Who plays Sunday night football tonight, week 15?
Brady and the Bucs will host the Saints in what could be an NFC South title decider.
This Sunday could see the NFC South decided when the Bucs play host to the Saints
Can the Bucs claim the NFC South title?
Tampa Bay comes into Sunday's game sitting in top spot with a record of 10-3 and a four-game divisional lead over their nearest rival. Tom Brady and the Buccaneers will know that with just one win, the NFC South crown and a top-four seed in the NFC playoff race, will be theirs. They will also have the added satisfaction of knowing that they have deal a direct blow to one of their rivals in the race for a playoff spot. Interestingly the Bucs are yet to beat the Saints during the regular season. Though they will be heavy favourites to win, their record of 1-3 against the Saints will definitely give them some reason to think.
The Saints are still in the hunt
With a record of 6-7 on the season, the Saints could be doing better, but they are most definitely still on the trail of a playoff spot. At the moment the Saints are among a group of teams tied for the final playoff spot in the NFC. If they are to clinch that spot they will need to rack up a few more wins, ideally starting in Tampa Bay. Overall New Orleans is a team on the mend. Having had to deal with the absence of key players during their five-game losing streak, they are beginning to benefit from a healthier roster. Most recently Taysom Hill led the team to a win over the Jets. The question now is whether or not he can make it two in a row against the Buccaneers?
Saints or Bucs, who wins?
As mentioned before the Bucs are currently four games ahead of their nearest rival, which happens to be New Orleans who in turn are tied with Atlanta with four games remaining in the season. While one can't see Tampa Bay simply capitulating and losing four straight games, they will want to be cautious against the Saints. With Taysom Hill set to start at QB once again for New Orleans, one can expect them to turn to the rushing game as its definitely one of his strengths. That being said the Bucs are excellent in defending against the run. Indeed they have allowed the third fewest rushing yards this season at 91.2. Expect this one to be a tight race between two teams who are more than capable of doing damage to each other.
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