Kyle Trask Has A Word For New Bucs Offense

June 13th, 2023

Sneaky offense.

Joe gets this question all the time. Of course, there won’t be an answer until a couple of real NFL games are played.

“What is Dave Canales’ offense like?”

Right now in underwear football, Joe can only have an educated guess. Certainly, it’s not remotely close to a no-risk-it; no-biscuit offense.

In fact, there may not be a biscuit.

Former Bucs Super Bowl-winning coach Bucco Bruce Arians had what many describe as a “vertical” offense. If that is the case, the Canales offense is more horizontal. Where Arians had very much a north-and-south offense, Canales’ offense is much more east-and-west. It appears he is trying to get the defense to guard every blade of grass between the stripes.

And yes, there is more running involved.

So Bucs quarterback Kyle Trask was asked to describe Canales’ offense today after the first day of minicamp. Trask said it is “unpredictable.”

Joe can say from watching the handful of practices open to media, Joe has seen a variety of plays and pre-snap motion. The long ball? Not so much.

15 Responses to “Kyle Trask Has A Word For New Bucs Offense”

  1. Bucsfan13 Says:

    Ha! Unpredictable? Shot at Leftwich? We should’ve ran a horizontal offense last year. We were trying to run a vertical offense without a competent OL. I’m looking forward to moving on from the stale Don Coryell based vertical offense.

  2. TB2023 Says:

    If we score at least 24 points and win the time of possession, this should give our top ten defense the strength to finish the opposing team giving us a win.

    Go Bucs!!!

  3. Craig Says:

    The hard part with unpredictable is getting everyone on the same page.

    With the shortened camps and preseason that means they need to do some voluntary practice.

  4. Casual Observer Says:

    Unpredictable is good.

  5. Dooley Says:

    Unpredictable is overrated, and not as important as consistently executing a given call from rep to rep better than a defense can stop it. Furthermore, by the midway point of the season teams have enough film to pick up on tendencies relative to situation, personnel , and the score differential to get a good enough bead on whatever an offense is known for, but they play the games because you still have to be able to stop it as a defense. Last season, our offense helped defenses get a bead on us, because we sucked executing most gameplans.

  6. My Momma Says:

    Fans complained Sam Wyches offense was too hard to get everyone on the same page. Too much motion, and so on. Hope this isn’t the same case.

  7. micanopy Says:

    Dooley Says: “Unpredictable is overrated.”

    Not when you ran on every first down. 🙂

  8. BillyBucco Says:

    Unpredictable for the defense not offense LMAO
    You guys are acting like unpredictable means there is no telling what the QB is gonna do.
    That was the problems with Brady.
    Option routes were sometimes a disaster because the WR wasn’t on the same page as the QB pre snap.
    Now, the whole team knows the play and the defense is clueless because they are over showing something pre snap and the defense had to figure out is it real or are they gonna do something misleading.
    There will be way less audibles at the LOS this year.
    So let’s say it this way.
    Predictable for the offense in every way, yet unpredictable for the defense.

  9. Jeff’s grandpa Says:

    Is this a re print

  10. David Says:

    Kyle Trask will be the beast once he maters this offense. Baker who !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Pewter Power Says:

    I wouldn’t show the media my offense either. There isn’ta single

  12. garro Says:

    Unpredicable is still better than 1st down run to the left EVERY TIME!
    But we still got to block it. get first downs and score. Unpredictable is fine if we can execute.
    Hope the Big Uglys can get this new offense down and we can have a for real running game.
    Go Bucs!

  13. Saul Says:

    You still got to throw long to spread the field and speed kills. Ever heard that the passing game will open up the running game??

  14. Señor Harry in Costa Rica Says:

    Well said Dooley. It is all about the offensive player executing better than the D. I agree Lefty was over his head, but another factor was that many of his Oline players were learning on the job. Hard to out-execute the D when you don’t have your sh!t down.

    So this year? 4 out of 5 starters are new at their position with the Bucs and #5 we hope has a good knee. On top of that, new system. New starting QB and RB. Anything else? Oh yeah, Bowles…

  15. Glass Half Full Guy Says:

    Last year in Seattle Gino led the league in deep balls or deep completion % (I think?). I know Canales wasn’t the OC there but QB coach and different QBs have different strengths but it wouldn’t surprise me to see a fair amount of deep routes/throws. That may be part of Trask’s “unpredictable” view of the new offense. We shall see