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- Sep 30, 2004
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By FRED GOODALL/The Associated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Teammates laud Bruce Gradkowski's confidence and presence in the huddle. Opposing coaches marvel about the rookie quarterback's decision making and poise during a challenging NFL baptism.
A month into his effort to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers save their season, the sixth-round draft pick is 2-2 as a starter, but also experiencing the usual growing pains for a young player at his position.
Since an impressive debut, albeit in a losing cause, against New Orleans on Oct. 8, Gradkowski's pass completion percentage has declined each game and the Bucs (2-5) have failed to score an offensive touchdown the past two weeks.
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