McCoy was battling an ankle injury heading into this week’s contest, but he practiced fully on Friday and should be good to go against the Packers.
With the First Pick
While the Buccaneers defensive line has harsh received criticism this season due to its lack of sacks and production, McCoy is the exception to this. Heading into this weeks contest he has 37 tackles (his second highest season), five sacks, to go along with two forced, and two fumbles recovered.
This week he gets to potentially feast on the inexperienced 24-year-old Brett Hundley. Over his six starts this season he has at least 25 passing attempts in all of them and three with a least 33 attempts. When looking at the Packers offensive line, I see the opportunity for McCoy to get to the quarterback with ease.
McCoy will be looking to fire up his defensive comrades and attempt to get the Buccaneers back on a winning track.
With the Packers averaging less than 150 yards through the air since Rodgers went down the whole offense has been off. Currently, they have lost five of their last six while only scoring over 25 points once in that span.