Patriots - Buccaneers Second Half Open Thread

August 24, 2011; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman (5) throws the ball to tight end Dallas Clark (44) during the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

The Bucs are up 20-7. The defense is doing well, especially the defensive line, while the offense is struggling after an excellent first quarter. Josh Freeman's footwork has been garbage, causing a lot of errant throws - though I'm not seeing any bad decisions. Our man inside the stadium, Buc Wild, disagrees with me, however.

Also, injuries are bad, mkay? Adrian Clayborn suffered a left arm injury, Gerald McCoy got hit in the knee on a cut block and Davin Joseph's leg got trapped - he had to be carted off. That's three major pieces who have suffered injuries this game. It's not clear how serious those injuries are - McCoy's injury doesn't appear to be too serious, Clayborn's injury is unclear while Joseph's injury looked really, really bad.


So hey, continue discussing the game here.

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