Tampa Bay Buccaneers out of Playoffs, but Future Still Plenty Bright

December 21, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With Sunday's Week 15 action in the books, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have now been eliminated from playoff contention in 2015.
Just two weeks ago, the Bucs were 6-6 and coming off a huge home win over the division-rival Atlanta Falcons, with a pewter ship-load of hope they could make a playoff run.
But after back-to-back losses to teams with losing records, Tampa Bay's postseason dreams have come crashing back to Earth nearly as quickly as they had risen. Those last two defeats exposed fatal flaws, namely their lack of depth as injuries mounted and a defense still in need of a serious overhaul.
There are plenty of negatives for Tampa Bay fans to dwell on after these last two weeks, but they would be wise to set their sights on the future, where things are extremely bright. The Bucs have already tripled their win total from last season, and there's a plethora of reasons why they're primed to be a contender for years to come.
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