined to repeat it.

-- Roger Mills

Karl Williams, Bucs returner

All he does is return punts for touchdowns.

-- Brian Landman

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  • Other sports
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  • Distractions don't faze Stewart
  • De La Hoya KOs Vargas and critics
  • Sports briefs
  • AL: Glaus powers Angels into first
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  • Twins clinch Central crown
  • Tigers hold tribute to their legendary voice
  • Forsman snaps winless streak
  • Sorenstam picks up 39th LPGA Tour title
  • Weekes collapses at camp
  • 'It was about what we expected'
  • McPherson doesn't get call
  • The ante is raised this week
  • College football roundup
  • FG miss keeps Bears unbeaten
  • Victorious Panthers have no complaints
  • NFL notes: Sending out plays tough for Broncos
  • Saints halt Favre to stay on top
  • Jaguars work quickly to top Chiefs
  • Collins, Giants strike early against stumbling Rams
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  • NFL Round-up
  • Division game spurs Redskins, Eagles
  • Raiders pass test easily

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