It’s not too early to call Sunday’s game against the Super Bowl champion L.A. Rams a must-win for the Bucs.
They’ve lost three straight, standing at 3-5. There is a growing crescendo that Tom Brady is no longer a magic man at quarterback, and injuries have taken a major toll on the defense.
Linebacker Shaq Barrett tore his Achilles tendon in the 27-22 loss to Baltimore, now out for the season.
“Until you win ballgames consistently and play four quarters consistently, it’s going to be dark,” Coach Todd Bowles said. “That doesn’t mean we can’t get out of it.”
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