Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints Week 2 Sport Preview

September 14, 2022

SAINTS vs. BUCCANEERS CONNECTIONS

New Orleans Defensive again P.J. Williams and quarterback Jameis Winston gained two Atlantic Coast Convention championships and one nationwide championship at Florida State College collectively from 2013-14. Winston was the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner and was the primary general decide within the 2015 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers in 2015, holding passing yardage and landing cross franchise data, finishing 1,563 –of-2548 passes for 19,737 yards with 121 landing passes in 72 video games with 70 begins.

Williams prepped at Vanguard (Ocala, Fla.) HS.

Saints security Marcus Maye, who performed at Florida with Buccaneers QB Kyle Trask, performed for Tampa Bay Head Coach Todd Bowles and run recreation coordinator/line of defense Kacy Rodgers with the New York Jets from 2017-18.

New Orleans DB Justin Evans was a second spherical draft decide of the Buccaneers in 2017 and performed for Tampa Bay his first 4 seasons.

Bowles tutored Saints linebacker Demario Davis when he served as head coach of the New York Jets in 2017 together with Buccaneers Inside Linebackers Coach Mike Caldwell and Rodgers.

Bowles served as defensive coordinator & secondary coach at Grambling State from 1998-99.

Bowles tutored New Orleans S Tyrann Mathieu in Arizona from 2013-14, when he was defensive coordinator.

Tampa Bay Specialists Coach Chris Boniol is an Alexandria native who performed at Louisiana Tech and coached particular groups at Louisiana School from 2015-16.

Saints VP/Participant Engagement Fred McAfee performed for Tampa Bay in 1999.

New Orleans Offensive Asst. D.J. WIlliams prepped at Tampa Catholic HS and his father, former Buccaneers QB Doug Williams is within the membership’s Ring of Honor.

Saints T/G James Hurst blocked for Buccaneers RB Giovani Bernard at North Carolina.

Saints WR/RS Deonte Harty and Buccaneers lengthy snapper Zach Triner have been teammates at Assumption.

New Orleans WR Tre’Quan Smith performed on the UCF.

Buccaneers follow squad QB Ryan Griffin performed at Tulane.

Tampa Bay RB Leonard Fournette prepped at St. Augustine (New Orleans, La.) HS and was an All-American at LSU.

Saints QB Andy Dalton and Bernard have been teammates in Cincinnati.

Saints co-defensive coordinator/secondary coach Kris Richard and Buccaneers working backs coach Todd McNair served on the identical USC employees.

Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate had a 2015 stint on the Saints follow squad.