Shaun King: Rally Tom Brady Out Of Retirement

February 6th, 2022

“Dream big, Ed.”

Joe sure hopes Team Glazer is thinking like former Buccaneers quarterback Shaun King.

Yes, Tom Brady said goodbye last week via social media. He’s still on the Buccaneers roster but will not play in 2022.

At 44, Brady has retired, though not everyone believes Brady will handle civilian life well, especially coming off a 43-touchdown season.

King (and Joe) wouldn’t be surprised if Brady takes a year off and comes back for one more dance in the NFL. There’s a reason Brady lasted 22 years in the NFL at an elite level. It’s because of his deep passion for the game. Hell, a few weeks ago he was talking on SiriusXM NFL Radio about how much he loves every single day of practice.

A lifelong Bucs fan from St. Petersburg, King told WDAE radio that he is holding onto hope that Brady will be back in pewter and red.

“I don’t take no easily. I’m not giving up. I feel like we gotta get together with the City of Tampa. We gotta come up with a One More Time campaign for Brady,” King said.

Amen, Shaun!

The NFC landscape for quarterbacks is something Brady will watch and study next season and know he’s likely better than every one of them, especially if Aaron Rodgers is traded to the AFC, King said.

“I think at some point he may reconsider,” King added, noting Brady is too competitive to handle watching the NFL next season and knowing he can still win a Super Bowl.

Dreams like this help keep Joe warm on a chilly Sunday.

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97 Responses to “Shaun King: Rally Tom Brady Out Of Retirement”

  1. ToesOnTheLine!!! Says:

    That’s likely wishful thinking, but as a Bucs fan how can one not hope that Brady decides to “un-retire” and play another year in pewter and red.

  2. Pewter Power Says:

    If Brady gets through off-season workout and preseason without feeling the itch he’s done for sure. If you see him out at training camp lol he’s not fully out and can be convinced.

    Force him to stand around and watch our horrible quarterback play in the off-season he won’t be able to take and will come back

  3. Buc92’ Says:

    Ehhh 20%


  4. YuctoBucs Says:

    I was just watching the super bowl season and after I thought about two things. To see the players enjoy the pro bowl ( especially defense ) kinda makes me nauseous because they weren’t great and one player especially cost us a chance at maybe repeating. Lastly anyone that believes Tom retired because of family hasn’t looked into the situation more and truly believe he got tired of BA and also has NO BELIEF that the organization can do anything with the cap, but keep hearing championship window ?? That’s closed and as much as it hurts to say this Tom quit on the Bucs because he lost faith !! Like he couldn’t tell Giselle “ Hey you going to be gone 6 months out of the year again modeling ?” Like she’s so invested in those kids and plays mom .. that’s a joke and those children are nannied !! Going to be a loooong season

  5. YuctoBucs Says:

    And always talks about honor and respect and couldn’t finish out his contract ?? Come one !!! And he will come back in a year or two and it won’t be the Bucs and then everyone will know why ?? He’s a Cherry Picker and will find the next team with talent like the Bucs .. I’m out

  6. YuctoBucs Says:

    Tom always talks about honor and respect and couldn’t finish out his contract ?? Come one !!! And he will come back in a year or two and it won’t be the Bucs and then everyone will know why ?? He’s a Cherry Picker and will find the next team with talent like the Bucs .. I’m out

  7. YuctoBucs Says:

    You leave Mike Evans, Lavonte, the offensive line, coaches ( minus BA ) and owners that would do anything for you and retire because you didn’t play a great last game and the Cap issues. He will never admit that and have a lot of respect for Brady, but sometimes I think it’s an act for his brand and other ventures. He QUIT

  8. Leighroy Says:

    Kings logic is flawed. If he felt that strongly he wouldn’t have retired. Move on and quit yearning for your lost lover! It’s desperate.

  9. YuctoBucs Says:

    Sorry if I’m salty, but pissed because we should be playing against the Joey Bs !!! All the other stuff I believe to be true and I’m done ranting, but Joe you really think it’s about family ?? I don’t think you do

  10. 1sparkybuc Says:

    Get Godwin and Gronk resigned. Build a roster that is irresistible to Brady. That’s the key. Right now he has no idea what the team will look like come September. Trash could really use a season as the #2 QB. Brady has every right to retire, but he really did leave the franchise in a lurch. One more season and Trask will be ready to take the helm. With Brady the division championship is a lock. He knows right now he is still at the top of his game. Another ring has to be a great temptation.

