Originally posted on The Pewter Plank  |  Last updated 10/17/11
The Bucs beat a rival and currently lead the NFC South! The Tampa Bay Buccaneers rendered us all speechless with a spectacular performance against one of the best offenses in the league.  I, among many other writers, was certain that the Buccaneers would lose, and at best make it a close game.  Instead, they ended the first half with a 20-10 point lead, and finished the game with four turnovers!  Three of those turnovers came as gift wrapped interceptions which kept putting the Bucs back in position to maintain a solid lead and control the clock. What may have been the biggest and most talked about concern heading into this game was the absence of Legarrette Blount and Gerald McCoy.  What caught me by surprise is the lack of mention of the return of Quincy Black and sorely missed, Tenard Jackson.  Both athletes were huge contributors to the Buccaneer’s victory.  With less than five minutes left in the first half, Tenard Jackson had a huge interception that gave Josh Freeman the ball...
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