Pewter Report debuted a new season-long weekend feature last season called Fifth Down that showcased some of the Bucs players each week to reveal what they are like off of the football field. We decided to bring it back for 2017 and this week in The Fifth Down we spoke with with safety Keith Tandy.

The Fifth Down is sponsored by Ford’s Garage.

Colts QB Peyton Manning – Photo by: Getty Images

Question: Who has been the toughest player you’ve faced in the NFL or college?

Answer: “I think mentally, Peyton Manning. Every time we would move he would know what we were doing. If we didn’t move, he would know what we’re doing somehow. We actually had Peyton Manning rules when we went into the game. We did stuff we had never done all year and he knew what we were in after one or two series.”

Question: If stranded on a deserted island with a teammate, who would it be?

Answer: “That’s Honcho (TE Alan Cross). Honcho can figure anything out. He’s from the country so you know he’s good with his hands. If he plays any sport he finds a way to be good at it. Doesn’t matter if it’s ping pong, football, or if we’re on an island, coconut basketball, he’s going to be good at it.”

Question: Who is your celebrity crush?

Answer:“Growing up I was always a Halle Berry Fan. What wasn’t good about her?”

Which deceased person would you like to bring back to have dinner with?
Answer: “I think I would go with Aristotle. I love numbers and finding out why. I feel like he would have some things to tell me about what he was thinking in his head and how he figured out stuff.”

Question: What is the worst song that you could possibly get stuck in your head?

Answer: “Party in the USA.”


Ford’s Garage is a Prime Burger and Craft Beer restaurant. Not only do they have Black Angus but Kobe Beef and Bison. The unique design and vibe is that of a 1920’s service station. Our authentic Ford Model T’s are suspended over the bars and outside the restaurants.  Happy Hour is from 11-7 Monday-Friday, and they offer a premium well pour that is $4.00 all day, everyday. Their premium well consist of Stoli, Bacardi, Tanqueray, Jim Beam and Cuervo.

Ford’s Garage is growing in Florida with 2 restaurants currently in Brandon and Wesley Chapel. The WestChase/Citrus Park area location opened in August and Countryside is scheduled to open in November. Lakeland is projected to open the 1st of January and St.Pete in February of 2018.





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About the Author: Mark Cook

Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, the beach and family time.Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at [email protected]
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Tighe Fighter
Tighe Fighter
4 years ago

I thought this was a cool article at first. Getting to know your local heros. However they have been only villians lately. New 5 questions need to be asked.

Are you part of the reason this team is losing?

What is wrong with your play?

What are you doing to fix it?

How hard are you working to fix it?

Can we count on you to turn this season around?

I’m tired of being a loser. Are they?