  11. Mike Johnson Says:

    Please..enough of this nonsense..Please. The man gave 22 yrs of his life to pro football. Just goes to show you, some people would love to see him carried off the field on a stretcher yelling, Roman gladiator. Fans would not care if he was throwing a pass on one leg with one arm. Sad man. Sad as hell.

  12. stpetebucsfan Says:

    Tom Brady was fueled a lot by rejection. When he enrolled at Michigan, Brady was seventh on the depth chart, and he had an intense struggle to get some playing time. At one point, Brady hired a sports psychologist to help him cope with frustration and anxiety; he even considered transferring. He ended up barely beating out Drew Henson.

    We all know the story of his NFL Draft. Brady was a lightly regarded prospect coming out of college, with an unimpressive NFL Scouting Combine performance reinforcing this reputation. As a result, he was not selected until the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots, 199th overall, and was the seventh quarterback taken. Brady’s success as a passer has been attributed to his work ethic, competitive spirit, pocket awareness, and intelligence.

    As a fellow Irishman I would also list his freaking HARD HEAD. Tell someone like Brady he’s lightly regarded and he just become more determined!

    Let’s hope Trask has that same pissed off motivation. Let’s hope he reads this blog where he is rountinely trashed as condemning us to a losing record without EVER THROWING A PASS in a Buc’s Uni!

    There is a significant contingent here…virtually all the posters I truly respect..who say give Trask his shot. I largely agree with them based on the fact that BA has earned my trust. IF he decides to give Trask a shot I’m totally on board!

    Don’t know Trask’s family origins past Texas he’s listed simply as American.

    But here’s a tidbit for you. Trask has good genes. His grandfather, Orville Trask, was a defensive tackle and team captain for the Houston Oilers team that won the 1960 and 1961 American Football League championships.

  13. allbuccedup Says:

    Let him go in peace.

  14. YuctoBucs Says:

    He isn’t leaving on a stretcher and barely got hit ( minus the last game ) because the O Line was banged up.. just be honest and couldn’t go one more year ? Give me a break and what are you going to say when he comes back in a year or two with another team

  15. Alanbucsfan Says:

    As long as we’re fantasizing, how about Trask starts the season, Bucs go 5-4 or 4-5 to start, then Brady comes out of retirement- leads Bucs to a 10-6 division title and playoff berth… hahaha

  16. Beeej Says:

    I wonder how many hours a week, even during the off-season, Brady had to spend keeping his 40+ year old body in playing shape? SOOoo many things he couldn’t do with his family. I can see him fretting about missing his kids growing up

  17. PassingThru Says:

    Just let it go YuctoBucs, you don’t know his situation. Brady loves football, but he also loves his family. There are tradeoffs. We all have to make them, it goes with the turf when you become a grown-up.

  18. lambeau Says:

    I don’t think Tom will stand for throwing his best WR off the team and not having a game plan for the Rams because the staff is watching other teams’ film preparing for interviews.

  19. Beeej Says:

    The part about BA and AB…I can see him being pissed about THAT. It could probably have been de-escalated, esp in view of losing Godwin. Having a competent AB on the team could have been the difference in the Rams game

  20. sasquatch Says:

    Let’s move on. He’s not coming back.

  21. Swampbuc Says:

    First good idea Fatboy King has had since he took the pitch from Dunn against the Rams in the 2000 Monday night comeback game.

    Someone Brady might actually respect needs to lead the charge instead of Fatboy, however. And someone needs to neutralize Brady’s horsefaced commandant to get her to not strenuously object.

    Now is the time for the Bucs benefit.

    2023 is too late. Tom would be a FA and after witnessing the Bucs lose Godwin, Gronk, Jensen, Cappa, Lenny, Rojo, JPP, Suh and Davis in FA — and after Goobert or Trashk flounder at QB while the Bucs go 5-12 sporting the Cover Zero defense — no way Brady comes back to the Bucs for another year as a free agent.

