Did you know that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers haven't won a home game since facing E.J. Manuel back in 2013? It's true, the awesome Bucs Brief figured that out today.
That was week 14 of the 2013 season, and it was one of just three home wins that year. Over the past two years, the Bucs are 3-13 at home over the past two seasons. Include 2012, and it's 5-18. These records aren't getting any better. No team has a worse home record than the Bucs over the past two years, while only the Jacksonville Jaguars won fewer games going back to 2012.
If the Bucs are to be successful this year, or any year, that has to change. You can't win anything if you can't beat opponents at home. Thankfully, it looks like the Bucs are going to have one advantage back: a group of fans in the stands, something that's been missing at times. Early indications are that ticket sales have picked up, a lot, since the team drafted Jameis Winston, according to JoeBucsFan.
Fans are great, but ultimately the team is going to have to get it done. Thankfully, their first opponent will be easy: the Marcus Mariota-led Tennessee Titans come to town in just five weeks.