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Worst ever? Nonsense

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Worst pass defense, ever? No, not even close.

DLT's NFC Playoff Scenario Madness - Wk 14

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Things did not go according to script in this week's action as the Bucs' playoff hopes took a big blow. Where do they stand in the playoff chase?

Go for it! Schiano hurting playoff chances

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lost and won close games throughout the season, but conservative playcalling has cost them more than one win this season.

Why Eric Wright can be a number one cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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A quick look at the Detroit Lions passing defense using advanced statistics.

Injuries Weren't A Major Factor For the 2011 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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The Bucs weren't hit that hard by injuries.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers led the league in missed tackles per Football Outsiders

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The Bucs were terrible at tackling, in case you hadn't noticed.

Josh Freeman was the NFL's 8th best quarterback according to ESPN's Quarterback Rating (QBR)

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Josh Freeman was the NFL's 8th best quarterback according to ESPN's Quarterback Rating (QBR)

So how much better is this kid really?

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So how much better is this kid really? - A statistical look at Josh Freeman's year-to-year improvement

A look inside the numbers: Defense

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A look inside the numbers: Defense

Stats are for losers, unless you want to compare teams.

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Stats are for losers, unless you want to compare teams.

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Examining Barrett Ruud's 2009 season using Football Outsiders' advanced statistics

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How did Barrett Ruud perform in 2009? A look at his season using Football Outsiders' advanced statistics

Learning Freemans' Abilities

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Where on the field did Josh Freeman prefer to throw? Where was he most successful?

Football Outsiders unveils SackSEER

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The boys over at Football Outsiders have unveiled a nifty new regression model to predict the sack totals of collegiate edge rushers. Basically the model evaluates four key components of a...

How will Freeman fare in the future - Part II: Quarterback Rating.

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Buc Wild takes a look at how Freeman stacks up in his latest article. How will Freeman fare in the future - Part II: Quarterback Rating.

How will Freeman fare in the future Part II - Yards per Attempt.

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Buc Wild takes a look at how Josh Freeman may potentially progress in the yards per attempt arena.

How will Freeman fare in the future - Part II: Completion %

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How will Freeman fare in the future - Part II: Completion %. Buc 'Em looks at the progression made in years 1 through 3 for NFL quarterbacks.

How will Freeman fare in the future? Part 1.5

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How will Freeman fare in the future? Part 1.5. Buc Wild takes a look at Freeman and other young starters to see if timing or offense type affects their numbers.

How will Freeman fare in the future? Part I

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How will Freeman fare in the future? Part I. Buc Wild looks at young quarterbacks and how they stack up historically.

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