BY: John Mamola /

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won two games in a row after losing their first eight games of the season.  Now Bucs Head Coach Greg Schiano is beginning to win accolades from national football writers even though according to many the second year head coach is still on the hot seat.

According to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, Buccaneers Head Coach Greg Schiano is the NFL “Coach Of The Week”.  King writes in his weekly Monday Morning QB column that poise Schiano has shown in tough times has earned him this award following the Bucs second win of the season.


Coach of the Week

Greg Schiano, head coach, Tampa Bay. Three weeks ago, fans left Raymond James Stadium with bags over their heads after a dispiriting 31-13 loss to Carolina. Since then, with every fan leaving this season, and this head coach, for dead, the Bucs flew to Seattle and bolted to a 21-0 lead over the two-TD-favorite Seahawks before losing in overtime; beat Miami on a Monday night; then, on Sunday, routed the woebegone Falcons 41-28. The Bucs are still paying for the sins of starting 0-8, for sure. But 2-8, and playing hard, feels hugely different than 0-8.

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