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Poll: Who has been Bucs' worst head coach?

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January

Bucs fans know bad. You watched the franchise lose its first 26 games, going without a touchdown for eight games in 1977, under John McKay.

You saw the team rank last in the league in defense and second-to-last in offense in 1986 under Leeman Bennett. You persevered through a 3-13 season in 1991 under Richard Williamson, who was to be a stopgap until Bill Parcells arrived. (You're still waiting.)

You suffered the indignity of a last-place finish in the NFC Central in a year (1994) in which Sam Wyche guaranteed a playoff berth. Some of you participated in a boycott of Ray Perkins before he was fired in the wake of a six-game losing streak in 1990.

And now, one year after they raced to 10 wins, you watched Raheem Morris' squad suffer 10 straight losses, most lopsided, many against bad teams.

So, which coach did the worst job with the Bucs? Who better than you to decide?

Regular-season records

Years Coach W-L-T

1976-84 John McKay 44-88-1

1985-86 Leeman Bennett 4-28-0

1987-90 Ray Perkins* 19-41-0

1990-91 Richard Williamson# 4-15-0

1992-95 Sam Wyche 23-41-0

1996-01 Tony Dungy 54-42-0

2002-08 Jon Gruden 57-55-0

2009-11 Raheem Morris 17-31-0

* Includes first 13 games of 1990

# Includes final 3 games of 1990

Bottom of the barrel
Who has been the Bucs' worst head coach?
Leeman Bennett
Raheem Morris
Ray Perkins
Richard Williamson
Sam Wyche
Other

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