Sports Illustrated released five original covers for their 2015 season preview – one of which features Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David.
David's feature story, titled *The Art (and Math) of Tackling: Lavonte David is the League's Premier Takedown Artist *was written by Michael McKnight and can be read on September 7th when the preview is released.
The other four players appearing on the regional covers are Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Bears running back Matt Forte.
David's copy can be purchased in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina.
This spring, David was named No. 56 on NFL Network's top 100 list, a collection of the 100 best players in the NFL, regardless of position, as voted by other active players. David has recorded 139 tackles or more in each of his three seasons with the Buccaneers. In 2014, he led the NFL in tackles per game.
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