The Buccaneers sit at 3-3 through the first six games of the 2018 season. They head into Sunday’s game in Cincinnati against the Bengals with a chance to swing momentum in their favor as they look to position themselves in the playoff picture as November begins. As far as individual success goes, there are a few players looking to climb in Tampa Bay’s franchise record book. Which players have big things on the line in Sunday’s game?
Mike Evans is second all-time in receptions as a Buccaneer with 349. He needs 82 more to pass James Wilder (430) for the franchise record.
Career Passing Yards
Jameis Winston has 12,541 passing yards in his career, which ranks him fifth in team history. He needs 108 on Sunday to pass Doug Williams (12,648) for fourth.
Career Passing Touchdowns
Winston is third in touchdown passes with 74. He needs four more to pass Vinny Testaverde (77) for second all-time.
With 1,017 completions, Winston is fifth in franchise history. He needs 24 more to pass Brad Johnson (1,040) for fourth.
Career Passing Attempts
Winston has attempted 1,657 passes in his career, which is sixth-most among Buccaneer quarterbacks. He needs 27 more to pass Brad Johnson (1,683) for fifth.
Career Rushing Touchdowns
With his ninth career rushing touchdown last week, Winston took sole possession of 14th in franchise history. He ties Michael Pittman for 13th with one more.
Peyton Barber is still tied for 25th in franchise history with four rushing scores. He can pull into a tie for 20th with one on Sunday. With two, he ties for 16th.
Jacquizz Rodgers has three rushing touchdowns as a Buc, tying him for 29th. He can tie Barber and three others for 25th with one on Sunday.
Lavonte David is up to 587 tackles in his career. He sits in fourth all-time, needing 94 more to pass Hardy Nickerson (680) for third.
Unfortunately, Kwon Alexander will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL. He got up to 271 tackles in his career last week, which brought him to 14th in franchise history. He finishes the year 37 away from passing Warren Sapp (307) for 13th.
Lavonte David is tied for first all-time with one safety. He can pull into sole possession of the franchise record with one more.
David is in a 17th-place tie with 10 career interceptions. He can tie Jeremiah Castille and Jermaine Phillips for 15th with one more.
David is tied with Simeon Rice with 37 career passes defended. He needs six to pass John Lynch (42) for sixth.
Brent Grimes is ninth all-time with 36. He needs two to pass David and Rice.
Full Disclosure— In past weeks, David and Grimes were listed on Pro Football Reference as tied for fifth. When researching for this week, Rice and Lynch showed up ahead of them.
David currently shares the franchise record for fumble recoveries with Ronde Barber (12). One more would give him sole possession of the record.
With a forced fumble last week, David brought his career total up to 18. He can tie Simeon Rice (19) for second-most in franchise history with one more.
Sunday will be Demar Dotson’s 107th game as a Buc, which ties him with Adam Hayward for 28th-most.
Lavonte David is set for his 98th game with Tampa Bay, which ties him with Earnest Graham and Booger McFarland for 41st.