Found November 07, 2011 on Pro Football Talk:
The Buccaneers’ current two-game losing streak is raising plenty of questions in Tampa Bay, and the coaching staff is facing particular scrutiny about the sputtering offense. But Bucs head coach Raheem Morris says he’s not worried about anyone second-guessing his decisions. A headline in the St. Petersburg Times laments the “Buccaneers’ terrible playcalling,” specifically as…

Morris: Bucs "out-physicaled' by Saints

As huge a hole DT Gerald McCoy’s season-ending biceps injury creates, the Bucs already had problems for most of this season being able to stop the run. Tampa Bay allowed 195 rushing yards in Sunday’s loss, when coach Raheem Morris said his defensive front was “flat-out out-physicaled” by the Saints. The Bucs, which rank 26th in rush defense (155.1 yards), won’t have it...

Bucs' shakeup at linebacker leaves Geno Hayes benched

Coach and defensive coordinator Raheem Morris shook up his linebacker corps Sunday, inserting Adam Hayward into the starting lineup on the strong side, moving Quincy Black to the weak side and benching Geno Hayes, the former starter on the weak side. It was a move made in an effort to get better performance out of the group, specifically, Hayes. “We needed some better play out...

Bucs' defensive tackle options will be limited after loss of Gerald McCoy

The NFL's trade deadline came and went last month, so in their attempt to add defensive line depth, the Bucs will have to choose from among free agents available on the street. Coach Raheem Morris said today the team likely would sign a defensive tackle to solidify the position with Gerald McCoy being placed on injured reserve this afternoon because of his torn biceps. Remaining...

Same old errors cost Bucs win against Saints

The Tampa Bay Bucs had a lot going for themselves heading into their key NFC South Division road contest Sunday against the first-place New Orleans Saints. They were well-rested from a week off. They were healthier than they'd been in almost a month, with star tailback LeGarrette Blount and standout defensive tackle Gerald McCoy finally back in the lineup. And they'd...

Raheem Morris blames Gerald McCoy’s injury on Gerald McCoy

On Sunday, Buccaneers defensive lineman Gerald McCoy was lost for the year with a torn biceps muscle.  On Monday, coach Raheem Morris rubbed McCoy’s face in the injured area by blaming the incident on tackling form. “It goes back to Pop Warner,” Morris told WDAE on Monday, via  “All your Pop Warner coaches tell…

Bucs confirm McCoy is lost for the year...'That's football.'

For the second straight year, Gerald McCoy's season ended with a torn bicep, this time in his right arm. McCoy was injured with 3:35 remaining in the first quarter of Sunday's 27-16 loss to New Orleans. McCoy reached to make a tackle of Saints running back Chris Ivory, who rushed for 3-yards on the play. McCoy immediately grabbed his right arm, then raised his left hand...
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