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By Times staff writers

© St. Petersburg Times, published September 16, 2002

Derrick Brooks, Bucs linebacker

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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