Mike Glennon did a lot of things the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hoped he would in his first NFL start.
What the rookie quarterback didn't do - protect the football and, ultimately, win - are the same things that cost Josh Freeman the No. 1 job.
Coach Greg Schiano felt the third round draft pick did a good job of managing the offense during Sunday's 13-10 loss to the Cardinals. Nevertheless, there's no way to sugarcoat the impact of three fourth-quarter turnovers that helped Arizona get back in the game and then seal the victory.
Glennon was charged with a fumble on a handoff that running back Doug Martin was unable to hold, leading to a field goal. Two interceptions in the final four minutes set up a tying touchdown and ended any chance of the 23-year-old bringing his team back after losing the lead with 1:29 left.
''I thought he handled the operation of the game very well - protections, reading plays out,'' Schiano said Monday. ''He had a couple of balls, I think, he'd like to have b...