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Buccaneers at Lions NFL Week 14 Capsule

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-10) AT DETROIT LIONS (8-4)

SERIES

BUCCANEERS LIONS
SERIES LEADER 29-26
STREAKS   2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 13-5 Caldwell: 0-1
LAST WEEK L 14-13 vs. Bengals W 34-17 vs. Bears
LAST GAME 11/24/13: Buccaneers 24 at Lions 21. Tampa Bay WR Tiquan Underwood has 2 TD receptions (7, 85). Defense records 4 INTs, including CB Leonard Johnson’s 48-yard INT-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/24/13
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Dick Stockton, Brady Quinn, Kristina Pink (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 93 (TB), 135 (Det.). XM: 225 (Det.).

STATS

PASSING McCown: 125-211-1540-7-9-75.1 Stafford: 278-460-3333 (3C)-15-10-84.4
RUSHING Rainey: 94-406-4.3-1 Bell: 164-581-3.5-5
RECEIVING Evans (R): 53-890-16.8-8 Tate: 80 (2C)-1136 (2C)-14.2-3
OFFENSE 313.6 344.3
TAKE/GIVE -6 +4
DEFENSE 361.3 300.9 (2L)
SACKS McCoy: 8.5 Ansah: 6.5
INTs Banks: 4 (T1C) Quin: 4 (T1C)
PUNTING Koenen: 40.1 Martin: 46.9 (3C)
KICKING Murray (R): 70 (25/25 PAT; 15/19 FG) Prater: 54 (12/12 PAT; 14/18 FG)

NOTES

BUCCANEERS: In 2 games vs. Det. (1 start), QB JOSH MC COWN has 98.6 rating. Spent 2006 with Lions & had 2 catches as WR…RB DOUG MARTIN had rush TD last week. RB BOBBY RAINEY has career-high 721 scrimmage yards (406 rush, 315 rec.)…Rookie WR MIKE EVANS had 554 rec. yards in Nov., most in a month by any player in team history. His 554 rec. yards were 2nd most in NFL in Nov. Evans led NFL with 6 rec. TDs in Nov. Leads NFL rookies with 890 rec. yards & ties for 1st with 8 rec. TDs. His 53 catches tie for 3rd most by rookie. WR VINCENT JACKSON averages 22.0 yards per catch in career vs. Det. (3 games)…DT GERALD MC COY has 6.5 sacks in past 6 & 16 sacks in past 19. Since 2013, LB LAVONTE DAVID is only player in NFL with 250+ tackles (260), 5+ sacks (7) & 5+ INTs (5). Leads team with 116 tackles. CB JOHNTHAN BANKS had INT in last game vs. Det. Had INT last week & has INT in 4 of past 7. Leads team with 9 PD. Defense had 4 INTs in last year’s meeting. CB LEONARD JOHNSON had 48-yard INT-TD in last meeting. CB ALTERRAUN VERNER had INT last week…LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has 602 pass yards (301 per game) & 6 TDs in 2 meetings. Last week, completed 34 of 45 (75.6 pct.) for 390 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 116 rating…RB JOIQUE BELL rushed for 91 yards & 2 TDs last week. RB REGGIE BUSH has 225 scrimmage yards (112.5 per game) in past 2 vs. TB…WR CALVIN JOHNSON reached 10,000 rec. yards (10,052) in 115th game, fastest in NFL history. In past 4 vs. TB, has 26 catches for 421 yards (105.3 per game) & 3 TDs. Aims for 5th meeting in row with 100+ yards or TD. In past 18 at home, has 127 catches for 2,185 yards (121.4 per game) & 13 TDs. Since 2011, leads NFL with 5,861 rec. yards & 106.6 rec. yards per game. In past 9, WR GOLDEN TATE has 64 catches for 935 yards (103.9 per game) & 3 TDs…LB DE ANDRE LEVY leads team with 116 tackles. Has 7 INTs since 2013, most by NFL LB. DE EZEKIEL ANSAH had 2 sacks in last meeting. In past 7, has 5.5 sacks & 3 FFs. S JAMES IHEDIGBO aims for 3rd in row with INT. Has INT in 3 of past 4. S GLOVER QUIN had sack last year vs. TB. Has INT in 4 of past 7 at home.


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