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Buccaneers at Lions: TV schedule, notes, and staff picks

Predictions and game info from the 2020 NFL Week 16 capsule.

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Ronde Barber (R) gets a hand o Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP via Getty Images

Broadcast Info

TV: NFLN (1:00 PM ET): Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth, Lindsay Czarniak (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: John Sadak, Jim Miller SIRIUS: 81 (TB), 83 (Det) | XM: 226 (TB), 225 (Det), 88 (National)

Buccaneers Notes

• QB TOM BRADY passed for 390 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 110.4 rating last week. Has 19 career games with 375+ pass yards & 2+ TD passes, 3rd-most in NFL history. Ranks 4th in NFL with 32 TD passes & aims for his 6th in row with 2+ TD passes. Has 300+ pass yards in 3 of his past 4 vs. Det.

• RB RONALD JONES is 1 of 4 RBs (DALVIN COOK, DERRICK HENRY & AARON JONES) with 5+ yards per carry (5.0) this season (min. 175 atts.). Aims for his 3rd in row with TD. RB LEONARD FOURNETTE had 5th-career game with 2 rush TDs in Week 15.

• WR MIKE EVANS led team with 6 receptions & 110 rec. yards last week, his 3rd game with 100+ rec. yards this season. Had 2 rec. TDs in his only career game at Det. (12/7/14). Ranks 4th in NFL with 11 rec. TDs. WR CHRIS GODWIN had 4th TD of season in Week 15. Has 5+ receptions in 5 of his past 6 on road. Had 5 receptions for 121 yards in last meeting. WR ANTONIO BROWN had season-high 93 rec. yards & 1st TD catch of season last week. Has 5+ receptions in 4 of his past 5. Has 217 rec. yards (108.5 per game) & 2 rec. TDs in 2 career games vs. Det.

• LB LAVONTE DAVID has 39 tackles (9.8 per game), 3 FFs, FR & INT in 4 career games vs. Det. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with FF. LB DEVIN WHITE had 12 tackles, 3 sacks & 2 PD last week. Is 1st player since DARYL WASHINGTON (2012) with 125+ tackles (130) & 8+ sacks (8) in single season. LB JASON PIERRE-PAUL has sack in 2 of his past 3 on road. LB LB SHAQUIL BARRETT aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with sack. DT NDAMUKONG SUH had sack in last meeting. Had 36 sacks, 66 TFL & 15 PD in 5 seasons (2010-14) with Det.

Lions Notes

• QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 252 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 102.6 rating last week. Aims for his 4th in row with 100+ rating. Has 1,294 pass yards (323.5 per game) & 10 TDs vs. 7 INTs for 98.5 rating in 4 career starts vs. TB. Aims for his 3rd in row at home vs. TB with 295+ pass yards & 3+ TD passes. Needs 226 pass yards for 8th-career 4,000-yard season.

• RB D’ANDRE SWIFT (rookie) had 82 scrimmage yards (67 rush, 15 rec.) & 2 rush TDs last week, his 2nd career game with 2 rush TDs. Aims for his 3rd in row at home & 4th in row overall with TD. Is 1 of 2 rookie RBs (JAMES ROBINSON) with 7+ rush TDs (7) & 2+ rec. TDs (2) this season. RB ADRIAN PETERSON has 4 rush TDs in his past 4. Has 553 scrimmage yards (110.6 per game) & 5 rush TDs in 5 career games vs. TB.

• WR MARVIN JONES tied his career-high with 10 reception & had 112 rec yards & TD catch in Week 15, his 11th-career game with 100+ rec. yards. Has 100+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2 of his past 3. WR MOHAMED SANU had 7 receptions for 90 yards in his last game vs. TB (12/30/18 w/ Atl.). WR DANNY AMENDOLA had 8 catches for 102 yards in last meeting. TE T.J. HOCKENSON has 5+ receptions in 3 of his past 4 at home. Ranks 3rd among TEs in rec. yards (675) & tied-4th in receptions (60).

• DE ROMEO OKWARA had sack & 2 TFL in Week 15, his careerhigh 8th sack of season. Had sack in last meeting. Has sack in 3 of his past 5 at home. LB JAMIE COLLINS has 3 FFs & FR in his past 3 at home. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with PD. Had INT in his last game vs. TB (10/21/18 w/ Cle.). S DURON HARMON led team with 10 tackles in Week 15.

Series History

LEADER: Lions lead all-time series, 31-27

STREAKS: Lions have won 2 of past 3

LAST GAME: 12/15/19: Buccaneers 38 at Lions 17

LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/15/19

Week 16 Staff Picks

Latest line: Bucs by 9, Over/Under 53.5

Gil (10-4): Bucs, 34-17

James (9-5): Bucs, 38-13

Evan (12-2): Bucs, 33-20

David (9-5): Bucs, 35-14

Bailey (10-4): Bucs, 37-21

Jason (10-4): Bucs, 31-10