With the departure of Jason Pierre-Paul, Bucs exterior linebacker Joe Tryon-Shoyinka is about to tackle a full time function in 2022. He confirmed flashes final season as to why the workforce made him a primary spherical choice, however realize it’s time to place all of it collectively for a full season as a starter.
Tryon-Shoyinka has the pace and athleticism to be a power within the league, however he must be comfy together with his assignments. And as former Bucs linebacker and Corridor of Famer Derrick Brooks identified in a radio look on WDAE, the teaching workers might want to put him positions the place he can excel.
“I like his athleticism,” Brooks mentioned. “At instances you possibly can inform when he was comfy with what they had been asking him to do, he succeeded. And I feel the teaching workers actually had an opportunity now to take a look at this offseason ‘what can he do effectively and what can he be excellent at’ and placing him in that place.”
In fact it’s not simply placing him a place to succeed, Tryon-Shoyinka has to place within the work.
“Then actually he’s bought to get his grown man physique,” Brooks mentioned. “And I’ve seen him a pair instances this offseason and I’ve seen the physique transition. I see a number of the transformation happening with him bodily after which mentally.”
Coming into the league Tryon-Shoyinka hadn’t performed a sport in over a yr after sitting out the 2020 season. He know has a full understanding of the NFL sport and the way lengthy a season runs. With that he’ll have the ability to tempo himself all year long and probably make extra affect performs.
“Alright, now he is aware of what a 26-week season seems to be like,” Brooks mentioned. “It’s not the ten, 12 weeks in school. Now he is aware of what that appears like and may tempo himself and now regulate to try this. Clearly final yr he went by means of some struggles and a few kinks and figured it out. However when he was comfy, he was doing and knew what to do, he made some impactful performs.”
The sky is the restrict for Tryon-Shoyinka. Together with his versatility, the Bucs will have the ability to put him in positions the place he can make the most of his ability set. After simply 4 sacks in 2020, there’s no purpose why he shouldn’t have the ability to notch double digits this season.