Getting their most extended playing time of the preseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starters dominated the first half of Saturday’s preseason game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The visiting Buccaneers held on for a narrow 27-14 victory, but they led 24-0 at halftime thanks to a stifling defense and the accurate passing of starting QB
McCown completed 13 of 16 passes for 112 yards, one touchdown and one interception in two quarters of play. His final throw of the night was a perfect lob to the end zone that rookie WR
Tampa Bay’s first two touchdowns came courtesy of a swarming Bucs’ defense, which forced three turnovers while the starters were on the field in the first half. A
Tampa Bay’s starting defense allowed just 82 yards in the first half, as Foster led the way with six tackles, a fumble recovery, a pass defensed and a tackle for loss. Recently-signed DE
The Buccaneers improved to 1-2 on the preseason with the win. They will wrap up their exhibition slate on Thursday with a home game against the Washington Redskins.