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Buccaneers: Offensive line troubles

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to figure out just what went wrong on Saturday against the Patriots. New England shut out a good Tampa Bay team that looked anything but good enough to make it to the postseason. Chris Simms was sacked 7 times, and Carnell Williams was completely shut down. The problems may only get worse for the Bucs as they may have lost their best lineman.

The Bucs could have more problems protecting QB Chris Simms.Starting right tackle Kenyatta Walker, arguably the team's best blocker, suffered a right knee sprain in the Bucs' 28-0 loss at New England.Walker was scheduled to have an MRI exam Sunday, but his status is unknown for Tampa Bay's game against the Atlanta Falcons on Christmas Eve.Meanwhile, Simms emerged from the... Recommended Stories

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