The Buccaneers played their third preseason game at home against the Cleveland Browns. They faced former Buccaneer Josh McCown and rookie QB Jameis Winston made his third preseason start for the Bucs. The Browns won 31-7. Here's how the game played out on social media. First up, some roster changes and players who didn't dress for the game.
Captain Fear had some pregame fun on Twitter.
The Browns got on the board first with a punt return for a touchdown.
The Browns later put together a lengthy drive that ended with a touchdown. Browns up 14-0.
The Bucs threw an interception on the last play of the first quarter. Browns got the ball on the Bucs 12 and went backwards, so they kicked a field goal to put them up 17-0.
But after a Browns punt, the Bucs got good field position and were able to capitalize.
The Bucs put together a drive later in the quarter but K Connor Barth missed the field goal. Score still 17-7 in favor of the other guys.
The first half ended with Bucs down 17-7.
The Browns scored on their opening drive of the second half.
Later with backup QB Thaddeus Lewis in, the Browns got another 7 on the board, helped by a 48 yard pass that got them in the red zone.
The fourth quarter started and the Bucs were driving, but missed a field goal.
Bucs get their second preseason loss.