Category Archives: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Quick Game Comments: Buccaneers at Bears 9/30/18

Offense Good job by Mitch Trubisky finding a wide open Trey Burton on the opening drive. Once again, we see the Bears trying to keep Trubisky comfortable by putting him in shot gun and letting him run, which he did … Continue reading

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Interesting Points From a Well-Done Mock Draft

As I wrote earlier in the month, I participate in a yearly mock draft with representatives from the 31 other teams. Though not any better than most mock drafts in terms of the specifics, this draft has annually done a … Continue reading

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It’s About the Turnovers. And Other Points of View.

Perhaps the best feature that Mike Glennon demonstrates and has demonstrated throughout his career is that be protects the football. That perhaps, was the biggest reason why his game on Sunday was so disappointing. Glennon could be ineffective in a … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Buccaneers 9/17/17

Defense The Bucs were spreading the Bears out and attacking the middle of the field, especially the linebackers, in coverage in the passing game. They spent a lot of time picking apart the Bears zone coverage and moved the ball … Continue reading

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Can the Bears Succeed with Aguayo Where the Buccaneers Couldn’t?

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears claimed kicker Roberto Aguayo off of waivers Monday. The kicker has a very strong leg but his accuracy has been suspect since he was drafted in the second round by the … Continue reading

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Mike Glennon Might Be the Future Rather Than a Bridge to a Better One

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions.  And mine: “Mike Glennon seems to be getting lost in the midst of all of the [Jimmy] Garoppolo love. What are the odds the Bears go in his direction? — @bearingthenews “Glennon is … Continue reading

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The Power of Being One With the Crowd

Joe Bucs Fan tries to climb into the mind of Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith by posting excerpts and/or highlights from Smith’s book, “You Win in the Locker Room”. He doesn’t think much of this part: “The biggest theme in … Continue reading

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Ron Rivera Recovers from Bears Departure and Lovie Smith Struggles with Himself

Dag Hammarskjöld once said, “It is when we all play safe that we create a world of the utmost insecurity.” I doubt he was thinking of former Bears head coach Lovie Smith when he said it. But Smith certainly seems to … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Buccaneers 12/27/15

Offense Tampa Bay played a familiar Lovie Smith-style bend but don’t break defense but the blitzed more than is usual, presumably to put pressure on the somewhat weak Bears offensive line. It was reasonably effective. The Bears responded by trying … Continue reading

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Only Limited Similarity Between John Fox and Lovie Smith

David Haugh at the Chicago Tribune praises former Bears head coach Lovie Smith but at the same time under-states the positives of current head coach John Fox by stating that there’s not much difference between the two: “The praise heaped … Continue reading

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