Originally posted on Bucs Beat  |  Last updated 11/18/11

ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Head Coach Raheem Morris of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches from the sidelines during the game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 20, 2009 in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills won 33-20. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
Following his Friday news conference, Bucs coach Raheem Morris scoffed at an NFL.com column by Mike Lombardi that said the team lacked leadership and accountablility. After a 3-1 start, the Bucs have lost four of their past five heading into Sunday's game at Green Bay against the defending Super Bowl champion Packers. Lombardi said Morris has 'been making excuses for them all season.' "Being inconsistent happens,'' Lombardi wrote. "It happens because there is not a high level of competition at practice, bad practices are tolerated and there is no attention to detail. And all this occurs because no one is accountable.'' Morris was not specifically asked about Lombardi's column during his news conference Friday, but responded to it anyway. "Here's the deal,'' Morris said. "When we were young kids, right? I went to school, I was 6 years old, 7 years old. And this guy saw my grandmother and said my grandmother ran like a bulldog. And I beat the heck out of him. I beat the heck out of hi...
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