Celebrating Chris Godwin

November 1st, 2021

Only one dude in the NFL has made more first-down catches this season than Chris Godwin, and only four have more receiving yards.

It’s no wonder that among the very few words Tom Brady shared last night after losing to the Saints was The Goat saying, “He’s phenomenal. Chris is an incredible player. Gotta keep getting him the ball.”

Godwin has 50 catches for 660 yards and 4 touchdowns through eight games this season. In the typical 16-game season, that’s a Pro Bowl pace, nearly identical to the numbers of Godwin’s lone Pro Bowl year in 2019 (86 catches, 1,333 yards and 9 touchdowns).

Of course, Godwin leads the Bucs in targets, receptions and yards. And the Bucs aren’t even forcing the ball to him.

Joe was enjoying a plate of Hooters wings this afternoon and trying to meditate with positive thoughts. Godwin came to mind quickly.

22 Responses to “Celebrating Chris Godwin”

  1. Vsyl Says:

    I don’t really agree with those that want to blame Evans for everything, but in yesterday’s game he really did bad. That one deep throw he should just had dove into the ball and he didn’t. And other plays too were very bad. That’s why Brady didn’t throw him the ball when he was open on that last drive.

  2. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    I’d really love to keep Godwin with a long-term contract next year but I’m concerned he will want much more than Evans and we simply would have a problem delivering that…..
    Godwin is a fantastic receiver……we also have a poor-man’s Chris Godwin in Tyler Johnson…

  3. Casual Observer Says:

    Adding AB to the mix after the break will be outstanding. Keep ’em all healthy please.

  4. crazybucs_CL Says:

    Chris Godwin and Tyler Johnson; great duo. Chris is becoming something else this year. If he prove to be smart/healthy, he should become future #1.
    He looks sometimes like AB, and sometimes like ME. In terms of personality: better than both. Keep him, trade ME and add some money. ME is getting grumpy by the week….plus no space for all….

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Trade Mike Evans? 7 straight years of 1000yards ??

  6. Robert Says:

    ME traded!

  7. Swampbuc Says:

    We do miss AB. If he were out there yesterday, Bucs win.

  8. Robert Says:

    IF AB was out there he would have dove, and taken the hit on the game winning drive. Thats why he and CG get the ball, and ME only got it on deep over the shoulder and/or low int % throws. he soft.

  9. The Beer Whisperer Says:

    I have no concerns about keeping Chris Godwin, because I don’t have to pay him.
    Tyler Johnson, still dropping passes that hit him in both hands, seems more of a concern.

  10. Chris@Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa Says:

    I jumped for joy when we drafted Chris Godwin.
    He played for Penn State, and destroyed my Michigan Wolverines, when he was in College.
    We are fortunate to have him!
    Hope we can keep him in Tampa

  11. SlyPirate Says:

    Did You Know?

    The Bucs have lost the game before the Bye Week each year for the past 5 years.

  12. WalkdaPlank Says:

    It’d be nice to keep Godwin and Evans. Not sure it’ll happen though. I’d love to see both get another ring before potentially parting ways. Best receiver duo in Bucs history.

  13. Cainishere Says:

    Brady will get Mike’s speed down right. You guys are focusing and causing stress over things that are not the problem. The problem is the secondary that altho very talented and somewhat deep it is not a shut down unit yet. It will be. All of the defense will become super stout here soon and Brady will pull everyone together. Relax GO BUCS

  14. Cainishere Says:

    P.S. You needn’t worry about the team splitting up. They more than likely will try for a threepeat. I still say Bucs vs Colts in the Superbowl.

  15. Beeej Says:

    ME13 is utterly OWNED by Lattimore, year in and year out. Man is in his head

  16. StAugBuc Says:

    Cainishere Says:
    November 1st, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    P.S. You needn’t worry about the team splitting up. They more than likely will try for a threepeat. I still say Bucs vs Colts in the Superbowl.

    I have $500 that says Colts don’t make it 🙂

  17. Eric Says:

    Man y’all boys on that dust ME opens everything up for everyone else!

  18. SOEbuc Says:

    Chris @apple

    Yeah I will always remember when the Bucs were scouting him and was like “damn I hope we get him.” When we didn’t get him in the second I was like “damn we missed.” because he was projected mid second. Fell to us in the mid third and was joyful.

    Mike Evans is retiring a Buc idiots. That guy has been professional on and off the field. Taken pay cuts to get more money. He had 3 TD vs Chicago last week. 544 yards and 8 TD. The bandwagon shows it’s ugly face once again.

  19. firethecannons Says:

    CG14 can have an unbelievable game and it makes no difference as Devin White and the rest of the gang piss it away with horse collar tackles and taunting penalties and neutral zone infractions and holding all over the place. DEVIN WHITE LOST THIS GAME TO THE SAINTS AND THE REST OF THE DEFENSE WAS COMPLICIT.

  20. Jim Says:

    Godwin is Penn State all the way: Selfless, Strong, Reliable…

  21. Eddie Marz Says:

    Godwin played a great game. He made all the tough catches and split the defense really well. Glad he’s on our team. Definitely a keeper. GO BUCS!

  22. SB Says:

    I am with SOE on this one.
    Idiocy abounds here on this thread!