Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/9/12
As I looked through this season for the Bucs and Chargers, I discovered an interesting little fact:They have both played Oakland, New Orleans, and Kansas City (the Chargers played the Chiefs twice), and both won against the Raiders and Chiefs but lost to the Saints (the Bucs missed overtime by a penalty).San Diego and Tampa Bay also have combined for one win against an opponent with a winning record (Tampa Bay crushing Minnesota on the back of Doug Martin).However, San Diego hasn't been the offensive powerhouse of years past.  Their offense is 26th in the league in yards per game, only averaging 323.1 total yards per game.  They were embarrassed by the Cleveland Browns two weeks ago, scoring six points and gaining 265 yards against a defense that allows and average of 380.1 yards and 23.4 points per game.  San Diego did bounce back nicely the next week, but it was against the Chiefs, who haven't been able to stop ANYONE.The Buccaneers allow similar stats because they are the worst t...
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