After a 10-6 2010 and an impressive 4-2 start, the Buccaneers looked like serious contenders this season.
However, the team has played absolutely appalling football the last three months, as they have dropped nine consecutive games.
After a terrific 2010 season, quarterback Josh Freeman has taken a big step back. The Kansas State product has thrown just 14 touchdowns, as well as a league-leading 19 interceptions.
Young offensive weapons LeGarrette Blount and Mike Williams have also suffered setbacks this season.
Tampa Bay's defense has been one of the worst in football this year after a solid 2010 campaign.
The Bucs have displayed their inexperience and immaturity this season, as they have gone from one of the up-and-coming teams in the league to one of the worst.
After leading a young team to the brink of the playoffs last year, head coach Raheem Morris came into 2011 with tremendous job security.
After a brutal stretch of nine straight losses, he is now on the hot seat.