National Football League
                           === Bucs run past Bills ===
 Tampa,  FL (  -  Bobby Rainey  rushed for  127  yards and  a
 touchdown  to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 27-6 victory over the Buffalo
 Mike  Glennon  completed just 9-of-25 passes  for 90 yards with two touchdowns
 and two interceptions for Tampa Bay (4-9), which has won four of its last five
 after  dropping eight in a row to start the year. Vincent Jackson caught three
 passes  for 70 yards and a touchdown and Timothy Wright had two catches for 21
 yards and a score.
 "Good  team victory, one  that the guys will enjoy here and then we got a huge
 challenge  to try to  win four straight at home here to end the season, that's
 something  that our  players really want to do  and we got to work to get that
 accoplished." said Tampa Bay head coach Greg Schiano.
 Rookie  E.J.  Manuel never got into  a rhythm in this one, completing 18-of-33
 passes  for  184 yards and a  career-worst four interceptions as Buffalo (4-9)
 lost  for the  fifth time in six tries.  Dan Carpenter was good on both of his
 field goal attempts in the setback.
 The  scoring started  early for Tampa Bay  when Rainey found a hole off tackle
 and raced for an 80-yard touchdown just 18 seconds into the contest.
 "They're  a  really good defense.  They're leading the  league in sacks and to
 only  give up  one sack shows how  well our offensive line did," said Glennon.
 "Some  of those  balls we'd  like to  have  back but  we'll look  to see  what
 happened  but  overall our offensive line  played great. To get that first big
 run  set the whole tone and then to hold the No. 1 team in the league in sacks
 to one sack that was really important for us."
 Buffalo  put the next points on the board with 8:07 left in the first quarter,
 driving 36 yards on seven plays for a Carpenter 40-yard field goal.
 On  the ensuing  march,  Tampa  Bay answered  when  Jackson  caught a  38-yard
 touchdown  pass  to cap a  9-play, 80-yard  drive. Four plays earlier, Jackson
 made a 22-yard catch to take Tampa Bay into Bills territory.
 The  teams combined for  three interceptions in a span of seven plays to start
 the  second quarter.  Manuel's second interception during that sequence led to
 Rian Lindell's 53-yard field goal for a 17-3 Tampa Bay lead with 10:45 left in
 the half.
 On  their next  drive, the  Buccaneers went  three-and-out but  Bills returner
 Leodis  McKelvin fumbled after calling for a fair catch on the punt and Dashon
 Goldson recovered for Tampa Bay at the Buffalo 21-yard line.
 Glennon  tried  to find  Jackson two plays  later, but came  up just short and
 Stephon Gilmore pulled in an interception for the Bills at their own three.
 The  Buccaneers'  next drive  took them 57  yards on 10  plays and Glennon hit
 Wright  in  the middle  of the  end zone for  a 5-yard  touchdown pass with 15
 seconds left in the half for a 24-3 advantage heading into the locker room.
 Buffalo  went 52  yards in nine plays  after the second-half kickoff and got a
 46-yard field goal from Carpenter, but the next Bills series ended when Manuel
 threw  his third interception of the day on a controversial play. Mason Foster
 made a diving catch and appeared to juggle the ball, but the ruling was upheld
 on video review.
 The  next  Bills drive  also ended  in a Manuel  turnover. He  threw a pass to
 Robert  Woods  but he was immediately  crushed by Darrelle Revis. The ball was
 jarred  loose on the hit and was ruled an interception as it never touched the
 ground and Lavonte David came up with his second pick of the day.
 "We  just have to figure out what's going on with this team. I think we really
 have  to find  an identity as a team,  being that we have three games left, we
 really  need to  finish strong moving on to the offseason, that's probably the
 biggest thing about that meeting." said Manuel about the Bills.
 The  interception was  returned for 32 yards  to the Bills' 12-yard line. A TD
 pass from Glennon to Jackson was overturned on review and Lindell kicked a 32-
 yard field goal in the closing seconds of the third quarter.
 C.J.  Spiller had  an 83-yard touchdown on  a screen pass negated by a holding
 penalty  by center Eric  Wood 35 seconds into the fourth quarter and the Bills
 never seriously threatened again.
                                   Game Notes
 Stevie  Johnson  had five  catches for  67 yards and  notched his 300th career
 reception  for the Bills  ... Buffalo rushed for just 67 yards, as Spiller and
 Fred  Jackson combined for  16 carries and 34 yards ... The Bucs outgained the
 Bills, 246-214 ... Tampa Bay leads the all-time series, 7-3.
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