Did the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense crack the code on how to contain Patrick Mahomes last night? After forcing Mahomes to scramble for 497 yards, you can be certain that teams will be looking into Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles scheme. Tampa’s defense dealt Patrick Mahomes one of his worst offensive performances in his career.
The Buccaneers had Mahomes on the run the entire game and it worked like a charm. You can be certain that Bill Belichick is frothing at the mouth to use some of their game plan the next time he faces Mahomes.
ESPN’s NextGen Stats calculated the amount of yardage Mahomes had to travel in attempt to allude Tampa Bay’s pass rush, and it’s astounding.
The Buccaneers pass rush forced Patrick Mahomes to bail out of the pocket and scramble all over the field.
— Next Gen Stats (@NextGenStats) February 8, 2021