Special Teams Are Something Special

August 6th, 2010

JoeBucsFan.com photo by Kyra Hallett

Joe enjoyed the chats about special teams he had recently with new Bucs special teams ace Jon Alston and departed Bucs special teams stud Will Allen.

These guys are in love with Rich Bisaccia.

USA Today scribe Skip Wood ventured out to One Buc Palace and captured a Bisaccia moment that Joe recommends you read in it’s entirety.

“Yes — I like that tribe mentality,” Bisaccia says.

The Bucs might not have won a game last year, if not for their special teams play. Even new kicker Connor Barth got into the act with clutch kicks and three 50-yard field goals in Miami to help keep the Bucs in that game until the final seconds.

If the defense can improve slightly on the Raheem The Dream version of itself unveiled late in the season last year, and special teams doesn’t hiccup …

4 Responses to “Special Teams Are Something Special”

  1. CharlieB Says:

    Did you see the other article on the site where Derrick Ward claims Freeman is “lightyears” ahead of Eli Manning?

  2. oar Says:

    Would that be opposed to “darkyears”?

  3. Ledge Says:

    CharlieB: I got that audio and played it this mornings Buc update. D Ward was making a reference to where Freeman is now, compared to Eli coming into his sophomore season. His reads and knowledge of the game. Remember, Josh may be in his second year but when he hits the turf against the Browns, it’ll still be only his 10 start under center.


  4. Jdouble Says:

    It’s not special teams anymore…it’s Wefense.