The Best Of Byron

September 13th, 2009

By Joe’s count, Byron Leftwich was hit just once in the first half and four in the second. He didn’t take any sacks.

Leftwich also cranked out a 25-for-41 effort for 275 yards and a touchdown.

Yes, Leftwich should have thrown the ball away with about 45 seconds left in the first half, rather than go out of bounds and stop the clock. The poor clock management set up the Cowboys score before the halftime whislte. And on the previous series, Leftwich overthrow Derrick Ward wide open on third down.

But those gaffes aside, nobody is perfect, and Joe is quite certain this is the best of Byron Leftwich. And it wasn’t enough to win.

It’s going to be a long year with this Bucs defense.

Kudos to the offensive line for its pass blocking and consistent blitz pickups by the Bucs’ backfield. Joe never missed Arron Sears.

And kudos to Greg Olson for having the Bucs offense ready to play and the execution to keep Leftwich upright.

One Response to “The Best Of Byron”

  1. Jackson Says:

    Hey Einstein, what’s the differance between running out of bounds and throwing the ball away? You do know the clock stops on an incomplete pass. Maybe he should have stayed INBOUNDS.