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Buccaneers vs. Rams: TV schedule, notes, and staff picks

Predictions and game info from the 2020 NFL Week 11 capsule.

NFC Championship - Tampa Bay Buccaneers v St. Louis Rams
Does this game still hurt, Bucs fans?
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

Broadcast Info

TV: ESPN (8:15 PM ET): Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa Salters (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Tony Boselli SIRIUS: 81 (LAR), 83 (TB) | XM: 226 (LAR), 225 (TB), 88 (National)

Buccaneers Notes

• QB TOM BRADY passed for 341 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 124 rating & had rush TD last week. Has 8 career games with 300+ pass yards, 3+ TD passes & rush TD, most in NFL history. Has 8 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 100.8 rating in 4 career reg. season starts vs. Rams. Ranks 4th in NFL with 23 TD passes & needs 2 TD passes to join PEYTON MANNING (16) as only players with 15 seasons of 25+ pass TDs.

• RB RONALD JONES had career-high 192 rush yards, incl. 98- yard rush TD, in Week 10 & became 4th player (HOFer TONY DORSETT, AHMAN GREEN & DERRICK HENRY) to record 98+ yard rush TD in NFL history. Has 100+ rush yards in 2 of his past 3 at home. RB LEONARD FOURNETTE rushed for 130 yards & TD in only career game vs. Rams (10/15/17 w/ Jax.).

• WR MIKE EVANS had 77 rec. yards & TD catch last week. Has 427 rec. yards (106.8 per game) in 4 career games vs. Rams. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Rams with 85+ rec. yards & TD catch. Is 1 of 2 (TRAVIS KELCE) with 5+ rec. TDs in 6 of past 7 seasons. WR CHRIS GODWIN had 92 rec. yards last week. Had careerhigh 12 receptions for 172 yards & 2 rec. TDs in last meeting. WR ANTONIO BROWN had 7 receptions for 69 yards in Week 10. TE ROB GRONKOWSKI had 4th rec. TD of season last week.

• LB LAVONTE DAVID had INT in last meeting. Aims for his 7th in row vs. Rams with 7+ tackles. LB DEVIN WHITE is only player with 80+ tackles (88) & 5+ sacks (5) in 2020. LB SHAQUIL BARRETT had sack in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. LB JASON PIERRE-PAUL is 1 of 2 (AARON DONALD) with 7+ sacks in each of past 5 seasons.

Rams Notes

• QB JARED GOFF passed for 302 yards last week & aims for his 3rd in row with 300+ pass yards. Has 300+ pass yards in 3 of his past 4 on road. Set career-highs in completions (45) & pass yards (517) in last meeting. Has 23 games with 300+ pass yards since 2017, 2nd-most in NFL.

• RB MALCOLM BROWN had 2 rush TDs in Week 10, his 3rd-career game with 2 TDs & tied his career-high with 5 rush TDs this season. RB DARRELL HENDERSON had 4th rush TD of season last week. Has 4 TDs (3 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 5 on road.

• WR COOPER KUPP had 9 receptions for 121 yards & rec. TD in last meeting. Has 5+ receptions in 7 of his past 8. Has 60+ rec. yards in 4 of his 5 road games this season. WR ROBERT WOODS had 13 receptions for 164 yards in last meeting. Has 6 TDs (4 rec., 2 rush) in his past 5 on road. Aims for his 5th in row on road with rec. TD & 6th in row on road with TD. WR JOSH REYNOLDS led team & set career-highs with 8 receptions for 94 yards last week.

• DL AARON DONALD has 7 sacks & 3 FFs in his past 4 on road. Has 7 TFL in 4 career games vs. TB & aims for his 5th in row vs. TB with TFL. Leads NFL with 81 sacks in 2014. Ties-2nd in NFL with 9 sacks in 2020 & Is 1 of 4 since 1982 with 8+ sacks in each of his 1st 7 seasons. LB LEONARD FLOYD had career-high 3 sacks & 5th-career FR in Week 10. Aims for his 3rd in row with FR. Rookie LB TERRELL LEWIS had 1st 2 career sacks last week. LB MICAH KISER led team with 12 tackles last week, his 3rd 10+ tackle game of season. CB DARIOUS WILLIAMS had 1st-career 2 INT game last week. Aims for his 7th in row with PD.

Series History

LEADER: Rams lead all-time series, 14-9

STREAKS: Rams have won 5 of past 6

LAST GAME: 9/29/19: Buccaneers 55 at Rams 40

LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/25/16: Rams 37, Buccaneers 32

Week 11 Staff Picks

Latest line: Buccaneers by 4, over/under: 48.5

Gil (7-3): Bucs, 27-26

James (7-3): Bucs, 27-21

Evan (9-1): Rams, 28-20

David (6-4): Bucs, 31-21

Bailey (7-3): Bucs, 33-28

Jason (7-3): Bucs, 27-17