Bucs Central

Vinny Testaverde

Jameis Winston was on the cusp of breaking franchise records! The last time a Buccaneers, starting quarterback passed for over 280-yards and four touchdowns in an opening season game was Steve Deberg, against the Atlanta Falcons, in the 1987 season opener. Deberg carved up the Falcons defense to the tune of  333 yards on 24… Read More

The 1970s and 80s Buccaneer teams were defined by futility.  Defenders couldn't tackle, receivers couldn't catch, and quarterbacks -- regardless of who John McKay deployed under center -- struggled miserably against the opposition.  It was an era of legendary inability in Tampa, best conveyed through the comedy of passers that McKay, Leeman Bennett, Ray Perkins… Read More

5. Joe Jurevicius has two all-time catches against Philadelphia (2003) On January 19, 2003—with three minutes remaining in the conference championship game—Ronde Barber intercepted a pass intended for Antonio Freeman and returned it 92 yards for the game-clenching touchdown.  It was the last game the Eagles played in Veterans Stadium; Barber’s pick shut down the… Read More