BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
The way Tom Brady’s first drive went as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback — a nine-play, 85-yard march through the Saints defense, ending with Brady emphatically spiking the football after a 2-yard touchdown run — Sunday’s contest looked like it was setting up to be a shootout between the NFL quarterback club’s elder statesmen.
“He came out lighting it up — we go right down the field and score a touchdown,” said Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians. “I wouldn’t say he was out of sync at all until we started screwing it up.”
Much of the talk coming into the week was centered around Brady vs...