The Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Pittsburgh Steelers in regular season week 3 game of NFL 2018. A query may arise that who comes out top when the top two teams in the offensive passing clash on MNF? Here’s the Steelers vs Buccaneers Week 3 Game Predictions to solve all the queries.
The Steelers have had a rocky start to the season managing a tie with the Browns and a loss to Kansas. The Steelers have had a solid offensive passing game so far. On the other hand, The Bucs are having a fairytale start to the season currently at 2-0 with wins over the Saints and the defending champs, Eagles. The new season has seen QB Fitzpatrick enjoy a scintillating form.
Steelers vs Buccaneers Week 3 Game Schedule, Kickoff Time, How To Watch
Steelers and Buccaneers will face off for the Monday night kickoff for the 11th time. Bucs have defeated the Steelers in a close margin in the previous meeting by 27-24 in 2014. Let’s have a look at a glance the schedule of the Monday night game.
- What: PIT Steelers vs TB Buccaneers Reg Week 3 Game
- When: Monday, 24th September 2018
- Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
- Kickoff: 8:15 pm ET
- How to Watch: Live Stream Online, ESPN
Steelers vs Buccaneers Week 3 Game Predictions
This game is going to be a real shootout. Fitzpatrick has been opening defenses in the past 2 games while the same can be said of the Steelers’ QB Roethlisberger. The major shortcoming for the Steelers has been their inability to adapt to a Le’Veon Bell Vacuum, but with the RB stuck off the Roster, all nerves will be eased. Ryan Fitzpatrick will do it again and the Bucs will emerge as victors by 27-21.
TB Buccaneers Key Players To Watch
Ryan Fitzpatrick will be eager to outperform Roethlisberger when the two meet on Monday. Expect a top draw game from the QB as he aims to guide his team to a 3rd consecutive win.
Against the Eagles, Fitzpatrick tallied 402 yds, 4TDs, and a pick while compatriot DeSean Jackson managed 5 catches and a TD over 129 yds. The rushing game was led by Barber who managed 16 carries over 22 yds.
PIT Steelers Key Rookies
The Steelers will be calling on their most important player Roethlisberger to rise up to the occasion and better his Bucs equal in the offensive passing game.
In the most recent game against the Chiefs, QB Roethlisberger tallied 452 yds and 3 TDs while J. James led the receiving contingent with 5 catches over 138 yds and a Touchdown. The Steelers rushing game was unsatisfactory with the best tally being registered by Conner who amassed a TD from 8 carries over 17 yds.
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