Posted September 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Updates. With AP Photos. By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer New coach Greg Schiano convinced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that the sooner they adopted his way of doing things, the sooner they'd win. It didn't take long for a quick return on his promise. ''Change is never easy, but once everybody adjusted to the change and actually dove in and bought in to what he was coaching'' things fell into place, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said. ''He gave us a game plan and we just came out, played to the best of our ability and played Buc football.'' Sunday's season-opening 16-10 victory stopped a 10-game losing streak that prompted the firing of Raheem Morris and the hiring of Schiano, the former Rutgers coach who has spent much of his first eight months on the job changing the culture in a locker room that lacked discipline and structure. The opening day performance was particularly sweet, not only because it came in Schiano's debut but becaus...
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