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Jameis Winston has been a  model of consistency, since the bye week - over the past four games he has demonstrated tremendous growth – all wins! His performance against the Chargers was not statically dominating  in any passing category, however, he  has settled into a  groove as an on the cusp elite caliber signal caller… Read More

The game plan featured a  ton of two or more tight end sets and six offensive linemen, on 22 plays to combat the Seahawks defensive front. Koetter and the Bucs decided against putting Winston in the shotgun, lining up in the shotgun set a season low, 30% of the time. On defense Mike Smith was… Read More

Virtually, a mistake free game orchestrated by Jameis Winston, against the Seahawks; albeit with the exception of one throw late in the fourth quarter where he threw into double coverage to Mike Evans, resulting in an interception.   It's remarkable the consistency in which Winston is playing with since the teams by week. He is averaging… Read More

The offense was successful in attacking the Chiefs defense with two tight end sets running 12 personnel (1RB, 2TE, 2WR) 30 times, gaining 202 total yards out of the personnel package, for an average of 6.7 yards per play. Defensively the team was shredded on the ground when in their nickel package as they allowed… Read More

Jameis Winston was the catalyst for the Bucs against  a stingy Kansas City Chiefs defense. Spraying the football all over the field – Winston had, his, shall I say defining moment as an NFL quarterback. I know some will argue that his game  as a  rookie against the Philadelphia Eagles, was that game. However  it… Read More

The Buccaneers defense got after Jay Cutler early! Sending an extra rusher 7 out of Culter’s first 10 passes attempts. Of his final 25 drops backs, the Bucs sent an extra rusher a mere 3 times. They blitzed Culter on 10 of 35 drop backs. The Buccaneers offense decided to attack the Bears with extra… Read More

Jameis Winston had a very productive day throwing to the right sideline versus the Bears; completing 8 of 8 attempts and one touchdown. He was 6 of 8 on third down passes. He was 3 of 5 in the redzone with one touchdown. Since the bye week, Winston has completed 83 of 132 attempts good… Read More

It’s clear the Buccaneers, thought the best approach was to attack the Falcons defense via 11 personnel (1RB, 1TE, 3WR) – as they ran the personnel grouping 62 out of 70 plays. I know many fans are wondering why Mike Smith does not blitz more…well he blitzed the Falcons nearly once out of every four… Read More

Jameis Winston had his best first half of the season completing 13 of 19 attempts and 2 touchdowns. He also had two drops by eligible receivers.  On the first sack it's clear that Winston and the running back were not in  sync and screwed the play up at the mesh point. The second sack, Winston… Read More

Not much in the way of analysis, with a game being played tonight! And, like the coaching staff, no reason to mention or look closer at the debacle at Raymond James, from either an offensive or defensive perspective.  Bottom line the team failed miserably in all facets of the game against the Oakland Raiders… Read More

Jameis Winston, was average to below average from a  completion and ball placement standpoint. However, there were some positives to glean from his performance. He had his best showing of the season throwing to the right sideline; completing 5 of 8 passes, and was 2 of 2 under pressure when throwing to the right sideline… Read More

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on offense, in week 7, unveiled three new personnel packages that they had not shown previously this season under Dirk Kotter. They were; 02 (0RB, 2TE, 3WR), S10(Shotgun 1RB, 0TE, 4WR) and S21 (Shotgun 2RB, 0TE, 3WR) the first gained 31 yards on a  pass play to Mike Evans. The second was… Read More

Jameis Winston, had his best passing performance of the season, in week 7, against the San Francisco 49ers; On third down, Winston completed 80% of his attempts (8 of 10, 1 TD) – was 4 of 5, in the redzone  with 3 TDs. Under pressure, Winston completed 64% of his passes (7 of 11, 1TD… Read More

The offense was balanced versus the CarolinaPanthers, in week 5; 34 runs to 35 pass attempts. The game plan was to emphases the run, with 9 runs to starts a drive. The Bucs ran behind 6 offensive linemen, 15 times and utilized two tight ends sets 36 times. They decided to forgo the use of… Read More

Over the past two games – the Buccaneers, or more realistically Dirk Koetter has been limiting the number of passing attempts, Jameis Winston takes during the course of a  game. Down from nearly 45 attempts a game to  a season-low of 30 versus the Carolina Panthers. The Bucs decided to emphasize the run, with 6… Read More