Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/25/12
Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Minnesota VikingsTampa Bay:  The Buccaneers come off a heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints, dropping them to 2-4.  They led the Saints in the first half, but then Drew Brees brought his team storming back to take the lead.  Josh Freeman showed some mettle, going toe to toe and punch for punch with Brees, only to essentially run out of time and real estate when Mike Williams stepped out of bounds before coming back in bounds and illegally catching the ball in the endzone at the end of the game.Now on a quick turn around, Freeman and company will face a Vikings team that ranks 9th overall in total defensive yardage allowed and a very stout 6th in points allowed at just 18.7 points per game.  The defense has shown a few cracks however, as they’ve allowed around 280 total yards per game and a total of 4 TDs in the past 2 games to opposing QBs (Robert Griffin III and John Skelton), and with the way Freeman has been playing of late, he could find some succe...
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