TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — For the first time this season, Bucs fans will be treated with a sneak peek of the regular season as quarterback Baker Mayfield leads the starters in the preseason finale in Tampa.
The Buccaneers clinched their first preseason win of the year after defeating the New York Jets last weekend. Following the victory, head coach Todd Bowles officially named Mayfield QB1 and announced he’d get the start for Saturday night’s matchup against the Baltimore Ravens.
As for the Ravens, last weekend snapped a 24-game preseason win streak as they fell to the Washington Commanders.
Now that we’re weeks away from the NFL regular season, fans can expect to see starters on both sides of the field. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Fans can watch the game live on WLFA News Channel 8, Your Official Bucs Station.
FINAL SCORE: Buccaneers 26 – Ravens 20
0:19: THE BUCS TAKE DOWN BROWN! Tampa Bay’s Snowden gets the sack!
0:29: Brown passes incomplete short middle to Vokolek as the Ravens try to score one final time.
2:00: Brown passes short left to Vokolek for 5 yards. The Replay Official reviewed the runner was out of bounds and the play was REVERSED.
2:19: Brown passes deep left to Ravens’ Demus for 47 yards.
2:24: Bucs’ McLaughlin drills a 48-yard FG, putting the Bucs lead to 26-20.
3:34: Trask passes short to Brown for a huge 24-yard gain.
9:21: Ravens’ Wright gets a 2-yard TOUCHDOWN. Bucs lead 23-20.
13:04: McLaughlin NAILS a 38-yard FG to put the Bucs up 23-13.
14:19: Bucs’ Sean Tucker ran up the middle for 2 yards. He was injured during the play. His return is questionable.
End of the third quarter: Buccaneers 20 – Ravens 13
3:23: Trask scrambles for 8 yards. 3rd & 7 at TB 50. Baltimore challenged the first down ruling and the play was UPHELD. Ruling on the field stands and the Ravens were charged with a timeout.
5:15: Ravens’ Tucker kicks a 44-yard FG and it’s GOOD! Bucs still lead 20-13.
8:48: McLaughlin kicks a 27-yard FG and it’s GOOD!! Bucs edge the lead 20-10.
9:30: False start called on Bucs’ Stinnie.
10:01: False start called on Bucs’ Moore.
13:48: Stout punts 44 yards to TB 36. Bucs’ Palmer MUFFS catch and recovers at TB 45. Face Mask called on Ravens’ Ross – 15-yard penalty enforced at TB 45.
14:19: Bucs SWARM Brown; Will Gholston and Greg Gaines split the sack.
15:00: Camarda kicks 65 yards to TB 35 – touchback.
End of the second quarter: Buccaneers 17 – Ravens 10
0:03: Bucs spike the ball and call out McLaughlin for a 47-yard FG attempt and IT’S GOOD! Tampa Bay leads 17-10 at the half.
0:59: TREY PALMER ON THE RUN! Palmer returned the kick for 29 yards.
1:21: False start called on Ravens – enforced at BAL 18.
1:41: Brown passes short middle to Gordon for 6 yards. Ineligible Downfield Pass called on Baltimore – enforced at BAL 14.
3:51: Tucker kicks 65-yards for a touchback.
3:53: Ravens’ Tucker kicks a 39-yard field goal and IT’S GOOD. Baltimore still trails 14-10.
9:11: Brown scrambles up the middle for 15 yards but FUMBLES. Bucs’ Merriweather recovers the ball at TB 13.
11:02: Ravens’ QB Anthony Brown passes to Kolar for 16 yards.
11:40: Camarda punts 45 yards to BAL 40 – out of bounds.
13:18: Thompkins returns the kick for 9 yards. Illegal block above the waist called on Bucs’ McCollum – enforced at TB 16.
13:50: Johnsons throws incomplete to short middle.
15:00: Ravens’ Johnson passes to Treadwell for 9 yards.
End of the first quarter: Buccaneers 17 – Ravens 7
0:06: FIRE THE CANNONS! Trask goes to Wells for a 6-yard TOUCHDOWN! The extra point is good and Bucs extend the lead 14-7.
0:43: Trask throws deep middle and Trey Palmer makes an INSANE catch, picks up 19 yards.
3:35: Trask goes to Moore again and connects for an 11-yard gain.
4:00: Kyle Trask is now in as the Bucs QB. Throws incomplete deep left to Moore.
6:44: Joe Tryon-Shoyinka AGAIN! He gets the sack and pushes Johnson back for a 4-yard loss.
7:39: Ravens’ Gordon goes up the middle for 5 yards. Illegal Use of Hands called on Bucs’ Carlton Davis III – enforced at BAL 32.
8:26: FIRE THE CANNONS! Godwin gets the Bucs’ first TOUCHDOWN! The extra point is GOOD and we’re back to a tied ball game 7-7.
11:08: Mayfield passes short to Chris Godwin, who runs for 10 yards and gets the first-down.
11:16: THOMPKINS ON THE RUN! Bucs’ Deven Thompkins returned the kick for 38 yards before running out of bounds.
11:16: RAVENS TOUCHDOWN. Johnson goes to Treadwell for a 24-yard TD and the extra point is GOOD. Baltimore went 4/4 on the drive, putting the lead at 7-0.
12:03: Ravens’ Josh Johnson passes deep left to Proche for a 22-yard gain.
13:24: Bucs’ Jake Camarda punts 47 yards – fair catch.
14:28: Bucs’ QB Baker Mayfield goes to Rachaad White for 4 yards.
15:00: Ravens’ Justin Tucker kicks 65 yards from BAL 35 for touchback