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Between Tampa Bay landing two-time coach of the year Bruce Arians last year, along with his experienced coaching staff, six-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Tom Brady and arguably the greatest tight end to ever play the game of football in Rob Gronkowski, the Bucs have been the media darlings of this unique 2020 offseason.

But with the wave of hype, especially when it surrounds a team with the worst winning percentage in NFL history, comes a wave of people slow to believe that the Bucs could turn the tides so quickly.

FOX Sports’ Colin Cowherd took to his show The Herd for some words aimed at Tampa Bay’s skeptics on Tuesday.

“Here’s what I don’t get, the cynicism around Brady in Tampa Bay,” Cowherd said to kick off the segment. “They’re going to kick the crap out of most of the teams they play.”

Conceding that New Orleans may have a more complete roster than Tampa Bay, Cowherd argued that while Drew Brees doesn’t throw the ball down field anymore, the Bucs have built one of the most dangerous offensive units in the NFL while also piecing together an underrated defense with one of the league’s best young linebackers in Devin White under defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.

Bucs DC Todd Bowles

Bucs DC Todd Bowles – Photo by: Cliff Welch/PR

Cowherd even went as far as claiming that this Bucs team has built the best offense that Brady has ever had had his disposal, including the Patriots’ undefeated 2007 team that included Gronkowski, Randy Moss and Wes Welker.

“This is only the second time in Tom Brady’s career that he’s had like, unbelievable talent,” Cowherd said. “And this offensive roster is better, in my opinion, than the Randy Moss-Wes Welker team. They are stacked at tight end, they are stacked at wide receiver, they have upgraded at running back”

Between covert workouts orchestrated by Brady at a local high school to get things rolling this offseason and a team that is convincingly “dialed in” on winning, Cowherd believes Tampa Bay can be better than just your run-of-the-mill winning football team this season. Cowherd believes Brady will be caught up on his new offense quickly and says that he wouldn’t be surprised if the Bucs rattled off a 13-3 season and found themselves in the Super Bowl come February.

“This isn’t a rebuild, this is a Super Bowl roster,” Cowherd said. “This is not a rebuild. They’re going to be really good, really fast.”

View the full segment via The Herd with Colin Cowherd below.

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drdneast
drdneast(@drdneast)
1 year ago

Cowherd spends most of his time worshipping the Cowboys.

Horse
Horse(@horse)
1 year ago

Let’s not count our chickens before they hatch!
Go Bucs; I’m hungry!

ScottC543
ScottC543(@scottc543)
1 year ago

I can’t disagree.

Of course all kinds of things can go wrong. We’re thin in a couple of key positions (as is nearly everyone).

But we have the talent.

And we have the dream.

seat26
seat26(@seat26)
1 year ago

We’ve got a good team, hopefully better than five years of going nowhere. But seriously, we were 7-9 last year and that was an improvement!. This organization and a few media cheerleaders are placing expectations so high, and that is because we have signed a 50 million dollar superstar 43 yr old QB. Let’s just try to get to respectability. Have a winning season. Maybe even a playoff run. I think our Defense is definitely coming on and hopefully we will see continued success in the very young secondary. We already had an explosive offense. And with fewer mistakes I… Read more »

nybuccguy
nybuccguy(@nybuccguy)
1 year ago

The Patriots had the best O line coach to ever live and their units reflected that. Our line is still suspect. RG is a question mark, Donovan Smith is wildly inconsistent, and our RT is a rookie. We have zero depth there too. Of course a radio blow hard ignores this and focuses on skill positions.

DerLutz
DerLutz(@lutzgermany)
1 year ago

Nice to hear, but it will be an unpredictable Season. No one knows how covid-19 affects the season.

Captain Sly
Captain Sly(@captain-sly)
1 year ago

We cry “disrespect” when we don’t get noticed and then we cry “don’t count your chickens” when we do get noticed….I’m just excited to finally hear some media love getting shined over our team whether we’ve played a game or not…..This old fan realizes that sports is just fantasy anyway so don’t be afraid to Dream .

scubog
scubog(@scubog)
Reply to  Captain Sly
1 year ago

You’re so right Captain. We’ve been so accustomed to disappointment that some folks would rather wallow in their predictions of failure and call it being realistic, instead of believing a “why not us?” season is on the horizon. Hearing a positive comment is all too often followed with a “yeah but” negative retort to even the count. Ahhhhhh, such is life in Bucville.

What a beautiful sunrise. Looks like it might be a nice day today. “Yeah but” we’ll probably have a thunderstorm later and you might get struck by lightning.

Naplesfan
Naplesfan(@naplesfan)
Reply to  scubog
1 year ago

Yeah, but skepticism is always going to be part of the fan response when dealing with the world’s worst franchise in all sports in all history – judging by win loss record since the birth of the franchise. I mean, the Bucs are the World Champions of Losing. That cannot be denied.

Naplesfan
Naplesfan(@naplesfan)
Reply to  Naplesfan
1 year ago

You know that the idiots are voting when the downvote a comment that consists only of an indisputable fact.

Horse
Horse(@horse)
Reply to  scubog
1 year ago

I was just trying to be cute, and evidently you thought that was being negative. Wow!

Horse
Horse(@horse)
Reply to  Captain Sly
1 year ago

Seriously, you actually think that’s a horrible negative statement? That’s just an old country boy term; you’re reading too much into it.

Naplesfan
Naplesfan(@naplesfan)
1 year ago

I wouldn’t say that the Bucs are “media darlings” – that is virtually always reserved for teams in the biggest media markets, like New York, Chicago, LA, Dallas, etc. I would say that the Bucs roster has definitely drawn huge amounts of media attention, for obvious reasons, while also drawing well earned skepticism because, well, this is the Bucs who own the worlds worst winning percentage of any pro team in any pro sport in all history. It would take 30 years of mostly winning seasons to even get us over .500 ball as a franchise. So yeah, we have… Read more »

bucballer
bucballer(@bucballer)
1 year ago

The Bucs clearly have a talented roster. A nice mixture of youth and veteran leadership. About the only guarantee we have is that there will be fewer turnovers at the QB position this year. Other than that, we r talented on paper but we must perform and execute on the field given these most unusual circumstances.

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