NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Tampa Bay receiver Mike Williams was wide open as he broke for the end zone, then watched a pass from Josh Freeman sail far beyond his reach. On the next play, Freeman hit New Orleans defensive back Rafael Bush in the numbers for an easy interception.
It was that type of day for Freeman and the Bucs, whose fading playoff hopes ended Sunday in by far their most lopsided loss of the season, 41-0, to the New Orleans Saints.
The Saints converted Bush's interception - the second of four Freeman threw--into a touchdown that gave them a 17-0 lead after Freeman had missed a chance to make it 10-7.
"It's my job to make sure everybody is educated as to what the play is. I've got to do a better job," Freeman said. "Some of those turnovers were really odd. Chalk it up to miscommunication. Today a couple of times we didn't click as well as we should."
Freeman also lost a fumble on a sack and strip by Cam Jordan as the game got increasingly out of reach as the Bucs (6-8) f...