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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]
Published Oct. 3, 2016

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.

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