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The Bucs balled out in a victory over the Raiders 45-20

Tampa Bay- The Bucs continue to show that they can score in many different phases.

Tom Brady was having a Tom Brady day against the Las Vegas Raiders in the first half. Brady had two touchdowns and went 17 out of 20 for 194 yards through the air. One of his touchdown passes was to Rob Gronkowski, which was his 92nd touchdown to his tight end. It tied Steve Young and Jerry Rice' record for second most touchdown in NFL history. At the end of the half, the Bucs had a 21-10 lead over the Raiders.

In the second half, the Bucs' offense slowed down a bit and just tacked on a field goal in the third quarter. On the defense end, Tampa Bay had a couple of penalties that helped the Raiders get back in the game. Derek Carr threw a 44-yard bomb to Nelson Agholor to set the Raiders up at the one-yard line. One play later, the Raiders scored to touchdown to cut the Bucs' lead to a one possession game, 24-17. With under 10 minutes left in the game, Brady hook up in the endzone for his third touchdown of the day. After Antoine Winfield Jr. picked off Carr. Two plays later, the Bucs found themselves in the endzone to ice the game.

Brady finished with 369 yards with 4 touchdowns.


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