Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Buccaneers Defeat Eagles, 45-17, in Week 11

The Bucs improved to 5-5 after a victory in Philadelphia.

Photos from Buccaneers vs. Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

Behind standout performances from Jameis Winston and Doug Martin, the Buccaneers downed the Eagles, 45-17, in Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon to advance to 5-5 on the season. Tampa Bay's 45 points are the third-most in team history in a single game.

Winston put together one of the best performances by a rookie in NFL history. He completed 19 of 29 passes for 246 yards and five touchdowns. He became one of three rookies in NFL history to throw five touchdowns in a game and became one of two Buccaneers to ever accomplish the feat. Winston also finished the game without an interception.

He finished the game with a passer rating of 131.6.

Martin was equally as impressive, carrying the ball 27 times for 235 yards, an average of 8.7 yards per carry. Martin ripped runs of 84 and 58 yards en-route to his second-best game as a pro. His previous single-game high was 251 yards against Oakland his rookie season.

The running back joins O.J. Simpson and Corey Dillon as the only players in NFL history with 240 yards or more in two different games. The team's 284 total rushing yards are a franchise record.

Martin entered the game as the NFL's fifth-leading rusher and is sure to move up the list after his performance on Sunday.

Lavonte David led the Bucs' defense with two interceptions, including one for a touchdown, to go along with eight tackles. Gerald McCoy picked up two sacks, moving him up to No. 6 on the Bucs' all-time list. Chris Conte also recorded an interception and was tied for the team-lead in tackles with 10.

The Bucs are set to take on the Colts in Indianapolis next weekend.

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