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5 Milestones Bucs Could Reach in 2015

A handful of Buccaneers are on track to reach career milestones in 2015.

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1. LB Lavonte David – 4th consecutive season leading the team in tackles
In 2014, David led the Bucs in tackles for the third year in a row. Should he lead the team in tackles in 2015, he'll join an elite fraternity; Hardy Nickerson never led the Bucs in tackles for more than three consecutive seasons and Derrick Brooks' streak lasted five years.  

2. HC Lovie Smith – 90 career victories
Smith enters the 2015 season with 83 head coaching wins in his career, No. 50 on the NFL's all-time list. Seven more would propel him to the 90-win mark and move him up to No. 44. Smith averages 8.3 wins per season, the second-most of any active head coach.

3. DT Gerald McCoy - 30 career sacks
Throughout the first five seasons of his career, McCoy has accumulated 27 sacks, enough to land him the No. 8 spot on the Bucs' all-time list. He's just three shy of his 30th career sack, and has averaged a little over five sacks per season. At that rate, he should be able to reach the milestone in 2015.

4. WR Vincent Jackson – 9,000 career receiving yards
Vincent Jackson has earned 1,000-yards in each of his three seasons in Tampa Bay. If he can do it again, he'll surpass 9,000 receiving yards for his career. Just 56 players in NFL history have reached the 9,000-yard mark.  

5. G Logan Mankins – 150 career games played, started
Throughout his 10-year NFL career, Mankins has started every game that he's played in. With four more games, and starts, he'll reach 150 for his career.

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