Bucs Will Go 100 Percent Silent Count In Seattle

November 1st, 2019

“Jameis, if you see Brashad Perriman running toward you, just call timeout.”

Communication will be an extra big issue Sunday — seven days after the Bucs had major communication gaffes on offense.

Seattle is a raucous cauldron to play in. Bruce Arians called it a soccer-type crowd because of its relentless noise and energy. Their famous 12th man is alive and well.

Joe is not too concerned with Jameis Winston and noisy stadiums. America’s Quarterback played one of the very best games of his career at Arrowhead Stadium three years ago against an excellent Chiefs team, and he’s won in New Orleans. Those two road venues rival Seattle; some might argue they are louder.

Still, crazy road environments lead to pre-snap penalties and other communications challenges on offense. The Arians-Leftwich offense remains relatively new to the Bucs, so Joe is leery of what might happen Sunday from a Tampa Bay team that Joe expects to be pressing and on edge, especially the QB.

There are various ways to handle crowd noise, but Arians keeps it simple, he told SiriusXM NFL Radio. “Everything is on silent count, under center, out shotgun, everything,” he said.

Arians added that playing in Seattle all those years with the Cardinals is of great benefit to his assistant coaches and their understanding of how to prepare players and themselves.

A cool tidbit about crowd noise. Yesterday Joe rolled up to One Buc Palace. It was a nice warm, sunny day but the Bucs were practicing inside the Glazer Shed. And the Bucs had fake crowd noise being pumped in loud! Joe could hear the racket all the way from Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

It was almost too loud for the parking lot and that was two football fields away. Joe isn’t sure an AC/DC concert would have been louder.

39 Responses to “Bucs Will Go 100 Percent Silent Count In Seattle”

  1. Robert Says:

    excuses before the game even starts. LOL

  2. Allbuccedup Says:

    I am glad he said that so Pete Carroll can prepare. I am sure it cause a few false starts.

  3. Jmarkbuc Says:

    This offense went silent a while ago, when left foot started running Brandon High School style offense.

  4. Locked In Says:

    Get ready for some clunkers of Winston’s face mask

  5. Carrollwood Mafia Says:

    Over/Under on false start penalties this weekend at 4.5?

  6. Robert Says:

    I’d say 4 false starts and a snap mix up resulting in a fumble and turnover

  7. Tye Says:

    Seahawks 34
    Bucs 17

    the bucs will come out of this weekend 2-6, still adamant to start ‘Turnover’ and as they finally play at RJ, it won’t be worth investing the time or money to attend.. A change at qb would at the least spark hope..
    Football season for Bucs Fan is short and goes by so quickly!

  8. Donkc Says:

    Joe, today I fly out to Seattle from my tropical crib in Western Montana to attend the Bucs game this Sunday. My stepdaughter (single, rich, beautiful, just slightly on the stout side looking for a man who’s good looking, athletic, self sufficient, fawning and submissive) snagged lower level tickets from a season ticket holder who wasn’t interested in attending the Bucs game. Imagine that. In the midst of the Seahawks’ legendary “12th man,” I will be the Bucs’ lonely 11.00001 man, mouthing a single “yea” if the Bucs score. Like Captain Ramius in Red October (“give me a ping Vasili – one ping only”), more than that would invite a barrage of torpedoes.

    Inexplicably, I remain a Bucs fan from the halcyon days when I was a season ticket holder during the Super Bowl era, still proudly displaying my framed, Alstott-autographed tickets from the inaugural game at Ray-Jay. Ah yes, those were the days…

    Let me know if you need anything from the fish market Joe.

  9. Chris@Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa Says:

    Arians has the best record for wins in Seattle, of any current coach. IMHO, for us to win requires that we get off to a fast start, with a big lead.
    Pete Carroll is well aware of what we did to the Rams, and so are the fans out there.

  10. Dusthty Rhothdes Says:

    I was pretty confident on my 6-10 before the season but the bucs may surpriese me and get a leeman bennett/richard williamson esqe solid 3-13 year….PLEASE FIRE THE ENTIRE REGIME….

    jadaveon clowney…is going to have a field day sunday

  11. Barack's Crack Pipe Says:

    Oy vey.

  12. Buccfan37 Says:

    I may be wrong but I seem to remember the Bucs beating the Seahawks in the last matchup here in Tampa. How about a replay of this game out there.

  13. Dewey Selmon Says:

    If they played music at practice we could be prepared for it! jk. Basically they wait until set, Marpet looks back at Winston for the signal, slaps Jensen in the leg and the ball is snapped. Joe is right, if we handled the KC crown I don’t foresee a problem.

  14. go for the face30 Says:

    This is gnna be fun, everybody better hold on to their dicks

  15. Son of Kobe Faker Says:

    “Everyone is confused in ARI Leftovers play design and playcalling

    OJ and Brate hates the scheme and routes

    did u see the pathetic RB screen designs in the middle of the field?

