Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The legendary comedy “Blazing Saddles” featured the line, “What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here.” While that line was uttered in the 1970’s, it perfectly fits the state of college and pro football in Florida.
The 2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers came into the season hoping to ride a big offseason of moves into competing for the NFC South title. It’s safe to say though that the wheels have completely come off that ride.
Only two teams have ever gone winless for an entire regular season in NFL history, the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the 2008 Detroit Lions. This year, two teams remain winless roughly half-way through the season, the Buccaneers and the Jaguars.
Each year, Florida’s high schools and colleges are loaded with talent that routinely dominates high school and college football. The same can’t be said for the state’s three professional football teams.
The losses are mounting and the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers are running out of explanations for why their season has gone sour and what they can to do to turn it around.
Nick Foles threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 31-20 victory over the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got tired of waiting for a trade to develop and have decided instead to outright release former starting quarterback Josh Freeman, according to ESPN.com.
The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has combined to go 0-6 on the young NFL season and in the case of the Jaguars are barely competitive on the field. The offensive ineptitude is reaching levels not seen in a while in the National Football League.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been struggling to get anything going right on the field under head coach Greg Schiano. So, the former Rutgers coach has decided to move on from starting quarterback Josh Freeman to backup quarterback Mike Glennon, according to CBSSports.com.
The Miami Dolphins’ first-team offense started strong and finished fast. The in-between needed work.