Originally written October 24, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-4) at Minnesota Vikings (5-2)Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NFL Network, Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex FlanaganBodog.net line:Sagarin difference: Last meeting: The Buccaneers rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to beat the Vikings 24-20. RB LeGarrette Blount barreled in for a 4-yard TD with 31 seconds left. Streaking: The Buccaneers have won five straight games against Minnesota, dating to 2011, and eight of the last 11. Giving and receiving: Big plays in the passing game have fueled the Buccaneers' offense and torched their defense. Balance, in the form of RBs Doug Martin and Blount, is Tampa's aim to assist LT Donald Penn against DE Jared Allen. He has six sacks and a forced fumble this season. The Buccaneers can fall back on Josh Freeman's arm; WRs Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams are first and second in the NFC in yards per catch. If Jackson's calf doesn't limit him, the Vikings would pit Williams against single coverage. CB Antoin...
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