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Bucs Hot Reads: Seahawks QB Wilson is 11-0 at home

Did you know?

Seattle QB Russell Wilson is 11-0 at home as an NFL starter, with 22 TD passes and only four interceptions.

Quote of the day

“I sent Mike a text, ‘Just stay on the other side.’ ”

Bucs LT Donald Penn, referring to a potential matchup Sunday against former Tampa Bay DE Michael Bennett, who has lined up on either side during Seattle’s 7-1 start.

Stat of the day

In his first four NFL starts, Bucs rookie Mike Glennon has posted a better passer rating (78.0) than Andrew Luck of the Colts (77.1) through four games as a rookie in 2012.

Secondary concerns

With a defensive backfield led by CB Richard Sherman and S Earl Thomas, the Seahawks have held opposing quarterbacks to the lowest passer rating in the league. Here are the top five in that category:


Seahawks - 62.7

Chiefs - 70.0

Patriots - 70.6

49ers - 75.3

Saints - 76.3


Injury report

For the Bucs, S Dashon Goldson (knee) and S Mark Barron (hip) were limited in practice Wednesday, but coach Greg Schiano expressed optimism they will play against the Seahawks. MLB Mason Foster (hamstring), OLB Dekoda Watson (shoulder) and DT Derek Landri (back) also were limited. RB Doug Martin (shoulder) did not practice, but is improving, Schiano said.


Upcoming schedule

Sunday: at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.

Nov. 11: Miami, 8:40 p.m.

Nov. 17: Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Nov. 24: at Detroit, 1 p.m.

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