Posted December 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
The fading Tampa Bay Buccaneers talk about needing to make more plays. Coach Greg Schiano just wants his players to concentrate on doing their jobs at all times. The coach rejected the notion Monday that the Bucs (6-7) failed to protect a fourth-quarter lead for the fourth time this season because they did not make enough plays down the stretch of a last-second 23-21 loss to rookie quarterback Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles. Yes, Tampa Bay failed to make a potential game-saving interception, and Foles extended the winning drive with a pair of fourth-down conversions. But Schiano said there were also other factors that contributed to a defeat that dealt a blow to Tampa Bay's chances of making the playoffs. ''You'll never hear that from me. ... I don't think that's the case,'' Schiano said of the recurring theme of players explanations for squandering an 11-point lead in the final four minutes. ''I think you have to do your job, and you have to get 11 guys doing their jo...
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