Even though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers got shellacked 38-13 by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, the team is still 2-1 and that is better than most people predicted.
The Bucs will have to wait a little longer for a shot at their third win because Week 4 is a bye week for them. Head coach Raheem Morris is going to use the time to bring his team closer together.
“This week, the bye week, is about us,” said Morris. “It’s just us getting together and doing what we need to do as far as us playing on the same page. Not that we haven’t been on the same page, but we need to get speed back and get these guys back out here and going with some nice, live bullets against each other with helmets on. It’ll be like an OTA day format.”
Morris also said that his main concern is getting his players healthy enough so that they can play on game days.
“Anybody who has any [injuries] you hold them and take it easy on those guys and let those guys make it through,” said Morris. “It’s about getting these guys to Sundays and as many Sundays as you can get them to. We want to condition this week so we can be in the best shape of our lives and maintain that throughout. You want to lift weights and stay strong and fit, but we will get those guys ready to go and we will get ready for this long stretch that we do have after the bye.”
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