Was the Bucs’ one ‘perfect drive’ enough in the preseason opener?

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: What to make of the Buccaneers’ performance in Pittsburgh and Kevin Cash’s decision Sunday in Seattle
Jameis Winston spent all but the first drive of the Bucs' preseason opener Friday in Pittsburgh on the sideline.  (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Jameis Winston spent all but the first drive of the Bucs' preseason opener Friday in Pittsburgh on the sideline. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Published August 12

We break down the good, the bad and the ugly from the Buccaneers’ first preseason game in Pittsburgh, including what head coach Bruce Arians called the “perfect drive” to open the game for Jameis Winston and the offense.

But what about the defense, which looked good at first start but had some penalty issues late? We’ll talk about what some rookies did to impress, including Matt Gay’s 55-yard field goal.

What’s the impact of another injury to Bucs defensive tackle Vita Vea?

And did Kevin Cash’s decision to pull Ryan Yarbrough Sunday one out away from a complete-game shutout put a damper on the Rays’ vibe coming off a three-game sweep in Seattle?

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