Bucs All-Professional proper deal with Tristan Wirfs made an look on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football to speak about Tampa Bay’s upcoming sport in opposition to Seattle in Munich, Germany. The Bucs play the Seahawks in Week 10 on November 13 and can turn into the primary NFL crew to host a daily season sport in Germany. The considered touring overseas has Wirfs excited.
“I’ve by no means been overseas,” Wirfs mentioned. “I feel that’s the factor I’m most enthusiastic about is simply to go to a brand new place and get to expertise lots of new stuff over there, however I feel it’s going to be a blast.”
Wirfs was nonetheless again in Iowa taking part in his junior season when the Bucs final traveled abroad for a sport. Tampa Bay misplaced to Carolina in London in 2019. In truth, the Bucs are 0-3 in worldwide video games – all in London. Tampa Bay hopes its fortunes change shifting on to a different European nation.
Wirfs was additionally requested by the Good Morning Soccer crew about Todd Bowles taking up as head coach for Bruce Arians, in addition to Byron Leftwich’s return because the offensive coordinator.
“Coach Bowles getting that head teaching job goes to be superior,” Wirfs mentioned. “He’s loopy sensible. From what I’ve heard the older guys say, having a defensive coach as the top coach is all the time good throughout camp. We’ll see if that’s true.
“Like I mentioned, he’s loopy sensible. I do know he was going to get a head-coaching job ultimately. I feel it’s going to be nice. And having Byron again once more is nice. All of us belief him with our lives. I feel it’s going to be good.”
The Good Morning Soccer hosts additionally dug up a video from Wirfs’ highschool wrestling days. The clip confirmed Tyler Linderbaum, his highschool rival, beating him in a state semifinal match regardless of Wirfs outweighing him by 30 kilos.
Wirfs and Linderbaum would turn into teammates at Iowa and play collectively for a number of seasons. Linderbaum was an All-Massive Ten heart for the Hawkeyes, whereas Wirfs was an All-Massive Ten proper deal with. Baltimore chosen Linderbaum within the first spherical of this 12 months’s draft.
“I’m glad you introduced this up, so I can set the file straight,” Wirfs laughed. “So we wrestled in all probability six occasions my senior 12 months. That was in all probability his junior 12 months. He’ll let you know too, I beat him each different time. This was the final match we ever acquired to wrestle. It went into additional time and this was to go to state duals – the crew event. It went into additional time and he acquired me.”
Watch that clip and Wirfs’ interview on NFL Community’s Good Morning Soccer beneath.
“I’ve by no means been overseas. I feel that is the factor I am most enthusiastic about is simply to go to a brand new place and get to expertise lots of new stuff over there, however I feel it is going to be a blast.” –@TristanWirfs78
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) May 4, 2022