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What's most to blame for the Bucs' 0-3 start?

QB Josh Freeman
Tough schedule

Total Votes: 1432

“Right now we are focusing on the next chance to get better and that's at practice, that's at film tomorrow. We will assess it, we will look at the film and try and fix the things that we didn't do so well and build on it. I still think we are taking the right steps and we got some work in front of us.” - Bucs WR Kevin Ogletree

“I don't really look at it as an individual performance. We did bad as a team, not moving the ball and not putting up points. If you move the ball and (don't) put up points, you might as well not move the ball. So, I think as an offense we need to put up more points and give our defense a better chance.” - Bucs WR Mike Williams

“They did some things, they caught some balls and they had some key possessions. They are coming along. I know (the New England receivers) are young but they are playing with an elite quarterback. They have got a lot to live up to. That said, they have to work to keep on the same page as (Tom) Brady.” - Bucs S Dashon Goldson

“(The Patriots receivers) are young, but any time you have players here on this stage they are here for a reason. They showed up big today. They made a lot of good catches to put them in position where they were set up to score. My hat goes off to them.” - Bucs CB Leonard Johnson

“I have great confidence this team will stick together. This team will win. I said it earlier in the week, I haven't changed my feelings on the staff or team because of a game. I believe they believe that. So, it's back to work. It is a long season, we have a lot of football to play and I am confident that we will improve and we will win.” - Bucs coach Greg Schiano

“We got in some long-yardage situations early — second-and-18, third-and-15 — and couldn't overcome them. You're not going to overcome those very often. When we were able to keep it in third-and-2's, 3's, 4's, 1's, we were able to convert more of those. I think that was the big thing: avoiding the negative plays and staying out of long yardage, like it usually is.” - Patriots coach Bill Belichick

“It's always good to score points. We know what type of team we have. We know our offense and we know that sooner or later they're going to start clicking, so we're not worried about that. Our goal as a defense is to hold our opponents to less points than us. For three weeks in a row, we've done that. It's a good feeling to be 3-0.” - Patriots DT Vince Wilfork

“Tampa got stuck a few times in the fringe area going into the wind and had to go for it because it's too short to punt it and too long for a field goal. We've been caught in that situation a few times. Our defense did a great job stopping them and any time you can limit a team to three points, that's incredible in the NFL.” - Patriots QB Tom Brady

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