Two future Corridor of Fame quarterbacks will take the sector on “Sunday Evening Soccer” in Week 9.
Tom Brady and the Buccaneers (6-2) will host Drew Brees and the Saints (5-2) in an NFC South rivalry sport. Brees obtained the higher of Brady in Week 1 as New Orleans received 34-23. Tampa Bay has received six of its final seven, although, and presently holds a half-game lead within the division standings.
Not solely are Brady and Brees going head-to-head for the division lead, however they’re additionally battling for the NFL’s all-time passing landing document. Brady has the sting with 561, one forward of Brees, however the two have been see-sawing all season. It ought to be famous that Brees, 41, has performed in 11 fewer video games than Brady, 43.
In fact, the quarterbacks will not be the one ones who’ll have a say within the sport. Saints vast receiver Michael Thomas will play for the primary time for the reason that Week 1 sport in opposition to the Buccaneers after an ankle damage, a reported combat in apply and a hamstring concern stored him out for seven weeks. He ought to carry welcome steadiness to the New Orleans offense, which has leaned closely on working again Alvin Kamara and the quick passing sport.
As for the Buccaneers, vast receiver Antonio Brown is ready to make his debut. Many have questioned the signing as Brown has a historical past of disrupting locker rooms, however SN’s Vinnie Iyer believes Tampa Bay is healthier set as much as succeed with Brown. Brown will be part of the Bucs’ different weapons, akin to Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Scotty Miller, Rob Gronkowski, Ronald Jones and Leonard Fournette.
Buccaneers vs. Saints rating
Buccaneers vs. Saints dwell updates, highlights from ‘Sunday Evening Soccer’
11:14 p.m. — FINAL: Saints 38, Buccaneers 3.
11:08 p.m. — 2-Minute Warning. Saints have it, second and 5 on the Tampa Bay 28-yard line. New Orleans backup QB Jameis Winston has been within the sport for this drive, accomplished a move to Michael Burton for a 12-yard acquire.
10:58 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, BUCCANEERS. Tampa Bay lastly will get on the board with a 48-yard discipline aim by Ryan Succop. Saints lead 38-Three with 5:52 to play.
10:49 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, SAINTS. Brees throws his fourth TD of the evening, this one to Josh Hill for a 3-yard rating. New Orleans leads 38-0, 9:07 remaining.
10:38 p.m. — END OF 3Q: Saints 31, Buccaneers 0. New Orleans has it, third and Four at its 36-yard line to begin the fourth quarter.
10:34 p.m. — INTERCEPTION. Brady throws it up for grabs on fourth down and Malcom Jenkins comes down with it. That is the third time he is been picked off tonight. Saints take over at their 30-yard line, 57 seconds left within the third quarter.
10:23 p.m. — Saints punt for the primary time tonight. Tampa Bay takes over at its 18-yard line, 4:46 left within the third quarter.
10:14 p.m. — TURNOVER ON DOWNS. New Orleans will get the aim line stand as Brady’s move to Mike Evans on fourth down is damaged up by Marhson Lattimore. Saints take over at their 1-yard line, 9:32 left within the third quarter.
10:10 p.m. — FUMBLE. Shaquil Barrett knocks the ball free as Brees launches it down discipline and it is dominated a fumble. Mike Edwards recovers and returns it to the New Orleans 21-yard line.
9:51 p.m. — HALF: Saints 31, Buccaneers 0. Brees kneels down to finish the half. It will be a great distance again for Brady, New Orleans will get the ball to begin the second half.
9:48 p.m. — INTERCEPTION. Only a unhealthy throw from Brady as he sails it down the precise sideline and Marcus Williams comes down with the straightforward choose. Saints have it at their 15-yard line, 57 seconds remaining within the first half.
9:45 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, SAINTS. Prepare dinner drops a would-be first down, forcing New Orleans to accept a 36-yard discipline aim by Will Lutz. Saints lead 31-Zero with 1:49 left within the first half.
