In a battle of two teams that have been at the center of controversy at least once during the 2013 NFL season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were able to grab their first win of the year by downing the Miami Dolphins at home, 22-19.
The Dolphins had a whirlwind week dealing with the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin situation and had to be distracted just a bit for this one. It was a great time for the hapless Buccaneers and their embattled coach Greg Schiano to capitalize and get something positive for themselves this year, and they did.
It wasn’t without a little scare, though.
At one point, the Bucs were up 15-0 before the Dolphins fought all the way back to come within 22-19.
With the clock under two minutes to go in the game, the Dolphins had the ball with a chance for a potential game-winning drive to dash Tampa Bay’s hopes of a victory.
But, that was all settled when prized free agent, Darrelle Revis, was able to intercept Ryan Tannehill on that drive, to seal it all up for Tampa: