It is hard to win football games if you are getting as many penalties as you are first downs and stops.
“There’s no defense for [penalties],” said Bucs head coach Lovie Smith. “They’re killing our team. We’ve got to get it taken care of. It’s as simple as that. We should be a disciplined ball club. Some of the ones that were called [were excusable], but it was just too many.” – reported by Scott Reynolds
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