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NFL Week 10 Notes: Tom Brady’s Buccaneers receive an ‘A-‘ for winning Germany; Vikings earn ‘A-‘ for beating Bills

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The Buccaneers would possibly wish to see if they will transfer all of their video games to Germany.

With the group in an offensive rut, the journey to Munich appeared to repair virtually the whole lot, as Tampa Bay beat Seattle 21-16 in what was the NFL’s first common season sport in Germany.

After struggling for many of the previous seven weeks, the Buccaneers lastly caught hearth on the offensive finish of the ball: they’d their longest rush of the season (29 yards), their longest landing of the season (31 yards), and Tom Brady actually seemed like Tom Brady.

Though Brady made an interception late within the sport, he was on level on practically each different throw as he accomplished 22 of 29 passes for 258 yards and two touchdowns, marking solely the second time this yr he is thrown for a number of touchdowns in a single. match.

Brady’s first TD cross was massive: on a 3rd for 10 within the second quarter, the Buccaneers have been going through the potential of a area purpose try, however then Brady discovered Julio Jones for a 31-yard TD.

That landing gave the Buccaneers a 7-0 early lead and so they by no means seemed again. If you happen to’re questioning how unhealthy the Tampa Bay offense was this season, contemplate this: Jones’ rating was the longest landing of the yr for the Bucs. Previous to this play, the Buccaneers’ longest landing got here from simply 28 yards. Jones completed with three receptions for 53 yards on a day wherein three completely different receivers crossed the 50-yard mark.

If you would like a style of how correct Brady was, this is a 25-yard cross he threw to Cade Otton within the third quarter.

Though Brady was enormous, he wasn’t the one cause the Tampa Bay offense was so efficient. The Buccaneers offense lastly confirmed up and helped Tampa Bay management the sport.

Going into Week 10, the Bucs have been on tempo to be the worst speeding group in NFL historical past, averaging simply 60.7 yards per sport within the first 9 weeks. In Germany, they’d greater than 2.5 instances that complete with 161 yards, a season document.

Rachaad White, who hasn’t rushed for greater than 27 yards in any sport this season, shocked everybody with a 105-yard efficiency. The rookie nonetheless had one of the electrifying performs of the sport when he slammed Quandre Diggs out of the stadium on a 29-yard run, which was the longest play of the season for the Buccaneers.

White additionally froze the sport for 34 yards at Tampa Bay.

The Buccaneers did not appear to be the most effective groups within the NFC for the primary 10 weeks, however they nonetheless have Brady and so they nonetheless have a gifted roster. With their victory over the No. 1 group within the NFC West, the Buccaneers are proving they could be a harmful group down the stretch. In 2020, the Bucs had 5 losses earlier than profitable the Tremendous Bowl and with Sunday’s victory in Germany taking them to 5-5, that is precisely the place they’re headed for this yr’s farewell.

All proper, let’s get to the scores for all of the video games from Week 10. If you happen to’re on the lookout for a deeper dive into the Panthers’ win over the Falcons that was performed on Thursday, click on right here.

Tampa Bay 21-16 over Seattle Germany

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Minnesota 33-30 over Buffalo (OT)

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Detroit 31-30 over Chicago

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Kansas Metropolis 27-17 over Jacksonville

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Miami 39-17 over Cleveland

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NY Giants 24-16 over Houston

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Pittsburgh 20-10 over New Orleans

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Tennessee 17-10 over Denver

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