Buccaneers at Saints NFL Week Two Capsule

Published: September 15th, 2015
By Buccaneers Gab

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (0-1) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (0-1)

SERIES

BUCCANEERS SAINTS
SERIES LEADER   29-17
STREAKS   Past 7
COACHES VS. OPP. Lovie Smith: 4-5 Sean Payton: 10-6
LAST WEEK L 42-14 vs. Titans L 31-19 at Cardinals
LAST GAME 12/28/14: Saints 23 at Buccaneers 20. New Orleans QB Drew Brees throws for 281 yards & TD. Saints RBs Mark Ingram & Khiry Robinson each score TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/5/14: Saints 37, Buccaneers 31 (OT). New Orleans QB Drew Brees throws for 371 yards & 2 TDs. Saints RB Robinson rushes for GW 18-yard TD in OT.
REFEREE Carl Cheffers
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale (field reporter). SIRIUS: 134 (TB), 121 (NO). XM: 231 (NO).

STATS

PASSING Winston (R): 16-33-210-2-2-64.0 Brees: 30-48-355 (3L)-1-1-83.2
RUSHING Martin: 11-52-4.7-0 Ingram: 9-24-2.7-0
RECEIVING Seferian-Jenkins (TE): 5-110 (2C)-22.0-2 (T1C) Ingram (RB): 8 (T3C)-98-12.3-0
OFFENSE 273.0 408.0 (3C)
TAKE/GIVE -1 0
DEFENSE 309.0 427.0
SACKS McCoy, J. Smith: 1
INTs
PUNTING Schum: 47.0 Morstead: 42.8
KICKING Brindza (R): 2 (2/2 PAT; 0/0 FG) Hocker: 13 (T3L) (1/1 PAT; 4/4 FG)

NOTES

BUCCANEERS: Rookie QB JAMEIS WINSTON threw 1st 2 TDs of NFL career last week in debut…RB DOUG MARTIN has 326 scrimmage yards (108.7 per game) & 297 rush yards (99 per game) in past 3 meetings. Rushed for 108 yards in last game vs. NO…TE AUSTIN SEFERIAN-JENKINS had career-best 110 rec. yards (5 catches, 22 avg.) & 2 TDs last week. WR MIKE EVANS had TD catch in last meeting. Has 12 TDs in his past 12. WR VINCENT JACKSON had 8 catches for 144 yards in last game at NO. Had career-best 216 rec. yards vs. NO (10/21/12)…Since 2013, LB LAVONTE DAVID is only NFL player with 250+ tackles (295), 8+ sacks (8) & 5+ INTs (5). Had 14 tackles in last game at NO. DT GERALD MC COY & DE JACQUIES SMITH each had sack last week. Smith has 7.5 sacks in past 10. CB ALTERRAUN VERNER had INT in last game at NO. LB DANNY LANSANAH had 33-yard INT-TD in last meeting at NO. S BRADLEY MC DOUGALD had INT in last meeting…SAINTS: Have won 7 in row vs. TB…Since joining NO in 2006, QB DREW BREES leads NFL with 44,040 yards & 317 TDs. Has 397 career TD passes & needs 3 to become 4th QB in NFL history with 400. Has won past 7 starts vs. TB & has 97.7 rating (4-0 with 107.3 rating at home)…RB MARK INGRAM had rush TD in last meeting. Had career-high 8 catches & 98 rec. yards last week. RB KHIRY ROBINSON had career-best 5 catches & 51 rec. yards in Week 1. RB C.J. SPILLER has scored 20 career TDs (12 rush, 6 rec., 2 KR)…WR MARQUES COLSTON had 36-yard TD catch in last meeting. WR BRANDIN COOKS had career-high 9 catches vs. TB (10/5/14). WR BRANDON COLEMAN scored 1st career TD last week…DE CAMERON JORDAN has 4.5 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in past 6 vs. TB. Since 2009, S JAIRUS BYRD ranks 2nd among NFL S with 22 INTs. CB KEENAN LEWIS had INT in last meeting & has INT in 2 of past 3 vs. TB. Rookie CB DAMIAN SWANN led team with 6 tackles in NFL debut last week.