Tom Brady and the Buccaneers escaped Arizona with an additional time win towards the Cardinals on “Sunday Evening Soccer,” however sealing the victory was removed from fairly — as Cris Collinsworth can attest.
With the Buccaneers up 6-3 within the second quarter, Brady and Tampa Bay’s offense tried to maneuver the ball downfield on a Third-and-one in their very own territory. Brady then threw an incomplete go to huge receiver Russell Gage, with the incorrect throw perplexing Collinsworth within the NBC sales space.
“I acquired nothing,” Collinsworth stated of the gimme throw. “I imply, this can be a layup. That is like watching LeBron James miss a layup proper right here … I don’t know what I’m watching.”
Although it’s unclear if Brady and Gage had a miscommunication, the Buccaneers’ offense has struggled mightily this season, averaging 17.7 factors per sport in comparison with 30.1 final yr. The miscues have additionally triggered fiery sideline rants from Tampa Bay’s quarterback, whose future with the workforce — not to mention his time enjoying within the league — stays uncexrtain.
Brady accomplished 32 of 48 makes an attempt in Sunday’s 19-16 win towards the Cardinals, throwing for 281 yards, one landing, and two interceptions in bringing the Buccaneers again from a 10-point deficit. Via 15 video games this season, the seven-time Tremendous Bowl champ has recorded 21 touchdowns and 9 interceptions, whereas he logged 43 touchdowns and 12 interceptions by 17 regular-season video games in 2021.
Now standing at 7-8, the Buccaneers can clinch the NFC South on Sunday with a win towards the Panthers, who throttled the Lions on Saturday, 37-23.