Wins, Not Foes, Drive Ward

September 24th, 2017

T.J. Ward not driven facing a rookie like Dalvin Cook.

It’s all about wins for Bucs safety T.J. Ward.

With all the accolades and rose pedals thrown at the feet of Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook, Joe wondered if that has irked Ward and if shutting down a rookie and putting him in his place fuels Pro Bowl Ward’s fire further.

Not at all, Ward said.

“We already have the motivation every week,” Ward said. “There is a different rookie [on the other side of the line of scrimmage] each week whether it is a wide receiver, tight end, a running back or an o-lineman.

“[Cook] is a good player or he wouldn’t even be out there. It doesn’t matter if he is a rookie. I am motivated by the game.”

So, no, Ward has no extra plans in order to put a rookie in his spot and give Cook a special welcome to the NFL.

Ward wants one thing, no matter how many games an opponent has under his belt in the league. Ward wants wins.

7 Responses to “Wins, Not Foes, Drive Ward”

  1. Mike Evans GOAT Says:

    Great attitude. I love Cook, but I hope he looks like $hit today

  2. NOSBOS Says:


  3. Pickgrin Says:

    Denver was crazy to cut Ward for a paltry $4.5M. We are glad to have you TJ.

  4. JimBuc2 Says:

    Spoken like a true professional.way to go, great get for our team. Welcome to Tampa TJ!

  5. Jolly Bucs Fan Says:

    Bucs fans are going to see what an impact Chris baker was last game when our run defense takes a huge step back today

  6. firethecannons Says:

    Clint Mcdonald in a contract year getting a start–mo worried bout cornerback fil in Ryan Smith

  7. Mike Evans GOAT Says:

    Most of their passing yards will come from theilen in the slot today. Watch Bobby Mac