Winner: Luke Goedeke
A big reason why Baker Mayfield was able to have such an amazing game was because of how well the offensive line played in front of him. The whole unit was fantastic, but Luke Goedeke deserves to be singled out for how great he played against an unforgiving Saints defensive front.
Don't let the blowout nature of the Bucs victory allow you to forget that the Saints are a really good team. The defense has eaten Tampa Bay alive in the past and so far this season has looked like one of the best units in the league. Luke Goedeke had the unfortunate task of trying to stop arguably the best player on the Saints line, and he absolutely dominated Cam Jordan all afternoon.
The loudest thing Jordan did was the little bit of trash talk he did in the lead-up to the game. Once the action actually started, Jordan was shut out by Goedeke who didn't allow a single sack to the Pro Bowler.
Simply put, he looked phenomenal.
Goedeke's performance is a huge confidence booster for an offensive line that is still trying to find itself as it rises from the ashes of last season. Cody Mauch and Matt Feiler both were expected to step up their game after bad performances in Monday night's loss, but it was Goedeke who stood out as the best player this side of Tristan Wirfs on the offensive line.
It was a fantastic performance that everyone is hoping Goedeke can build on.