Bruce Arians has no issue with Friday the 13th

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Plenty of questions posed to football coaches involve hardcore, X-and-O topics. Some don’t.

On this Friday the 13th, which you may not have noticed because every damn day since Friday, March 13th has felt like a Friday the 13th, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians was asked whether he suffers in any way from triskadecaphobia.

“Thirteen is my number, so I have no problem with Friday the 13th,” Arians told reporters. “That was my number in college [and] I have 13 on my golf balls, so I’m good. Some people do [have superstitions] — I don’t have too many. You get on a streak [and] you try to eat the same things. Sometimes it gets funny — whatever you had to drink Friday, you drink the same thing.”

That menu of beverage options presumably include the hardest of the hard liquors all the way down to rum and Coke, the drink for when you’re not drinking.

Arians likely will be drinking more than usual if the Bucs lose at Carolina on Sunday and fall to 6-4. With a few more losses, they could fall right out of postseason contention.

4 responses to “Bruce Arians has no issue with Friday the 13th

  1. I love how one loss has moved the Bucs from Super Bowl favorite to lucky to get into the dance. The media overreacts to the most recent game every damn week. Just let it play out. By December we’ll know who the contenders are and who are pretenders. My money is on the Bucs figuring it out and being right there with the best the NFC has to offer by year-end.

  2. tris·kai·dek·a·pho·bi·a
    extreme superstition regarding the number thirteen.

    you nailed the word correctly

    Friday the 13th ,was a real HORRIFIC day for the TEMPLAR KNIGHTS back in 1307.
    Knights where basically slaughtered and tortured to give up the secrets to where they held all the money”BYE THE POPE AND KING OF ENGLAND they both owed the TEMPLARS ALOT ”
    Some storys say the GRAND MASTER “Hugh de Payens” of the TEMPLAR KNIGHTS was”roasted like a pig” to try and make him talk, he never did.
    Storys and Mysteries still continue 800 years later

  3. thevoice0freason says:
    I love how one loss has moved the Bucs from Super Bowl favorite to lucky to get into the dance. The media overreacts to the most recent game every damn week. Just let it play out.
    ==

    You mean the same way the Bucs went from an average team to Super Bowl favorite after they trounced a lethargic and defensively weak Packers team? Like that?
    I guess the only difference between the two scenarios is that as a Brady and/or Bucs fan, I didn’t see you here throwing water on the hype when the media overreacted to that one victory.

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