Mike Evans has himself a day
Mike Evans dominated Marshon Lattimore. He caught seven passes for 147 yards and a touchdown.
Evans caught every pass thrown his way and found himself as the go-to guy on third down. Fitzpatrick found him open over the middle on multiple occasions when the Bucs needed to convert.
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On a go route, Evans left Lattimore in the dust for a 50-yard touchdown. With Lattimore lying on the turf, the play defined how the matchup went all day. Evans couldn’t be stopped.
DJax is back
Last season, Jackson and the Tampa quarterbacks weren’t on the same page. If Sunday was any indication, that trend wouldn’t continue this season. On the Bucs fourth offensive play of the game, Fitzpatrick found Jackson wide open for a 58-yard bomb.
Jackson got banged up on a later deep throw but fought through the pain and caught another TD in the final quarter. He ended his day with five catches and 146 yards.
Adding a deep threat like Jackson opens up so much room for the Buccaneers offense. Hopefully, he can get back soon after taking a big hit late in the second half.