9:42 p.m. — 2-Minute Warning. Saints have it, third and seven on the Tampa Bay 18-yard line.
9:36 p.m. — TURNOVER ON DOWNS. Bucs go for it on fourth down and Brady simply overthrows Rob Gronkowski, who was streaking in direction of the tip zone. Large missed alternative for Tampa Bay, New Orleans takes over at its 38-yard line, 4:57 left within the half.
9:26 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, SAINTS. Alvin Kamara punches it in from 1 yard out. Saints proceed to roll.
9:22 p.m. — INTERCEPTION. Issues go from unhealthy to worse for Brady as he is picked off by David Onyemata off the tip. Saints take over on the Tampa Bay 27-yard line, 11:05 left within the first half.
9:20 p..m — TOUCHDOWN, SAINTS. Brees hits Emmanuel Sanders on an out route for a 12-yard TD. That is the 11th totally different receiver Brees has related with tonight. New Orleans leads 21-Zero with 11:44 left within the second quarter.
9:13 p.m. — Three-and-out. Drink. 4 drives, 12 performs to date for Tampa Bay. Not precisely a profitable system. New Orleans will get the ball again on the 50-yard line, 14:07 left within the second quarter.
9:04 p.m. — END OF 1Q: Saints 14, Buccaneers 0. Brees threads the needle and hits Adam Trautman for a 7-yard TD as time expires on the finish of the primary quarter.
8:59 p.m. — Properly, one other three-and-out for Tampa Bay. Saints get it again in nice discipline place on the Bucs’ 35-yard line, 2:38 left within the first quarter.
8:55 p.m. — FUMBLE. Brees completes it to Jared Prepare dinner, who fights for further yardage however coughs it up within the course of. Tampa Bay recovers at its 2-yard line, 3:36 left within the first quarter.
8:39 p.m. — One other three-and-out for Tampa Bay. New Orleans will get the ball again at its 34-yard line with 7:44 remaining within the first quarter.
8:30 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, SAINTS. Drew Brees finds Tre’Quan Smith vast open within the again nook of the tip zone for a 14-yard TD. New Orleans leads 7-Zero with 9:34 left within the first quarter.
8:26 p.m. — Tampa Bay goes three-and-out and New Orleans takes over at its 35-yard line, 14:06 left within the first quarter.
8:23 p.m. — Saints win the toss and defer, so Tom Brady will lead the Buccaneers out for the opening drive.
(Updates start at 8:20 p.m. ET)
Buccaneers vs. Saints begin time
All “Sunday Evening Soccer” video games in 2020 have the identical begin time of 8:20 p.m. ET. There are Sunday evening video games scheduled for each week of the season besides Week 17, although the NFL has the flexibility to flex a sport right into a Week 17 “SNF” window.
‘Sunday Evening Soccer’ schedule 2020
|Week 1||Sept. 10 (Thu.)||Kansas Metropolis Chiefs vs. Houston Texans|
|Sept. 13||Los Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys|
|Week 2||Sept. 20||Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots|
|Week 3||Sept. 27||New Orleans Saints vs. Inexperienced Bay Packers|
|Week 4||Oct. 4||San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles|
|Week 5||Oct. 11||Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings|
|Week 6||Oct. 18||San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams|
|Week 7||Oct. 25||Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals|
|Week 8||Nov. 1||Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys|
|Week 9||Nov. 8||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints|
|Week 10||Nov. 15||New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens|
|Week 11||Nov. 22||Las Vegas Raiders vs. Kansas Metropolis Chiefs|
|Week 12||Nov. 29||Inexperienced Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears|
|Week 13||Dec. 6||Kansas Metropolis Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos|
|Week 14||Dec. 13||Buffalo Payments vs. Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Week 15||Dec. 20||Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers|
|Week 16||Dec. 27||Inexperienced Bay Packers vs. Tennessee Titans|
|Week 17||Jan. 3||TBD|