Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
NFC South | 5-1-0
Avg PTS
32.5
Rank: 3rd
Avg Yds
436.2
Rank: 3rd
Avg PYds
350.8
Rank: N/A
Avg RYds
85.3
Rank: 27th
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Posted 10/15/2021 5:24 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin had five receptions for 43 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6.
Huddle Up: Godwin pushed his scoreless streak to four games Thursday night to go with a season-low 43 yards receiving. Everyone knows what Godwin is capable of, but as long as he's in a constant state of flux with Mike Evans, Antonio Brown and Rob Gronkowksi (when he's healthy), Godwin is going to remain stuck in that borderline WR2/WR3 vortex.
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Posted 10/15/2021 4:54 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans had two catches for 27 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, Oct. 14. He was targeted four times.
Huddle Up: Evans had been dialed in for the last four weeks, averaging 6.5 receptions, 92 yards and 1 TD per game, but he has now bookended those strong performances with two disappointing ones -- a 3-24-0 line in Week 1 and 2-27-0 tonight. This isn't a new phenomenon with Evans, who has now had nine games of fewer than 50 yards receiving in 22 games played with Brady. That's why Tampa's most talented wideout can't be considered more than a feast-or-famine WR2 in fantasy circles.
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Posted 10/15/2021 4:43 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown had nine receptions (on 13 targets) for 93 yards and a touchdown during the team's Week 6 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: Clearly Tom Brady identified Brown's matchup as the one he wanted to go after on Thursday night with Brown easily pacing the team in targets, receptions and yardage with no one else even reaching 50 yards receiving. The tricky thing with the Bucs is that in the next game it could be Mike Evans or Chris Godwin that goes off while Brown has a quiet afternoon. You just have to take the good with the bad and keep AB active as a low-end WR2 or strong WR3 most weeks.
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Posted 10/15/2021 4:21 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette carried the ball 22 times for 81 yards and two touchdowns against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6. Fournette added six receptions for 46 yards.
Huddle Up: Facing the NFL's 30th-ranked run defense, Tampa Bay showed more balance than normal, running 28 times (not counting kneel downs) and throwing 42 passes. As has been the case this season it was mostly Fournette, who topped 100 total yards for the third straight game and scored his second and third TDs of the 2021 campaign. We all know that the Bucs offense is built around Tom Brady throwing the ball, but given Fournette's skills as a receiver he has clawed his way up to legitimate RB2 status.
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Posted 10/15/2021 4:06 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady completed 34 of 42 passes for 297 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, Oct. 14.
Huddle Up: It was a bit of an odd night for Brady and the Bucs offense, which looked unstoppable at times yet mixed in just enough bad plays to need a final drive to shut the door on an improbable Philly comeback. Brady worked the flats to Leonard Fournette and O.J. Howard a lot, but he didn't do much downfield with his interception being a bad overthrow -- a second interception was overturned on replay. He'll get some extra downtime before facing the Bears in Week 7, which should help his thumb heal up.
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Posted 10/14/2021 2:38 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette faces the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6, and the Eagles rank 30th in rushing yards allowed per game.
Huddle Up: Fournette has taken the reins of the Tampa Bay backfield in recent weeks, averaging 124.5 total yards on 19.5 touches over the last two games. Deploy him as a RB2, especially in PPR formats.
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Posted 10/13/2021 7:10 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin (ankle, knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 13, and is not on the injury report for Week 6.
Huddle Up: Godwin should receive his normal workload even though he is dealing with multiple injuries. He has posted at least 70 yards in three of the five games in 2021 and can be a No. 2 or No. 3 receiver in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/13/2021 7:06 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 13, and is not on the injury report for Week 6.
Huddle Up: Brown has been targeted 19 times over the last two games and has 187 yards and two touchdowns during that span. He should see a good number of targets this week and can be a No. 2 or No. 3 receiver in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/13/2021 7:04 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady (thumb) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 13, and is not on the injury report for Week 6.
Huddle Up: Brady should not have any limitations in terms of his throwing despite the injury. He has thrown at least four touchdowns in three of his five games this season and can be a No. 1 quarterback in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/13/2021 2:26 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski (ribs) has been ruled out for Week 6 due to broken ribs and a punctured lung suffered in Week 3.
Huddle Up: Cameron Brate has seven catches for 76 yards on 12 targets the last three weeks. He's not enough of a sure thing to play Thursday night in fantasy.
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Posted 10/12/2021 3:42 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady's (thumb) right thumb was heavily wrapped Tuesday, Oct. 12. He acknowledged few body parts are more important than his throwing hand, but he'd be fine.
Huddle Up: Let's not freak out, but he will be playing a Thursday night game after injuring the thumb Sunday. Some limitations should be expected this week. If you're blessed at quarterback and have someone else to throw out there, it wouldn't be a bad decision in this short week.
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Posted 10/11/2021 10:19 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown (knee) fully participated in practice Monday, Oct. 11. The Buccaneers did not hold a practice Monday, so this is an estimation.
