Bruce Arians plans no extra “risk it” on Sunday

NFL: DEC 13 Vikings at Buccaneers
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Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians likes to say, “No risk it, no biscuit.” On Sunday, when he tries to beat the Saints for the first time as head coach in Tampa Bay, there will be no extra “risk it.”

Asked by reporters on Friday whether he’ll coach more aggressively on Sunday night in New Orleans, Arians said, “I don’t think so. You’ll take calculated risks all the time — this game wouldn’t be any different on how it’s going, whether you go for it, kick field goals or whatever you do. All those decisions I think will just be normal.”

That’s perhaps all that will be normal.

“It’s a big game,” Arians said. “It’s the sudden finality of going home or going to the [conference] championship. It’s a big, big game. It’s what you do this for.”

Indeed it is. If the Buccaneers are going to advance, they’ll have to beat a team that has beaten them twice so far this season.

9 responses to “Bruce Arians plans no extra “risk it” on Sunday

  1. I’ll be rooting for the Bucs but am not putting any bets their way, Saints just seem to match up with them perfectly on both sides of the ball. Hoping for a good game and not another 38-3 shellacking

  2. Luke when he decided to kick a FG down 38 points in the 4th quarter? Haaaa what a joke of a coach Arians has become. So basically they weren’t trying before and now they are. Name one good team the Yucs have beaten.

  3. Just let Tom Brady do what Tom Brady does, and try not to screw anything up. I’m guessing that’s exactly what Arians is thinking too. He’s not going to let his ego get out of control, like some coaches have done on the big stage. Arians talks a lot, but I think that’s just to take the pressure off everyone else. I think Tommy’s going to be playing in another super bowl.

  4. His garbage plays were thrown out early in the year Brady has been running plays form the Pat’s playbook for a while now.

  5. Buccaneers only winning team they beat was the Packers and Saints only winning team they beat was the Buccaneers. Buccaneers are not the same team the Saints beat so should be a competitive game!

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