Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Is This Team Really Ready To Go?

August 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

September 9th seemed so far away in June, now, it's basically here.
If you watched the third preseason game for these Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past Saturday, the 19-13 loss to Jacksonville, surely by now you've got to be asking yourself: "Is this team really ready to play Cleveland in a mere 14 days?
For the most part, if you took a long hard look at it, the third preseason game had to create some cause for concern.
Humor me while I throw these quick thoughts at you:
Does this team have any sort of running game?
Sure didn't appear that way Saturday night. Take away that near-fumble/accidental scramble by Josh Johnson for 18 yards and the ground game created 24 yards on 14 carries. Ouch! If this team cannot run the football, then it doesn't matter. It is in serious trouble. Period, no room for debate.
Do you think teams will simply let Mike Williams run around with single coverage?
Yes, Williams has been incredible in preseason. We all know that ...

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