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Notes and highlights from the Buccaneers 34-17 loss to the Saints

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Wide receiver Mike Evans is moving up in historical rankings.

NFL: New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

BUCCANEERS POSTGAME NOTES

- WR Mike Evans surpassed Larry Fitzgerald (7,047), Marvin Harrison and Antonio Brown for the eighth-most receiving yards through a players’ first six seasons in NFL history.

MOST RECEIVING YARDS – FIRST SIX SEASONS

Rank Player Rec, Yards

1. Randy Moss (MIN) 8,375

2. Torry Holt (STL) 8,156

3. Jerry Rice (SF) 7,866

4. Calvin Johnson (DET) 7,836

5. Julio Jones (ATL) 7,610

6. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) 7,437

7. A.J. Green (CIN) 7,135

8. Mike Evans (TB) 7,096

9. Antonio Brown (PIT) 7,093

10. Marvin Harrison (IND) 7,078

- Evans finished with four receptions for 69 yards, giving him 993 yards receiving on the season, which stand as the most through 10 games in team history.

MOST RECEIVING YARDS THROUGH 10 GAMES - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Rec. Yards

1. Mike Evans (2019) 993

2. Mike Evans (2018) 957

3. Mike Evans (2016) 916

4. Keyshawn Johnson (2001) 891

5. Bruce Hill (1988) 889

- WR Chris Godwin brought in his seventh receiving touchdown of the season and the 15th of his NFL career, finishing with three receptions for 47 yards and one touchdown.

MOST RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS THROUGH 10 GAMES - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Receiving TD

1t. Mike Evans (2016) 8

1t. Bruce Hill (1988) 8

2t. Mike Evans (2019) 7

2t. Chris Godwin (2019) 7

2t. Five Others Tied 7

MOST RECEPTIONS THROUGH 10 GAMES - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Receptions

1. Keyshawn Johnson (2001) 76

2. Mike Evans (2016) 65

3. Chris Godwin (2019) 63

4. Mike Evans (2019) 58

5t. Vincent Jackson (2013) 56

5t. Mike Evans (2018) 56

- S Mike Edwards recorded his first career sack on the opening drive of the game.

- RB Peyton Barber hauled in his first receiving touchdown of the season, a six-yard reception in the second quarter. The receiving touchdown was the second of Barber’s career.

- TE Cameron Brate notched a career high with 10 receptions for a season-best 73 yards receiving. His 10 receptions tied for the most in a single game by a tight end in team history and his 73 yards receiving were his most since 10/15/2017.

MOST SINGLE GAME RECEPTIONS BY A TIGHT END – TEAM HISTORY

Rank Player, (Date, Opponent) Receptions

1. Jackie Harris (11/26/95 at GB) 10

2. Cameron Brate (11/17/19 vs. NO) 10

2t. Kellen Winslow (11/20/11 at GB) 9

2t. Kellen Winslow (10/11/09 at PHI) 9

5. Eight Players Tied 8

- WR Scotty Miller racked up a career-best 71 yards receiving on four receptions.

- K Matt Gay connected on a 55-yard field goal on the Buccaneers’ opening drive of the second half. Gay is 4-of-5 on field goals over 50 yards this season and 12-of-14 on field goals over 40 yards. His 12 field goals over 40 yards surpassed Patrick Murray (2014) for the most by a rookie kicker in franchise history.

- White tallied a season high 13 tackles – the fifth-most by a Buccaneers rookie since 2010.

MOST SINGLE-GAME TACKLES BY A ROOKIE SINCE 2010 (Team History)

Rank Player (Opponent, Date) Tackles

1. Lavonte David (at OAK, 11/4/12) 16

2t. Kendell Beckwith (vs. NE, 10/5/17) 14

2t. Lavonte David (vs. SD, 11/11/12) 14

2t. Lavonte David (vs. WAS, 9/30/12) 14

5. Devin White (vs. NO, 11/17/19) 13

- The 277 points through the first 10 games of the season are the second-most by a Buccaneers team in franchise history.

MOST POINTS SCORED GAMES 1-10 - (Team History)

Rank Season Points

1. 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 287

2. 2019 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 277

3. 2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 267

4. 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 252

5. 2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 236