Tampa Bay WR Mike Evans - Photo courtesy of the Buccaneers
Just Grillin sponsors PewterReport.com’s Pewter Player of the Week, which is given to Tampa Bay’s MVP as selected by the PewterReport.com staff every week following the most recent game.
The Buccaneers were given a harsh reality check in Arizona last Sunday, as their aggressive offensive approach backfired in the first half – three turnovers in the passing game – and a turned a 24-point deficit into quick sand by the second. While the offensive continued to give the ball away, the defense couldn’t seem to find it’s footing, giving up numerous explosive plays that led to the rout in the desert.
One promising drive in the 40-7 loss, however, took place at the start of the third quarter.
Jameis Winston led Tampa Bay on an 11-play, 75-yard drive, capped off by a 19-yard touchdown pass to Mike Evans in the corner of the end zone. The spark of momentum didn’t last, and Winston would throw two more interceptions on a forgettable afternoon, but the lone touchdown highlighted an impressive effort by Evans.
The former No. 7 overall pick finished the day with six catches for 70 yards and a score. Though his output didn’t match his opportunities – targeted 17 times – it’s tough sledding against an elite secondary, especially when you’re clearly the primary receiver.
For his performance Sunday, Evans is this week’s Just Grillin Pewter Player of the Week, and will receive a $50 gift certificate to Just Grillin in Corrollwood.
Attention, grillmasters! It’s tailgating season! Just Grillin sponsors PewterReport.com’s Pewter Player each week, and is located at 11743 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood – just 15 minutes north of Raymond James Stadium. Stop by on your way to the game to get the supplies you need to tailgate like a pro. Visit them on the web at JustGrillinFlorida.com
Just Grillin is Tampa Bay’s premier outdoor living company and your one-stop shop for tailgating with a huge selection of Weber, Big Green Egg and other grills and smokers, along with pellets, charcoal and wood chips, BBQ sauces and rubs, and grilling tools and accessories.
Want to take your grilling skills to the next level or learn some new grilling tips? Just Grillin offers grilling classes in their Carrollwood showroom every Saturday. Here is a list of upcoming classes – click here to sign up. Delicious grilled food is included with this experience!And Just Grillin is presenting Eggs By The Bay Egg Fest and BBQ Cook-Off, which benefits the Shriners Hospitals for Children. The event takes place on Saturday, October 1 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at A La Carte Event Pavillion. Click here for more information.
And Just Grillin is presenting Eggs By The Bay Egg Fest and BBQ Cook-Off, which benefits the Shriners Hospitals for Children. The event takes place on Saturday, October 1 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at A La Carte Event Pavillion.
Tickets are just $29.99 purchased in advance (before September 23) and $34.99 purchased at the door. Children under the age of 10 are FREE. Your ticket includes admission and tastings from all of the fabulous Big Green Egg chefs. Come hungry! Click here to purchase your ticket.
Zach is entering his 3rd year covering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a writer for PewterReport.com. Since 2014, he's handled a large part of the beat reporting responsibilities at PR, attending all media gatherings and publishing and promoting content daily. Zach is a native of Sarasota, FL, and a graduate of the University of Tampa. He has also covered high school football for the Tampa Tribune and the NFL for Pro Player Insiders.
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