Monday Night Football: Buccaneers cruise to 30-10 victory over Giants

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Tom Brady threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns and Ronald Jones ran for a score as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers handled the New York Giants in a 30-10 victory on Monday night.

Brady completed 30-of-46 passes and was intercepted once on the night. However, the Giants were incapable of keeping pace against the Buccaneers. Brady took a seat on the bench for the final seven minutes of action with Blaine Gabbert getting some snaps in garbage time for Tampa Bay.

The victory broke a two-game skid for the Buccaneers after losses on the road to the New Orleans Saints and Washington Football Team.

The Buccaneers intercepted Daniel Jones twice as the Giants offense sputtered. They also had a turnover on downs with a failed fourth-and-1 chance from the Buccaneers 25-yard line on their opening drive of the second half.

Jones was just 23 of 38 for 167 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions for the Giants on Monday night. Jones was only sacked twice but was regularly harassed by the Buccaneers pass rush. The Giants managed just 215 yards of total offense and Saquon Barkley had just six carries on the night for 25 yards.

Brady and the Buccaneers marched 73 yards on their opening drive of the game with a 13-yard touchdown pass to Chris Godwin getting them out to a 7-0 lead.

The Giants did manage to answer with points as Graham Gano‘s 37-yard field goal made it a 7-3 game.

After a 25-yard field goal from Ryan Succop extended the Buccaneers lead, the Giants took advantage of Tampa’s lone turnover to get into the end zone. A wide receiver screen to Mike Evans deflected into the air and was picked off by Adoree Jackson to give New York the ball at the Buccaneers’ 5-yard line. Two plays later, Jones hit offensive lineman Andrew Thomas on a tackle-eligible play for a 2-yard touchdown as the Giants tied the game at 10-10 with 9:14 left in the second quarter.

Tampa Bay immediately fired back with a 71-yard drive capped by a 6-yard touchdown run from Ronald Jones to extend the lead to 17-10 before halftime.

After the Giants turned it over on downs, Brady hit Mike Evans for a 5-yard touchdown to make it a 24-10 game. Jones then threw an ugly interception to Buccaneers defensive lineman Steve McLendon that led to a 40-yard Succop field goal.

After Jones was picked off by safety Mike Edwards, Succop added a 30-yard field goal to make it a 30-10 margin.

16 responses to “Monday Night Football: Buccaneers cruise to 30-10 victory over Giants

  1. “Danny Dimes” has not improved at all in 3 years. He’ll be gone after the year along with Judge and Gettleman. Yet another rebuild for the Giants.

  2. If not for Mike Evans playing volleyball on that pick it would have been the easiest game of the year for old man Tom. Seriously he wasn’t even touched. Too much time.

  3. The clapper Garrett and jones have to go. Gettleman all but has disappointed and disappeared again.

  4. Seriously??? That’s the best they could do?

    Anything less than a 40-point victory against the Giants is a total loss in my book!

  5. Bucs look unbeatable when home. 5-0 this season, and an 8-game win streak if you count the Super Bowl and last season. Bucs average 30 points per game at home, only 17 on the road.

    If I were the Rams, Cards, Packers, or Cowboys… not let the Bucs get home field advantage. I don’t think any of those teams will beat a healthy Bucs team in January at Raymond James Stadium.

  6. All these crappy QBs in the NFL and Lamar Jackson is the only one who receives weekly criticism, I guess the bottom line is along as you are a regular dropback passer, you can suck and it’s all good. But a running QB will get raked across the coals no matter what he does. Lookout Jalen Hurts, you’re next.

  7. Why does Barkely do that little kid kicking and throwing his arms on the ground after he gets tackled? It’s a bad look dude, we know you want to do better but you just look like a little kid that disappointed his dad.

  8. Let’s play Jeopardy… What is 46 pass attempts and no holding called on OL?? Answer is “What is Tom Brady favoritism from officials”

  9. skcusoirolf says:
    November 23, 2021 at 8:49 am
    Let’s play Jeopardy… What is 46 pass attempts and no holding called on OL?? Answer is “What is Tom Brady favoritism from officials”
    I’m guessing you didn’t watch the game, Tristan Wirfs of the Tampa O-line was called for holding in the second period. Tampa was called for 6 penalties for 39 yards, Giants 4 for 30.

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