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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints: How they scored

First quarter
Scores
3-0 Bucs 8:19 4 plays, 3 yards, :55
Connor Barth 48-yard field goal. Key play: A Saints fumble set up Tampa Bay's first points. LB Geno Hayes knocked the ball loose from RB Pierre Thomas, and DE Da'Quan Bowers recovered at the New Orleans 33. Three plays netted just 3 yards, setting up Barth's field goal.
7-3 Saints 5:38 6 plays, 79 yards, 2:41
Marques Colston 38-yard pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick). Key plays: The Saints picked up a pair of 16-yard gains, a run by Darren Sproles and catch by TE Jimmy Graham, before Brees found Colston behind the secondary down the left sideline for the go-ahead score.


7-3

Second quarter
Scores
10-7 Bucs 13:17 3 plays, 80 yards, 1:31
Arrelious Benn 65-yard pass from Josh Freeman (Connor Barth kick). Key plays: Earnest Graham started the drive with a 7-yard run. Two plays later, Freeman spotted WR Benn for the long score.
13-7 Bucs 5:26 9 plays, 66 yards, 6:12
Connor Barth 42-yard field goal. Key plays: Earnest Graham had both, a 34-yard run off right tackle to midfield and a 19-yard pickup on a middle screen.
20-7 Bucs 3:40 3 plays, 25 yards, :53
Preston Parker 19-yard pass from Josh Freeman (Connor Barth kick). Key play: Another Saints turnover, this one an interception by S Tanard Jackson, led to points.
20-10 Bucs :02 6 plays, 82 yards, :53
John Kasay 33-yard field goal. Key plays: TE Jimmy Graham gained 43 yards on a catch. And WR Marques Colston reached the Bucs 16 on a 31-yard catch.


20-10

Third quarter
Scores
20-13 Bucs 3:18 11 plays, 49 yards, 6:35
John Kasay 24-yard field goal. Key plays: A missed field goal set up the Saints at their 45. And an 18-yard pass to TE Jimmy Graham helped move them close enough for Kasay's second field goal of the game.
23-13 Bucs :35 6 plays, 57 yards, 2:43
Connor Barth 42-yard field goal. Key plays: The Bucs picked up 34 yards on the drive's first play, 19 on WR Mike Williams' catch and 15 for unnecessary roughness on the tackle. On the next play, Earnest Graham picked up 19 yards on a run up the middle, helping set up Barth's field goal.


23-13

Fourth quarter
Scores
23-20 Bucs 12:59 7 plays, 82 yards, 2:36
Mark Ingram 12-yard run (John Kasay kick). Key plays: A pass interference against CB Elbert Mack on third and 4 kept the drive alive. Three plays later, Drew Brees threw a perfect pass to WR Lance Moore for 40 yards to the Bucs 12. Ingram ran it in on the next play.
26-20 Bucs 7:24 8 plays, 40 yards, 2:36
Connor Barth 38-yard field goal. Key plays: Earnest Graham picked up 13 yards on a run. And Josh Freeman connected on passes of 11 yards to WR Mike Williams and 15 to TE Kellen Winslow (who hurdled a would-be tackler) to the Saints 21.


26-20

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints: How they scored 10/16/11 [Last modified: Monday, October 17, 2011 9:51am]
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