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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

9 Notable Numbers for Week 9

A few numbers pertaining to this week’s matchup against the division-rival New Orleans Saints.


9** – Number of catches wide receiver DeSean Jackson has in three career games against the Saints, racking up 245 yards and two touchdowns.

8 – Number of games running back Doug Martin has played against New Orleans (142 rushes for 623 yards and three touchdowns).

7 – Number of games quarterback Jameis Winston has with three or more touchdowns this season (needs one more to tie the franchise record of eight).

6 – Linebacker Lavonte David's rank in forced fumbles since 2012. He would tie for fifth-most in the NFL with one more.

5 – Winston's current rank for most touchdown passes by a player in his first two NFL seasons (50).

4 – Number of current Buccaneers who were formerly on the New Orleans Saints roster

-DE Darryl Tapp (2016)
-QB Ryan Griffin (2013-14)
-Asst. Defensive Line Coach Paul Spicer (2009 Super Bowl team)
-Defensive Backs Coach Brett Maxie (1985-93)

3 – Number of interceptions the Buccaneers recorded in the infamous victory against the Saints on December 11, 1977 that snapped their 0-26 losing streak.

2 – The current rank of Tampa Bay's passing offense.

1 – Number of 80+ yard receiving touchdowns DeSean Jackson needs to tie the NFL record of five.

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