Scheme Analysis

Any strategy and scheme analysis.

How the read-option shaped Schiano's defense

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The Buccaneers have managed to stop the read-option this season, and Greg Schiano's defense is a big reason why. How does it work, and why does it work?

Living and dying with the blitz

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been extremely blitz-heavy, and its cost them - but it has also helped them.

Saints - Bucs Game Film: Missed opportunities

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The Bucs did well on offense against the New Orleans Saints, but how and why did their offense explode? We go through a couple of plays and show you what really happened.

Saints - Bucs Film: Coverage breakdowns galore

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How did the Bucs defense fail? Numerous coverage breakdowns gave the Saints easy yards and points, and we go through the game film to explain a few of these failures.

Whither Pass Rush?

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have talent and quality along the defensive line, and the players to wreak havoc on opposing offensive lines. Yet against the Saints, Brees was barely touched. What...

How the Buccaneers stopped Jamaal Charles

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the best run defense in the NFL, but they didn't stop the Kansas City Chiefs through magic. Find out how Brady Quinn helped the Bucs halt Jamaal Charles.

Breaking Down The Blitz

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers buried themselves with blitzes on Sunday, and lost the game. But how and why did those blitzes break down? Find out here.

Buccaneers - Giants Snap Counts: Defensive Fatigue Caused Fourth-Quarter Collapse

The snap counts reveal an interesting new story of the Bucs' fourth-quarter collapse, and the answer to this problem isn't simple.

Panthers - Buccaneers Game Film: All-22 Reveals Sloppy Safety Play

The defense played well, but a few blown coverages almost cost the Tampa Bay Buccaneers the game. Find out who was at fault, and how the Bucs gave up over 300 yards through the air here.

Panthers - Buccaneers: Reviewing Snap Counts

Analyzing Tampa Bay's snap counts.

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