Buccaneers Fall 16-14 Against New Orleans - Game Recap
New Orleans's aerial attack produced 322 yards and the Saints produced a 16-14 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
The Saints won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 3-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Pierre Thomas rushed for 29 yards, while Darren Sproles added 26 yards in the win. Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston added 179 and 63 receiving yards respectively.
Doug Martin rushed for 144 yards for Tampa Bay, while Josh Freeman added 16 yards. Josh Freeman threw for 125 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Vincent Jackson and Nate Byham had 77 and 34 yards respectively.
New Orleans outgained Tampa Bay 371-273 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the Saints.
Tampa Bay lost the time of possession battle 32:36/27:24, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cardinals. The Buccaneers will aim to get back on the winning track at New England.