The Tampa Bay signalman threw three interceptions and earned a 40.4 quarterback score as his Buccaneers fell flat in a 38-3 home loss to the New Orleans Saints at Raymond Stadium Jones.
Brady had never lost a 35-point game in his career. The worst loss of 43 years in terms of point differential It was when his then New England Patriots were shut out 31-0 by the Buffalo Bills in 2003, according to ESPN.
“Speaking for tonight, we were switched to a screen passage. You hate it to happen, but the guy played well. Then on the fourth, I kind of threw it in the air. The other one, I really saw something and kind of predetermined what I thought was going to happen and I made a bad play, ”Brady told reporters after the tag team game.
“So I definitely have to play a lot better. Returning the ball against good teams never helps. We just didn’t play like we were able to play. Everyone has to do a lot better, and it starts with me. Come back to work tomorrow morning and try to make the week a better week. ”
With Sunday’s NFC South result, the Buccaneers were swept away by the Saints 6-2 in the division. It was the first time that Brady was swept away by a division rival in just one regular season, according to ESPN Stats & Info.
“It’s about playing better and performing better,” Brady said. “We all need to do our jobs a lot better. When you play good teams, there is little room for error. They have been a great team for a long time. They have a lot of good players. If we want to beat them, we’re going to have to play a lot better than what we’ve played tonight.
The 6-3 Buccaneers will face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday in another NFC South clash.
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