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Brady throws 5 TDs to guide Buccaneers’ rout of Dolphins

| October 10, 2021, 4:51 PM

October 10, 2021, 4:51 PM

TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady threw for 411 yards and 5 touchdowns as Antonio Brown turned the quickest NFL participant to 900 receptions and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers rolled to a 45-17 rout of the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

Brady threw for extra 400 yards with 5 TDs in the identical recreation for the primary time in his 22-year profession.

Brown scored on receptions of 62 and 4 yards, becoming a member of Julio Jones, Jerry Rice, Torry Holt and Andre Johnson as the one gamers in league historical past with 12,000 profession receiving yards in fewer than 150 video games. The 33-year-old receiver prolonged the NFL’s longest lively streak with no less than one catch to 141 consecutive video games and in addition turned the quickest to 900 profession receptions on his first catch of the day.

Brown reached the milestone in 143 profession video games. Hall of Famer Marvin Harrison was the earlier quickest at 149.

Mike Evans had TD catches of 34 and 22 yards, and Giovani Bernard additionally scored on a 10-yard reception from Brady, who completed 30 of 41 with no interceptions — the third straight recreation the Bucs (4-1) have gone with out a turnover.

The Dolphins (1-4) have misplaced 4 straight following a season-opening victory over New England.

Miami’s Jacoby Brissett accomplished 27 of 39 passes for 279 yards, two TDs and an interception in his third consecutive begin filling in for the injured Tua Tagovailoa.

Myles Gaston scored on receptions of 1 and 37 yards for the Dolphins, who trailed 24-17 heading into the fourth quarter.

Leonard Fournette scored on a 5-yard run and Brady threw his TD passes to Evans to interrupt the sport open earlier than being changed by backup Blaine Gabbert with 7:06 remaining.

INJURIES

Dolphins: WR DeVante Parker (shoulder/hamstring) was inactive after being restricted in apply and listed as questionable. … Brissett appeared to tweak his hamstring scrambling for no achieve within the opening quarter, however remained within the recreation. … TE Adam Shaheen (ankle) left the sport late within the second quarter.

Buccaneers: LB Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder/hand) returned to the lineup after lacking two video games. CB Jamel Dean (knee) began after sitting out the earlier week. … LB Lavonte David (ankle) limped off the sphere late within the first half and didn’t return.

UP NEXT

Dolphins: journey to London to face Jacksonville subsequent Sunday.

Buccaneers: at Philadelphia on Thursday evening.

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