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12/16/2012 05:31 pm ET

Adam Hayward Shoves Bryan Cox: Buccaneers Linebacker Pushes Assistant Coach (VIDEO)

Things haven't been going well for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lately and the frustration seemed to boil over in the second quarter against New Orleans.

The Saints got the ball near midfield after an interception and started marching down the field thanks to a couple penalties on Tampa Bay's defense. One of those flags made Bucs linebackers coach Bryan Cox irate. He began yelling at the officials from the sideline. Tampa linebacker Adam Hayward tried to settle him down but Cox shoved his arms away. That's when Hayward shoved back and then needed to be separated by fellow linebacker Jacob Cutrera.

It went from bad to worse for Tampa Bay as Drew Brees picked apart the defense, throwing four touchdown passes en route to a 41-0 victory. All four touchdown throws came before the fourth quarter even started.

The Buccaneers have dropped four straight games, the last of which pretty much ending their playoff hopes.

(H/T to The Big Lead)

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