Still the standard of ineptitude, '76 Bucs know what Lions may face
TAMPA, Fla. -- Pat Toomay has had enough.
For more than three decades, the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers set the modern standard for NFL futility by going 0-14. Now, Toomay would just as soon let someone else -- the Detroit Lions, for example -- finish winless and spend the next 30 years answering questions about sheer ineptitude.
"The luster wears off," said Toomay, a defensive end on the expansion team that was shut out five times and outscored 412-125 in the franchise's inaugural season.
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