It gets more difficult by the second to sound at all optimistic or positive when I talk about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So, I won’t.
The Bucs are flat out bad. They’re awful — by far the worst team in the NFL. Why? Well, one reason is pictured above. Head coach Greg Schiano has clearly lost his locker room — as if he ever had it in the first place — and has become a joke in the eyes of any football fan. There have been so many problems and complaints about this sorry excuse of a coach that I’m not sure you could count them all in a day.
Against the Seattle Seahawks in week nine, the Bucs will undoubtedly drop to 0-8 on the year as Russell Wilson likely dominate both through the air and on the ground.
The Bucs are 19th against the pass, giving up over 243 yards per game through the air. Without DaShon Goldson in this one, Wilson could have a field day even without the likes of Percy Harvin and Sidney Rice. Wilson has been outstanding this season and, well, really doesn’t need his top two targets to prove that fact against a winless Tampa Bay team.
Is Mike Glennon really the future? I’m not sold. The Bucs appear to be, though, for now at least. Tampa is without starting running back Doug Martin and Mike Williams now — Williams for the season and Martin likely for a while still.
What is there to like about this team? Is there anything at the moment that can make a Bucs fan say, “Boy, I’m sure glad to be a fan?”
Absolutely not. This team is a wreck and their coach is so far gone down the wrong road that he’ll never find his way back into the team’s good graces. What a pathetic organization — that is about to get even more pathetic.
Hello 0-8, Tampa Bay.