Today our WTB family shared in the Zeller family’s loss. Richard Zeller, a mainstay in the Bucs community, loving husband and amazing father passed away. This is not a formal obituary, simply a note to a friend. Richard was always here for our Krewe. Whether taking his beautiful daughter, Hailey (Princess Nasty), to Training Camp …Read More
Florida showed up today folks. The clouds were nowhere to be seen and the team got a taste of Florida summer in full pads. QB play was sharp across the board and the offense was able to make some progress against a defense missing Swaggy Baker and Robert Ayers. Focus on the deep ball was …Read More
Another great day of practice at 1 Buc. Good contact, action and install today in front of the members only practice. Beckwith stole the show at times and Conte continues not to suck much to the chagrin of both analysts and fans. More news on the podcast tonight at 9:00 PM.
Today was ruled by the defense. The training camp weather was great and the energy was higher. The staff was working in the lab on install, details, diagnostics and adjustments while testing depth at key areas. Starting OL looked fine but the defense was clearly a step ahead. Solid play by by the LB corps …Read More
After a recent article, we had a heated chat about one of Tampa’s favorite whipping boys, Chris Conte. We will dive in more Thursday on the pod but here was a quick review. The reality is that while I watch a ton of film (and so do others) Coach Smith believes (right now) Conte is …Read More
First day in pads! Also, we had a Tropical Storm roll through. None of that mattered as he team got in good work. The hopes of seeing goalline were dashed but we did get to see some good action in inclement weather. The QB group all performed admirably as did new C, Ali Marpet. The …Read More
Getting back to my roots, here is a quick review of Day 3 at 1 Buc Place. I will be doing these live after each practice then uploading to Youtube.
I watched yet another preview on our Buccaneers today (Baldy) and again saw the lamentation about our offensive line. Now I was not quiet last season about how the line took a few steps backward. (Note: I am not normally quiet). That said, the building blocks were and are there. This offseason, many pundits had OL …Read More
As you know, we tend to be very active in the community. Our 501c3, What the Buc Really Matters Foundation continues to grow and partner with community groups and provide whatever time, talent or treasure our group and those we touch (used that word for you, Matt) can muster. Well, three years ago we started …Read More
This week as I am traveling, I will be hopping on Super Heavyweight’s (@superhvyweight) show, Buc What Ya Heard instead of doing a show from the road. We will be talking Bucs and be joined by Buccaholics Albuquerque (Still not a real place) Captain, Nikki (@Bucs_Princess) via Google Hangouts. Expect chats about camp preview, player contracts, who needs to …Read More