Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/30/14

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 27: Quarterback Josh Freeman #5 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks down the field during the game against the New Orleans Saints at the Louisiana Superdome on December 27, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Any thought of post season play this season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is over. Honestly, heading into this season after watching the Pewter Pirates on the field last year, did you think there would be the possibility of discussing playoffs surrounding the Buccaneers after the month of September this season? The discussions were there. The month of November brought back memories for Buccaneers fans as the upstart team, led by a rookie head coach after they  achieved a 6-4 record. It was a great ride for a while. Watching this year’s Buccaneers was like taking a trip from the Bay area over to Orlando for the day to ride a roller coaster. It’s fun, but it wasn’t rooted in any sort of reality. The Buccaneers have several issues on the defensive side of the ball and Greg Schiano and the coaching staff will have to address this in the upcoming offseason. On Sunday, the Buccaneers were shredded, much as they were in the late season swoon of last season 41-0, not able to score a single p...
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