Buccaneers Fall 35-28 Against New Orleans - Game Recap
Drew Brees passed for 4 TDs and 377 yards in leading the Saints past Tampa Bay on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
New Orleans was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 49.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pierre Thomas rushed for 32 yards, while Darren Sproles added 27 yards in the win. Lance Moore and Devery Henderson added 121 and 75 receiving yards respectively.
Doug Martin rushed for 85 yards for Tampa Bay, while Josh Freeman added 9 yards. Josh Freeman threw for 420 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Vincent Jackson and Dallas Clark had 216 and 51 yards respectively.
New Orleans was outgained by Tampa Bay 513-458 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-23 by the Buccaneers.
Tampa Bay led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:45/26:15 split in that important category.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Minnesota.