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Notes and highlights from the Buccaneers 28-11 win over the Jaguars

Several players on a roll statistically.

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Jacksonville Jaguars Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports


- OLB Shaquil Barrett pushed his team-leading sack total to 14.5 on the season, securing a pair of sacks in the game, while also notching his sixth forced fumble on the year when he got to Jaguars QB Nick Foles with 2:39 to play in the first quarter for a sack-fumble. Barrett’s 14.5 sacks on the year are the fourth-most in franchise history.

- Through the league’s 1:00 p.m. games on Sunday, Barrett leads the NFL in both sacks and forced fumbles.


Rank Player (Season) Sacks

1. Warren Sapp (2000) 16.5

2. Simeon Rice (2002) 15.5

3. Simeon Rice (2003) 15.0

4. Shaquil Barret (2019) 14.5

5. Simeon Rice (2005) 14.0

6t.. Marcus Jones (2000) 13.0

6t. Lee Roy Selmon (1977) 13.0

8t. Jason Pierre-Paul (2018) 12.5

8t. Warren Sapp (1999) 12.5

10. Simeon Rice (2004) 12.0

- Barret’s 14.5 sacks are the most in franchise history through 12 games.


Rank Player (Season) Sacks

1. Shaquil Barrett (2019) 14.5

2. Simeon Rice (2003) 12.0

3t. Simeon Rice (2002) 11.5

3t. Warren Sapp (2000) 11.5

5. Marcus Jones (2000) 11.0

- ILB Devin White recorded his first career defensive touchdown, scooping up a fumble forced by Barrett. He earlier added his first career interception, picking off Jaguars QB Foles with 6:40 remaining in the opening quarter. The rookie inside linebacker finished with a seven tackles (one for loss), adding two passes defensed, one interception, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hit.

- RB Peyton Barber finished the day with 17 carries for 44 yards and a pair of touchdowns. His first touchdown came on a 15-yard run up the middle for his fifth rushing touchdown of the season with 2:49 remaining in the first quarter. He added a second score on the ground with 7:58 to play in the second quarter on a one-yard run. It was Barber’s second-career game with multiple rushing touchdowns (11/26/17 at ATL). His six rushing touchdowns on the season lead the team and are also the most Barber has recorded in any single season of his career.

- Barber’s 16 rushing touchdowns surpassed Earnest Graham(15 from 2004-11) for the most rushing touchdowns by an undrafted player in Buccaneers history. In addition, his 17 total touchdowns surpassed Graham (16 from 2004-11) for the second-most total touchdowns by an undrafted player in team history. He only trails TE Cameron Brate, who currently has 25 career touchdowns.

- Barber has 15 career rushing touchdowns, tying him with Earnest Graham (2004-11) and Lars Tate (1988-89) for the ninth-most rushing touchdowns in team history.


Rank Player Rushing TD

1. Mike Alstott (1996-2006) 58

2. James Wilder (1981-89) 37

3. Doug Martin (2012-17) 26

4. Errict Rhett (1994-97) 24

5. Reggie Cobb (1990-93) 21

6. Cadillac Williams (2005-10) 20

7. Warrick Dunn (1997-08) 19

8. Ricky Bell (1977-81) 16

9t. Peyton Barber (2016-19) 15

9t. Earnest Graham (2004-11) 15

9t. Lars Tate (1988-89) 15

- OLB Carl Nassib notched another sack-fumble for Tampa Bay’s defense, bringing Foles down with 11:26 on the clock in the second quarter. Nassib has 5.0 sacks on the season and 17.0 in his career. The forced fumble was the first of the season and the third of his career.

- DL Ndamukong Suh picked up the fumble caused by Nassib, securing his fourth fumble recovery of the season. The four fumbles recovered are the most Suh has had in a single season and are the most by a Buccaneers defensive player since Lavonte David had five fumbles recovered in 2017.

- With 57 seconds remaining in the first half, OLB Jason Pierre-Paul became the third Buccaneers player to record a sack in the opening half, bringing down Foles for a six-yard loss. He has tallied 3.5 sacks on the season and 74.5 in his career.

- The Buccaneers took a 25-0 lead into halftime, which was the first time they held an opponent scoreless in a half since 9/24/18 in the second half vs. Pittsburgh. The last time Tampa Bay held an opponent scoreless in the opening half was 9/17/17 vs. Chicago.

- The 25-point lead for the Buccaneers was the team’s largest positive point differential in a half since Tampa Bay took a 26-0 lead into halftime vs. the Bears on 9/17/17 and tied for the fourth-largest since at least 2000.

- CB Sean Murphy-Bunting recorded his second interception of the season, a fourth-quarter pick in the end zone off Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew. His two interceptions this season lead the team. He is the first Buccaneers rookie with multiple interceptions since S Justin Evans in 2017.

- K Matt Gay hit a 37-yard field goal with 2:23 remaining in the game to put the Buccaneers ahead 28-11. Gay is 22-of-25 (.880) on field goals in his rookie season.

- On Jacksonville’s final drive of the game, OLB Samuel Acho notched his first sack and first forced fumble as a member of the Buccaneers, dropping Minshew for a 10-yard loss.

- WR Breshad Perriman hauled in five receptions for a career high and team-leading 87 receiving yards.

- WR Mike Evans caught four passes for 53 yards in today’s game, while WR Chris Godwin made four receptions for 50 yards.

- Godwin and Evans both rank among the top five in team history for receiving yards and receptions through 12 games.


Rank Player (Season) Rec. Yards

1. Mike Evans (2018) 1,121

2. Chris Godwin (2019) 1,121

3. Mike Evans (2019) 1,096

4. Keyshawn Johnson (2001) 1,077

5. Joey Galloway (2005) 1,075


Rank Player (Season) Receptions

1. Keyshawn Johnson (2001) 93

2. Mike Evans (2016) 76

3. Chris Godwin (2019) 74

4t. Mike Evans (2019) 66

4t. Keenan McCardell (2003) 66

4t. Mike Evans (2018) 66

- QB Jameis Winston completed 21-of-33 passes for 268 yards. He now has racked up 18,287 passing yards in his career, surpassing both Russell Wilson (18,193) and Cam Newton (18,263) for the seventh-most passing yards by a quarterback through five seasons in NFL history.


Rank Player (Team, Seasons) Passing Yards

1. Peyton Manning (IND, 1998-2002) 20,618

2. Dan Marino (MIA, 1983-87) 19,422

3. Andrew Luck (IND, 2012-16) 19,078

4. Matt Ryan (ATL, 2008-12) 18,957

5. Derek Carr (OAK, 2014-18) 18,739

6. Ryan Tannehill (MIA, 2012-16) 18,455

7. Drew Bledsoe (NE, 1993-97) 18,348

8. Jameis Winston (TB, 2015-19) 18,287

9. Cam Newton (CAR, 2011-15) 18,263

10. Russell Wilson (SEA, 2012-16) 18,193

In addition, with 3,659 passing yards this season, Winston has thrown for the most yards through 12 games by any Buccaneers quarterback in franchise history.


Rank Player (Season) Passing Yards

1. Jameis Winston (2019) 3,659

2. Jameis Winston (2016) 3,180

3. Josh Freeman (2012) 3,003

4. Brad Johnson (2003) 2,919

5. Jameis Winston (2015) 2,877

- The 340 points through the first 12 games of the season are the most by a Buccaneers team in franchise history.

MOST POINTS SCORED GAMES 1-12 - (Team History)

Rank Season Points

1. 2019 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 340

2. 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 333

3. 2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 318

4. 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 293

5. 2008 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 280

Players making their NFL debut: CB Mazzi Wilkins