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Daily Bucs Links: Penalties suck

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Bucs coach Lovie Smith failing at instilling discipline | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — They don't line up right. They don't know the snap count. They don't know the rules.

Late-game woes keep Bucs floundering | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — If there is a theme to this Bucs season, it's that they shrink in the biggest moments of games.

Bucs Turning Point, Week 13: Appetite for Self-Destruction | Tampa Bay Times
What a way to close out November. After starting the month by blowing fourth-quarter leads in back-to-back games, the Buccaneers ended it Sunday by blowing double-digit leads in back-to-back games. The 14-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals is just the latest in a miserable stretch of games that, if you could give it an album title, you might name it Appetite for Self-Destruction.

Struggling Bucs are masters of self-destruction |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
TAMPA — Win the turnover battle and you’ll win the game. That’s the message Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith has preached to his players for as long as he’s been an NFL head coach.

Bucs players respond after loss to Bengals |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drop to 2-10 and remain winless at home after losing to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. In this video, Bucs players respond after their loss.

Bucs notes: Offense not keeping pace with defense |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
In the span of one month, the defense of the Buccaneers has vaulted from last in the NFL to the No. 20 spot.

Bucs vs. Bengals Unit Game Grades | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers found a new way to lose on Sunday and now find themselves sitting at 2-10 on the season after a 14-13 loss to the Bengals

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offense, defense held to same standard - ESPN
The Bucs' defense has been playing well, and it makes you wonder if coach Lovie Smith is holding the defense to a higher standard.

Coach Lovie Smith: Penalties 'killing' Tampa Bay Buccaneers - ESPN
By his standards, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith had some strong words about his team's penalties in Sunday's 14-13 loss to the Cincinnati.

Upon Further Review: Bucs-Bengals
After reviewing the game tape with his team on Monday, Smith shared his thoughts on such issues as the team's penalty problems, strong special teams play and an improving secondary

Stat Shots: Bucs-Bengals
With his fourth pick of the season, CB Johnthan Banks now has more interceptions in his first two years than all but two previous Bucs…A closer look at that and other numbers from Sunday's game

Film Session: Bucs Defense
Former Buccaneer & Contributor Anthony Becht is joined by TJ Rives as he breaks down the improvement in the Buccaneers secondary and DT Gerald McCoy's continued dominance as the season progresses.