Bucs All-Professional proper deal with Tristan Wirfs made an look on NFL Community’s Good Morning Soccer to speak about Tampa Bay’s upcoming sport in opposition to Seattle in Munich, Germany. The Bucs play the Seahawks in Week 10 on November 13 and can change into the primary NFL crew to host a daily season sport in Germany. The considered touring overseas has Wirfs excited.
“I’ve by no means been overseas,” Wirfs mentioned. “I feel that’s the factor I’m most enthusiastic about is simply to go to a brand new place and get to expertise loads of new stuff over there, however I feel it’s going to be a blast.”
Wirfs was nonetheless again in Iowa enjoying his junior season when the Bucs final traveled abroad for a sport. Tampa Bay misplaced to Carolina in London in 2019. Actually, the Bucs are 0-3 in worldwide video games – all in London. Tampa Bay hopes its fortunes change shifting on to a different European nation.
Wirfs was additionally requested by the Good Morning Soccer crew about Todd Bowles taking up as head coach for Bruce Arians, in addition to Byron Leftwich’s return because the offensive coordinator.
“Coach Bowles getting that head teaching job goes to be superior,” Wirfs mentioned. “He’s loopy sensible. From what I’ve heard the older guys say, having a defensive coach as the top coach is at all times good throughout camp. We’ll see if that’s true.
“Like I mentioned, he’s loopy sensible. I do know he was going to get a head-coaching job ultimately. I feel it’s going to be nice. And having Byron again once more is nice. All of us belief him with our lives. I feel it’s going to be good.”
The Good Morning Soccer hosts additionally dug up a video from Wirfs’ highschool wrestling days. The clip confirmed Tyler Linderbaum, his highschool rival, beating him in a state semifinal match regardless of Wirfs outweighing him by 30 kilos.
Wirfs and Linderbaum would change into teammates at Iowa and play collectively for just a few seasons. Linderbaum was an All-Huge Ten middle for the Hawkeyes, whereas Wirfs was an All-Huge Ten proper deal with. Baltimore chosen Linderbaum within the first spherical of this 12 months’s draft.
“I’m glad you introduced this up, so I can set the file straight,” Wirfs laughed. “So we wrestled in all probability six instances my senior 12 months. That was in all probability his junior 12 months. He’ll let you know too, I beat him each different time. This was the final match we ever bought to wrestle. It went into extra time and this was to go to state duals – the crew event. It went into extra time and he bought me.”
Watch that clip and Wirfs’ interview on NFL Community’s Good Morning Soccer under.
“I’ve by no means been overseas. I feel that is the factor I am most enthusiastic about is simply to go to a brand new place and get to expertise loads of new stuff over there, however I feel it will be a blast.” –@TristanWirfs78
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) Might 4, 2022