Originally posted on Bucs Beat  |  Last updated 10/4/11
This 24-17 win was ugly, and the Bucs themselves will admit. How ugly was it? Do you realize the offense produced 466 yards, the sixth-most in team history and the most of any home game? That was hard to tell given all the penalties and miscues. But that didn't take away from the Bucs' ability to savor the victory. It's late and it's been a long night, but here's some reaction: Josh Freeman: "It really wasn't pretty at all times, but that's kind of us. You want to go in every week and play a spot-free football game, but that's rarely how it goes. I think we showed a lot of people. In regard to penalties, we didn't turn the ball over tonight. Whatever's the adversity, we continue to play and fight through the four quarters and persevere. That's kind of our makeup." Mike Williams: "The penalties killed us. We just had to keep bouncing back and keep bouncing back. The defense stepped up and gave us more opportunities." Jeff Faine: "I think No. 1, it showed even though the game was very...
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