Series history between the Bucs and Bears

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Series history between the Bucs and Bears

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will travel to Soldier Field this weekend [url=http://www.authenticstampabaybuccaneers.com/cheap-justin-evans-jersey]Youth Justin Evans Jersey[/url] , to take on the Chicago Bears. Both teams are 2-1 heading into week four, but the Bears won last week, while the Buccaneers lost. These two teams have quite a bit of history with each other. When the Buccaneers joined the league in 1977, they were both apart of the NFC central until 2001, when Tampa Bay moved to the NFC South. These two teams have squared off 78 total times, with Sunday being the 79th matchup. Since Tampa Bay joined the league in 1997, these two teams have played every season, but seven. This will now be the fifth year in a row that these two teams will play each other. That is extremely uncommon for teams who aren’t in the same division, but when both teams usually finish last in their respective division, this is what tends to happen.The all-time series record is probably what you’d expect. Overall, the Buccaneers haven’t fared to well against the Bears, but the last two matchups have gone in the Buccaneers favor. Make no mistake about it, this will be the best Bears team Tampa has faced in quite some time. All-time record: Chicago has won 38 games, while Tampa Bay has won 20. Last five matchups: Chicago has won three of the last five games played between the two teams. Most recent game: Tampa Bay beat chicago in week two last season, 29-7. All time scoring matchup: Chicago has scored 1,231 points, while Tampa Bay has scored 952.You can find the results and statistics of every game by clicking here.Buccaneers record book watch: Week four The Buccaneers are 2-1 through three games, which makes this Sunday’s game in Chicago against the Bears a pivotal one. With a win [url=http://www.authenticstampabaybuccaneers.com/cheap-beau-allen-jersey]http://www.authenticstampabaybuccaneers.com/cheap-beau-allen-jersey[/url] , Tampa Bay heads into its bye week with a 3-1 record. A loss sends the team to 2-2, which would be pretty disappointing after a hot 2-0 start. When the Bucs take the field looking for a win on Sunday, there are some guys on the team that could find themselves inching closer to the top of the franchise’s record book. Let’s see where things stand heading into week four:Career Receiving YardsMike Evans’ 137 yards on Monday against the Steelers moved him up to second all-time in receiving yards, passing Kevin House. At 4,946, Evans needs 73 yards on Sunday to pass Mark Carrier (5,018) for the franchise record.Career Receiving TouchdownsWith his fourth-quarter score on Monday, Evans passed Jimmie Giles for most career touchdown receptions. He now owns the franchise record at 35 and will look to add to that on Sunday.Career ReceptionsEvans is still working his way toward the top spot as far as receptions go. He has 332 in his career, so he needs 99 more to earn the franchise record, which is currently held by James Wilder (430).Career Passing YardsJameis Winston is back from his suspension, but it’s unclear as to who will start at quarterback on Sunday in Chicago. If it’s Winston, he’ll have his first shot of the year at pushing his name up in the record book. He currently stands at fifth in passing yards with 11,636. He is 1,013 away from taking the fourth spot from Doug Williams (12,648).Career Passing TouchdownsWinston is also fifth in career passing touchdowns with 69. He needs two to pass Trent Dilfer (70) for fourth and five to take third from Doug Williams (73).Career CompletionsWinston is fifth in completions with 939. With 102 more, he passes Brad Johnson (1,040) for fourth all-time.Career Passing Attempts Winston is sixth in passing attempts with 1,544. He needs 140 more to pass Brad Johnson (1 [url=http://www.authenticstampabaybuccaneers.com/cheap-jason-pierre-paul-jersey]http://www.authenticstampabaybuccaneers.com/cheap-jason-pierre-paul-jersey[/url] ,683) for fifth.Career Rushing TouchdownsThings stand the same as they have all season in the rushing touchdowns category. With one more, Peyton Barber gets up to a tie for 20th, while two ties him for 16th. Jacquizz Rodgers needs one to tie for 25th, two to tie for 20th and three to tie for 16th. Winston is currently tied with James Owens (eight) for 14th in franchise history. One rushing score would give him sole possession of 14th, while three would allow him to pass Michael Pittman for 13th. Career TacklesWith eight tackles against the Steelers, Lavonte David is up to 567 in his career. He still needs 113 more to pass Hardy Nickerson (680) for third all-time.Kwon Alexander took sole possession of 15th all-time after picking up five on Monday. He now has 253 and with 14 more, he passes Donnie Abraham (266) for 14th.Gerald McCoy had one tackle against Pittsburgh to give him 205 in his career, which is good for sole possession of 24th. With two more, he gets by Simeon Rice (206) for 23rd.Career SacksMcCoy had 1鈦? sack against the Steelers. He is still third all-time with 50, needing 20 more to pass Simeon Rice (69 1/2) for second.Career SafetiesLavonte David remains tied for most career safeties with one. Career InterceptionsDavid has 10 career interceptions, which ties him for 17th in franchise history. One more pulls him into a tie for 15th, while two more ties him for 12th.Career Passes DefendedDavid and Brent Grimes are tied for fifth in passes defended with 35. Both are 18 away from passing Aqib Talib (52) for fourth.Career Fumble RecoveriesDavid is tied with Ronde Barber for most fumble recoveries in franchise history (12). He needs one more to own the record.Career Forced FumblesDavid has 17 forced fumbles in his career. Three more puts him at second in team history, passing Simeon Rice (19).Career Games PlayedSunday is set to be Gerald McCoy’s 113th game as a Buc, which would tie him for 20th all-time with James Wilder and Mark Cotney. Demar Dotson is about to play his 104th game with Tampa Bay, which ties him with Hardy Nickerson for 31st in franchise history.Sunday will be David’s 95th game, which ties him for 45th with Barrett Ruud.