Buccaneers: Playoff Hopes Still Alive Premium Story

Tampa defense solid, offense had trouble
Tampa defense solid, offense had trouble
By Site Staff

Date: Dec 20, 2005

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers still have a good chance to make the playoffs even after a 28-0 beating put on them by the New England Patriots in Foxboro. Playing in the cold and on the road were two big disadvantages for the young team to overcome. Playing against an experienced Super Bowl team getting healthy again, proved to be too much. Ryan Nece, who ran into P Josh Miller extending a Patriots scoring drive, said, "You can't dwell on it [the loss]." He and the team have two games left to move on.

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