Buccaneers vs Saints: Tom Brady throws pill to floor, concerned in scuffle in nervy Tampa Bay win

4 of these seven losses have come since Brady arrived at Tampa Bay, and people three years of frustration appeared to weigh on the seven-time Tremendous Bowl winner.
With 10:48 remaining within the third quarter and trailing the Saints 3-0, Brady took out his anger on the sidelines by throwing a Microsoft pill to the bottom.

His frustrations simmered over into the fourth quarter and, after a third-down incomplete go with the rating tied 3-3, he got here to blows with New Orleans cornerback Marshon Lattimore. Buccaneers working again Leonard Fournette and large receiver Mike Evans intervened, sparking a skirmish that finally led to the ejections of Lattimore and Evans.

These incidents appeared to impress the Bucs as Brady related with large receiver Breshad Perriman for a 28-yard landing within the staff’s subsequent sequence to place Tampa Bay up 10-3.

After a 47-yard Ryan Succop discipline aim to increase the lead with 5:50 left within the recreation, the Bucs sealed it when Mike Edwards picked off Saints QB Jameis Winston and returned it 68 yards for a landing.

“It’s an emotional game,” Brady instructed reporters afterwards. “A little bit of execution helps all the way around. I thought the defense played well again and the offensive line fought hard.

“It is a actually powerful staff, very well coached — a staff we actually battle with, so it feels good to win.”

“And sorry for breaking that pill,” he added on later on Twitter. “I believe that is gonna be one other Twitter meme or one thing like that.”

It had been a closely fought game, dominated by both teams’ respective defenses as New Orleans held Brady to 14/24 passing with 142 yards and shut Tampa Bay out until a field goal from Ryan Succop tied the scores at 3-3 late in the third quarter.

But, after the fight and Perriman’s touchdown, momentum swung towards the Bucs.

“We misplaced a very good participant they usually misplaced a very good participant. It was a bodily ballgame,” Tampa Bay coach Todd Bowles said, according to ESPN. “I do not know if it was a turning level … It may have gone both approach. We knew we needed to make some performs.”

Although the Saints had several chances late in the game, the Tampa Bay defense held firm, intercepting Winston three times — including the game-sealing pick-six — in the last 12 minutes.

New Orleans secured a touchdown of its own through a Winston pass to Michael Thomas with 1:08 remaining, but it was too late as the Bucs held on to seal their first regular season win over the Saints since September 2018, snapping the seven-game losing streak.

The Bucs remain atop the NFC South with a 2-0 record and will host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.