Powered by 297 yards from Tom Brady, and a total team offensive output of 353 yards, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cruised past the Denver Broncos in a one-sided 28-10 victory, Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020 in Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. The Buccaneers rushing game contributed to this with with 68 yards and zero rushing touchdowns, to support a 297 yards, three touchdowns effort by Tom Brady.
Brady helped the Buccaneers in this victory by attempting 38 passes and completing 25 of them. This led to a final QB production of 297 yards, zero interceptions and three touchdowns for the game.
Leonard Fournette and Ronald Jones led the rushing game for the Buccaneers. Fournette rushed for 15 yards from carrying the football seven times. Fournette was helped by Jones who carried the football 13 times for a total of 53 yards. In the passing game, Brady was most successful throwing the ball to Scott Miller and Chris Godwin. Miller caught three passes for a total of 83 yards, while Godwin contributed with 64 yards from five passes.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of six sacks , one forced fumble, two tackles for loss, and no defensive touchdowns for the Buccaneers.
For the Broncos, Brett Rypien ended the day having completed 8 of 9 passes, leading to 53 yards, one interception and zero touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 51.60.
The rushing game for the Broncos was led by Melvin Gordon and Royce Freeman. For the game, Gordon rushed for 26 yards from carrying the football eight times. Meanwhile Freeman carried the ball 2 times for a total of four yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Broncos included Tim Patrick and Jerry Jeudy. Patrick caught four passes for a total of 43 yards, while Jeudy contributed with 55 yards from five passes.
Although their team lost the game, the Broncos defense ended the game with two sacks, and two tackles for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles.
The Buccaneers walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 1-0. The Broncos on the other hand, dropped to 0-1 for the season.