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Notes and highlights from Buccaneers-Titans preseason Week 2

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The Bucs rolled into Nashville for their second preseason victory.

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tennessee Titans Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

- The Buccaneers scored the first points of the game when K Chandler Catanzaro connected on a 30-yard field goal to cap a 14-play, 68-yard drive that lasted 5:12.

- Catanzaro added a 44-yard field goal in the second quarter, finishing off a six-play, 50-yard drive lasting 4:21.

- Tampa Bay’s first touchdown of the game came on an eight-yard pass from QB Jameis Winston to WR Chris Godwin, which ended a seven-play, 91-yard drive that lasted 3:37. The drive was highlighted by a 54-yard reception from WR DeSean Jackson.

- In the second quarter, CB M.J. Stewart forced a fumble from Titans WR Devin Ross that was recovered by LB Lavonte David. Stewart also forced a fumble from Titans RB Dion Lewis in the first quarter that went out of bounds.

- The fumble recovery was David’s first in the preseason, however, since entering the NFL in 2012, David is tied for the league lead in fumble recoveries, with 11.

- Following the fumble recovery, Jameis Winston drove Tampa Bay 51 yards in nine plays, lasting 1:25, culminating in a 21-yard touchdown pass to WR Justin Watson. The touchdown was the first of Watson’s career. Winston now has six career preseason touchdown passes (four in 2016).

- Winston finished the game going 13-of-19 for 226 yards and two touchdowns, with a passer rating of 143.8. His 226 passing yards are the most in the preseason by a Buccaneers quarterback since Winston threw for 259 against Cleveland in 2015 (8/26/16). Winston also had multiple touchdown passes in that contest – the only other preseason game he has thrown multiple touchdown passes in.

- Chandler Catanzaro made his third field goal of the game in the fourth quarter, a 48-yarder to give Tampa Bay a 23-14 lead. Catanzaro now has five made field goals this preseason.

- QB Ryan Griffin connected on a 21-yard touchdown pass to WR Sergio Bailey in the fourth quarter, ending a six-play, 76-yard drive lasting 2:26. The touchdown is Bailey’s first career preseason touchdown catch. Griffin now has two touchdown passes this preseason and four in his career (one in 2016, one in 2015 with New Orleans).

- The Buccaneers totaled 429 yards of offense in tonight’s game, the most the team has recorded in a preseason game dating back to at least 1999. Tampa Bay’s 365 net passing yards are also the most in a preseason game dating back to at least 1999.

- RB Shaun Wilson made his NFL preseason debut in tonight’s game.

- The following players made their Buccaneers preseason debut in tonight’s game: CB Amari Coleman, CB De’Vante Harris, DT Drew Iddings, TE Colin Jeterand T Jarron Jones.

Courtesy of the Buccaneers Communications Department.