  22. adam from ny Says:

    the worst thing he can do to finish out his career is become that cherry picker dude who joins a superbowl ready team, acts like he cares about the team, uses them for a ring and bounces, and maybe does it again…

    it will diminish him and his legacy……..and his time with the bucs

    i respect his 20 with the pats and 2 with the bucs…

    i respect him even though he bailed out at the end…

    but i won’t like if he becomes a hired gun using teams for rings…

    and how he then essentially used our team as well…


  23. adam from ny Says:


    it really isn’t a bad idea by king at all 🙂

  24. adam from ny Says:

    start a billboard campaign all over the city that says:

    “tommy come back or gtfoh” 🙂

    make t-shirts, hats, murals, hand out posters to every business to hang in store windows…inundate the city…like a presidential campaign

    “stay and play tom, of get the f outta here” 🙂

  25. ModHairKen Says:

    Stop. Stop with the nonsense. The man has retired. After 22 years. It’s over. And a little street party campaign is not bringing him back. He has nothing left to prove. He wants to make his family happier. Give him that.

    This is not Barry Sanders or Megatron, who left too early and never reached the summit.

    Give the man his dignity. And preserve ours. We don’t need some jilted lover embarrassing moment.

  26. DoooshLaRue Says:

    “I don’t take no easily. I’m not giving up”

    Pretty sure that was Sean Burger King’s statement about a Chinese buffet’s manager asking him to leave before they ran out of food.

  27. Swampbuc Says:

    Doosh — ROTFL!

    adam — probably need to leave the gtfoh piece off of the billboards and t-shirts, but — yeah!

  28. OrlandoBucFan Says:

    Joe, fans hanging their hopes on Brady changing his mind are in denial. That is natural since it is the first stage in the grief process. Tom is gone. He’s not coming back. The sooner Bucs fans reach the acceptance stage the better. I’m looking forward to seeing who is behind door number 2.

  29. Marine Buc Says:

    I just don’t see TB12 announcing his retirement and then changing his mind halfway through the off season…

    This is not happening.

    I will play nice and say it has a 1% chance of happening.

  30. Vsyl Says:

    We really should move on from all this funeral about brady’s retirement. It was good until it lasted, but it’s over. Give Trask a chance, nobody will come close to what brady was anyway, neither Rodgers or Wilson or garapollo, that’s a fact.

  31. Cee Says:

    I feel like Brady does not want to play until December at the earliest.. If for some reason we are in position for Playoffs and something unfortunate happens at QB he may consider one last run a la Eric Weddle….
    Also another reason for retirement is the NFL world neglecting to give him flowers. To lose MVP consideration to Aaron Rodgers (who he outperformed) for no apparent reason and also the refs blatant bias towards the Rams in the divisional round with the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against him and not Von Miller may have soured his mood…

  32. Oneilbuc Says:

    It’s time to move on from Brady !!! Even if he comes back it will still be his last year. If you are a real bucs fan Brady leaving shouldn’t be a big deal. He’s a Patriot and he would never be considered a all time bucs player. Brady was groom and develop by Billchick and the Patriots. It’s time for the bucs to do the same thing with our own quarterback. No more riding the coat tail of another teams quarterback have some pride in your team!! Go bucs !!

  33. DoooshLaRue Says:

    It was a 2 year dream (for the most part) and it was fun, but it’s time to move on.
    Rip the Band-Aid off ladies.

  34. Winny Testaverde Says:

    OneLilBuc couldn’t be happier that Brady is gone…somehow proves him right. And again…OneLilBuc still holds the record for the lowest Wonderlic score in NFL history…so there’s that.

    I agree that he isn’t coming back…but the “logic” that any success he had as a Buc doesn’t count?! All because Winny whiffed for 5 straight seasons?

    If/when The Rams win…does Detroit get the credit for Stafford? Come on OneLilBuc!

  35. donuts Says:

    1-year 50 million; 25 million signing bonus. Biggest 1 year deal in NFL history. Its going to take something historical to make him consider it.

  36. HomerSimpsonRocks Says:

    It would be wonderful.

  37. Bqen green Says:

    He’s not coming back. Part of his reasoning is simple. What more did he need to prove? Is an eighth Superbowl really going to tip the needle? Brady puts everything he has into the season. The reality that some players, and the staff didn’t have the same commitment level, irked him. With the reality that nothing would change, it made his decision easier. He could’ve played another two or three years minimum. Bottom line, he wasn’t playing for a buffoon like Arians again. The bucs should’ve quickly parted ways with Arians, and hired a coach he is familiar with. It may not have been enough, but not trying will cost the organization dearly

  38. SufferingSince76 Says:

    Ben Green says blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.

