Through 1 Quarter
Although the New Orleans Saints were the underdogs at kickoff, they’ve since taken control of the game. It’s still tight after one quarter, with New Orleans leading 3 to nothing over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. WR Marquez Callaway has led the way so far for the Saints, as he has caught four passes for 88 yards.
New Orleans has been led by Callaway, who so far has caught four passes for 88 yards. Callaway’s performance is making up for a slower game against the New York Jets last week.
New Orleans and Tampa Bay came into this matchup with previous-game wins. It’s looking like New Orleans will be able to keep the momentum, but the Buccaneers still have three quarters to right the ship.
New Orleans @ Tampa Bay
Current Records: New Orleans 6-7; Tampa Bay 10-3
What to Know
An NFC South battle is on tap between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Orleans Saints at 8:20 p.m. ET Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. Tampa Bay is out to keep their six-game home win streak alive.
It may have taken overtime to finish the job, but the Buccaneers ultimately got the result they were hoping for last week with a 33-27 win over the Buffalo Bills. The team accrued 24 points in the first half and coasted on those for the victory. It was another big night for Tampa Bay’s QB Tom Brady, who passed for two TDs and 363 yards on 46 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown. Brady ended up with a passer rating of 148.
Meanwhile, you’re bound to get a positive result if you outscore your opponent every quarter, and that’s exactly how it played out for New Orleans last week. They put the hurt on the New York Jets with a sharp 30-9 win. New Orleans QB Taysom Hill earned his paycheck as he accumulated 175 passing yards in addition to rushing for two TDs and 73 yards. Hill ended up with a passer rating of 141.40.
Special teams collected 12 points for New Orleans. K Brett Maher delivered a perfect 3-for-3…