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Bucs' Defense Stands Up to Pats

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The notion begins simply enough. All it takes is the revolutionary action of dumping greatness on its backside, and you think "hmm."

After that, the idea blossoms. The designated next-big-thing at safety strolls into the end zone with an interception, and you go "huh."

Then the sheer audacity of it all runs away, and you watch the home team slam the door shut on fourth and 1, and you watch as the opposing punter keeps trotting on the field, and you raise an eyebrow as Tom Terrific looks ordinary at quarterback.

At that point, you might have thought … maybe.

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