Tampa Bay vs Detroit Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 24-21
Tiquan Underwood inflicted damage on the Detroit secondary, getting 108 receiving yards as Tampa Bay defeated the Lions 24-21 at Ford Field.
Tampa Bay won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 48.5.
Mike Glennon completed 14 of 21 pass attempts for 247 yards and 2 TDs for the Buccaneers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Reggie Bush rushed for 83 yards for Detroit, while Joique Bell added 15 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 297 yards for the Lions, while receivers Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson had 115 and 77 yards respectively.
Detroit outgained Tampa Bay 390-229 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-10 by the Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Detroit as their offense was on the field for 33:22, longer than the 26:38 of their opponents.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Green Bay.