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11 August 2017

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cincinnati Bengals Postgame Notes (8/11/17)

- The Buccaneers took the opening drive of the game 92 yards in 14 plays, finishing in a 20-yard field goal from K Roberto Aguayo.
- On Cincinnati’s opening drive of the game, the Bengals drove to the Tampa Bay five-yard line, but Buccaneers CB Vernon Hargreaves III intercepted Bengals QB Andy Dalton at the one-yard line. Hargreaves now has three career preseason interceptions (two in 2016).
- Tampa Bay scored the game’s first touchdown in the second quarter, with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick scoring on a six-yard rush to end a 13-play 62-yard drive. That is Fitzpatrick’s first career preseason rushing touchdown.
- K Nick Folk connected on a 45-yard field goal in the third quarter, ending an eight-play, 33-yard drive.
- QB Jameis Winston went 9-of-13 (69.2 pct.) for 99 yards in tonight’s game.
- WR Mike Evans led the team in receptions (four) and receiving yards (58) in tonight’s contest.
- DE Sterling Bailey and LB Kendell Beckwith each recorded a sack in tonight’s contest. It is the first career preseason sack for each of them
- Players making Buccaneers preseason debut: DE Sterling Bailey, DT Chris Baker, DE Tavaris Barnes, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, K Nick Folk, G Jarvis Harrison, WR Josh Huff*, S Marqueston Huff, WR DeSean Jackson, FB Austin Johnson*, CB Robert McClain, RB Jacquizz Rodgers*, DE Ryan Russell*, LS Garrison Sanborn, DT Sealver Siliga*, C James Stone, G J.R. Sweezy, DE Justin Trattou, WR Derel Walker and S J.J. Wilcox.
*Player joined the Buccaneers during the 2016 season and was on the active roster in regular season games, but did not appear in the preseason with the team.
- Players making NFL preseason debut: TE Antony Auclair, LB Kendell Beckwith, LB Devante Bond, LB Richie Brown, LB Riley Bullough, S Justin Evans, CB Maurice Fleming, T Cole Gardner, WR Chris Godwin, WR Shaq Hill, TE O.J. Howard, T Korren Kirven, LB Jeff Knox Jr., QB Sefo Liufau, RB Jeremy McNichols, CB Jonathan Moxey, RB Blake Sims, DT Stevie Tu’ikolovatu and WR Bobo Wilson.
- Today’s Buccaneers that did not dress:
#17 WR Donteea Dye Jr.
#24 CB Brent Grimes
#38 CB Jude Adjei-Barimah
#53 LB Adarius Glanton
#56 DE Jacquies Smith
#62 OL Evans Smith
#74 C Ali Marpet
#94 DE George Johnson
- Today’s starting lineups:
WR #11 DeSean Jackson
LT #76 Donovan Smith
LG #64 Kevin Pamphile
C #68 Joe Hawley
RG #73 J.R. Sweezy
RT #69 Demar Dotson
TE #84 Cameron Brate
TE #80 O.J. Howard
WR #13 Mike Evans
QB #3 Jameis Winston
RB #22 Doug Martin

DE #92 William Gholston
DT #93 Gerald McCoy
DT #90 Chris Baker
DE #91 Robert Ayers Jr.
SLB #59 Devante Bond
MLB #58 Kwon Alexander
WLB #54 Lavonte David
CB #28 Vernon Hargreaves
CB #24 Brent Grimes
S #23 Chris Conte
S #37 Keith Tandy

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