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Redskins vs. Buccaneers Social Rewind

The fourth preseason game is in the books. See how Twitter called the game as Buccaneers second- and third-stringers make the most of their final game to impress and make the 53-man roster.

The fourth preseason game is always a little different, with few, if any, starters and backups in the spotlight as they vie for their place on the 53-man roster. So, we'll change up Social Rewind a bit this week, giving you the scoring plays, but also highlighting the biggest plays and individual player callouts as called by the Twitter analysts for the players fighting to make the team. As the clock ticked down to kickoff, each team posted their starting lineups for the day. Backups would fil most every spot for each team as they fought for their place on the depth chart.

DEFENSE: DE Golston, NT Neild, DE Geathers, OLB Brown, MLB Compton, MLB Hayward, OLB Murphy, CB Porter, CB Breeland, SS T Robinson, FS Rambo — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 28, 2014

OFFENSE: WR A. Robinson, LT Moses, LG LeRibeus, C Kowalski, RG Long, RT Compton, TE Paulsen, WR Grant, QB McCoy, RB Royster, FB Young — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 28, 2014

Here are the #Bucs' projected starters against the #Redskins. — Gil Arcia (@GilArciaTBC) August 28, 2014

The only players listed as starters on the depth chart who are playing tonight are guards Patrick Omameh and Oniel Cousins. — Scott Smith (@ScottSBucs) August 28, 2014

The Bucs offense took the field first, putting together two nice first downs, led by quarterback Mike Glennon, however, they were forced to punt. Tandy made a case as a special teamer in coverage. Greg Auman and Scott Smith give their takes:

Nice conversion on third-and-5 from Mike Glennon to Louis Murphy for first down for Bucs ... — Greg Auman (@gregauman) August 28, 2014

Great play on punt coverage by Keith Tandy. If he's fighting for a roster spot, that can only help. — Scott Smith (@ScottSBucs) August 28, 2014

With the defense on the field, Danny Lansanah put up his first big play and would give plenty more as the night went on. The Bucs defense would force a quick punt as well.

Lansanah needs to see the field plenty this year. Has been a star throughout camp & preseason. #Bucs — Luke Easterling (@LukeEasterling) August 28, 2014

Many of the second-string starters would only see that initial drive. Matt Baker calls four replacement players as the Bucs offense takes the field again.

New guards for #Bucs: Rishaw Johnson at LG, Edwards at RG. Demps at R, Kafka at QB. — Matt Baker (@MBakerTBTimes) August 28, 2014

As would be the case for much of the game, the teams went back and forth, trading punts and fighting for field position. With the D back on the field, Lansanah again made the stat sheet along with Anthony Gaitor on a big stop.

Lansanah again. Another TFL. Now third and 5 — Gil Arcia (@GilArciaTBC) August 28, 2014

Gaitor with a pass breakup on third down. Skins to punt. Bucs ball on the 8. — Rick Brown (@LedgeronBucs) August 28, 2014

Two possessions later and we have our first points of the game on a Washington field goal. :40 left in first quarter.

WAS 3, #Bucs 0 Forbath hits a 45-yard FG DRIVE: 8 plays, 47 yards in 3:20 40 seconds left in the 1st Quarter #WASvsTB — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 29, 2014

On the next play from scrimmage, Mike Kafka lost hold of the ball, resulting in a turnover and great field position for Washington.

Kafka sacked and fumbles. Gabe Miller with both the sack and recovery. Washington takes over from Bucs 2 yard line — (@PewterReport) August 29, 2014

On the second play of the second quarter, the Redskins would find the end zone. Tom Krasniqi gives the scoring play:

TD Washington. Colt McCoy to Ryan Grant for the score. #Bucs down 10-0 early in the 2nd quarter — Tom Krasniqi (@TKras) August 29, 2014

On the next possession, the Bucs would be forced to punt, but saw nice play from rookie guard Kadeem Edwards.

Edwards did a nice job on a Skins lineman driving him away from the ball. So much so he took a show at Edwards after the play. — Gil Arcia (@GilArciaTBC) August 29, 2014

With Washington threatening to score, a young Buccaneer made a name for himself, creating the first Bucs turnover of the game. Scott Smith and WDAE give their takes.

Young players want to make an impression in Wk 4 of the preseason. Cue undrafted rookie CB Keith Lewis: interception in the end zone. — Scott Smith (@ScottSBucs) August 29, 2014

UDFA Keith Lewis with a INT in the end zone for the #Bucs! Nice play.... #Bucs have it at their own 20 with 8:35 left in the 1st half — WDAE 620 AM/95.3 FM (@620wdae) August 29, 2014

After more traded possessions, the clock was down to :18 seconds in the half, with the Redskins on the six. Once again, Danny Lansanah makes a crucial play along with Nate Askew.

