Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Buccaneers vs. Cowboys Halftime Report

An update from the Buccaneers' Week 10 matchup with the Cowboys.


The first half of Sunday's game between the Buccaneers and Cowboys belonged to the kickers. There were three field goals converted on Sunday afternoon at Raymond James Stadium, two for the Cowboys and the Buccaneers. With neither team scoring a touchdown, Dallas enters halftime holding onto a 6-3 lead.

Dallas' Dan Bailey, whose current field goal percentage has him as the most accurate kicker in NFL history, connected on two kicks, but missed one, his first miss of the season. Connor Barth hit a 52-yard field goal, but missed a 46-yarder to earn the Bucs their only three points of the half.

Mike Evans came on hot at the end of the second quarter and leads the Buccaneers in receiving with four catches for 57 yards. Evans also drew a 45-yard pass interference call.

His quarterback, Jameis Winston, has completed seven of 16 passes for 77 yards. Winston was intercepted at the end of the first half, his first pick since Week 4.

The Bucs have had success on the ground, with Doug Martin averaging more than five yards per carry. He's run the ball seven times for 37 yards, including an impressive 18-yarder. Charles Sims added an additional six yards on two carries.

Lavonte David leads the Buccaneers in tackles by far. He's got seven through two quarters, nearly double any other Tampa Bay defender. George Johnson has four and several other players have three.

The Bucs are set to receive at the start of the second half.

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