Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Denver Broncos-Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Breaking down the Bucs' 27-7 loss by the numbers

Bucs Vincent Jackson (83) can't catch a pass from Jameis Winston in the 3rd qtr as Bronco's Chris Harris Jr. (25) defends. [JIM DAMASKE   |   Times]

Bucs Vincent Jackson (83) can't catch a pass from Jameis Winston in the 3rd qtr as Bronco's Chris Harris Jr. (25) defends. [JIM DAMASKE | Times]

A by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 27-7 loss to the Broncos:

17-41

Bucs' record at home since the Glazers fired Jon Gruden as coach after the 2008 season. Tampa Bay has lost 15 of its past 18 at home.

5-10

Bucs' record at home in late-afternoon games against teams in the AFC West and NFC West. Two of those wins occurred when the Falcons were in the NFC West.

3

Bucs' turnovers in the first half. The Broncos had zero.

31-190

Bucs' record in games in which they've had at least three turnovers. That's a .140 winning percentage.

1.8

Average yards the Bucs gained per first-down play through the first three quarters. The Broncos went into the game allowing 3.9 yards per first-down play, the second-best mark in the league.

0

Bucs first downs in the third quarter. The Broncos had seven.

16

Broncos hits on QB Jameis Winston. He was sacked five times.

On your lunch break today, look for Thomas Bassinger's Turning Point analysis at tampabay.com/bucs. Contact him at tbassinger@tampabay.com. Follow @tometrics.

Denver Broncos-Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Breaking down the Bucs' 27-7 loss by the numbers 10/02/16 [Last modified: Sunday, October 2, 2016 11:26pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Pro Bowl returning to Orlando in 2018

    Bucs

    ORLANDO — The Pro Bowl will return to Orlando in 2018 for the second straight year.

    Bucs  wide receiver Mike Evans runs a route as Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. defends during the first quarter of the AFC-NFC Pro Bowl in January at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]
  2. Erasmo Ramirez makes his third start of the season.
  3. If Tony Dungy sticks around, he'll broadcast the 2021 Tampa Super Bowl for NBC

    Bucs

    Lost in the Super Tuesday news of the Super Bowl coming back to Tampa was this nugget:

    Pictured, from left, Dan Patrick, co-Host, Tony Dungy, studio analyst, Aaron Rodgers. [Ben Cohen/NBC]
  4. Tragedy, tenacity helped shape Ridgewood valedictorian Johannah Cummines

    Volleyball Preps

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Even if her daily routine didn't permit calories to melt off, Johannah Cummines would deserve to pick anything on the menu.

    Ridgewood High senior Johannah Cummines and mom Chenell. Cummines is headed to Florida Atlantic, where she will play beach volleyball. (Photo courtesy of Johannah Cummines)
  5. Bucs Roberto Aguayo kicks off 2017 on the wrong foot

    Blogs

    The goal posts still seem to be moving for Roberto Aguayo.

    The Bucs woebegone place-kicker, who is in a battle with veteran Nick Folk, went 1-for-4 in field goal tries from 35-40 yards Tuesday on a set of narrow uprights, the first day of full squad Organized Team Activities.

    If that weren’t …

    Roberto Aguayo went 1-for-4 in field goal tries from 35-40 yards Tuesday on a set of narrow uprights.