Bucs' top problem is Greg Schiano

Freeman certainly deserves criticism, but coach's shortcomings run deeper

Originally Published: September 20, 2013
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

Most critics of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been willing to cite quarterback Josh Freeman as the major reason for that team's 0-2 start. Those same people also are missing the larger picture, one that should become clearer as this season plays out. Freeman isn't the biggest problem with the Bucs these days. That dubious honor belongs to head coach Greg Schiano.

It's definitely impossible to defend Freeman's early season struggles -- particularly his 45.3 completion percentage -- until ...

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