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Buccaneers vs Saints: TV schedule, notes, and staff picks

Game info from the NFL Week 14 capsule.

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Broadcast Info

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Ronde Barber, Sara Walsh (Field reporter) SIRIUS: 99 (NO), 81 (TB) | XM: 386 (NO), 226 (TB)

Buccaneers Notes

• QB JAMEIS WINSTON passed for 249 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 114.4 rating last week. Aims for his 4th in row with 2+ TD passes & 110+ rating. In his past 3, has completed 61 of 84 (72.6 pct.) with 6 TDs vs. 1 INT for 119.1 rating. Has 300+ pass yards in 3 of his past 4 vs. NFC South.

• RB PEYTON BARBER had rush TD in Week 13. Aims for his 4th in row with rush TD. In his past 2 vs. NO, has 158 scrimmage yards (79 per game) & rush TD. Aims for his 3rd in row at home & 3rd in row at home vs. division with TD.

• WR MIKE EVANS ranks 3rd in NFL with 1,121 rec. yards in 2018. Has 16 receptions for 284 yards (94.7 per game) & TD in his past 3. Had 7 catches for 147 yards & TD in last meeting. In 6 home games this season, has 542 rec. yards (90.3 per game) & 2 TDs. WR CHRIS GODWIN had 5 receptions for 101 yards & TD in Week 13, his 2ndcareer 100-yard game. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NO with TD catch. Has TD in 4 of his past 5 vs. division. WR ADAM HUMPHRIES has 5 rec. TDs in his past 5. Has 15 receptions for 143 yards (71.5 per game) & 3 TDs in his past 2 vs. NFC South.

• DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL ties for 4th in NFL with 11.5 sacks. Aims for his 4th in row & 3rd in row at home with sack. S ANDREW ADAMS tied franchise record with career-high 3 INTs in Week 13. Is 5th NFL player since 2010 with 3+ INTs in single game. LB LAVONTE DAVID led team with 12 tackles & had sack last week.

Saints Notes

• QB DREW BREES leads NFL in comp. pct. (75.5 pct.) & rating (123.2) & ranks 3rd in pass TDs (30). Completed 37 of 45 (82.2 pct.) for 439 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 129.5 rating in last meeting. Aims for his 5th in row vs. TB with 100+ rating. In 3 games vs. division in 2018, has 1,006 pass yards (335.3 per game) with 10 TDs vs. 1 INT for 127.9 rating.

• RB ALVIN KAMARA has 421 scrimmage yards (140.3 per game) & 6 TDs (4 rush, 2 rec.) in 3 career meetings. Aims for his 4th in row vs. TB with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD. In 9 career games vs. NFC South, has 994 scrimmage yards (110.4 per game) & 9 TDs (7 rush, 2 rec.). RB MARK INGRAM has 100+ rush yards in 2 of his past 4.

• WR MICHAEL THOMAS is 1 of 2 in NFL (ADAM THIELEN) with 90+ receptions (91) & 8+ TD catches (8). Had career-high 16 receptions for 180 yards & TD in last meeting. Has 90+ rec. yards in 3 of 4 career meetings. Rookie WR KEITH KIRKWOOD aims for 3rd in row with TD catch.

• DE CAMERON JORDAN had 7 tackles, 2 sacks, FF & FR last week. Aims for his 3rd in row overall & 3rd in row vs. division with 2+ sacks. Has 5 sacks, 2 FFs & 2 PD in his past 6 at TB. DT DAVID ONYEMATA set career-highs in tackles (7) & sacks (3) & had 1st-career FF last week. CB MARSHON LATTIMORE had career-high 10 tackles, FF & FR in Week 13. Aims for his 3rd in row with FF. Has PD in all 3 career meetings.

Series History

LEADER: Saints lead all-time series, 32-21

STREAKS: Buccaneers have won past 2

LAST GAME: 9/9/18: Buccaneers 48 at Saints 40

LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/31/17: Buccaneers 31, Saints 24

Week 14 Staff Picks

Latest line: Saints by 9.5, over/under: 54.5

Gil (7-5): Saints 33, Bucs 20

James (6-6): Bucs 28, Saints 24

Evan (7-5): Saints 27, Bucs 20

Alex (5-7): Saints 37, Bucs 34

Jon (5-7): Saints 33, Bucs 23

Kyle (10-2): Saints 28, Bucs 17

David (6-6): Bucs 30, Saints 27

Bailey (4-8): Saints 35, Bucs 27

Dustin (6-6): Bucs 35, Saints 31