Worst Run Defense Since ’76

November 16th, 2009

It’s an ugly statistic that shouldn’t surprise anyone.

The Bucs are giving up 167.3 rushing yards per game, which would be their worst effort since the winless 1976 season, reports the St. Pete Times.

Six of the Bucs’ last seven games are against strong running teams: Atlanta (twice), New Orleans (twice), Carolina and the New York Jets, which are ranked No. 1 in the NFL.

Memo to Jim Bates: Try something new, brother. No matter who deserves the blame. It ain’t work’n.

One Response to “Worst Run Defense Since ’76”

  1. David Says:

    So…last time I checked, there wasn’t a firing deadline in the NFL…