Huddle Up: Brown posted his second 100-yard game of the season last week and has caught 14 passes over the last two games. He should see a decent amount of targets against the Philadelphia Eagles and can be a No. 2 or No. 3 receiver in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/11/2021 10:16 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin (ankle, knee) was limited during practice Monday, Oct. 11. The Buccaneers did not hold a practice Monday, so this is an estimation.
Huddle Up: Godwin has posted at least six receptions in three games this season and has finished with at least 60 yards in four of the five games. He can be a No. 2 receiver in fantasy leagues if he is active this week.
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Posted 10/11/2021 10:11 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski (ribs) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 11. The Buccaneers did not hold a practice Monday, so this is an estimation.
Huddle Up: It appears like Gronkowski has a chance to play in the Week 6 game based on head coach Bruce Arians' comments, but fantasy players will know more in a few days. Gronkowski would be a risky option if he is active but can still be a starting option in leagues.
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Posted 10/11/2021 3:30 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (ankle) suffered a low-ankle sprain in Week 5, and he's expected to miss the Thursday, Oct. 14, game in Week 6.
Huddle Up: David is a flex option in IDP leagues, and he'll have to be cut in some formats. If you have the space, see if you can slide him onto your bench for a couple of weeks. Either fifth-round pick K.J. Britt or Kevin Minter will step in next week and could be worth flex plays.
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Posted 10/11/2021 2:36 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady (thumb) is dealing with a thumb injury but should be good for the game Thursday, Oct. 14.
Huddle Up: Brady, who leads the NFL in passing yards, is second in fantasy points at the position. The Thursday game might present an issue this week, and if you have a great backup, it's not out of the realm to consider them. Otherwise, keep riding his hot streak.
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Posted 10/10/2021 9:09 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans registered six receptions for 113 yards and two touchdowns on eight targets in Week 5 against the Miami Dolphins.
Huddle Up: Evans has three or more receptions in all five outings, five or more grabs in four straight, and six or more catches in each of his past three. He also has 75 or more receiving yards in four straight games, and four total touchdowns during the span. Evans is back as a WR1 in all fantasy formats. The Buccaneers have a quick turnaround, traveling to Philadelphia Thursday for Week 6.
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Posted 10/10/2021 9:05 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown registered seven receptions for 124 yards and two touchdowns in Week 5 against the Miami Dolphins. He was targeted eight times.
Huddle Up: It was Brown's first 100-yard game and game with at least one touchdown since Week 1 against the Dallas Cowboys. He has five or more grabs in three of his four outings, and can be trusted as a low-end WR2 in PPR leagues, with WR3 or flex status in most other formats. The Buccaneers travel to Philadelphia Thursday in Week 6.
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Posted 10/10/2021 9:00 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Giovani Bernard rushed four times for 21 yards in Week 5 against the Miami Dolphins and he added two receptions for 14 yards and a touchdown.
Huddle Up: Bernard missed last week's game at New England due to a knee injury. He is only worth a look in deeper fantasy leagues, especially PPR. The Buccaneers meet the Eagles in Week 6 on Thursday night in Philadelphia.
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Posted 10/10/2021 8:51 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette rushed 12 times for a game-high 67 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 against the Miami Dolphins, while adding four receptions for 43 yards on five targets.
Huddle Up: Fournette's touchdown was the first of the season. He has picked up the pace in the run game, and he has three or more receptions in each of his five outings. Fournette has re-emerged as a useful RB2 in most PPR leagues, with low-end RB2 or flex status in other formats. The Buccaneers meet the Eagles in Week 6 on Thursday.
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Posted 10/09/2021 12:00 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin (thumb) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 8, and is not on the injury report for Week 5.
Huddle Up: Godwin has shown a very good connection with Tom Brady and continues to be one of the main options in the passing game. He is a must-start option in all fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/08/2021 11:59 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 8, but is not on the injury report for Week 5.
Huddle Up: It appears like Brown was just receiving a day off and should be able to handle his normal workload this week against the Miami Dolphins. He can be considered at least a No. 3 receiver in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/08/2021 4:53 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski (ribs) will not play in Week 5.
Huddle Up: Cameron Brate has been busy on his own accord and is a low-end TE1 target this week.
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Posted 10/07/2021 11:40 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin (thumb) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 7.
Huddle Up: Thumb injuries could be a problem for a receiver, but it appears like Godwin should be able to handle his normal workload. He is a main option in the passing game for the Bucs and is a must-start option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/07/2021 11:36 pm GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 7.
Huddle Up: Brown should not be limited in any way by his injured knee and will see a decent amount of targets against the Miami Dolphins. He can be at least a No. 3 receiver in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/07/2021 12:38 am GMT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin (thumb) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 6.
Huddle Up: Godwin has been targeted at least five times in every game this season but posted a season-low 55 yards in the last game. He should have success against the Miami Dolphins this week and can be a No. 2 receiver in fantasy leagues.
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