Bucs of '76 can rest easy

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Rest easy, 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Your reign of shame is over. The 2008 Detroit Lions are 0-16. Nobody has ever done that as the expansion '76 Bucs were "just" 0-14 Give these lousy Lions credit for ... Full Story
Enough

Clermont, FL

#1 Dec 29, 2008
No way the Lions are the worst in NFL history. That honor remains with the '76-'77 Bucs. They lost 26 straight games no matter how you cut it and until the Lions lose the first 11 games next year they will not be the worst ever. Those of us who endured the first two miserable Buc years, also, know that team had zero talent with the exception of Lee Roy Selmon.
Tom

Orlando, FL

#2 Dec 29, 2008
Enough wrote:
No way the Lions are the worst in NFL history. That honor remains with the '76-'77 Bucs. They lost 26 straight games no matter how you cut it and until the Lions lose the first 11 games next year they will not be the worst ever. Those of us who endured the first two miserable Buc years, also, know that team had zero talent with the exception of Lee Roy Selmon.
Give the '76 Bucs a break. At least they were an expansion team. The Lions are one of the oldest, most respected teams in the NFL. What's THEIR excuse for a season like this?
Jerry Greene

AOL

#3 Dec 29, 2008
Enough -- If you want to discuss the worst team over a two-season period, then you can bring in the Bucs of 76-77. But that was not the discussion. And I was there, too, and know the team had more talent than Lee Roy although he clearly was the best talent.

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