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: September 11, 2008, 11:38:11 AM

My biggest concern about the Saints game isn't just that the Bucs offense only scored 13 points, it's that they had 352 yards and only scored 13 points. This kind of offensive inefficiency has been a problem for a long time. The Saints weren't nearly that inefficient, and that's a big reason why they won.

09-07-08
Bucs: 27.08 yards per point
Saints: 18.25 yards per point

12-23-07
Bucs: 22.84 yards per point
49ers: 10.14 yards per point

12-09-07
Bucs: 21.78 yards per point
Texans: 12.24 yards per point

10-28-07
Jaguars: 12.88 yards per point
Bucs: 16.74 yards per point

10-21-07
Bucs: 26.38 yards per point
Lions: 12.09 yards per point

And so on.

There are a lot of reasons for this: turnovers, poor red zone offense, poor special teams, and inopportune defense. This trend needs to stop if this team is going to go somewhere.

FRG is the most logical poster on this board.  You guys just don\'t like where the logical conclusions take you.

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#1 : September 11, 2008, 11:42:51 AM

Hey FRG, just a quick request if you can...

Can you calculate the number for the Bucs/Saints 2008 if Garcia had gotten the ball to Galloway on fourth down instead of having it picked off? What's the number if the Bucs had scored the game-winning TD on that drive? Just curious how they would stack up under those circumstances...

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#2 : September 11, 2008, 02:59:11 PM

The Bucs have a history of this that even goes back to the Dungy years. We move the ball down the field OK for the most part but have a problem punching it in the endzone and capping the drive. Im not sure if it is a playcalling problem, a QB problem, or a reciever problem. But we've had that problem for a very long time.

I tend to think it is the QB. Because in the red zone, QB decisions are critical.

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#3 : September 11, 2008, 11:23:10 PM

It goes way back in the Bucs history from the inception of the BUcs. It was decreed that the BUCS would NEVER HAVE A GOOD OFFENSE....NEVER! And by God, the Bucs have adhered to that policy. Year after year.
But, they did steal a SuperBowl when the NFL wasn't paying attention. Yeah, baby!



The BUCS are gonna surprise people this year!

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#4 : September 11, 2008, 11:38:07 PM

The play caller gave up on the run, they ran 20 times.  How do you turn your back on 7.3 yds per rush avg?    Instead he goes to the air, 24 for 41.  No pass protection hence, 58% completion avg and 2/12 3rd down conversions.  Ray Charles could see that sheet coming. Heck give the defense some time to rest!  Nope, defense gave up over 400 yards and the deep backs got rolled.  Sloppy tackling, poor clock management, no pass protection, abandoning the run, and more excuses.  What makes it worse is that it was a division opponent, get ready for 0-2 if this keeps up.  I'm buying, Capri Suns for everyone!   

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#5 : September 15, 2008, 09:28:10 AM

While the total offense numbers were down, the Bucs were a lot more efficient, averaging 12.96 yards per point.

FRG is the most logical poster on this board.  You guys just don\'t like where the logical conclusions take you.

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#6 : September 15, 2008, 09:29:59 AM

We could have piled on late. Would that make you feel better?


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#7 : September 15, 2008, 09:34:12 AM

We could have piled on late. Would that make you feel better?
Who is complaining?

FRG is the most logical poster on this board.  You guys just don\'t like where the logical conclusions take you.

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#8 : September 15, 2008, 09:36:07 AM

Sorry, I thought you were referencing the game we just played. Didn't realize you were talking about last week's loss.


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#9 : September 15, 2008, 09:38:53 AM

Hey FRG, just a quick request if you can...

Can you calculate the number for the Bucs/Foolcans 2008 if Griese had gotten the ball to a wide open Antonio Bryant? What's the number if Rusty hits Bryant instead of missing him like he did?? Just curious how they would stack up under those circumstances...


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#10 : September 15, 2008, 09:40:47 AM

One more for you if you have time FRG.

Can you calculate how many posts TheChronic is gonna make whining about a win?

That one should take a while.


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#11 : September 15, 2008, 09:43:15 AM

Sorry, I thought you were referencing the game we just played. Didn't realize you were talking about last week's loss.
I was referencing the game against the Falcons, but don't take an honest statement ("While the total offense numbers were down") as all out criticism.

FRG is the most logical poster on this board.  You guys just don\'t like where the logical conclusions take you.

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#12 : September 15, 2008, 09:43:44 AM

I won't.

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