  39. SOEbuc Says:

    He’s said before he doesn’t want to coach at any point in time yet that’s the perfect situation for the best, largest diehard football player and fan of all time.

  40. Juergensen Says:

    Grow up already. Tom did.

  41. tampabayallday Says:

    Love this idea, if we get a roster Tommy boy can’t refuse then why not go for it.

  42. Juergensen Says:

    Fun facts for all you FSU fans/Trask haters:

    Jameis Winston started his rookie season.

    Tua Tagovailoa started his rookie season.

    Joe Burrrow started his rookie season.

    Justin Herbert started his rookie season.

    Mac Jones started his rookie season.

    Brett Favre sat on the bench his rookie season.

    Tom Brady sat on the bench his rookie season.

    Drawing negative inferences from Trask sitting on the bench his rookie season is as stupid as drawing negative inferences from Trask being a second rounder.

  43. Rob Says:

    Sure, would be nice, but it will never happen. I am really on the ‘Bring Back Jameis’ bandwagon. As I look at the options out there, Jameis is far and away our best option. It would be such a great story.

    Of course, there would have to be a meeting of the minds based on how it ended, but there’s not a QB that wouldn’t struggle in Year 1 (including Aaron Rogers) in adapting to Arians offense.

    And for the record, I’m like the last guy to be pro-Jameis. The 30 interceptions killed me and was ready for him to go. If I can turn around, you can too!

    Bring back Jameis!!!!

  44. Bqen green Says:

    Brady would lose his fing mind as a coach, and quiet frankly it’s beneath him
    No, Tommy boys future is in minority ownership, if he has any future in football. Ben Is reminded of Rocky two. The rock tells Mickey, if he can’t box anymore, he’s gotta be around it. Coaching is in many ways, more of a grind than playing.

  45. Adrnagy Says:

    Like i said , brady is retire. He might come back august once bucs and nfc settle with draft and free agency. It all about licht in my opinion.

    If he manages cap. Adds depth with young quality and hits homerun in draft its a no brainer brady comes back late august. Week 2 preseason.

  46. Oxycodoms Says:

    Brady said he didnt have what it takes to compete at his highest level anymore. King wouldnt understand that.

  47. Mike pizzoli Says:

    Look for all those people saying it would so easy to tell Gisele “hey I’m playing one more year and that’s final” they don’t know Brady’s history with here very well. when they met in 2006 he told her he was going to play ten more years, thankfully he reneged on that and continued playing but she threatened divorce after the 2017 season if he didn’t begin skipping otas and spend as much time as possible with his family. I have been a life long Brady fan and followed him down here to Tampa and as much as I wish he would tell Gisele that he is going to continue playing he loves her and it’s not going to happen

  48. Mike pizzoli Says:

    And I already know that I am one of those fake buc fans that you guys talked about but as soon as he got here I was all in with this team and enjoyed every snap

  49. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    :Pro Bowl hard to watch….no tackling, sacks…..but AWJ just had a pick 6…

    Go Bucs!!!

  50. BillyBucco Says:

    Wow this is amazing to see the amount of fans just heart broken and in denial.
    I choose to look at what this man brought to our team.

    If, IF Brady did leave because of the culture, then that means he brought the team even further than we thought.

    Hopefully this city and team doesn’t stand for the status quo and we have turned a corner.

    I’m a believer Brady was the icing on top of a well coached team.
    This team will not be losers IMO.
    Too many players that now know what it takes.

    BA is a damn good coach and we just now put our trust in him, because TB12 is gone.

    Time for KT2

  51. Alvin Scissors Harper Says:

    Not happening. Next.

  52. Architek Says:


  53. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    We’ve got a better shot at luring Andrew Luck out of retirement……..I think Brady is too focused to turn back…..wish him well but he doesn’t need it….he’ll do very well.

  54. DoooshLaRue Says:

    Bring JayMiss back?

    In what world does that work?

  55. Defense Rules Says:

    StPete … ‘here’s a tidbit for you. Trask has good genes. His grandfather, Orville Trask, was a defensive tackle and team captain for the Houston Oilers team that won the 1960 and 1961 American Football League championships.’

    That is one of the coolest ‘tidbits’ I’ve read in quite awhile StPete. Only thing that would’ve been cooler would’ve been to find out that his father, Wilbur, was the Patriots’ team in the late 1990’s, and was replaced by Tom Brady. (OK, I just made that up; his father’s name isn’t Wilbur; his grandfather Orville was kinder than that).

