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Jared Goff’s monster sport helps Lions to fourth straight win

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Jared Goff threw for 353 yards and two touchdowns and the NFC North-leading Detroit Lions beat the sputtering Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-6 on Sunday.

The streaking Lions received their fourth straight sport following an time beyond regulation loss to the Seattle Seahawks and are off to a 5-1 begin for the primary time since 2011.

Goff tossed TD passes of 27 yards to Amon-Ra St. Brown and 45 yards to Jameson Williams, changing on third-and-13 in a single occasion and third-and-10 on the opposite as Detroit received for the seventh time in eight highway video games relationship to final season.

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Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff (16) throws beneath strain from Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive sort out Vita Vea (50) in the course of the second half of an NFL soccer sport Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023, in Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photograph/Jason Behnken)

The Lions’ protection did its half by intercepting Baker Mayfield as soon as, limiting the Bucs (3-2) to 251 yards of complete offense and forcing Tampa Bay to accept area objectives of 33 and 36 yards on its solely possessions that led to Detroit’s crimson zone.

Will Harris intercepted a Mayfield go that was tipped on the line to arrange Riley Patterson’s 30-yard area objective for an early 3-0 lead. Goff put Detroit forward for good by ending an eight-play, 75-yard drive together with his TD throw to St. Brown on third-and 13 from the Bucs 27.

St. Brown caught a brief throw on the left, took off throughout the center of the sphere and picked up a key block from working again Craig Reynolds, who flattened cornerback Carlton Davis III to permit the receiver to show the nook and never solely decide up the primary down however make it to the top zone for a 10-3 lead.

Goff accomplished 30 of 44 passes with out an interception and was sacked 3 times. St. Brown completed with 12 receptions for 124 yards.

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Mayfield was 19 of 37 for 206 yards and one interception. The Bucs have been restricted to 46 yards dashing on 16 makes an attempt.

THROWBACKS

The Bucs wore orange throwback jerseys and white helmets bearing the picture of Bucco Bruce — a winking Pirate with a dagger clenched between his enamel — from a interval many followers of the workforce choose to neglect. Tampa Bay had the worst successful proportion of any franchise in U.S. main sports activities whereas sporting the creamsicle uniforms from 1976 to 1996. The workforce’s main colours have been crimson and pewter since 1997.

INJURIES

Lions: CB Brian Department (ankle), G Jonah Jackson (ankle) and RB Jahmyr Gibbs (hamstring) have been inactive. RB David Montgomery (ribs) was injured on the finish of a 19-yard reception within the second quarter and didn’t return.

Buccaneers: CB Jamel Dean and DL Calijah Kancey (calf) returned to the beginning lineup, nevertheless OLB Anthony Nelson (concussion) was inactive.

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Lions: NFC North leaders stay on highway versus the Baltimore Ravens subsequent Sunday.

Buccaneers: Host NFC South rival Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

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