By the numbers, the Bucs are getting better

by Gary Shelton on October 15, 2015 · 0 comments

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Doug Martin seems quicker, more determined.

Doug Martin seems quicker, more determined.

Thursday, 6 a.m.

It doesn't sound like a lot. Lovie Smith would probably agree with you that it is not enough.

One win.

That's all.

Martin has given the Bucs something to smile about this season.

Martin has given the Bucs something to smile about this season.

At this point last season, the Bucs were off to a dreadful 1-4 season. This year, they're off to a mediocre 2-3 season. The difference is in the adjectives. And the running game. And the pass rush. And the overall defense.

Yes, the numbers point out that, so far, this season is better. Mercifully.

Boil down last season's statistics at this point, and you can see  a bit of

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