  56. Defense Rules Says:

    Oops, ‘QB of the Patriots’ team in the 1990’s’

  57. Anonymous Says:

    Say what u want. Some, I say some players didn’t have the commitment this year. Some people can’t handle success. Brady saw that. LVDs reference to turmoil anyone. Brady’s going to the movies reference. Brady in 2019 lectured some of his receivers on how he and others were giving up family time to put everything into football while others weren’t. He saw a lack of commitment from some players and possibly others and called it a day. The signs were there. JMO

  58. Oneilbuc Says:

    Vennybuc . You are right I’m glad Brady is gone he done a good job but now it’s over move on!! I want Trask to become a good quarterback for the bucs because he was drafted to the bucs. So he will be developed and groom by the bucs so tell me what’s worng with that ? Maybe you feel the same way about the bucs that Skip Bayless does by calling us the suckaneers?? And yes Stafford was developed in Detroit but I never thought he was that good even in college and with the Rams he’s average and that’s all you need at the quarterback position to win a championship if you have a good defense and you can run the effectively!!

  59. Oneilbuc Says:

    Mike pizzoli. Now you and the rest of you Patriots/ Brady fans can leave and go back where you came from ! I’m tired of seeing yall on here because yall care about Brady and Brady only you don’t care about the bucs!!

  60. steele Says:

    As much as I, like any longtime Brady fan, would have preferred that he leave holding the Lombardi trophy after a SB win, this was it. He ain’t coming back. Just too many things.

    There were signs throughout the season that he wasn’t happy with many aspects of this team. In addition to personal and family pressures. He really, really should have stopped with the last SB. As it is, he still gave us a admirable season and one hell of a near-comeback that was vintage. He went out fighting in the most adverse situation, and essentially won his part of the game.

  61. Tbbucs3 Says:

    Trask name is being thrown around this website like wildfire. Jason Licht knows damn well that Kyle Trask will not be starting next season. Way too risky.

  62. JimbobBucsFan Says:

    Our eight players are being recognized belatedly for last year’s performances in all likleyhood, Yucto Buc. Yuk, yuk, so what? 🤴🏼 Better late than never I guess.

  63. Ryan K Says:

    Thank you for this article Joe.

    Nobody believes it, but some of us need it.

  64. T REX Says:

    Glad to see people realize the team was a mess this year and Brady saw it.

    He wanted no part of these losers again.

    They do lack commitment and what it takes to be a real winner.

    Brady couldn’t stomach another year of this garbage.

  65. Beeej Says:

    Brady couldn’t wait 6 months…8 months, and suddenly decide he wants to play again. The guy spends HOURS every day, 365 days a year living a specific life style to keep his body in shape, like a super model. NOW (UNlike a supermodel) He can drink a beer, mebbe eat a waffle for breakfast instead of some frightful fruit concoction that came from a blender,. A few months of that and his 44 year old body could never come back

  66. gp Says:

    I’m in agreement to get the whole city together to address TB12.

    We should throw him a BOAT PARADE RETIREMENT PARTY!

    And there should be a dozen footballs on each boat so they can be tossed around from boat to boat liberally.

    I’d truly love to see him hang for a year as a specialist QB coach to Trask, or whoever we go with, but that’s entirely up to him.

  67. Joe in Michigan Says:

    T REX Says:
    February 6th, 2022 at 6:11 pm
    Glad to see people realize the team was a mess this year and Brady saw it.

    He wanted no part of these losers again.

    They do lack commitment and what it takes to be a real winner.

    Brady couldn’t stomach another year of this garbage.
    Yes, the team that won the Super Bowl the year before are all losers, garbage, and trash. How soon “fans” forget.

  68. JimmyJack Says:

    This article represents the one thing Buc fans know better then any other fanbase in the NFL… all of sports. HOPE!!

    GO BUCS!!!

  69. Pewter Prowess Says:

    Joe, did you suspend and even delete the comments section under your post: “Tom Brady Was Not The Players’ MVP”?
    Last comment I saw was the commenter making the point that the title was confusing and misleading. You disagreed. Commenter double down. Could that have opened the door to other commenters agreeing and you (and your incredibly thin skin) shutting down and even removing the comments section?
    Maybe just a temporary glitch I’ve never seen before?
    Say it ain’t so Joe. Just a misunderstanding regarding the comments on your misleading post I hope?

