Were the Bucs really a better team in 2015?

by Gary Shelton on December 27, 2015 · 2 comments

in general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs

Martin's two fumbles overshadowed his day.

Martin's two fumbles overshadowed his day.

Sunday, 6:45 p.m.

It was all a dream, right?

At one point, I imagined the Bucs were 6-6. I imagined they had clobbered the Eagles. I imagined they had swept the Atlanta Falcons. I saw improvement all around.

I blame my medication.

Was any of it real? Or was it a mirage, a freak of nature? Was it a fluke on the way to another disappointing season.Yes, the Bucs had a better quarterback, and the running game made more sense at times. But how much of the improvement was because of a dreadful schedule?

After the way the Bucs shot themselves in both feet and a hand

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Barry McDowell December 28, 2015 at 2:06 pm

Unless the defense can start pressuring the QB, this team will not improve its record. Why were there not more short passing plays yesterday–it seemed like most of the throws were middle and deep. Not much creativity.
I see next year being 6 wins once again due to the schedule.

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Bill Myers December 28, 2015 at 8:46 am

Mr Hopeful here, and I say playoffs Gary.

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