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Buccaneers defensive backs coach Jimmy Lake tore his patellar tendon while celebrating Tanard Jackson's pick. He will have surgery during the Bucs' bye week. It was a brutal week for coaches as Saints head coach Sean Payton suffered a torn left MCL and a fractured upper tibia earlier in the game. On QB Drew Brees' first pass attempt of the game, Jimmy Graham and two Bucs tumbled into the Saints sideline, clipping Sean Payton who couldn't scoot out of the way in time.

Source: New Orleans Pro Football
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