The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have moved to 7-3 on the season and remain perfect at Raymond James Stadium after handling the New York Giants, 30-10. The defending champs got off to a quick start in this “Monday Night Football” head-to-head as it took just under four minutes for them to drive 73 yards down the field to capture the lead in the game’s opening possession.
The wheels began to really fall off for the Giants. A failed fourth-down attempt just outside the red zone gave the ball back to the Bucs, who would proceed to go on a 10-play touchdown drive that extended their lead to double digits and effectively leave New York in the dust. Following that score, Tampa Bay’s defense started to create turnovers, picking off Daniel Jones twice as they pressed forward toward the win.
Tom Brady finished Monday completing 30 of his 46 passes for 307 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. He spread the ball around rather evenly with four Bucs pass-catchers hauling in six receptions on the day. Mike Evans lead that unit with 73 yards receiving and a touchdown, while Rob Gronkowski made his return to action after missing time to a rib injury and finished with 71 yards receiving. Meanwhile, Jones finished with 167 yards while completing 23 of his 38 throws to go along with a touchdown and two picks.