Bucs giving away too many yards via penalties

by Gary Shelton on October 27, 2015 · 1 comment

in general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs

.Bucs are one of the most penalized teams in the NFL. /ANDREW J. KRAMER

.Bucs are one of the most penalized teams in the NFL. /ANDREW J. KRAMER

Tuesday, 6 a.m.

The Lovie Smith gang should know this by now: The posse always catches then.

Say want you want about playing outside the lines. This team cannot overcome a holding call on an offensive drive. A pass interference call on defense is just an invitation for the other team to the end zone. It cannot overcome its own lack of discipline by giving away a football field every Sunday.

Simply, they are not good enough to give away this much yardage.

By now, the message should be obvious. The Bucs cannot deal with another one of those weeks where the flags fall like confetti does for a championship team. They cannot continually back-peddle because of the men in stripes. They cannot deal with their misdeeds.

Again.

Of all the problems with the Tampa Bay Bucs – and there are many – this

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Barry McDowell October 27, 2015 at 4:17 pm

Hmmm, I wonder if Lovie’s teams with the Bears were penalty-prone. Or where Belichick’s teams have been in the ratings.

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