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5 Buccaneers Among Week 7 Stat Leaders

Several Buccaneers were among the NFL's stat leaders for Week 7, including WR Mike Evans and QB Jameis Winston.

1. WR Mike Evans – No. 1 in receiving yards.


Evans led the NFL in receiving yards during Week 7, picking up 164. He edged out Indianapolis' T.Y. Hilton (150) and Oakland's Amari Cooper (133) to lead the league. Just eight wide receivers eclipsed the 100-yard mark this past week. 

2. DE Howard Jones – T-No. 1 in defensive TDs.


Jones was one of seven defensive players to score touchdowns during Week 7. No player scored more than once. Jones returned a fumble 43 yards for a touchdown after Jacquies Smith stripped Kirk Cousins in the second quarter. 

3. K Connor Barth – No. 3 in points.


Barth scored 12 points on Sunday, the third-most of any kicker in the NFL. He was three-for-three in field goals and converted on all three of his extra point attempts. Barth trailed Minnesota's Blair Walsh (16 points) and Oakland's Sebastian Janikowski (13). Barth has yet to miss a field goal this season.

4. QB Jameis Winston – No. 4 passer rating.


Winston had a passer rating of 128.1, the best of his career and the third best among NFL quarterbacks in Week 1. Miami's Ryan Tannehill had the league's best passer rating at 158.3 while Oakland's Derek Carr earned a rating of 137.7, the NFL's second-best.

5. RB Doug Martin – No. 4 in rushing yards.


Martin rushed for 136 yards against Washington, the fourth-most in the league during Week 7. He trailed Miami's Lamar Miller (175 yards), Dallas' Darren McFadden (152) and New Orleans' Mark Ingram (143). Through six games, Martin has 541 yards, the third-most in the league.

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