Drew Brees, Saints dominating Tom Brady, Bucs with 31-0 halftime lead

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Who saw this coming?

The Saints are coasting to a blowout victory over the Buccaneers. With the Saints holding a 31-0 halftime lead, the only drama left is whether former Bucs starting quarterback Jameis Winston will play for New Orleans in mop-up duty.

Drew Brees completed 18 of 23 passes for 189 yards and three touchdowns in the first half. He threw touchdown passes of 14 yards to Tre'Quan Smith, 7 yards to Adam Trautman and 12 yards to Emmanuel Sanders. Alvin Kamara also had a 1-yard touchdown run.

Brees now holds the NFL record for most passing touchdowns, regaining it from Brady with his 561st, 562nd and 563rd. Brady entered with 561, where he remains.

Brady instead has thrown his 184th and 185th career interceptions. David Onyemata and Marcus Williams had interceptions for the Saints.

Brady is 11-of 22 for 96 yards. Antonio Brown has two catches for 16 yards, and Mike Evans one for 22.

Eleven different receivers have caught passes for the Saints, with Michael Thomas returning from his injuries to catch four passes for 41 yards. Taysom Hill, who played 10 first half snaps, has three carries for 38 yards, a pass completion to Jared Cook for 19 yards and one catch for 21 yards.

The Saints have 283 yards against the league’s third-ranked defense, with the Bucs gaining only 105. New Orleans scored on five of six possessions, not counting two kneel downs to end the half. Cook lost a fumble at the Tampa Bay 2-yard line on the only one of the first six possessions the Saints didn’t score points.

30 responses to “Drew Brees, Saints dominating Tom Brady, Bucs with 31-0 halftime lead

  1. On the last interception by Brady Brown , if Brown continues that route he gets lit up. Just pointing that out as clearly Brown understood the defense and broke off the route. That’s on Brady.

  2. Seahawks lose to Bills Bucs getting destroyed by Saints, Bears lose…good day for the Pack without even a snap…oh and they host Jacksonville next…and they beat Saints earlier and Cardinals lost…Lazard coming back. Ok I’m done

  3. springfield says:
    November 8, 2020 at 10:03 pm
    On the last interception by Brady Brown , if Brown continues that route he gets lit up. Just pointing that out as clearly Brown understood the defense and broke off the route. That’s on Brady.

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    The Fanboys will tell you Brady is perfect, always plays an A+ game and is above reproach.

    BB wanted out for a reason.

  4. iberiasaint says:
    November 8, 2020 at 10:17 pm
    Welcome to the NFC South, no more weak teams from AFC East.

    I wouldn’t exactly call the Falcons and Panthers powerhouses….

  5. Just watched the whole Saints secondary run all the way to the endzone to pose for the showboat cam or whatever that screen is. Why is this a thing hahahaha. Just go to the sideline.

  6. Brady should of considered retiring.. he looks old and tired. Time for a youngster to take over
    Yea I know they are 6-2 but that is the D
    Exposed

  7. campcouch says:
    November 8, 2020 at 10:36 pm
    Just watched the whole Saints secondary run all the way to the endzone to pose for the showboat cam or whatever that screen is. Why is this a thing hahahaha. Just go to the sideline.

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    Millennials.

  8. The Buccaneers have not really beaten any good team. So people should not be surprised when they struggle against good teams.

  9. The Bucs are a weird team to me. At times they look like the best team in the NFC. Other times they look like garbage. A lot of it has to do with Brady, who’s been up and down this year

  10. Just think though, if the buccaneers could have held them to 38 less points, it would be 0-0 with 9 minutes left in the 4th quarter.

  11. Brady, Fournette, Brown, Evans, Jones, Godwin, Gronkowski…MY GOD! YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO STOP THEM ALL!!!!!

  12. therealraider says:
    November 8, 2020 at 10:07 pm
    Arians clearly didn’t have the Bucs ready for this game.

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    Reminds me a lot of Cards vs Panther for NFC title in 2016.

    Arians looked like he was in a trance while his team got stomped.

  13. Brees is way too much of a stat-padder to let Winston take over. Hope he doesn’t hurt that shoulder again piling on garbage time numbers.

  14. hogbuster7 says:
    November 8, 2020 at 10:14 pm
    Seahawks lose to Bills Bucs getting destroyed by Saints, Bears lose…good day for the Pack without even a snap…oh and they host Jacksonville next…and they beat Saints earlier and Cardinals lost…Lazard coming back. Ok I’m done

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    Packers….please…the refs gave them 3 scores against the Saints…Packers are garbage. Bucs even blew them out…lol

  15. This is how you lose a Football game Run the ball 5 times and I believe one was a kneel down at the end. They did not run the ball enough against the Pass Happy Bears,
    On the season 63.3% pass you have two very good Running backs Jones and Fournette
    The 3 losses 124 passes 51 Runs 70.8% pass.
    The Saints were more balanced in both wins against the Bucs
    41 pass 5 runs. Washington ran it 9 times and lost.
    The Eagles are 0-3-1 when a team runs less then 20 times. 0-3 when they do it.
    The tie came in an OT game and the Bengals ran it less then 20 times.
    The Teams that usually win are more balanced then their opponent to even being Run Heavy.
    The Records of the teams that Run the ball more times then they pass is really good
    as well. In bad conditions lets throw the ball every down.
    We are getting back to old school 70s and 80s Football more and more the last 2 yrs.
    NFL Playcallers are panicing with the lead, when down only a couple points
    the Rams were down to the Bills 28-3 they got back in the game running the ball.
    These NFL Playcallers though sometimes are like Jekyl and Hide can’t be trusted from
    one week to the next. It is so hard to pick NFL games because you don’t know which version of the guy calling the plays is going to show up from week to week.

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