- QB Tom Brady completed 33-of-45 passes for 369 yards and five total touchdowns. His four passing touchdowns on the day pushed his career total to 559, surpassing Drew Brees (558) for the most in NFL history.
MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS – NFL HISTORY
Rank Player Pass TD
1. Tom Brady 559
2. Drew Brees 558
3. Peyton Manning 539
4. Brett Favre 508
5. Dan Marino 420
- The veteran quarterback has now accumulated 94-career 300-yard passing games in his career, surpassing Peyton Manning for the second-most in NFL history.
MOST 300-YARD PASSING GAMES – NFL HISTORY
Rank Player Games
1. Drew Brees 122
2. Tom Brady 94
3. Peyton Manning 93
4. Philip Rivers 72
5. Matt Ryan 67
- With his four touchdowns through the air on Sunday, Brady now has 18 passing touchdowns on the season – the most through seven games in team history.
MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS THROUGH SEVEN GAMES – TEAM HISTORY
Rank Player (Season) TD
1t. Tom Brady (2020) 18
2t. Jameis Winston (2019) 14
2t. Jameis Winston (2016) 14
2t. Josh Freeman (2012) 14
2t. Brad Johnson (2003) 14
- On the team’s second offensive possession, the Buccaneers capped off a 10-play, 77-yard drive with a one-yard touchdown rush by Brady. The rushing touchdown was the second of the season for Brady and the 24th of his NFL career.
- For the second-straight game Brady and TE Rob Gronkowski combined for a touchdown pass, this one from five yards out. The touchdown was the 80th-career touchdown between Brady and Gronkowski, surpassing Dan Marino and Mark Clayton (79) for the fourth-most in league history. Including the postseason, Brady and Gronkowski have connected for 92 touchdowns, tying Steve Young and Jerry Rice for the second-most in history and trailing only Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison (114).
- With 25 seconds remaining in the opening half, WR Scotty Miller hauled in a 33-yard touchdown pass from Brady, recording his second touchdown reception of the season and the third of his career. Miller tallied a career-high 109 yards on six receptions, notching the first 100-yard receiving game of his career.
- Brady notched his third passing touchdown of the game, and fourth total, in the fourth quarter on a four-yard completion to WR Chris Godwin. The touchdown was Godwin’s second of the season and the 19th of his career. Godwin finished with nine receptions for 88 yards and one touchdown.
- With his 88 yards receiving on Sunday, Godwin now has 2,979 career receiving yards, surpassing Michael Clayton (2,936), Bruce Hill (2,942) and Mike Williams (2,947) for the 10th-most receiving yards in franchise history.
- Rookie WR Tyler Johnson caught the fourth passing touchdown of the day from Brady, marking his second of the year.
- RB Ronald Jones II punched in the team’s fifth touchdown of the day on a one-yard run with 6:44 remaining in the fourth quarter. The touchdown was the fourth of the season for Jones and the 11th of his NFL career.
- ILB Devin White registered a career-high 3.0 sacks in the game, bringing his season total to 4.0 and his career total to 6.5. He led the team with 11 tackles, marking his fourth game this season with a double-digit tackle total.
MOST GAMES WITH 10-PLUS TACKLES
Rank Player Games
1t. Zach Cunningham (HOU) 5
1t. Eric Kendricks (MIN) 5
1t. Jaylon Smith (DAL) 5
4t. Devin White (TB) 4
4t. Shaq Thompson (CAR) 4
- After posting 3.0 sacks in Sunday’s game in Las Vegas, the Buccaneers team sack total is up to 25.0 on the season – the second-most in the NFL through Sunday’s 4 p.m. games.
NFL TEAM SACK LEADERS – 2020 SEASON (Through Sunday’s 4 p.m. games)
Rank Team Sacks
1. Pittsburgh Steelers 26.0
2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 25.0
3. Philadelphia Eagles 24.0
4t. Baltimore Ravens 22.0
4t. Washington Football Team 22.0
- On the flip side, the Buccaneers did not allow a sack for the second-straight game and Tampa Bay ranks tied for the third-fewest sacks allowed of any team in the NFL through Sunday’s 4 p.m. games.
NFL TEAM FEWEST SACKS ALLOWED – 2020 SEASON (Through Sunday’s 4 p.m. games)
Rank Team Sacked
1. Indianapolis Colts 6.0
2. Los Angeles Rams 7.0
3t. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 8.0
3t. Green Bay Packers 8.0
3t. New Orleans Saints 8.0
3t. Pittsburgh Steelers 8.0
- S Antoine Winfield Jr. picked up his first-career interception following a deflected pass by S Mike Edwards in the fourth quarter. The Buccaneers defense has intercepted nine passes this season, tied for the second-most in the NFL through Sunday’s 4 p.m. contests.
NFL TEAM INTERCEPTION LEADERS – 2020 SEASON (Through Sunday’s 4 p.m. games)
Rank Team INT
1. Indianapolis Colts 10
2t. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9
2t. Tennessee Titans 9
4t. Pittsburgh Steelers 8
4t. Washington Football Team 8
- The Buccaneers have 55 points scored following takeaways this season – tied for the second-most in the NFL this season.
MOST POINTS OFF TAKEAWAYS – 2020 SEASON (Through Sunday’s 4 p.m. games)
Rank Team Points
1. Seattle Seahawks 56
2t. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 55
2t. Baltimore Ravens 55
2t. Cleveland Browns 55
5t. Pittsburgh Steelers 48
- In his first game with Tampa Bay, after being acquired by the Buccaneers via a trade with the New York Jets, NT Steve McLendon recorded five tackles, including one for loss.
- Tampa Bay’s defense held the Raiders offense to 76 yards rushing, marking the 13th-consecutive game in which the Buccaneers’ defense has held their opponent under 100 yards rushing, tying the third-longest streak in the NFL since the merger (Minnesota Vikings, 13 games, 9/24/06-12/21/06).
- After winning 38-10 on Oct. 18 vs. Green Bay and beating the Raiders 45-20 today, Tampa Bay recorded consecutive wins by 25-or-more points for the first time in team history.
- Tampa Bay’s 5-2 record through seven games is the team’s best start since 2010 (5-2). The five wins match the most wins the Buccaneers have had through seven games in team history.