NFL: Buffalo 33, Tampa Bay 20

Sept. 20, 2009 at 8:37 PM   |   0 comments

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A Trent Edwards touchdown throw and 76-yard pass interception return by Donte Whitner Sunday sent the Buffalo Bills on their way to a 33-20 win over Tampa Bay.

Edwards -- who completed 21 of 31 passes for 230 yards -- threw a 32-yard scoring pass to Lee Evans early in the first quarter and Whitner struck 5 minutes later with the interception for a TD. A 31-yard Rian Lindell field goal put the Bills ahead 17-0.

Terrell Owens caught Edwards' other TD toss, scoring on a 43 yard play in the fourth quarter. Lindell ended up with four field goals and Fred Jackson ran for 163 yards for the Bills (1-1).

Byron Leftwich completed passed for 296 yards and three touchdowns for the Buccaneers (0-2).

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