Buccaneers linebacker Geno Hayes was replaced by Matt McCoy in the starting lineup on the first series, but later came into the game and wound up as the Bucs' leading tackler with 10 stops in addition to a sack in the third quarter and a key forced fumble in the fourth quarter.
"He missed the bus," Bucs head coach Raheem Morris said. "We went back and got him. The time zone got him."
This marks the second time this season that Hayes did not get a start because he was late. Hayes was also late to the stadium for the Bucs' game against Dallas in Week 1 and was replaced by McCoy in the lineup.
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