Jameis Winston played well on Sunday, Doug Martin played very well on Sunday, But all that came from great offensive line play. Blocking and a limited amount of penalties are exactly what theBuccaneers ordered and became a huge part of our success on Sunday. That and the six sacks by the defense.
“The line on Sunday consisted of two rookies and three players who were not projected to start when the Bucs went to training camp. Second-year left tackle, Kevin Pamphile, moved to left guard to fill in for the injured Logan Mankins. Despite all the changes, though, the unit has at least met expectations, Smith said.“This is what their talent says they should do,’’ Smith said of Sunday’s results. “They did a great job. Individually and across the board, they all played well.” -Report by Roy Cummings