NFL Week 10 Numbers: Commanders Earn ‘A+’ for Shocking Undefeated Eagles; Tom Brady’s Buccaneers get an ‘A-‘

The Buccaneers may want to see if they can move all of their games to Germany.

With the team in an offensive rut, the trip to Munich seemed to resolve almost everything as Tampa Bay held off Seattle 21-16 in what was the NFL’s first ever regular season game in Germany.

After struggling for most of the past seven weeks, the Buccaneers finally caught fire on the offensive side of the ball: They had their longest run of the season (29 yards), their longest touchdown play of the season (31 yards) and Tom Brady actually looked like Tom Brady.

Though Brady threw an interception late in the game, he was on point on almost every other pitch, as he completed 22 of 29 passes for 258 yards and two touchdowns, marking only the second time this year he has scored for multiple touchdowns in a game is thrown.

Brady’s first TD pass was a big one: On a third-and-10 in the second quarter, the Buccaneers stared at the possibility of a field goal attempt, but then Brady found Julio Jones for a 31-yard TD.

That touchdown gave the Buccaneers an early 7-0 lead and they never looked back. If you’re wondering how bad Tampa Bay’s offense was this season, consider this: Jones’ score was the longest touchdown of the year for the Bucs. Before that play, the Buccaneers’ longest touchdown of just 28 yards came out. Jones finished with three catches for 53 yards on a day when three different receivers crossed the 50-yard mark.

If you want a taste of how accurate Brady was, here’s a 25-yard pass he put out to Cade Otton in the third quarter.

While Brady was huge, he wasn’t the only reason the Tampa Bay offense was so effective. The Buccaneers’ rushing offense finally showed up and it helped Tampa Bay control the game.

Going into Week 10, the Bucs were on track to become the worst rushing team in NFL history by averaging just 60.7 yards per game through the first nine weeks. In Germany, they had more than 2.5 times that total with 161 yards on the season.

Rachaad White, who had not rushed more than 27 yards in any match this season, shocked everyone with a performance of 105 yards. In fact, the rookie had one of the game’s most exciting plays as he stiff-armed Quandre Diggs out of the stadium on a 29-yard run, which was the Buccaneers’ longest-running play of the season.

White also iced the game with 34 rushing yards on Tampa Bay’s game-sealing drive.

The Buccaneers didn’t look like one of the top teams in the NFC for the first 10 weeks, but they still have Brady and they still have a talented roster. With their victory over the NFC West first team, the Buccaneers prove they can be a dangerous team in the long run. In 2020, the Bucs had five losses en route to their bye before finally winning the Super Bowl and with Sunday’s win in Germany taking them to 5-5, that’s exactly where they’re headed this year.

Okay, let’s get down to the numbers for every game from Week 10. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into the Panthers’ victory over the Falcons played on Thursday, click here.

Washington 32-21 over Philadelphia

Commanders-Eagles Figures by John Breech (Love the numbers? Hate the numbers? Let him know on Twitter.)

Tampa Bay 21-16 over Seattle in Germany

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Minnesota 33-30 over Buffalo (OT)

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Detroit 31-30 over Chicago

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Kansas City 27-17 over Jacksonville

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Miami 39-17 over Cleveland

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NY Giants 24-16 over Houston

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Pittsburgh 20-10 over New Orleans

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Tennessee 17-10 over Denver

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Indianapolis 25-20 over Las Vegas

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Green Bay 31-28 over Dallas (OT)

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Arizona 27-17 over LA Rams

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San Francisco 22-16 over LA Chargers

Chargers-49ers numbers by John Breech (Love the numbers? Hate the numbers? Let him know on Twitter.)

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