Off Night

August 20th, 2016

JameisweatThe first throw of the night in Jacksonville by America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, was hot garbage, low and uncatchable to an open Vincent Jackson on the right sideline.

His night didn’t improve quickly.

Joe loves Jameis, but it was darn ugly to see Jameis get off to an 0-for-6 start. There were more bad throws and out-of-sync moments. He just wasn’t sharp, and he also foolishly exposing himself to hits on scrambles. Heck, Jameis even took a late hit that drew a personal foul.

To close the opening drive, Jameis escaped trouble, flushed out to the right and nearly threw a red-zone pick on a foolish pass. That was right before Roberto Aguayo’s missed 32-yard field goal.

Jameis finished 3-for-10 for 28 yards, one touchdown and one interception in about 23 minutes of work. It was a nice TD throw to Mike Evans, who has been solid in two preseason games.

It’s preseason, and Joe is not concerned about Jameis. But a start like that just can’t happen.

19 Responses to “Off Night”

  1. tmaxcon Says:

    they need to fix these slow starts team wide. I believe jameis will be fine but he did not look right. if we are stuck with glennon which it looks like we are I am glad he played better this week than last. griffin looked rough.

  2. BucFan20 Says:

    Too bad the only score for the first and second team were on their second team. And the defense can’t get pressure on a good QB without McCoy? Did not look good at all. And don’t start with the players not playing because the Jags sure were!

  3. Buccfan37 Says:

    The Jags defence was fired up to begin the game. Winston faced mostly starters. Good game.

  4. Dwightjh Says:

    It’s the second preseason game. There was no game planning. Just a couple plays from a few sets. Im sure Koetter knows by now that Jameis is a slow starter. I’m confident he’ll call shorter pass plays so he can get into a rhythm m.

  5. Stpetebucsfan Says:

    Pre season football sucks for many reasons. We won the game but nobody cares because our stars weren’t on the field for that win.

    And so we don’t really know what would have happened if both teams played their starters the entire game. Perhaps #3 finds his game with that TD to ME and the 2nd half he plays lights out.

    The early offsides on Dot and the stupid roughing penalty on Kwon were disturbing. As Dave Moore pointed out during the broadcast…it doesn’t matter how close the call was…if it’s the kind of call you know the officials are going to make then you just need to control yourself.

    #3 had a slow start…the pass rush was weak…and some have pointed out that our 2nd round draft pick at PK is already a bust. His actual % is still zero since he’s yet to kick in a real NFL game but hey…he’s already a bust…let’s cut him eh?

    Somehow we managed to win. Imagine how badly the Jags must feel to get whipped by a team as terrible as ours. (snark font off)

  6. BucFan20 Says:

    Some may forget Dot is king of the yellow flag. And he can kill a drive fast.

  7. Vegabuc Says:

    Joe……America’s QB has a lot of work to do. And if he is to play like hot garbage like that maybe he must start leading by example (on the field) before becoming a Rah Rah guy. Joy please tell me your man crush will not play like hot garbage this year…please Joey please please please Joey

  8. Strider ....Sec 147 Says:

    Jameis will get better as game progresses give him 4 quarters he will win

  9. tmaxcon Says:

    Jameis is the least of the bucs worries.

  10. BucFan20 Says:

    That’s good. as long as the defense can hold the other team and we are not down by 21 in the 4th.

  11. Hawaiian Buc Says:

    Jameis continues to struggle early in games. He did it at FSU, and he did it most of last year. Perhaps he is too hype before the game? I love watching him lead the pre-game huddle, but I’m really wondering if that isn’t the best thing for him. I know he’s not going to stop doing it, but he has to figure out a way to start better, because if we keep getting down early due to his poor play, we aren’t going to win many games.

  12. Brian Says:

    Hot garbage tonight.

  13. Dreambig Says:

    Hawaiian Buc -You said exactly what I was thinking last night. Jameis might be better off meditating in a corner somewhere getting himself ready to play instead of leading pregame pep rallies. That first qtr was ugly.

  14. Warren Says:

    Pretty sure coaches got in his ear at the end of the 1st Q and told him whatever he needed to hear. Maybe it was settle down and make your reads or maybe it was pointing out something about his mechanics he was not paying attention to. Whatever it was, he was better right from the start of the second Q

  15. BigPoppaBuc Says:

    I think it would benefit Jameis to start with the no huddle offense… Put him in the shotgun, let him see the field and throw the ball. It’s likely that his energy and emotions are too high to start the game and a clock control, run first mentality just doesn’t fit to start IMO. I say let Jameis be aggressive out the gate then turn to the run/play action once you’ve established a lead.

  16. The bucfan 88 Says:

    I’m not worried yea Jameis look bad but he finished strong look ppl it’s just pre season and in all honesty Jameis is not the only QB that didn’t look good this week heck Drew Brese didn’t look good against the Texans Carson Palmer look worst than Jameis against the chargers and don’t get me started on the giants and I think they are not taking it serious look if u wanted dirk to open the playbook for a game that don’t count I think ur crazy Jameis will get better

  17. Tomcin Says:

    ASJ should have repaid Winston & yelled at him Saturday night. Only fitting. Whats good for the Goose is good for the Gander.

  18. Bob in Valrico Says:

    astute observation,Maybe Jameis has too much adrenaline flowing by the he gets on the field resulting in off target throws.
    Let Russell Shepard lead the pre game huddle.
    Koetter should say 62 % completion rate or no pregame huddle.

  19. joeblockedlme Says:

    Could the throw have better? Yes! Nevertheless, the throw did hit the receiver in the hand, and the receiver should have caught the ball. With better effort the catch would have been good. Consider all the throws that top QB like Brady, Patton, Roger, Luck etc. have thrown and was given credit for amazing athletic efforts of the receivers. Humphrey Adams make that catch. Buc’s receiver’s have size but the are lacking in speed and athleticism. The throw was not a hot mess; it was catchable. Talking heads go on and on about Carr. He is not top tier, but his receivers are-they are tall, fast, and quick. Mike Evans is not considered in this analysis. Steven Jackson is considered because of his age and availability.