  70. JimbobBucsFan Says:

    I can’t see Tom coming back and shoving aside a guy who ascended to the starting role by the end of the 2022. That person would have had to lead us to a disasterous result and choked up a few losses by his incomptence along the way. We might have had to sink to bottom of the NFC South and a 5-12 record or some number equally bloody.

    Tom Brady has too much class for that. Just another pipe dream from where I sit.

  71. T REX Says:


    The Architect : Humph. Hope, it is the quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of your greatest strength, and your greatest weakness.

  72. Mike Johnson Says:

    A lot of these comments are living proof that..some people will in fact..beat a dead horse to death.

  73. Rod Munch Says:

    I don’t see how you take a year off and come back at that age, when he’s done, he’s done.

    Also if Brady did come back, he’d be under the Bucs control. Likely the Bucs wouldn’t block him from going somewhere else if he did come back, but it’s worth keeping in mind that they could extort a draft pick out of someone if they really wanted to.

    Finally, note, that the Bucs owners wished Brady the best ‘in his retirement’ — seemed oddly worded to me, almost like it was making a statement. Probably nothing, but it stood out to me.

  74. BelligerentBuc Says:

    I don’t see a new top tier Qb coming here…Tommy’s dead cap charge is $32Mil and doing a post June 2nd release will save us a little bit of dough. If we get a new qb who is being paid $25mil, thats over $40-50mil cap charge for a qb depending on how much we can spread it out to.

    No way we can keep other talent on the roster. We are not gonna be able to get our cake and eat it too. SB’s are won in the trenches. Also, we have to give up draft picks to get a top tier qb.

  75. JimbobBucsFan Says:

    Thank you for sharing some deeper insight into Brady and possibly Trask’s attibutes also, Mr. O’ Stpetebucsfan. (Sorry, If I’m typecasting your heritage but I couldn’t contain myself. 🧓🏼 👮🏼‍♂️ 👨🏼 … Actually I did have a close bud in my younger days that was not only hard headed but he lived up to the old hard drinking Irishman stereotype. 😄)

    I too, have faith in Licht and Arians and have high hopes for Kyle Trask whenever he is ready. I have no idea if that will be this year or not.

  76. Stone crab sam Says:

    After 3 weeks, the wife and kids will be so sick of dad hanging out, they’re gonna give him his unconditional release. Ah, a man can dream now, can’t he?

  77. gp Says:

    TB12 is not a tool.
    He is an exceptionally gifted and competitive athlete who deserves our respect and we should thank him for the most exiting two year run this team has ever seen.


    Make it happen Glazers!

  78. JimbobBucsFan Says:

    I’m with you, Oneilbuc. It’s time for the Buccaneer franchise to successfully develop a star QB in-house. Quality franchises can do that, too.

    The Glazers have overcome short-sightedness by retaining Licht for this stretch we are still in.

    Go Bucs!

  79. Gunnin4Ya Says:


  80. Buccaneer Bonzai Says:

    No means no.

  81. Mike pizzoli Says:

    I get it oneilbuc I know you guys don’t like us Brady/Patriot fans who followed Brady to Tampa. I did something this year I’ve never done before in my life, I rooted against the Patriots in a football game. It wasn’t even a hard decision that’s how much I love Brady but don’t think I didn’t or don’t now care about the BUCS anymore. I can’t just shut off my feelings for this team/organization after living and dying every snap for the last two years, I will continue to watch/root for the BUCS even though Brady is gone, there are too many players that I now care about on the BUCS to not root for them. As I type this I realize I take football way too seriously but I cannot help that either

  82. gp Says:

    Welcome to “A Bucs Life” Mike.
    I’ll accept you as a fan.
    You can’t be much worse than some “lifers” who can’t get behind an imperfect team (no such thing as perfection in this world)

  83. RandsABucFan Says:

    Maybe offer OJ Howard and a 5th rd pick for Garappolo

  84. Lesko_Brandon Says:

    Maybe if Brady gets tired of Guselle yapping around everytime, he’ll definitely will comeback 🤣🤣

  85. DoooshLaRue Says:

    Pewter Prowess,

    I was wondering what happened to those comments too, thought maybe it was my phone.
    Usually Joe will turn off/remove comments when things get too crazy but I’ve never seen this happen.
    Maybe you’re right or maybe he forgot?

