With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers facing its toughest test of the year they needed the team to come together and play as a whole unit to put America on notice. They were close, but fell short by the score of 26-20.
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With the Atlanta Falcons easily routing the 49ers on Sunday the Buccaneers needed a win to keep pace in the NFC South and remain in the Wild Card. The Packers and Lions are right there so they couldn’t miss a step in this week’s matchup. Against one of the best teams in the entire NFL on national television the Bucs had a chance to prove to the world they are playoff worthy.
Unfortunately for Tampa, Ezekiel Elliott plays for Dallas. Zeke finished with a career high 159 rush yards and with his dominance on the ground kept the Cowboys in control for most of the game. Prescott also had the second most accurate game in NFL history completing 32 of 36 attempts. Most of his passes were short and he didn’t have a touchdown but with his control he showed the media that he is still worth starting for Dallas. The Bucs blew a shot to make a statement but let’s take a look at who came to play and who struggled to make an impact.