Week 16 Saturday in the NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers visit the Detroit Lions at 1 PM

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (9-5)
AT DETROIT LIONS (5-9)

WEEK 16 // SATURDAY, DEC. 26, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // FORD FIELD // REFEREE: SCOTT NOVAK

ON THE AIRWAVES:

TV: NFLN (1:00 PM ET): Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth, Lindsay Czarniak (field reporter)
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: John Sadak, Jim Miller
SIRIUS: 81 (TB), 83 (Det) | XM: 226 (TB), 225 (Det), 88 (National)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Lions lead all-time series, 31-27
STREAKS: Lions have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 12/15/19: Buccaneers 38 at Lions 17
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/15/19

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS LEADERS

W 31-27 at Atlanta LAST WEEK

Bruce Arians: 4-1 COACH VS. OPP.

28.6/22.9 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

362.3 OFFENSE

Tom Brady: 353-542-3886-32-11-97.5 PASSING

Ronald Jones: 180-900-5.0-6 RUSHING

Mike Evans: 57-779-13.7-11 RECEIVING

333.1 DEFENSE

Jason Pierre-Paul: 9.5 SACKS

Carlton Davis: 4 INTs

+5 (21/16) TAKE/GIVE

Bradley Pinion: 45.3 (41.5) PUNTING (NET)

Ryan Succop: 117 (42/45 PAT; 25/27 FG) KICKING

BUCCANEERS NOTES

• QB TOM BRADY passed for 390 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for
110.4 rating last week. Has 19 career games with 375+ pass
yards & 2+ TD passes, 3rd-most in NFL history. Ranks 4th in
NFL with 32 TD passes & aims for his 6th in row with 2+ TD
passes. Has 300+ pass yards in 3 of his past 4 vs. Det.
• RB RONALD JONES is 1 of 4 RBs (DALVIN COOK, DERRICK HENRY
& AARON JONES) with 5+ yards per carry (5.0) this season
(min. 175 atts.). Aims for his 3rd in row with TD. RB LEONARD
FOURNETTE had 5th-career game with 2 rush TDs in Week 15.
• WR MIKE EVANS led team with 6 receptions & 110 rec. yards
last week, his 3rd game with 100+ rec. yards this season. Had 2
rec. TDs in his only career game at Det. (12/7/14). Ranks 4th in
NFL with 11 rec. TDs. WR CHRIS GODWIN had 4th TD of season
in Week 15. Has 5+ receptions in 5 of his past 6 on road. Had 5
receptions for 121 yards in last meeting. WR ANTONIO BROWN
had season-high 93 rec. yards & 1st TD catch of season last
week. Has 5+ receptions in 4 of his past 5. Has 217 rec. yards
(108.5 per game) & 2 rec. TDs in 2 career games vs. Det.
• LB LAVONTE DAVID has 39 tackles (9.8 per game), 3 FFs, FR & INT
in 4 career games vs. Det. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with
FF. LB DEVIN WHITE had 12 tackles, 3 sacks & 2 PD last week. Is
1st player since DARYL WASHINGTON (2012) with 125+ tackles
(130) & 8+ sacks (8) in single season. LB JASON PIERRE-PAUL has
sack in 2 of his past 3 on road. LB LB SHAQUIL BARRETT aims
for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with sack. DT NDAMUKONG SUH had
sack in last meeting. Had 36 sacks, 66 TFL & 15 PD in 5 seasons
(2010-14) with Det.

DETROIT LIONS LEADERS

LAST WEEK L 46-25 at Tennessee

COACH VS. OPP. Darrell Bevell: 0-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 23.9/31.1

OFFENSE 357.1

PASSING Matthew Stafford: 317-494-3774-23-9-95.3

RUSHING Adrian Peterson: 145-531-3.7-6

RECEIVING Marvin Jones: 65-779-12.0-7

DEFENSE 401.4

SACKS Romeo Okwara: 8

INTs Duron Harmon: 2

TAKE/GIVE -5 (12/17)

PUNTING (NET) Jack Fox: 49.3 (45.3)

KICKING Matt Prater: 95 (35/37 PAT; 20/27 FG)

LIONS NOTES

QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 252 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs
for 102.6 rating last week. Aims for his 4th in row with 100+
rating. Has 1,294 pass yards (323.5 per game) & 10 TDs vs. 7
INTs for 98.5 rating in 4 career starts vs. TB. Aims for his 3rd
in row at home vs. TB with 295+ pass yards & 3+ TD passes.
Needs 226 pass yards for 8th-career 4,000-yard season.
• RB D’ANDRE SWIFT (rookie) had 82 scrimmage yards (67 rush,
15 rec.) & 2 rush TDs last week, his 2nd career game with 2 rush
TDs. Aims for his 3rd in row at home & 4th in row overall with
TD. Is 1 of 2 rookie RBs (JAMES ROBINSON) with 7+ rush TDs (7)
& 2+ rec. TDs (2) this season. RB ADRIAN PETERSON has 4 rush
TDs in his past 4. Has 553 scrimmage yards (110.6 per game) &
5 rush TDs in 5 career games vs. TB.
• WR MARVIN JONES tied his career-high with 10 reception & had
112 rec yards & TD catch in Week 15, his 11th-career game with
100+ rec. yards. Has 100+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2 of his past

  1. WR MOHAMED SANU had 7 receptions for 90 yards in his
    last game vs. TB (12/30/18 w/ Atl.). WR DANNY AMENDOLA had 8
    catches for 102 yards in last meeting. TE T.J. HOCKENSON has
    5+ receptions in 3 of his past 4 at home. Ranks 3rd among TEs
    in rec. yards (675) & tied-4th in receptions (60).
    • DE ROMEO OKWARA had sack & 2 TFL in Week 15, his careerhigh 8th sack of season. Had sack in last meeting. Has sack in
    3 of his past 5 at home. LB JAMIE COLLINS has 3 FFs & FR in his
    past 3 at home. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with PD. Had
    INT in his last game vs. TB (10/21/18 w/ Cle.). S DURON HARMON
    led team with 10 tackles in Week 15.

COURTESY NFLmedia.com

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