Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Arizona Cardinals Breaking a run of four losses
Matt Gay scored three field goals and Peyton Barber scored in a one-yard run to crown the 92-yard offensive series that represented the win. That attack was armed by Winston after the Buccaneers (3-6) ended the streak of Kyler Murray – an NFL record for rookies – of 211 straight passes without suffering an interception.
The touchdown of Barber less than two minutes from the end was possible after a review of the play that determined safety Jalen Thompson, of the Cardinals, he made a pass interference against Mike Evans in the end zone, which gave Tampa Bay a first and goal in Arizona's yard one.
Murray threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns to Christian Kirk, whose 15-yard reception for scoring put the Cardinals up 27-23 midway through the last quarter. Kirk also scored with catches of 33 and 69 yards and finished with six receptions for 138 yards.
Murray, this year's first overall draft pick, set the record for rookies with the most pass attempts without an interception, connecting with Larry Fitzgerald in an 11-yard pitch, overtaking Derek Carr (2014) and Dak Prescott (2016) _who had streaks of 176 consecutive passes without interceptions in their first seasons in the NFL.
He 2018 Heisman Trophy winner He had not suffered an interception since September 29, a six-game run in which the Cardinals (3-6-1) registered a 3-3 mark.