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ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Head Coach Raheem Morris of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches from the sidelines during the game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 20, 2009 in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills won 33-20. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
The 2010 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 10-6. The 2011 Bucs went just 4-12 and got their head Coach Raheem Morris fired. It is clear this young head coach lost this team, and it is hard to wrap our heads around the fact that a defensive coach like Morris coached a defense that gave up the most points in 2011. That is hwy he was fired, and it doesn’t really matter if injuries or anything else played into it. NFL head Coaches have to be prepared for stuff like that.On top of a pretty bad defense, the offense didn’t do anything special either. They scored teh sixth fewest points, and QB Josh Freeman struggled a bit. In the end his numbers looked like this 62.8 completion percentage, 2,592 yards, 16TD’s and 22 picks. That is not a terrible stat line, but it is not exactly setting the world on fire either. They ranked 21st in total yards, but 16th in passing yards. The real culprit here is a rushing attack that gained the third fewest yards on the ground. The offensive line gave up 32 sacks, and
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