The Bucs will take on the Rams on Sunday in a rather meaningless game. But the Bucs shouldn’t take the Rams lightly, because they’re better than they appear to be.
Because they’ve fallen behind early in recent games, the Bucs haven’t been able to run the ball effectively. But they want to get back to running the ball a lot more.
Josh Freeman’s play has fluctuated heavily this year for the Bucs. But it is still unclear whether or not he can be the franchise QB that the Bucs had hoped for.
Bucs WR Mike Williams struggled as the number one receiver in 2011. But in 2012, he’s back in top form as the secondary option to WR Vincent Jackson.
The Bucs turned in their worst performance of the year against the Saints on Sunday. But the inability to rebound should be a cause for concern going forward.
Da’Quan Bowers has played well for the Bucs lately. But he is dealing with a hamstring injury and a personal issue that might keep him out of Sunday’s game.
The Saints have Drew Brees at the helm, which makes the passing attack a very good one. But the Bucs will have to find a way to somehow limit the Saints’ passing game.
Everyone is aware that the Saints can put up points in bunches. But the Bucs will need to figure out a way to stop them from doing so in order to pull out a win.
The injury bug has hit the Bucs hard in 2012. But somehow, they’ve found a way to cope with the loss of key players.
The Bucs certainly opened their checkbook when they signed Vincent Jackson. But all signs point to the deal being an extremely successful one so far.