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Buccaneers crush Texans

Chris Simms lit up the Houston Texans defensive for three touchdown passes Thursday night. as he led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 38-14 win.

The Bucs had been favored by 4-points in the game and easily covered the spread. The combined scored was OVER the night’s posted over/under total (36.5).

The Bucs really spread the ball around, with 13 different players catching at least one pass and four different players catching touchdown passes. Luke McCown passed for a touchdown and 44 yards on 4-of-6 passing in limited action.

David Carr struggled for Houston in the loss completing only 1-of-5 passes for four yards with two interceptions. Backup Dave Ragone had better luck throwing for 172 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 6-of-13 passing.