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Josh Freeman throws four interceptions and is unable to lead the Buccaneers on a scoring drive, raising some questions about the Bucs' quarterback after the game.
After Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman threw four interceptions against the New Orleans Saints and was pulled for Dan Orlovsky late in a 41-0 loss, Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano was hesitant to say whether a change at the quarterback position was in store for Tampa Bay.
"Like I told you guys before it is never as simple as hey let's just change that and then we are all set," Schiano said in the postgame press conference. "You got to unpeel the onion here and figure out what the issues are and simplify [it]."
Schiano also highlighted the fact that not all four of Freeman's interceptions were his fault, especially a pass intended for Dallas Clark and a "tremendous" interception from the Saints' secondary.
"The first half I thought the corner made a tremendous play on Dallas' (Clark) interception and I think there was a miscommunication on the second one," Schiano said. "After that some of them you know we are throwing it up trying to make something happen, but certainly we are not operating efficiently."
Freeman went 26-of-47 for 279 yards and the four picks before Orlovsky was put in during garbage time. In limited action Orlovsky was 4-of-7 for 51 yards and was unable to lead the Buccaneers on a scoring drive.