Quarterback Jameis Winston threw for an NFL rookie record five touchdown passes and Doug Martin rushed for 235 yards on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominated the Philadelphia Eagles 45-17 at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Buccaneers, 5-5 overall, have now won consecutive games for the first time in two years.
All told for the afternoon, Winston connected on 19 of 29 passes for 246 yards. Four of his touchdown passes (to four different receivers) came in the first half. Among the recipients was wide receiver Vincent Jackson, who returned to the field following a three-game absence due to a knee injury.
Receivers Mike Evans and Russell Shepard, running back Charles Sims and tight end Cameron Brate also caught touchdown passes from Winston.
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“We know we’ve got to keep working,” said Winston. “Keep coming in and putting in work day-in and day-out. These guys have worked their tails off and we’ll keep doing the same thing so we can bring more wins to Tampa Bay.”