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Buccaneers were once again one of the worst-tackling teams in the NFL

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

For years on end, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been pretty terrible tacklers. Greg Schiano managed to temporarily get the Bucs back into mediocre territory with some remedial lessons in basic football skills, but to no avail: the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the second-worst team in the NFL in terms of tackling efficiency, according to Pro Football Focus' data.

The Bucs missed a tackle for every 7.1 attempts. Only the Saints performed worse than that, as Revenge of the Birds tabulated. Which is slightly surprising given the fact that the Bucs actually played some pretty decent defense towards the end of the season.

This pathological inability to just tackle people is a complete mystery at this point, though. The Bucs have overhauled almost their entire defensive roster multiple times between now and 2009, and they still rank among the worst almost every single year. It's like a curse. I don't know what's even going on now.