Bucs planning to add a "Brady influence" to their offense for upcoming season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to "keep their offense the same" this season, with the addition of "a Brady influence", according to Bucs' quarterback coach Clyde Christensen.

What It Means:

Christensen told The Athletic's Bob Kravtiz that Brady came in saying "Just tell me what you want me to do" as opposed to bringing his own playbook and verbiage with him. The Buccaneers passed on 62% of their downs last season, seventh-most in the league, with 374 of their 677 pass attempts coming while trailing, per Sharp Football Stats. When tied or leading, they were still pass-heavy, opting to throw it 55% of the time, ninth-most in the league. While adding a "Brady influence" may lead to more positive game scripts, the Bucs will still likely lean heavily on the pass after registering a run success rate of just 41% last season, well below the league average of 48%.

Brady earned a grade of 80.4 from Pro Football Focus last season, 11th best in the league and considerably above Jameis Winston's grade of 68.4 (26th in the league).