Bowles Discusses Brady, Bucs Offense


When a workforce hires a brand new head coach there are normally a number of adjustments made to either side of the ball, however that gained’t be the case with the Bucs. New head coach Todd Bowles was put right into a place like not many earlier than him when he took over for Bruce Arians.

Tampa Bay’s teaching employees was already in place, as was a Tremendous Bowl-ready roster. Whereas many assume Bowles may make adjustments to the offense that apparently gained’t be the case.

“I believe it’s just about the identical – we sort of see the sport the identical approach,” Bowles mentioned. “All people thinks I’m altering the offense. I didn’t get a head job to be an offensive coach. That’s not my job. I’ve all the time been a defensive coach, that doesn’t imply I can’t be a head coach. Tom [Brady] and I perceive that – we’ve an amazing relationship going ahead. We talk consistently and I simply stay up for working with him from a unique angle. However, we all the time talked soccer off the sector when he was right here, regardless.”

Bowles And Brady’s Relationship

Bucs QB Tom Brady and OC Byron Leftwich – Photograph by: Cliff Welch/PR

The connection Bowles has with Brady and offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich is constructed on belief and fixed communication. The objective is to be on the identical web page and see the sport the identical approach. Which in flip will make issues simpler on recreation days in relation to making vital selections.

“There’s a variety of issues that he thinks about and a variety of issues that I take into consideration – simply attempting to mesh all of it collectively,” Bowles mentioned. “We get to know one another higher that approach, so it’s simpler in-game to provide you with selections of issues we need to do.”

Whereas Brady wasn’t anticipated to be seen till obligatory mini-camp, he confirmed up final week through the Bucs’ Section Two offseason exercises. It wasn’t a request from Bowles, however shows the kind of dedication Brady reveals.

“Tom’s a employee,” Bowles mentioned. “Tom is available in on his personal – he doesn’t should be right here. However, you don’t play that lengthy with out having inner-drive. We’ve nice communication and we’ve an amazing relationship. He is available in on his personal and works. He doesn’t want the work everybody else wants, however the camaraderie, when he is available in right here, is superb.”

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