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Buccaneers Defeat Jaguars, 12-8, in Preseason

The Buccaneers picked up their first win of the preseason in Jacksonville on Thursday night.

Pictures from the Buccaneers' Preseason Week 2 matchup with the Jaguars.

The Buccaneers picked up their first win of the preseason on Thursday night by defeating the Jaguars, 12-8, in Jacksonville. The two teams held joint training camp practices on Monday and Tuesday leading up to the game.

Several players stood out on both sides of the ball for Tampa Bay, including quarterback Jameis Winston. The Buccaneers' quarterback completed 21 of 29 passes for 196 yards, and three of his eight incompletions reached his receivers' hands. Winston connected with 10 different pass-catchers in two quarters of play.

Doug Martin also shined, scoring the Buccaneers' only touchdown when he found the end zone on a two-yard run in the first quarter. Martin carried the ball six times for 30 yards and caught two passes for 11 more yards. Martin played a little over a quarter.

Nick Folk was two-for-three on the night, connected from 35 and 29 yards but missing from 47. He attempted every kick for the Buccaneers following the team's decision to release Roberto Aguayo last weekend. Folk also had an extra point attempt blocked.

The Jaguars found the end zone in the fourth quarter when Brandon Allen tossed a two-yard touchdown to running back Marquez Williams. The point after attempt was no good.

Linebackers Lavonte David, Kendell Beckwith and Adarius Glanton impressed on the defensive side of the ball, as did defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. Beckwith was starting in place of Devonte Bond, who missed the game with an injury. Bond was the Bucs' starting SAM for their first preseason game.

The Buccaneers will have their first home game of 2017 when they meet the Browns next Saturday at Raymond James Stadium.

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