Here's your debate question for today: can Greg Schiano get the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Super Bowl? Or is that above his ceiling?
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been up and down this season. They've managed to create the best run defense in the NFL, at the expense of running one of the worst pass defenses in the NFL. They've had some amazing games on offense, and they've put up some clunkers. At times, Schiano's philosophy has worked like a charm: run the ball, throw deep, sell out against the run, and blitz relentlessly. At other times, some or all of the parts of that philosophy have cost the Bucs games.
Is Greg Schiano aggressive enough? Is his philosophy sound? Can he turn around the franchise, and can he then get the Bucs over the hump? Can he do something he never could in college (not even in his conference): win a title? It's a valid question. He seems to be the right guy to get this franchise back on track, but is he the right guy to get the Bucs to where they want to go? Tony Dungy, after all, was the right guy to rebuild the franchise -- but it took Jon Gruden to get to that ultimate prize of the
That's the question we ponder today, while the guys over at Gillette's No Debate series ask which coach could should lead a team to the playoffs. What do you think? Is Greg Schiano the right guy to get the team their second Lombardi Trophy?