TAKEAWAY ALERT! #Bucs LB Nate Askew comes up with the INT in the end zone to end the Washington scoring threat! #WASvsTB — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 29, 2014

McCoy pass tipped by D. Lansanah and INTERCEPTED in the end zone by Nate Askew, returned to Bucs 14 — (@PewterReport) August 29, 2014

Lansanah is everywhere. — Leo (@LeoHowell8) August 29, 2014

The teams would go into halftime with Washington up 10-0.

HALFTIME Washington leads the #Bucs, 10-0 #WASvsTB — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 29, 2014

Scott Smith chimes in again with the call of the game's first sack by Scott Solomon.

Scott Solomon with his second sack in as many games. He was my pregame pick to click this week, right @BucSidelineGuy? — Scott Smith (@ScottSBucs) August 29, 2014

In the third, the Bucs would get on the board with a solid drive featuring two Jeff Demps rushes for 10 yards, two passes from Kafka to Louis Murphy and three points. Here's how Twitter highlighted the drive.

Mike Kafka with his 1st completion of the game-- in the 3rd qtr. He hit Louis Murphy for 18 yards #Bucs — Tom Krasniqi (@TKras) August 29, 2014

#Bucs WR Louis Murphy down on the sidelines, holding his lower back after a late hit out of bounds — Tom Krasniqi (@TKras) August 29, 2014

Kafka pass complete to Chris Owusu for gain of 7 to the 17, brings up 3rd-and-3. Bucs finally in redzone — (@PewterReport) August 29, 2014

Washington 10, #Bucs 3 Murray hits a 35-yard FG DRIVE: 8 plays, 59 yards in 3:56 7:49 to play in the 3rd Quarter #WASvsTB — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 29, 2014

The Redskins answered with a quick strike, just two plays into the next possession. 17-3 Washington.

LACHE SEASTRUNK TO THE HOUSE! 80-yards on the pass from @ColtMcCoy, and @TheGreatLache is gone! #WASvsTB — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 29, 2014

The Buccaneers offense was instantly back to work, starting a drive with two big plays by Demps, as called by Tampa Bay Times' Matt Baker.

Demps with a nice kickoff return out of the end zone, to the 33. — Matt Baker (@MBakerTBTimes) August 29, 2014

And Demps with his best offensive play of the preseason. 19 yard carry — Matt Baker (@MBakerTBTimes) August 29, 2014

The drive went on, this time moving with hookups between Kafka and Chris Owusu. Pewter Report, well, reports:

Kafka completes 8 yard pass to the right to C. Owusu. 3rd-2 coming — (@PewterReport) August 29, 2014

Kafka completes 11 yards to C. Owusu to Washington 26 — (@PewterReport) August 29, 2014

And the drive would end with a nifty catch-and-run from Solomon Patton. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Twitter account and senior writer spread the news:

The return game may be Solomon Patton's path to the roster but a nifty 25-yard TD catch-and-run won't hurt his cause, either. — Scott Smith (@ScottSBucs) August 29, 2014

TOUCHDOWN TAMPA BAY! Solomon Patton jukes the Washington defender and dives into the end zone for the TD! #FIRETHECANNONS — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 29, 2014

Into the fourth quarter, the Redskins would string together a solid drive, entering Bucs red zone. The Bucs held and the field goal attempt flew wide right. 17-10 Washington with 12:21 left. Dane Fletcher grabs the attention of Luke Easterling on the drive, as well.

Rookie K @zhocker18's 39-yard kick is no good, and the Buccaneers take over at their 29-yard line trailing 17-10 with 11:34 left. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 29, 2014

Dane Fletcher all over the field tonight. #Bucs have some solid depth behind David & Foster at LB. — Luke Easterling (@LukeEasterling) August 29, 2014

The Buccaneers would punt, and the Redskins would drive again, putting the game away on the backs of RBs Lache Seastrunk and Silas Redd.

Silas Redd with short touchdown run and Redskins go up 24-10 on Bucs with 4:07 left here in Tampa. — Greg Auman (@gregauman) August 29, 2014

Throughout the night, a number of Buccaneers caught the attention of local writers and fans for their performance on the field, but that is how the game would end. We'll see you all in nine days back inside Raymond James Stadium for the home opener against the Carolina Panthers.

FINAL SCORE Washington 24 - Tampa Bay 10 Visit for postgame coverage #WASvsTB — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 29, 2014

And, Redskins, we'll see you in November.

@Redskins Congrats...see you in November. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 29, 2014

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