    7 step drops and the oline collapse

    5 turnovers in hostile Seattle

    Seattle is going to run the ball so it might not be a blowout

    30- 13, 27 pts off turnovers

    We hope 4-12 but dont know where the 2 extra wins are going to come from”

    Son of Kobe Faker

  16. Barack's Crack Pipe Says:


    Watch out for the syringes.

  17. Anonymous Says:

    How good would BURROW look in a Bucs uni even tho our uni’s are horrible the kid is pin point accurate. I say we play for burrow forget tua

  18. Barack's Crack Pipe Says:


    Watch out for the syringes. You had me interested in you lady kin until I got to “fawning and submissive.” Seattle chics like their non-binary soy boys. 🙂

  19. 813bucboi Says:

    i think JW wets the bed and the floor and we see RG for the first time….

    GO BUCS!!!!!

  20. Petty Officer Buc Says:

    I was stationed up in Washington and I got to go to a few games at CenturyLink. Nothing can prepare you for the noise. The architecture of the stadium is mathematically designed to amplify the noise. It vibrates your bones it’s so loud.

  21. bucsfaninchina Says:

    Why worry about Breshad Perriman when we can make a waiver claim on Josh Gordon?? Evans – Godwin – Gordon would be ridiculous

  22. Joe Says:

    Why worry about Breshad Perriman when we can make a waiver claim on Josh Gordon??

    This isn’t fantasy football. How many games has that clowned played in the last four years? That guy playing in a game is more fantasy than reality.

    If Belicheat won’t put up with the guy, isn’t that enough of a red flag, not to mention his druggie past?

  23. Pryda...Sec147 Says:

    Can’t wait for this game

  24. Dusthty Rhothdes Says:

    The bucs are 5-11 team why not get josh gordon? I mean leftwich cant figure out how to put OJ Howard out wide so he has to put 44 or 25 out wide, I mean Im sure the offensive genius leftwich would be great with another offensive weapons. PS kenyon drake is a stud, but pass on him licht

  25. bucsfaninchina Says:

    @Joe glad you asked!

    Over the past season and a half with the Pats, he had 60 receptions (104 targets from Mr. Brady) for 1,007 yards and 4 TDs. He’s got the speed and size Arians salivates over, and the Patriots waived him like they did for fear of him signing with a division rival. Guy has plenty of gas left in the tank, represents a low-risk high-reward bet, and you can’t tell me he’s a worse option than Scotty Miller or Breshad Perriman.

  26. Bucsace Says:

    Clowney gonna kill our clown bro!!!!

  27. Snook Says:

    Does Vegas make odds on over/under for turnovers by Jameis?

    What’s this week’s line?

    I’m taking OVER 3.5

  28. Donkc Says:

    @crack pipe: “Non-binary soy boy” sounds about right. Too bad Jared Kushner is taken. Good tip on the syringes – had to look that up. Will check my seat at the stadium before sitting down.

  29. TampaTown Says:

    @ Donkc:

    Best post ever! I was smart enough to cancel my London trip after the Giants debacle, but since I already purchased the plane tickets, I too am here in Seattle for the game. Dreading just how bad we will be humiliated and will I make it out of the stadium alive. I am also afraid to cheer for any good plays because even if we are up by 25 in the fourth quarter I’m sure we’ll find a way to lose. Upside: the weather here is phenomenal

  30. AlteredEgo Says: Your comment is awaiting moderation. Says:

    Silent ?…well it’ll be very quiet on the plane ride home…

  31. TampaBay55 Says:

    Silent count in Seattle? WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?!?!?!?

  32. ClodHopper Says:

    Yay. I’m sure our book smart, street stupid QB will handle it flawlessly. Face mask fumbles for the loss.

  33. AlteredEgo Says: Your comment is awaiting moderation. Says:

    Yeah…the laughter will be loud !

  34. Mike Johnson Says:

    I’m not picking our Bucs to win. But guess what? Nobody else is either. Which leads me to believe they will upset the Seahawks come Sunday. Our Bucs always win when..it does not seem to matter to anybody. BucLife baby!

  35. RustyRhinos Says:

    Already talking about an excellent excuse to why we haven’t yet learned how to win.
    SHOW US YOU HAVE LEARNED SOMETHING BY GAME 7 OF THIS SEASON. How long can we accept the same view from team leaders? “We just need to learn to blah blah blah”

  36. RustyRhinos Says:

    Just Win!!!

  37. sincethebeginning Says:

    Bet they sell a lot of crab legs in that famous fish market.

  38. DBS Says:

    After this week don’t be surprised to see a mobility scootrer on the sidlines next week.

  39. DaBux Says:

    Why do I see a ball sailing over America’s QB and the Seahags picking it up and running in for 6.