How far away are the Tampa Bay Bucs?

by Gary Shelton on December 29, 2014 · 3 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Bucs

Bucs fans remain ever hopeful for the next winning season/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Bucs fans remain ever hopeful for the next winning season/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Updated: Monday, 5:38 p.m.

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Hey, maybe they weren't that bad.

You know, if you don't pay attention the NFL's worst record. Or a lot of the performances. And if you have amnesia.

The locker room of the ragged Tampa Bay Bucs was actually a fairly

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norman rogover December 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

Collins and Johnson were highly sought after free agents last year. Why do you think they’ve been busts here? Scheme? Less talented players around them? And will they both be back? It seems like it’s giving up too soon on players who, with their former teams, performed well until we know why they have failed here. Thanks, Gary

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Gary Shelton December 30, 2014 at 10:05 am

An offensive tackle can’t gripe much about scheme. I think the Bucs just missed on both players. Neither were big effort guys, neither were leaders. Johnson had a down year the year before. Just neither was what the Bucs thought they bought

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Gary Shelton December 30, 2014 at 8:36 pm

I think the bucs over evaluated their work ethic. I think each had huge red flags, but when a team wants help, it can talk itself into trouble. I don’t think they’ll give up on them yet.

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