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Buccaneers Go After The Ball Late Again Vs. Cowboys

Greg Schiano was at it again in Week 3.

When the Dallas Cowboys entered the "victory" formation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive line went after quarterback Tony Romo, attempting to cause a fumble before the quarterback could kneel down and kill the clock.

Once again, the tactic didn't work for the Buccaneers, as Romo and the Cowboys held onto the ball and went on to win the game.

The main difference between Week 3's aggressive behavior and Week 2's is the reaction. Schiano said earlier in the week that he would not hesitate to repeat his decision, and consequently, the Cowboys were ready for it.

There was one other difference, though:

This time, Schiano took things a step further. He called timeouts after Cowboys QB Tony Romo knelt twice. On third down, with seven seconds left, the Bucs were called for offsides and the game ended without incident.

"That was right up there with one of the most physically tough games I've been a part of," Romo said.

Right or wrong, Schiano isn't breaking any written NFL rules, and is being consistent with his decision.

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