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Milestones everywhere.

NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

BUCCANEERS POSTGAME NOTES

- ILB Lavonte David started the 118th game of his NFL career, surpassing Lee Roy Selmon (117) for the ninth-most starts in franchise history.

MOST CAREER GAMES STARTED - (Team History)

Rank Player (Seasons) GS

1. Ronde Barber (1997-2012) 232

2. Derrick Brooks (1195-2008) 221

3. Paul Gruber (1988-99) 183

4. Tony Mayberry (1990-99) 145

5. Mike Alstott (1996-2006) 137

6. John Lynch (1993-2003) 132

7. Warren Sapp (1995-2003) 130

8. Gerald McCoy (2010-18) 123

9. Lavonte David (2012-19) 118

10. Lee Roy Selmon (1976-1984) 117

- QB Jameis Winston completed 33-of-45 passes for a career-high 456 yards – the third-most passing yards by a Buccaneers quarterback in team history – while also tallying five total touchdowns (four passing, one rushing).

- Winston is just the second quarterback in franchise history to post a game with four passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown, along with Ryan Fitzpatrick at New Orleans on 9/9/18. This season, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (10/20 at Oakland) and Saints QB Drew Brees (12/8 vs. San Francisco) are the only other quarterbacks to record a game with four passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown.

- He now has three 400-yard passing games in his career – the second-most in franchise history, behind only Fitzpatrick (4). Winston also surpassed the 300-yard mark for the ninth time this season, tying Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan for the most such games in the NFL this season.

MOST SINGLE GAME PASSING YARDS - (Team History)

Rank Player (Opponent, Date) Yards

1. Doug Williams (at MIN, 11/16/80) 486

2. Vinny Testaverde (at IND, 10/16/88) 469

3. Jameis Winston (vs. IND, 12/8/19) 456

4. Josh Freeman (vs. NO, 10/21/12) 420

5. Ryan Fitzpatrick (at NO, 9/9/18) 417

6. Ryan Fitzpatrick (vs. PIT, 9/24/18) 411

7. Brian Griese (at CHI, 9/21/08) 407

8. Ryan Fitzpatrick (vs. WAS, 11/11/18) 406

9. Jameis Winston (vs. LAR, 9/25/16) 405

10. Ryan Fitzpatrick (vs. PHI, 9/16/18) 402

- With 4,115 passing yards this season, Winston has thrown for the most yards in a single season by a Buccaneers quarterback in franchise history.

MOST SINGLE SEASON PASSING YARDS - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Passing Yards

1. Jameis Winston (2019) 4,115

2. Jameis Winston (2016) 4,090

3. Josh Freeman (2012) 4,065

4. Jameis Winston (2015) 4,042

5. Brad Johnson (2003) 3,811

6. Josh Freeman (2011) 3,592

7. Doug Williams (1981) 3,563

8. Steve DeBerg (1984) 3,554

9. Jameis Winston (2017) 3,504

10. Josh Freeman (2010) 3,451

Winston has now racked up 18,743 passing yards in his career, surpassing Drew Bledsoe (18,348), Ryan Tannehill (18,455) and Derek Carr (18,739) for the fifth-most passing yards by a quarterback through five seasons in NFL history.

MOST PASSING YARDS THROUGH FIVE SEASONS - (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. Jameis Winston (TB, 2015-19) 18,743

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

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

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

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

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

Winston’s four passing touchdowns put him at 26 for the season, tying him for the third-most single season passing touchdowns in team history. He also extended his team record to six games with four-plus passing touchdowns.

MOST SINGLE SEASON PASSING TOUCHDOWNS - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) TDs

1. Jameis Winston (2016) 28

2. Josh Freeman (2012) 27

3t. Jameis Winston (2019) 26

3t. Brad Johnson (2003) 26

5. Josh Freeman (2010) 25

- With 1:41 remaining in the first quarter, Winston ran it in from one-yard out, scoring his first rushing touchdown of the season and the 10th of his NFL career. Winston has the second-most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in team history and now has 14 career games with three-or-more total touchdowns.

MOST CAREER RUSHING TD BY A QB - (Team History)

Rank Player (Seasons) Rushing TD

1. Doug Williams (1978-82) 13

2. Jameis Winston (2015-19) 10

3. Steve Young (1985-86) 6

4t. Vinny Testaverde (1987-92) 5

4t. Trent Dilfer (1994-99) 5

4t. Shaun King (1999-2003) 5

- Winston hit WR Mike Evans on a 61-yard pass down the sideline for the team’s second touchdown of the game, coming with 1:15 remaining in the opening quarter. The touchdown was Evans’ eighth of the season and 48th of his career. He left the game due to injury following the play, finishing with one reception for 61 yards and a touchdown. His eight touchdown receptions this season are tied for the 10th-most in a single season in team history.

