Bucs Report Card: How We Graded Tampa Bay's Loss To Houston In Week 9

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a very disappointing game against the Texans in Week 9.

The team lost 39-37, with the defense and coaching being major concerns.

Despite the loss, the offense performed better, with Baker Mayfield having a strong game.

The Bucs struggled on third downs and couldn't get the running game going.

In the red zone, the team was efficient, scoring four times with passing and rushing touchdowns.

The defense allowed 496 yards and five touchdowns by the Texans' rookie quarterback, C.J. Stroud.

Coaching decisions, as well as individual player struggles, contributed to the poor defensive performance.

Kicker Chase McLaughlin, punter Jake Camarda, and return man Deven Thompkins had some positive moments.

The game highlighted the need for better coaching decisions, especially from Todd Bowles.

The Bucs face challenges that need to be addressed to improve their performance.

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