Buccaneers at Cardinals NFL Week Two Capsule

Published: September 13th, 2016
By Buccaneers Gab

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TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (1-0) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (0-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

  BUCCANEERS CARDINALS
SERIES LEADER Series tied: 9-9  
STREAKS 2 of past 3  
COACHES VS. OPP. Dirk Koetter: 0-0 Bruce Arians: 1-0
LAST WEEK W 31-24 at Atlanta L 23-21 vs. New England
LAST GAME 12/29/13: Cardinals 13 at Buccaneers 10. Arizona QB Carson Palmer passes for 248 yards & TD. Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson records 2 INTs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/31/10: Buccaneers 38, Cardinals 35. Tampa Bay RB LeGarrette Blount rushes for 120 yards & 2 TDs. Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has 2 INTs, including 45-yard INT-TD.
REFEREE Ronald Torbert
BROADCAST FOX (4:05 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Charles Davis, Chris Spielman, Peter Schrager (Field reporter). Westwood One: Sam Rosen, Ross Tucker. SIRIUS: 134 (TB), 81 (Az). XM: 388 (TB), 225 (Az).

STATS

PASSING Jameis Winston: 23-33-281-4 (T1L)-1-122.6 (3L) Carson Palmer: 24-37-271-2-0-104.7
RUSHING Doug Martin: 18-62-3.4-0 David Johnson: 16-89-5.6-1
RECEIVING Mike Evans: 5-99-19.8-1 Larry Fitzgerald: 8-81-10.1-2 (T1L)
OFFENSE 371.0 344.0
TAKE/GIVE -1 +2 (T2L)
DEFENSE 374.0 363.0
SACKS 3 tied: 1 Markus Golden, Chandler Jones: 1
INTs
PUNTING Bryan Anger: 49.4 Drew Butler: 36.0
KICKING Roberto Aguayo (R): 7 (4/4 PAT; 1/1 FG) Chandler Catanzaro: 3 (3/3 PAT; 0/1 FG)

NOTES

BUCCANEERS: QB JAMEIS WINSTON threw 4 TDs & had 122.6 rating last week. Is 4th-youngest QB to throw 4+ TDs on Kickoff Weekend. Has 2+ TD passes in 3 of past 4…RB DOUG MARTIN led team with 62 rush yards in Week 1. Averaging 102.1 scrimmage yards (85.2 rush, 16.9 rec.) per game in past 10…WR MIKE EVANS had game-high 99 rec. yards last week vs. Atl. Since entering league in 2005, WR VINCENT JACKSON ranks 5th in NFL with 16.9 rec. avg…DT GERALD MC COY had sack & 2 PD last week. Had sack in last meeting vs. Az. (9/29/13). DE ROBERT AYERS had sack in Week 1. LB KWON ALEXANDER is tied for NFL lead with 17 tackles in 2016. Recorded sack last week. LB LAVONTE DAVID had 5 tackles in only meeting vs. Az (9/29/13). Since 2013, is only NFL player with 400+ tackles (445), 10+ sacks (11) & 5+ INTs (8). S CHRIS CONTE had 10 tackles in Week 1…CARDINALS: QB CARSON PALMER passed for 271 yards with 2 TDs & 104.7 rating last week. Has 100+ rating in 8 of past 11. Averaging 284.0 pass yards per game in past 9 & has 17 TDs. Has 2+ TD passes in 2 of past 3 vs. TB…RB DAVID JOHNSON had 132 scrimmage yards (89 rush, 43 rec.) with rush TD last week…WR LARRY FITZGERALD had 8 catches for 81 yards & 2 TDs vs. NE. Caught 100th career TD in Week 1, 10th player in NFL history to reach mark. Since entering NFL in 2004, ranks 1st in catches (1,026) & rec. yards (13,447) with 100 TDs. WR MICHAEL FLOYD had 5 catches with 87 yards in only meeting vs. TB (9/29/13)…LB CHANDLER JONES had 5 tackles & sack in debut with Az. LB MARKUS GOLDEN had sack & FF last week. S TONY JEFFERSON had 10 tackles in Week 1. S TYVON BRANCH had PD & 7 tackles in Az. debut. Recorded 11 tackles in last meeting vs. TB (11/4/12 with Oakland).