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Bucs vs. Saints: How to watch, game time, TV schedule, stats, and more

Stats and info from the NFL Week 17 capsule.

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cincinnati Bengals Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Broadcast Info

DATE: Sunday, December 31, 2023
GAME TIME: 1:00 PM ET
FOX: Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Erin Andrews, Tom Rinaldi SiriusXM (also available on the SXM App) NO: 98 or 388 TB: 113 or 232

Buccaneers Notes

• QB BAKER MAYFIELD completed 26 of 35 atts. (74.3 pct.) for 283 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 116.7 rating last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 2+ TD passes & 115+ rating. Completed 25 of 32 atts. (78.1 pct.) for 246 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 116.9 rating in Week 4 meeting. Has 3,598 pass yards in 2023 & can set new career high (3,827 in 2019 w/ Cle.). Has 26 TD passes this season & can set a new career high (27 in 2018 w/ Cle.).
• RB RACHAAD WHITE had 6 catches, 77 scrimmage yards (39 rush, 38 rec.) & 6th rush TD of season last week. Has TD in 7 of his past 8 & aims for his 5th in row with TD. Ranks 3rd among RBs in scrimmage yards (career-high 1,380) & 4th in receptions (career-high 56). Had rec. TD in last home meeting.
• WR MIKE EVANS had 2 rec. TDs in Week 16 & aims for his 5th in row at home with TD catch. Leads NFL with 13 rec. TDs in 2023 & became 5th player ever with 5+ career seasons (5) with 12+ rec. TDs. Has 50+ rec. yards in 5 of his past 6 at home vs. NO.
• WR CHRIS GODWIN had 6 catches for 78 yards last week. Had 8 catches for 114 yards in Week 4 meeting & aims for his 5th in row vs. NO with 6+ catches. Has 892 rec. yards in 2023 & can reach 1,000 rec. yards for 4th time in past 5 seasons.
• LB LAVONTE DAVID led team with 8 tackles & had sack last week. Has TFL in 8 of his past 9 & ranks 4th in NFL with 17 TFL this season. Aims for his 3rd in row at home vs. NO with 11+ tackles, 2+ TFL & sack.
• LB YAYA DIABY (rookie) had 1.5 sacks, his 2nd-career FR & 1stcareer FF last week. Aims for his 4th in row at home with sack.
• S ANTOINE WINFIELD JR. is only player since 2000 with 100+ tackles (110), 10+ PD (12), 5+ sacks (5) & 5+ FFs (5). Aims for his 3rd in row at home with sack & 4th in row at home with INT.

Saints Notes

• QB DEREK CARR passed for 319 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 106.1 rating in Week 16. Is 1 of 2 QBs (C.J. Stroud) with 6 games with 300+ pass yards in 2023. Aims for his 3rd in row with 3+ TD passes & 100+ rating. Has 3,417 pass yards in 2023 & is 3rd QB ever (HOFer Peyton Manning & Russell Wilson) with 3,000+ pass yards in each of his 1st 10 career seasons.
• RB ALVIN KAMARA aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ catches & leads all RBs with 73 catches in 2023. Has 1,111 scrimmage yards this season, his 7th-straight 1,100-yard season. Had 13 catches in Week 4 meetting. Has 1,078 scrimmage yards (89.8 per game) & 10 TDs (7 rush, 3 rec.) in 12 career games vs. TB.
• WR CHRIS OLAVE had season-high 9 receptions for 123 yards last week, his 8th-career 100-yard game. Has 100+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4. Has 90+ rec. yards in 4 of his past 5 on road. Has career-high 81 catches & 1,041 rec. yards in 2023, his 2ndstraight 1,000-yard season.
• WR RASHID SHAHEED had 4th rec. TD of season last week.
• DE CAMERON JORDAN has 10.5 sacks in 12 career games at TB. Aims for his 3rd in row at TB with FF.
• DE CARL GRANDERSON has career highs in sacks (8.5) & TFL (13) in 2023. Aims for his 4th in row with sack. Had FR in last road meeting.
• LB DEMARIO DAVIS has 108 tackles in 2023, his 7th-straight 100+ tackle season. Needs TFL for 7th-straight 10+ TFL season. Has 8 TFL & 14 PD in 13 career games vs. TB.
• CB PAULSON ADEBO led team with career-high 10 tackles last week. Ranks tied-4th in NFL with career-high 16 PD in 2023 & aims for his 3rd in row with PD.
• S TYRANN MATHIEU aims for his 3rd in row on road with PD.

Series History

REG. SEASON: : NO leads series, 39-24 (TB won past 3)
POSTSEASON: TB leads series, 1-0
LAST MEETING: 10/1/23 - TB 26 at NO 9

Week 17 Staff Picks

Tampa Bay is currently a 2.5-point favorite via DraftKings Sportsbook. The over/under for the game is set at 42.5. Here are the staff picks for this week’s game between the Bucs and Jags.