Tom Brady’s 44th-career 4th-quarter comeback propels Buccaneers over Saints


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the New Orleans Saints 17-16 on Monday Night Football. Here’s what you need to know:

  • The Buccaneers were down 13 points with 8:02 left in the fourth quarter.
  • Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady led Tampa Bay on back-to-back touchdown drives en route to victory.
  • Brady’s only other 13-plus point comeback in the fourth quarter was Super Bowl LI when the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime after being down 28-3.
  • The Buccaneers improve to 6-6 while the Saints are now 4-9.

Highlight of the game

Key stat

Brady just recorded his 44th career fourth-quarter comeback, breaking a tie with Peyton Manning for most in the recorded history of the stat (since 1960).

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(Photo: Nathan Ray Seebeck / USA Today)


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