SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (WFLA) — Coming off a win over the Tennessee Titans, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are faced with a familiar but somewhat new obstacle – the San Francisco 49ers.
Last season, in what was supposed to be NFL legend and former Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady’s homecoming game, the 49ers and then-rookie quarterback, who got his first start against the Bucs, defeated Brady 35-7.
But with Brady gone and the Bucs having a stronger, healthier defense, Tampa Bay is fully prepared to face off against its NFC West rivals.
“Tough game. Last year, we went to San Francisco, and it wasn’t pretty, so we are looking to avenge that and play some of our best ball because we’re going to need it against a team like ‘San Fran.’ But it was great to see our fans – they keep showing up, and they keep believing in us. That means a lot,” Bucs’ star wide receiver Mike Evans said after Sunday’s victory.
While the Bucs’ offense and defense were both gelling against the Titans, they’re going to be faced with former