Rick Stroud, St. Petersburg Times
Jon Gruden may have a solution for his crowded backfield, a triple option he experimented with in the preseason. Facing Michael Pittman, Thomas Jones and Mike Alstott in the same offensive formation is a daunting challenge for the Eagles or any defense. Jones, Tampa Bay's most instinctive and explosive ball carrier, would line up behind fullback Alstott. Pittman would be split out as a receiver.