Scheme Analysis

The tilted nose tackle

What do Mean Joe Greene and Brad Culpepper have in common? And what do stunts and double teams have to do with it?

2012 Week 1's Key Play Broken Down

A series identifying the key play in each game of the Bucs' 2012 season, using nothing more than a white board, marker pens and the All-22 camera angle - or what I call the View from the Crow's Nest. This entry is for the Week 1 game versus Carolina.

How Revis changes the Bucs' defense

Analyzing the star cornerback's impact on the Buccaneers defense. It will be big.

Analyzing the Bucs' pass defense

We've got some in-depth analysis of the team's playcalling, scheme and problems in pass defense. And the results may not be what you think they will be.

Barber says defense will change in 2013

Ronde Barber hasn't returned to the Bucs yet, but he has some things to say on the defense. Most notably: it will be different in 2013. But how realistic is that, really?

Analyzing the defense part I: stopping the run

We go in-depth to discover exactly how the Bucs managed to stop the run. Lots of scheme analysis ahead!


The Run Game Analyzed

The last off-season created tremendous hype surrounding the Buccaneer's running game. Fans wondered how powerful an attack the run game would be with the free agent acquisition of Carl Nicks and...

How the read-option shaped Schiano's defense

The Buccaneers have managed to stop the read-option this season, and Greg Schiano's defense is a big reason why. How does it work, and why does it work?

Living and dying with the blitz

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been extremely blitz-heavy, and its cost them - but it has also helped them.

Saints - Bucs Game Film: Missed opportunities

The Bucs did well on offense against the New Orleans Saints, but how and why did their offense explode? We go through a couple of plays and show you what really happened.

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