Jameis: Goodbye “Standard Looks”

June 14th, 2016

jameis 1111bEvery offseason for losing teams is about change. Otherwise, they typically keep losing.

In the case of this year’s Buccaneers, the absence of Coach My Scheme is a change felt daily at One Buc Palace.

Things are different– on and off the field.

The Bucs are excited about a more aggressive defense under Mike Smith. And today after practice, America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, was asked about what he’s seeing across the line of scrimmage.

“Man, you know, one thing that quarterbacks always discuss after practice is [what’s] different. We saw more of standard looks last year [in practice], but now they’re mixing everything up,” Jameis said. “You know, it makes us better. It’s good that we see all these different looks. Hopefully, we’ll see them confuse a lot of other quarterbacks this year.”

Joe was intrigued by the “standard looks like from Jameis. Considering he was a rookie, and much of the NFL world was new to him, Joe can only image what, say, Matt Ryan and Drew Brees saw from the Bucs’ defense when they watched film.

Joe’s really excited by the fresh air.

17 Responses to “Jameis: Goodbye “Standard Looks””

  1. unbelievable Says:

    Here come the remaining Lovie defenders in 3.. 2.. 1..

  2. 813bucboi Says:

    time will tell if this staff knows what they’re doing….games have to be played and won before I get excited about this so called “fresh air”….GO BUCS!!!!

  3. The Buc Realist Says:

    Man, JW3 really said it as nice as he could!!!!

    And forget what Matt Ryan and Drew Brees saw!!! Just think what the rookies, scrubs and backup QB’s were saying, “man, I have not seen a defense so simple since high school!!!”

    There were 4 difficulty settings on the VR machine JW3 used last year, Hard, Normal, Easy, and then Lovie’s defense!!!!!

  4. unbelievable Says:

    lol realist.

  5. The Buc Realist Says:

    The worst part of that Hot Garbage was that the fact it was simple was #4 of major problems from the incompetent one’s scheme!!!! Even the players playing in it told us it was “passive” !!! And other terms like “Fiasco”!!!!!! And before someone says that ” coach my scheme did not have his players to run it”!! Well you could use the Toss Sweep as a whole offense and be successful if you have enough physically dominate players!!! Toss left, Toss right, Toss right toss left, Touchdown!!!!!

  6. 813bucboi Says:

    we ran a 43 last year…this year mike smith said he would mix things up by showing/playing out of a 34 look sometimes….pretty sure that’s what Winston meant in regards to standard looks….GO BUCS!!!!

  7. Bird Says:

    Agree 100%

  8. 813bucboi Says:

    the problem with the defense was the talent and iq level of the players…last year we had 1 first rounder a few mid round picks and a sh!t load of UNFA’s playing/starting on the defense….now (after lovie is gone) licht has addressed those issues with VHG and Spence, two players that have 1st round talent followed by d.smith and b.grimes, two very smart and intelligent players….hopefully it works out….BUT games still have to be played and won before I declare this staff a major upgrade from the previous staff….GO BUCS!!!!

  9. The Buc Realist Says:


    Its a lot more than just a DE taking 2 steps back and standing up right!!! There are Lb,CB and safites that will rush, DE that cover. There will be detail to situational football and not the one size fits all paassive, fiasco antiquated defense we were forced to watch the last 2 years!!!! Now we are just waiting on Dallas to fire rod marinelli so they can close the book and the traditional cover-2 base!!!!!!

  10. NorthernBuc Says:

    Seems to me that the 34 look versus the 43 is only valuable if you have more than one legitimate Blitzing threat from the LB core. We have two now (Lavonte and Kwon) but they are both no prototypical 34 LBs. hmmm.

  11. Kobe Faker Says:

    There is only 1 reason why Mike “I want to be head coach again soon” Smith is at at 1 buc place

    This is how Smiths interview went with Lichtweight

    “you have a franchise QB?”


    “You rebuilding or are you going to do whatever it takes to be in the playoffs NOW?”

    we ready..ill even draft a kicker in the 2nd round if we have to…Mike smith thought Licht was joking. smh

    RELAX boys. DC coach Smith is going to make our defense 1 of the best in the NFL! Smith wants to get himself noticed and step into another Head coaching job. Smith thinks a resume of top 5 defenses every year for the next 2-3 years plus playoffs should do it…i agree

  12. 813bucboi Says:

    @realist…like I said, its the 34 looks as opposed to the traditional 43 look….my only issue is, if players had a hard time learning one “passive 43 defense” what makes fans/this coaching staff think they can learn and master two different defenses?….mike smith said he will put players in a position to succeed but what happens if for example w.ghloston or j.smith arent good at dropping into coverage?…or banks or conte aren’t as good as blitzing as McDougal and VHG….mike smith will be tipping his hand as to what defense is being played by the players on the field….other team watch film and do scouting reports too….they could easily figure out if so and so is on the field what defense they’re running….as I said, time will tell….games have to be played and won….GO BUCS!!!

  13. Bucsfanman Says:

    Good stuff! Forgive my cautious optimism though, I want to SEE it work before getting too fired up.
    This is going to be an interesting year!

  14. Kevin Says:

    Also with Jameis practicing against those standard looks as a rookie and excelled.imagine how well he can pick apart a defense in his second year practicing against a real defense. Awesome!!!

  15. buccfan305 Says:

    Standard…….definition ( Lovie’s Pop Warner defense )

  16. William Walls Says:

    Do you not remember Smith talking about utilizing the various strengths of his players to put them in a position to win?

  17. mark2001 Says:

    Good Luck with that William….813 is a Smith guy that can’t deal with the fact that Smith is out of the league again, and rightly so. He believes we all popped the champagne the day the hiring of Lovie was announced and made SB plans.

    But no need to debate this….The results will tell the tale. If this D really steps up, and proves to be what we sense it may be this year, and based upon how many players feel about the D this year, there will be no doubt that bad coaching was the bottom line last year. And to be fair, if they fall on their face, I will admit that it was a “quality of personnel” problem, and not a coaching problem. I’m not always right, after all. You could argue that we have added a couple of pieces this year to help the defense, but that would be offset on the other side of the results due to a harder schedule. So the proof of the argument should be in the results.