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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-6)

Sun. 11/13 Sun. 11/27 Mon. 12/5 Sun. 12/11 Sun. 12/18
vs. Sea
W 21-16
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@ Cle
L 17-23
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vs. NO
W 17-16
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@ SF
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vs. Cin
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Brady throws for 2 late TDs, Buccaneers beat Saints 17-16

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) A relieved Tom Brady stepped to the podium with a big smile.

"Just like we drew it up," the seven-time Super Bowl quarterback said after throwing a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes Monday night to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally from a 13-point deficit and beat the New Orleans Saints 17-16.

Clearly frustrated and on the verge of being held without a TD pass at home by the Saints for the third straight season, Brady led scoring drives of 91 and 63 yards and the Bucs (6-6) back to .500, tightening the team's grip on first place in the weak NFC South.

NFC South Division
Tampa Bay 660.500
Atlanta 580.385
Carolina 480.333
New Orleans 490.308
Full Standings
Pass Yds: T. Brady3332
Pass TDs: T. Brady16
Rush Yds: L. Fournette511
Rush TDs: L. Fournette3
Rec Yds: M. Evans761
Rec TDs: M. Evans3
Int: J. Dean2
Sacks: V. Vea6.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4080 (21)
Passing Yards: 3332 (6)
Rushing Yards: 879 (32)
Points per game: 18.1 (27)
Yards per game: 340.0 (17)
Touchdowns: 20 (29)
Field Goals: 24 (7)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 3765 (7)
Passing Yards: 2611 (5)
Rushing Yards: 1421 (17)
Points per game: 18.3 (5)
Yards per game: 313.8 (8)
Touchdowns: 25 (12)
Field Goals: 15 (6)
Date Player Transactions
12/6 A. Chesley pract. squad add
12/6 U. Gilbert III pract. squad add
12/5 N. Turner cut
12/5 A. Chesley active/prac. squad
12/5 U. Gilbert III active/prac. squad
11/29 A. Chesley pract. squad add
11/29 J. Russell pract. squad add
11/29 K. Davis pract. squad del
11/29 Q. Mosely pract. squad del
11/28 U. Gilbert III pract. squad add
Date Player Status
12/5 C. Brate illness (Questionable)
12/5 M. Edwards hamstring (Doubtful)
12/5 V. Vea foot (Questionable)
12/5 A. Winfield Jr. ankle (Doubtful)
12/5 T. Wirfs ankle, knee (Out)
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