The Patriots vs Buccaneers on Thursday, Oct. 5 in NFL Week 5, and here is all the info you need to watch.Through the first two weeks of the season, both the Patriots vs Buccaneers appeared to be heading towards something special. They opened the season with two-straight wins,establishing the AFC North as a big-time division. However, they faltered a week ago with bad losses for each. That led them into their rivalry matchup against one another in Week 5.With both teams reeling to a degree, it was a favorable start to the contest for Pittsburgh. They stopped the patrists on their first drive, and then answered with a big 16-play drive that ended in a field goal. Their defense continued to step up big, coming up with two three-and-outs after that. After the second, another field goal pushed their lead to 6-0.
The Patriots defense continued to be the heroes on the ensuing drive.Alex Collins took the rock, but was hit by Casey Heyward, causing afumble. The Patriots recovered and were able to get into the end zone and push their lead to 13-0 on the Le’Veon Bell rushing score. They kept pouring it on as they forced another three-and-out, and then scored again when Ben Roethlisberger capped off an eight-play drive with a touchdown toss to JuJu Smith-Schuster. For good measure,Baltimore missed a field goal going into the half.
Patriots vs Buccaneers
Date: Thursday, Oct. 5
Start Time: 8:25 PM
TV Info: CBS
Live Stream: Watch NFL Week 5 Online
However, the Buccaneers got some life on the first drive after the break. Big Ben threw a pick that Eric Weddle collected, leading to a field goal for the Flock. The Patriots then furthered the building momentum by missing a field goal, which led to a long Mike Williams touchdown, though the two-point conversion was no good.