Losers – Both Tampa Bay running backs
The Tampa Bay running game looked like a complete joke on Sunday night. Between Leonard Fournette and Ronald Jones, they ran for a combined nine yards. Blaine Gabbert added one rush for -1 yards to the pool making their rushing total — eight yards.
Now, that can’t be to blame all on the running backs. Ronald Jones only rushed three times all game, and Fournette rushed only one time. Many factors played into that, but the top two would be the immense deficit they were facing, and Brady turning the ball over three times.
Regardless though, the backs did not make the most out of what they were given. Tampa Bay is going to have to get their running game back or this will be their future. For that reason, Tampa Bay’s whole rushing game are big losers this week.
The Saints took the Buccaneers to town and proved who the real leader of the NFC South was. We talked about the implications of this game on the division, and the Saints came, showed up, balled out, and left on top of the division.