Bucs’ defense was disappointing vs. Titans

by Gary Shelton on September 13, 2015 · 1 comment

in general, Tampa Bay Bucs

McCoy and the defense gave up five touchdowns in the Titans' first six drives./JEFFREY S. KING

McCoy and the defense gave up five touchdowns in the Titans' first six drives./JEFFREY S. KING

Sunday, 10:30 p.m.

The scope of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ defensive disaster

GUEST COLUMNIST Andrew Astleford

Andrew Astleford

Sunday afternoon was captured in glimpses near their sideline after a
merciful end to their paddling at Raymond James Stadium had been reached.

Warren Sapp, a Hall of Famer who made his name serving as a wrecking ball of a defensive tackle, spoke with shock about his old team allowing 42 points to the Tennessee Titans, a two-win trainwreck from last year. Defensive tackle Clinton McDonald glanced above at a scoreboard without offering more than a blank stare, a cruel awakening to the new campaign complete. Cornerback Johnthan Banks bit his upper lip as he walked

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Rick Martin September 14, 2015 at 9:45 am

Titans pulled their starting QB and went ultra conservative by the end of the 3rd quarter. This team could have easily put another 2-3 TDs on this Bucs team. Pitiful display by so-called professional football team that had months to prepare for this opponent. I really blame myself though for buying into this mess (season tickets) as I’ve fallen for the artificial hype and optimism every off season since moving here in ’09.


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