Buccaneers: 5 players who deserved to win a Super Bowl

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a relatively young franchise, but they still have numerous players throughout their history that deserved a Super Bowl win and never got one in Tampa.

After joining the NFL in 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have struggled for the majority of their existence. The win-loss ratio has undoubtedly been disappointing, but winning a Super Bowl back in 2003 softened the blow a little bit.

Other than making it into the Hall of Fame, few accolades are higher than making it to and winning a Super Bowl. Individual awards are great, but a Super Bowl victory is always the primary goal for every NFL player.

The Bucs have already rostered numerous Hall of Famers, All-Pros, and Pro Bowlers, but there is only the lone Super Bowl win. This leaves numerous players from throughout the different Buccaneer teams that never even got a fair chance to play for the Lombardi trophy.

It is a shame that some of these players were great enough to win personal awards yearly, but their supporting cast on the roster prevented them from getting to win the ultimate prize.

Tampa Bay has many players that never earned a Super Bowl win despite likely deserving to do so, but here are the top five that deserve to wear that ring today.