A chaotic Sunday slate of Week 15 video games concluded in essentially the most becoming method potential, with the high-flying Buccaneers offense fully grounded at house towards the Saints.
New Orleans bullied Tampa Bay in a rock combat of a recreation, pulling out a 9-0 win to stay in possession of the ultimate playoff spot within the NFC. The victory was historic in how completely flummoxed Tom Brady and the Bucs’ offense was, with Brady being held scoreless for the primary time in 255 begins (together with the postseason).
Unsurprisingly, the depressing night time for the Tampa Bay offense left Brady lots annoyed.
Coming into the sport, the Bucs had received 4 straight, averaging 32.8 factors per recreation throughout that stretch. Since becoming a member of Tampa Bay, Brady is now 0–4 within the common season towards New Orleans, with the Bucs being outscored by 64 factors.
The last time Brady was shut out throughout a begin was in Week 15 of the 2006 season, when he was 29 years previous. That was Drew Brees’s first season in New Orleans, whereas no at the moment lively defensive participant had but entered the league.
The New Orleans go rush hounded Brady all night time, with the Bucs giving up a season-high 4 sacks. Brady went 26-for-48, with a season-worst 54.2% completion price and 4.5 yards per go try. He additionally threw an interception and had a misplaced fumble.
The Bucs will look to get again on path to victory in Week 16 with a highway journey to Carolina, whereas the Saints will tackle the Dolphins at house on Monday Night time Soccer.
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