Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 2/10/13
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense led by Lavonte David, Mason Foster and Ronde Barber were horrific in 2012. Ranking 29th in the league in sacks and dead last in passing yards allowed, they were an embarrassment, or were they? The Buccaneers finished number one against the run allowing only 1,320 yards on the ground and only 3.5 yards per carry. Opposing teams averaged only 82.5 yards per carry which is a ginormous difference between the worst team in the league, 147.6 by the New Orleans Saints... Read more
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