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By the numbers: Breaking down Bucs' win over Saints

Lavonte David and the Bucs defense have forced a turnover in each of their past five games. Tampa Bay's 14 takeaways over that span lead the NFL. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]
Lavonte David and the Bucs defense have forced a turnover in each of their past five games. Tampa Bay's 14 takeaways over that span lead the NFL. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]
Published Dec. 22, 2016

A by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 16-11 win over the Saints:

5

Consecutive games the Bucs have won. It's their longest winning streak since the Super Bowl-winning season of 2002.

0.6

Red zone touchdowns the Bucs have allowed during their five-game winning streak. They allowed 2.2 red zone touchdowns per game last season.

62.5

Passer rating against the Bucs during their streak.

103.5

Passer rating against the Bucs over their first eight games.

21

Consecutive games, before Sunday, in which the Saints' Drew Brees threw a touchdown pass against the Bucs.

0

Touchdown passes by Brees on Sunday.

3

Interceptions thrown by Brees on Sunday, the fourth time in 11 trips to Tampa in which he has thrown three.

12.8

Points per game the Bucs have allowed during their five-game winning streak.

29

Points per game the Bucs allowed in their first eight games.

Contact Thomas Bassinger at tbassinger@tampabay.com. Follow @tometrics.