Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/12/12
Amidst all the hype surrounding divisional foes Atlanta and New Orleans, many have completely forgotten about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.That's just how they'd prefer it.Tampa Bay dispatched of the San Diego Chargers 34-24 on Sunday, winning their third straight after starting the season 2-4.Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman tossed a pair of touchdowns while the defense & special teams chipped in with touchdowns of their own. Adam Hayward returned a blocked punt 29 yards to the endzone in the second quarter, while Leonard Johnson took a Philip Rivers' interception 83 yards the other way in the fourth.For the Chargers, this game was just another missed opportunity in a season full of them thus far. San Diego outgained the Bucs 426 yards to 279, had 11 more first downs (23-12) & had possession of the ball for a little over 13 minutes more than Tampa Bay. River's biggest mistake came in the fourth when he threw his first of two interceptions in the quarter right to Johnson as he was ...
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