  86. Winny Testaverde Says:

    Free agent OJ Howard and a 5th for Jimmy G.? He’ll likely fetch a 1st rounder from some team. Many teams ( perhaps even the Bucs ) are lathered up in Desperation Cologne ™️ and he may be the “best” truly available.

  87. Bqen green Says:

    OJ Howard is about as useful as OJ Simpson, maybe less. Jimmy G isn’t the answer to y’all’s problems. He wants top dollar wherever he goes, and he isn’t worth it. The dude isn’t in love with football. He’s happy to cash checks and could care less about winning. Wait a minute, that makes him a perfect bucs.

  88. Bqen green Says:

    Superior G has left at least two hundred mil on the table so Tommy could make peanut s getting his brains bashed in. That’s the way she thinks of it anyway. As Brazilian and manish as she is, the woman is still in high demand. Get use to seeing Tommy in ridiculous clothing, and being eye candy for his wife. The closest thing to a gridiron he’ll see again is a runway

  89. Winny Testaverde Says:

    I think there’s a slight chance Brady comes back (49ers ). I think there’s a zero percent chance he returns to The Bucs. Bucs being Bucs ( a receiver acting up after a Super Bowl season…getting the boot…sound familiar ? ) was ultimately beneath Brady honestly. I’m grateful he came to Tampa and enjoyed the too short two year stint.

  90. steele Says:

    Guys, Brady is not going to the 49ers. They’re all in on Trey Lance, Brady is a poor fit (age wise and system wise), and Brady is not going to learn another new offense in one offseason.

    I’m not a big fan of Bill Barnwell, but he’s floated other names not talked about much in here: Mike White, Carson Wentz, Jared Goff.

    Mike White is a bit interesting. He looked spectacular for a few games for NYJ.

  91. gp Says:

    Pretty sure Bqen green is trollmax under a different name.
    Sometimes some salient points, but mostly just troll.
    Not sure why anyone responds to him, other than scratching an irritating itch.

  92. Swampbuc Says:

    Hey gp – your boat parade retirement party is outstanding. Call the Buccaneers and get them organizing. Whoever the marketing responsible person is. I’m with you!

  93. Rod Munch Says:

    Winny Testaverde Says:
    February 6th, 2022 at 9:31 pm
    Free agent OJ Howard and a 5th for Jimmy G.? He’ll likely fetch a 1st rounder from some team.


    LOL! Did you actually watch him play?

    There is no more overrated QB in the NFL today than Garoppolo. The guy is a game manager who chokes in the biggest moments. That’s not what you want from a game manager.

  94. Winny Testaverde Says:

    Hot Rod Mulch…happy to provide a LOL ( although I thought LOL’s were reserved for pre-teens )…but I never said he was worth that. And I have seen him play plenty…as others here have called him Jittery G. Yet…some desperate team will throw a late first rounder or equivalent ( multiple picks ) to the Niners once they whiff on Rodgers/Wilson/Watson. We can make a friendly wager…if I’m right…you retire the LOL from this board at least.

  95. PatsNationTB12 Says:

    Here we go with the ungrateful Bucs fans. If it wasn’t for Tom Brady your team would have never even reached the super bowl/win the super bowl. He got Gronk out of retirement. Y’all would’ve lost your receiver Goodwin, He brought you N.Sue. Don’t act like y’all had a stud team. As a true Patsvand Bradyvfan since his Michigan days Tom Brady is a competitive person and also a smart QB. He knows he’s loosing some key players and Byron Leftwich and the Definsive Coordinator. Clearly y’all haven’t been watching Brady play or listened to anything. He will be out of Tampa and headed to the west coast his parents stay out there and Jimmy G can’t do it so if he does decide to come back He will be a niner. Miners will l release Jimmy G, Belichick will pick up Jimmy G. That’s how it’s going to go. Be happy for the man and be grateful he came to your organization. Now you’ll go back to being the Yucs and Brady haters. The Man has A family.

  96. Vadertime Says:

    A final year with TB12 at the helm of the Bucs would be very nice. If he were to come back out of retirement and definitively announce that this would be his final year to capstone a marquee career, that would be very fitting indeed. Let’s hope and pray that he changes his mind and returns for a final year. Go Bucs.

  97. Winny Testaverde Says:


    That was almost unreadable but at least it was mostly inaccurate as well.

    * Fedora hat tip to the late great John McKay.