TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Coming off their early bye week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-1) are gearing up to take on the Detroit Lions (4-1) in a retro matchup at Raymond James Stadium.
With the Bucs well-refreshed and donning their retro “Creamsicle” gear, the flexed matchup between the NFC South leaders and NFC North leaders is likely to be the most anticipated matchup of the day.
FINAL: Lions 20 – Buccaneers 6
0:58: Mayfield passes incomplete deep middle to Otton.
1:10: Mayfield throws incomplete to Palmer.
1:16: SO CLOSE! Mayfield passed deep incomplete to Thompkins in the end zone.
1:34: Mayfield passes short middle to Godwin for 13 yards and a first down.
2:02: Godwin connects with Mayfield up the middle for 8 yards.
2:39: Mayfield sacked at TB24 for a loss of yardage.
4:47: CALIJAH KANCEY!!! The first-round draft pick recorded his first career sack while taking down Goff for a loss of 5 yards.
9:51: False start called on Lions’ Decker.
11:26: Mayfield passes short right to Evans for 8 yards.
12:04: Patterson nails a 36-yard FG. Lions 20, Bucs 6.
12:08: Tryon-Shoyinka deflects Goff’s pass to St. Brown in a must-stop play.
12:54: Goff to LaPorta and it’s short – incomplete pass.
15:00: Goff passes deep to St. Brown for 23 yards.
End of the third quarter: Lions 17 – Buccaneers 6
0:25: Neutral Zone Infraction called on Bucs’ Tryon-Shoyinka.
0:26: Goff scrambles up the middle for 4 yards. Illegal Use of Hands called on Bucs’ Christian Izien.
3:14: Mayfield passes short right to Evans, who picks up 12 yards before going out.
3:27: Goff passes deep right to Williams for a 45-yard TOUCHDOWN. The extra point is good. Lions now lead 17-6.
4:22: Goff to Raymond for 12 yards.
4:45: Reynolds goes up the middle for 2 yards. Holding called on Lions’ St. Brown.
6:39: Goff passes short to St. Brown for 11 yards. Lions’ Montgomery has been downgraded to OUT with a rib injury.
7:48: McLaughlin attempts a 36-yard FG and IT’S GOOD!! I think fans at Raymond James were holding their breath as the kick had a late curve to it. Bucs trail by 4.
7:56: Mayfield throws incomplete to Evans. Pass Interference called on Evans – 10 yards – enforced at DET8.
9:58: Mayfield passes deep middle to Evans for 18 yards.
10:33: Mayfield connects with Godwin for a 23-yard completion. The longest play of the day.
10:38: Lions’ Patterson attempts a 52-yard FG and IT’S NO GOOD!! Lions, Bucs stay 10-3.
11:25: LAVONTE DAVID!! From the jump, David flies in and gets to Reynolds for a loss of 3 yards.
11:29: Goff passes incomplete after defense adds pressure.
13:37: Goff passes short right to Reynolds, who runs for 28 yards.
15:00: Camarda kicks 60 yards from TB35 to DET5. Dorsey returned the kick for 19 yards.
End of the second quarter: Lions 10 – Buccaneers 3
0:38: LAVONTE DAVID!! David takes down Goff with a loss of 8 yards to end the second quarter.
0:42: DEVIN WHITE!! White almost intercepted Goff’s pass intended for LaPorta.
0:50: Goff goes short right to Reynolds for 20 yards.
1:06: Camarda punts 57 yards to end zone – touchback.
1:09: Mayfield launches downfield to Palmer but it’s a little short – incomplete.
2:35: Mayfield passes short to Cade Otton for 15 yards.
2:39: Patterson kicks 61 yards from DET35 to TB4. Thompkins picks up 19 yards on the return.
2:48: Goff goes to St. Brown, who runs for 27 yards and gets the first touchdown of the game. The extra point is good and the Lions take the lead at 10-3.
4:08: SACKED! Tryon-Shoyinka takes down Goff for 0 yards.
4:26: False start called on Lions’ Sewell.
6:28: Goff goes to Reynolds for 21 yards.
7:34: Goff passes short to Montgomery for 19 yards. Montgomery was injured during the play.
7:38: Bucs’ Chase McLaughlin nails a 33-yard FIELD GOAL!! Bucs tie it up 3-3.
8:31: Mayfield throws incomplete downfield to Evans. Holding called on Lions’ Harris.
10:31: Mayfield under pressure, throws deep right to Trey Palmer for a 21-yard completion.
12:04: Fox punts 45 yards to TB42. Fair catch by Thompkins.
12:44: Jamel Dean holds St. Brown just 2 yards shy of the first down. He picked up 5 yards on the play.
13:32: Camarda punts 63 yards to pin the Lions deep in at their own 5-yard line.
14:27: Vaughn goes up the middle again, this time he gets pushed back for a loss of 6.
15:00: Vaughn goes up the middle for 4 yards.
End of the first quarter: Lions 3 – Buccaneers 0
0:21: GODWIN with the first down! Mayfield goes to Chris Godwin for 10 yards and a first down.
1:47: LAVONTE DAVID!! Goff passes to LaPorta and David breaks it up, forcing the Lions to punt.
3:57: Goff passes short left to Amon-Ra St. Brown for 12 yards.
5:24: Camarda punts 42 yards. Fair catch by Raymond. Holding called on Lions’ Melifonwu.
6:00: Mayfield scrambles and is pushed out of bounds by Lions’ Hutchinson. He picked up 3 yards.
6:39: Mayfield passes short to Thompkins for a loss of 2 yards.
8:09: Patterson kicks 65 yards from DET35 to TB0. Thompkins picks up 20 yards on the return. Holding called on Bucs’ Merriweather to move Tampa Bay back 8 yards to TB 16.
8:13: Lions attempted a 30-yard field goal and IT’S GOOD. Lions 3, Bucs 0.
8:50: VITA VEA!!! Montgomery gets pushed back 2 yards by Vea. The ball is fumbled but recovered by Montgomery for no gain.
9:31: Lions David Montgomery goes to the right and is pushed back for a loss of a yard by Yaya Diaby and Joe Tryon-Shoyinka.
10:12: Mayfield’s pass intended for Mike Evans was deflected and intercepted by Will Harris. He took the ball for 1 yard. Lions ball.
10:19: Lions punt the ball away – fair catch by Deven Thompkins.
11:44: Lions’ QB Jared Goff passes short right to Sam LaPorta, who ran for 19 yards before being pushed out of bounds.
13:08: Camarda punts 53 yards to DET3. Lions’ Raymond returns it for 7 yards.
14:23: Bucs’ QB Baker Mayfield passes deep middle to Chris Godwin for 16 yards.
15:00: Lions Patterson kicks 65 yards from DET35 for a touchback.