Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Why won’t the coaching staff adapt?

Bruce Arians, Tampa Bay Buccaneers,(Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
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The biggest issue for the Buccaneers this season has been a coaching staff that refuses to adjust to issues that plague the team each week.

When everything is clicking, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are one of the best teams in the NFL. The offense, defense, and special teams have substantially improved over their 2019 production, and Tampa Bay has one of the deepest rosters in the entire NFL.

While the offense and defense have experienced their share of struggles during the season, the overall record is seven and three, and there aren’t many issues to nitpick on a team that is well-prepared for a playoff appearance.

Winning games is tremendous, and every Bucs fan will tell you that this season has been one of the most fun in over a decade, but there is always room for improvement. Simply winning games is not enough for a franchise like this with the present opportunities, so the “let’s just be happy that the Bucs are winning” argument holds little weight.

Every franchise in the league needs to reevaluate its weaknesses each week in an attempt to improve. Even the Chiefs’ coaching staff stays on the lookout for new ways to call plays or to get better overall, which makes it all the more confusing when the Buccaneers seemingly refuse to do so.

Every coach for the Buccaneers has fallen short this season, and the overall lack of analytics also casts a pall over the rest of the year.