Published: Fri, November 09, 2018
Sports | By Johanna Francis

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick as starting quarterback

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick as starting quarterback

Tampa Bay's O.J. Howard got the team's first touchdown in the second quarter, but Curtis Samuel returned the points to Carolina on a 33-yard run, putting the score at 21-7.

And when Fitzpatrick entered last week's game in the fourth quarter, he hit Evans for a 72-yard touchdown reception while leading the Bucs back from a 18-point deficit.

The player he is tied with is Fitzpatrick who head coach Dirk Koetter announced will get the start against the Panthers.

While their performance on the defensive side of the ball has been paltry, the Bucs are ranked No. 1 in both total offense (476.6 ypg) and passing yards (376.3 ypg).

B Offensive line: This was a tough test for Carolina's line, and they struggled in the second half to contain Tampa Bay's pressure.

Democrats scent victory over Trump's Republicans in Congress
Democrats could derail Mr Trump's legislative agenda for the next two years should they win control of the House or the Senate. That's because a Democratic house might stifle some of President Trump's more extreme policies, particularly those on trade .

Pick Six: Tennessee Titans vs Dallas Cowboys
Kevin Byard secured the interception that sparked the sluggish Tennessee Titans and turned toward midfield. If changes don't come soon, the Cowboys will find themselves at.500 or less at the end of the season.

Trump administration moves forward with asylum restrictions
If an asylum seeker enters the U.S. illegally, they have been - until now - still entitled to a hearing of their claim. In 2018, border patrols have registered more than 400,000 illegal border crossers, homeland security said.

"We know we have the talent, it's just we can't keep digging ourselves in these holes, especially on the road", Fitzpatrick said. Defensive coordinator Eric Washington rallied his group to ultimately stave off Tampa Bay as they tried to come back. "First guy's not open, check it down, and we were able to get some good plays on those checkdowns today". "Just sending a message out to the rest of the receivers that we're going to be facing for the rest of this year that I'm pretty good, myself".

"This was a situation where a lot of it had to do with us", said Ron Rivera. "I think the thing about our huddle is there is always that optimism and confidence [that] no matter who we are playing, no matter what the score is, winning or losing, we know what we are capable of".

Ryan Fitzpatrick played well enough to retain starting the quarterback job in Tampa Bay for another week. Winston finished the game 18-of-35 for 276 yards and one touchdown to all the interceptions, while Fitzpatrick went 11-of-15 for 194 yards and two touchdowns.

In the third quarter, Humphries spun away from a defender to catch a 5-yard touchdown down the middle, before taking a slant 30 yards for a touchdown in the fourth. "Even after the first pick, he wasn't shaken up at all". He does a lot of things on the field that give us a chance to win the game.

"We felt like since we hadn't been getting any turnovers that we needed to try to steal the possession, the way Carolina's playing", Koetter said.

Like this: