The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a new coach, front office, and will add another component on Thursday.
A new Buccaneers logo and helmet.
Please let it be the reincarnation of Bucco Bruce.
According to the team’s website, Hall of Famer Warren Sapp will unveil Tampa Bay’s new look during a segment on the NFL Network’s Total Access show on Thursday, which airs at 8 p.m. ET. Sapp announced the impending change via Twitter on Tuesday, and the team confirmed it.
Tampa Bay changed its entire look in 1997 when it switched from those infamous orange uniforms to pewter and red. Ironically, the woeful franchise evolved into a consistent winner, and eventual Super Bowl champions, in the new uniforms.
We can only hope Bucco Bruce is represented in these new uniforms. If the new uniforms resemble the horrific attire worn during the Pro Bowl, fans may cling to their Mike Alstott jerseys. Props to anyone who still owns a Martin Gramática jersey.
Bucs, do not let us down.
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