The Tampa Bay Buccaneers feel they've been around long enough and have had enough success to warrant a Ring-Of-Honor. In 2009, the organization will honor the 30th anniversary of their first NFC Championship game appearance by creating the ring of honor.
Those Bucs went 10-6 in just their fourth NFL season. They won the NFC Central and beat the Philadelphia Eagles in their first playoff game. They would go on to lose the the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship game, 9-0.
The franchise's only player in the Hall-Of-Fame, LeRoy Selmon, was on that 1979 team. So was Doug Williams, who may end up in the Ring-Of-Fame as well. Guys like Warrick Dunn, Derrick Brooks, Warren Sapp, John Lynch, Mike Alstott,Paul Gruber and Ronde Barber could find themselves in there as well.
But that's not all. Tampa Bay will bring back those ugly cremecicle uniforms that the organization wore from 1976-1997 for at least one game next year. I wonder how thrilled the current Bucs are that they will get to sport those in front of everyone.