After last week’s humiliating showing against the New Orleans Saints, Tom Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates had a point to prove tonight. They stepped out onto the field at the Bank of America Stadium on Sunday evening to play their NFC South opponents, Carolina Panthers.
They had a slow start to the game. Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater led the home team to a 7-point lead at the end of the first quarter. However, the Tom Brady-led Tampa Bay fought back to end the first half on an even 17-all scoreline.
All hell broke loose in the second half as the Buccaneers ran riot against their rival outfit. Bruce Arians’ boys scored 29 points in the second half to end the game with a comfortable 23-46 win.
The 6-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady put in another eye-catching display for Tampa Bay earlier today. The 43-year-old quarterback went 28 of 39, throwing for 341 yards with 3 touchdowns to his name. If that wasn’t enough, the veteran superstar also sneaked in one rushing touchdown in the 4th quarter.
In doing so, Tom Brady took his rushing touchdown tally to 3 for the season. That is the same number achieved by reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson this season. Even in his 40s, Brady does not fail to defy logic!
Apart from TB 12, the other Buccaneers players who were impressive on Sunday were wide receivers, Chris Godwin and Mike Evans, and running back Ronald Jones. Veteran wideout Antonio Brown also had a decent outing today, but is yet to score his first touchdown for Tampa Bay.
After today’s win, the Buccaneers are now on a 7-3 record heading into Week 11. They are still second in the NFC South Division table behind the Saints. But not for long, if they keep playing like this.