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Tom Brady suffered his first home shutout in the NFL, and he didn’t take it well

The Saints’ Cameron Jordan takes down Tom Brady and separates him from the ball in Sunday night’s win over the Bucs. (Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

It began as a night of considerable promise for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The defending Super Bowl champions had an opportunity to clinch the NFC South title and secure their first regular season victory over the New Orleans Saints in quarterback Tom Brady’s two seasons with the franchise.

It didn’t exactly work out as hoped. Not even close. When tailback Leonard Fournette and wide receivers Chris Godwin and Mike Evans exited the game with injuries, Brady was left with far too little help on offense. His growing exasperation showed as he and the Buccaneers lost to the Saints, 9-0, on Sunday night in Tampa.

“I don’t think we were much good [at] anything tonight,” Brady said. “I wish it was just one thing. It was a lot of things. So we’ve got to do better in every facet of offensive football to score points. We’re not going to win scoring no points.”

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