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Bucs Drive Analysis: Week 1

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Each Week will break down a key drive from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' most recent game. The Drive breaks down every play of a drive, analyzes its importance in the game and why that drive mattered to a Bucs victory or defeat. In this week's debut, Matthew Postins breaks down the drive that sealed Tampa Bay's loss.

THE DRIVE: The Bucs, down 24-21, started from their own 49-yard line with 2:24 left in the game. This was after a 14-yard punt return by the Bucs' Dexter Jackson. PLAY 1: QB Jeff Garcia hits WR Antonio Bryant for a 12-yard gain to the Saints' 39-yard line. ANALYSIS: Bryant's debut for the Bucs was a solid one, as he caught three passes for 43 yards. He got the start over Ike Hilliard... Recommended Stories

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