Tom Brady became the fifth Tampa Bay QB to throw five touchdown passes in a game as the Bucs came back from a 24- 7 deficit to record their third straight win on the season.  Brady passed for 369 yards and his scoring passes went to five different receivers.  The defense came through with Carlton Davis’ interception ending a late Charger drive.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Jones 20-111, Vaughn 3-4, McCoy 1-3, Brady 3-(-3). CHARGERS: Herbert 5-14, Ekeler 2-14, Jackson 6-9, Kelley 9-7, Nabers 1-4. PASSING BUCS: Brady 46-30-369-1-5. CHARGERS: Herbert 25-20-290-1-3. RECEIVING BUCS: Evans 7-122, Jones 6-17, Miller 5-83, Watson 4-40, Howard 3-50, Vaughn 2-22, Gronkowski 1-29, Brate 1-3, McCoy 1-3. CHARGERS:  Allen 8-62, Kelley 3-26, Henry 2-39, Jackson 2- 12, Guyton 1-72, Johnson 1-53, Parham 1-19, Nabers 1-5, Ekeler 1-2. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Davis 1-3. CHARGERS: Davis 1-78. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Barner 1-33, Mickens 1-24. CHARGERS: none. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Mickens 3-27. CHARGERS: Hill 1-10. SACKS BUCS:  Whitehead 1-9, Barrett 1-3. CHARGERS:  none.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38 Los Angeles Chargers 31 Sunday 4 October 2020      at Raymond James Stadium
SCORING TB 10:00-1Q Brate 3 pass from Brady (Succop kick) LA 8:14-1Q Johnson 53 pass from Herbert (Badgley kick) LA 3:55-1Q Davis 78 interception return (Badgley kick) LA 8:50-2Q Parham 19 pass from Herbert (Badgley kick) LA 1:37-2Q Badgley FG53 TB 0:22-2Q Evans 6 pass from Brady (Succop kick) TB 8:22-3Q Howard 28 pass from Brady (Succop kick) TB 0:52-3Q Miller 19 pass from Brady (Succop kick) LA 0:00-3Q Guyton 72 pass from Herbert (Badgley kick) TB 11:05-4Q Vaughn 9 pass from Brady (Succop kick) TB 2:40-4Q Succop FG26
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 76 Smith DE 93 Suh LG 74 Marpet DT 50 Vea C 66 Jensen DE 92 Gholston RG 65 Cappa LOLB 90 Pierre-Paul RT 78 Wirfs LILB 45 White TE 87 Gronkowski RILB 54 David WR 10 Miller ROLB 58 Barrett WR 13 Evans LCB 24 Davis WR 17 Watson RCB 23 Murphy-Bunting QB 12 Brady SS 31 Winfield RB 27 Jones FS 33 Whitehead PLAYED 3 Succop, 8 Pinion, 18 Johnson, 25 McCoy, 26 Adams, 29 Smith, 30 Vaughn, 32 Edwards, 35 Dean, 39 Motley, 44 Barner, 48 Cichy, 51 Minter, 56 Nunez-Roches, 57 Bell, 72 Wells, 79 O’Connor, 80 Howard, 84 Brate, 85 Mickens, 88 Hudson, 97 Triner, 98 Nelson DID NOT PLAY 11 Gabbert, 62 Shipley, 73 Haeg INACTIVES 4 Griffin, 14 Godwin, 28 Fournette, 49 Gill, 64 Stinnie, 94 Davis
COMMENTARY CREW Ian Eagle and Charles Davis
GAME HIGHLIGHTS Click on the boxes below to view the big plays Cameron Brate re-appeared by catching a 3-yard scoring pass on the opening drive CBS almost missed Scotty Miller’s touchdown but the replay showed another great scoring pass Rookie Ke’Shawn Vaughn scored his first NFL touchdown to complete Brady’s 5-TD performance