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02 October 2016

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Denver Broncos Postgame Notes (10/2/16)

- On the Buccaneers second possession of the game, QB Jameis Winston led a 13-play, 75-yard touchdown drive that lasted 6:46 and culminated in a seven-yard rushing touchdown from Winston. The rushing score was his first this season and the seventh of his career. On the drive, Winston went 5-of-7 for 69 yards.
- With Winston’s seventh career rushing touchdown, he now has the second-most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in team history.
Rank      Player, Years                                         Rush TD
1.           Doug Williams, 1978-82                               13
2.           Jameis Winston, 2015-Pres.                       7
3.           Steve Young, 1985-86                                  6
4.           Trent Dilfer, 1994-99                                    5
4.           Shaun King, 1999-2003                                5
4.           Vinny Testaverde, 1987-92                           5
- DT Gerald McCoy and DE William Gholston teamed up on Tampa Bay’s first sack of the game, bringing down Broncos QB Trevor Siemian for an 11-yard loss. McCoy now has 1.5 sacks this season and 37.0 in his career. Gholston has 0.5 sacks this season and 7.5 in his career.
- Later in the second quarter, DTs Clinton McDonald and Akeem Spence combined to bring down Siemian for a one-yard loss. Spence now has 5.5 career sacks.
- McDonald later added another sack, dropping Siemian for an eight-yard loss. His 1.5 sacks in today’s game are tied for a career high (also vs. Jacksonville, 9/22/13, with Seattle). With today’s totals, McDonald has 12.0 sacks in his career.
- TE Cameron Brate had a career-high 67 receiving yards in today’s game.
- CB Jude Adjei-Barimah made his first start of the season in today’s game.
- DE Noah Spence made his first career start in today’s game.
- Today’s inactives:
#4    QB   Ryan Griffin
#10  WR  Cecil Shorts III
#22  RB   Doug Martin
#66  T      Leonard Wester
#77  OL   Caleb Benenoch
#88  TE   Luke Stocker
#91  DE   Robert Ayers Jr.
- Today’s starters:

WR    #83  Vincent Jackson
LT     #76  Donovan Smith
LG     #64  Kevin Pamphile
C       #68  Joe Hawley
RG    #74  Ali Marpet
RT     #69  Demar Dotson
TE     #84  Cameron Brate
TE     #82  Brandon Myers
WR    #13  Mike Evans
QB    #3    Jameis Winston
RB     #34  Charles Sims III
DE     #57  Noah Spence
DT     #93  Gerald McCoy
DT     #98  Clinton McDonald
DE     #92  William Gholston
MLB  #58  Kwon Alexander
WLB  #54  Lavonte David
CB     #38  Jude Adjei-Barimah
CB     #28  Vernon Hargreaves III
CB     #24  Brent Grimes
SS     #23  Chris Conte      
FS     #30  Bradley McDougald
-  During the fourth quarter, there was a weather delay that lasted one hour and 27 minutes.
- Today’s paid attendance: 60,375

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