Wednesday, October 30, 2013
McCoy: Bucs need to change Seattle's channel
By Pat Yasinskas
TAMPA, Fla. – Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy might be the most gregarious member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So it’s no surprise that came up with a wild comparison while holding court with the media on Wednesday afternoon.
McCoy was asked what it would be like to go out to Seattle and get a win against the Seahawks on Sunday.
“I’ve never done it. But it will be like walking in someone else’s house, punching them in the face and then turning to watch “Family Matters.’’ They wanted to watch “The Voice.’’. You want to watch “Breaking Bad.’’ So you go in and punch them in the face and you’re like “We’re watching “Breaking Bad.’’ I’ve never physically done that but going into somebody’s stadium, especially like this, that’s what it’s going to be like.’’
It’s nice to know that McCoy never has done the act he described above. But, just in case McCoy’s imaginary scenario didn’t give you the full picture, here’s a little more straight-forward description.
“Think about this: You’re going into a stadium that’s supposed to be the hardest place in the NFL to play in,’’ McCoy said. “They’re setting all these sound-barrier records. They’ve got this dominant defense. They’ve got this up-and-coming star at quarterback (Russell Wilson), an established star (Marshawn Lynch) at running back. They’re hot right now. They’re angry off of the performance they just put up on “Monday Night Football.’’ So everybody’s expecting them to beat us down. We love it. You love to go into an environment like that because when you go in there and you withstand that punch and you fight back, then everybody’s like, 'Woa, this team might have something.'’’