The Pro Bowl Jump

August 19th, 2021

Rise and grind

So what are power hitters inside the walls of One Buc Palace saying?

Well, when they’re not wondering why they denied Average Joe, non-season-ticket-holders access to 2021 training camp, there’s plenty of chatter about Antoine Winfield, Jr.

NFL Network insider and Good Morning Football co-host Peter Schrager says he’s been talking to important people with the Bucs and they forsee Winfield taking a significant leap into a major level of greatness this season.

Schrager says he sees it to, so he ranked Winfield No. 4 on his list of Top 10 Breakout Players of 2021.

Yeah, Winfield already broke out and made huge plays in big games after a strong rookie regular season season. But that just illustrates how much fans should expect from Winfield this season, Schrager says. The leap coming now from Winfield is going to put him in the Tyrann Matthieu/Jamaal Adams conversation, Schrager details in the video below.

Joe is excited to see how Winfield applies all the knowledge he’s gained. Important people have convinced Schrager that Winfield is the true established leader of the Bucs’ young secondary and that he makes those around him better.

If true, Ira Kaufman is going to have to start working on his Canton presentation for general manager Jason Licht.

10 Responses to “The Pro Bowl Jump”

  1. Cobraboy Says:

    Wirfs will be #1 or #2.

  2. brasho Says:

    Mike Edwards will surprise some people this year. He is ready to explode.

  3. Stonedbuc Says:

    Crazy to think that we have been pretty good the past couple years, how much did wINT’ston hold us back from reaching our true potential. Well who cares now we got the goat!! Go Bucs!

  4. TOM Says:

    Always liked Mike Edwards play, as well as Minter’s.

  5. geno711 Says:

    Shaun O’Hara also said that he would take Devin White over Myles Garrett (a pass rushing DE) all day – every day.

  6. geno711 Says:

    I am thinking in Schrager’s mind, Wirf’s broke out last year. Can’t fault him for that opinion.

  7. Bucsfanman Says:

    Wait until this secondary catches up with the rest of the defense! Oh my!

  8. SOEbuc Says:

    AWJr gonna be grabbing INTs his second year compared to rookie year. Stay in the 100 range in tackles.

  9. SB~LV Says:

    Kid can certainly play at a high level, pray is injury history stays at bay

  10. Buccaneer Bonzai Says:

    I wish I were rich. Then I would pay Joe to never mention to pro bowl again.

    We’ll get our players in because we are the champions, but let’s be honest. The Probowl is not a recognition of quality and more. It is all about popularity. It should not even be considered for HoF induction at this point.