MOST SINGLE SEASON RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) TDs

1t. Mike Evans (2016) 12

1t. Mike Evans (2014) 12

3. Mike Williams (2010) 11

4. Joey Galloway (2005) 10

5t. Chris Godwin (2019) 9

5t. Mike Williams (2012) 9

5t. Mark Carrier (1989) 9

5t. Bruce Hill (1988) 9

5t. Kevin House (1981) 9

10t. Mike Evans (2019) 8

10t. Six Others Tied 8

- On the long touchdown, Evans surpassed the 1,100-yard mark for the season, making he and WR Chris Godwin the first pair of Buccaneers teammates to surpass 1,100 receiving yards in the same season.

- Godwin hauled in a team-high seven receptions for 91 receiving yards. His 1,212 receiving yards on the season surpassed Michael Clayton (2004 - 1,193) and Evans (2015 – 1,206) for the ninth-most single-season receiving yards in franchise history.

MOST SINGLE-SEASON RECEIVING YARDS - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Rec. Yards

1. Mike Evans (2018) 1,524

2. Mark Carrier (1989) 1,422

3. Vincent Jackson (2012) 1,384

4. Mike Evans (2016) 1,321

5. Joey Galloway (2005) 1,287

6. Keyshawn Johnson (2001) 1,266

7. Antonio Bryant (2008) 1,248

8. Vincent Jackson (2013) 1,224

9. Chris Godwin (2019) 1,212

10. Mike Evans (2015) 1,206

- Godwin has the most receiving yards through 13 games in team history, while Evans has the fourth-most.

MOST RECEIVING YARDS THROUGH 13 GAMES - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Rec. Yards

1. Chris Godwin (2019) 1,212

2. Mike Evans (2018) 1,207

3. Keyshawn Johnson (2001) 1,196

4. Mike Evans (2019) 1,157

5. Vincent Jackson (2012) 1,145

- Godwin also has the second-most receptions through 13 games in franchise history.

MOST RECEPTIONS THROUGH 13 GAMES - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Receptions

1. Keyshawn Johnson (2001) 100

2. Chris Godwin (2019) 81

3. Mike Evans (2016) 80

4. Keenan McCardell (2003) 72

5t. Michael Clayton (2004) 70

5t. Mike Evans (2018) 70

- Winston’s third touchdown of the game was a three-yard pass to TE Cameron Brate, capping off an 11-play, 75-yard drive that took 1:54 seconds with 41 seconds remaining in the first half. The touchdown was Brate’s third of the season and 26th of his career.

- WR Justin Watson recorded his first career touchdown reception with 3:18 remaining in the third quarter on a 17-yard strike from Winston. Watson notched career highs with five receptions for 59 receiving yards.

- WR Breshad Perriman caught Winston’s fifth touchdown of the day – a 12-yard pass with 3:56 remaining. The touchdown was Perriman’s second of the season and seventh of his career.

- TE O.J. Howard caught four passes for a season-best 73 receiving yards.

- K Matt Gay converted on his only field-goal attempt, a 44-yarder, while tacking on five extra points, giving him 106 kicker points on the season. He surpassed Donald Igwebuike (99 - 1989), Rian Lindell (100 - 2013) and Connor Barth (101 – 2011 and 105 -2010) for the sixth-most points by a kicker in team history.

MOST POINTS BY A KICKER IN A SINGLE SEASON - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Kicker Points

1. Matt Bryant (2008) 131

2. Martin Gramatica (2002) 128

3. Martin Gramatica (2000) 126

4. Connor Barth (2012) 123

5. Matt Bryant (2007) 118

6t. Matt Gay (2019) 106

6t. Martin Gramatica (1999) 106

8. Connor Barth (2010) 105

9. Connor Barth (2011) 101

10. Rian Lindell (2013) 100

- In the third quarter OLB Shaquil Barrett and DL William Gholston combined for the Buccaneers first sack of the game. The half-sack gave Gholston 1.5 on the season and 12.5 in his career.

- On the play, Barrett upped his sack total to 15.0 on the season, tying Simeon Rice (15.0 in 2003) for the third-most in a single season in team history.

MOST SINGLE SEASON SACKS - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Sacks

1. Warren Sapp (2000) 16.5

2. Simeon Rice (2002) 15.5

3t. Shaquil Barrett (2019) 15.0

3t. Simeon Rice (2003) 15.0

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 15.0 sacks are tied for the most in franchise history through 13 games.

MOST SACKS THROUGH 13 GAMES - (Team History)

Rank Player (Season) Sacks

1t. Shaquil Barrett (2019) 15.0

1t. Simeon Rice (2003) 15.0

3. Simeon Rice (2002) 14.5

4. Warren Sapp (2000) 13.5

5. Marcus Jones (2000) 13.0

- ILB Devin White forced the third fumble of his career, knocking the ball loose from Colts RB Nyheim Hines, which was picked up by S Mike Edwards for his first career fumble recovery.

- S Jordan Whitehead led the team with nine tackles.

- Tampa Bay has now scored 378 points this season, the fourth-most in a single season in franchise history.

MOST POINTS (Team History)

Rank Season Points

1. 2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 396

2. 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 389

3. 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 388

4. 2019 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 378

5. 2008 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 361