“It’s Like It Went From Pluto To Mars”September 2nd, 2014
Ronde Barber already has written children’s books, and Joe can’t wait until Barber gets around to penning a look at the four Tampa Bay head coaches he served under.
That’s going to be chock full of gems.
In a chat with the Charlotte Observer about Sundays’ Bucs-Panthers game, one Barber will call for FOX, the Bucs icon talked about the change at One Buc Palace.
“It’s like it went from Pluto to Mars, it was so far out in right field before,” Barber said. “Lovie has brought some calm and a different demeanor. It doesn’t even seem like the same building.”
Yes, among other things, Greg Schiano scrambled the brains of Da’Quan Bowers, regulated meal temperature and room temperature, turned Josh Freeman into a mental patient, demanded his defensive linemen dance like cheerleaders on third downs, insisted every player carry two water bottles, had the worst second-half offense known to man, was (and is) convinced Mike Glennon is star material, refused to continue a thriving hurry-up offense against San Francisco because he didn’t practice it enough, and was certain it was his predecessor who ran a “laughingstock” program.
Yes, Ronde, the Bucs have landed on a new planet.