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Canal Street Chronicles: Saints vs. Bucs Bold Predictions

Here are some bold predictions from the CSC staff for Week 17 of the regular season.

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Week 16 saw the New Orleans Saints (7-8) get defeated by the Los Angeles Rams (8-7) at SoFi Stadium on Thursday Night Football. With that loss, the Saints have now fallen to 3rd place in the NFC South. They will have to win out and get some help to be able to make the playoffs this year. This week, they are on the road again to they face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-7) who currently hold the top spot in the division.

So, let’s take a look at some of the Canal Street Chronicles staff’s predictions for this week’s matchup.


  • Baker Mayfield throws his third 300-yard game of the season
  • Taysom Hill scores his first touchdown since Dec. 3
  • Derek Carr is sacked at least four times


  • Derek Carr gets sacked five times
  • Paulson Adebo gets an interception
  • Rashid Shaheed returns a punt for a touchdown


  • Baker Mayfield and Mike Evans torch the Saints secondary. Mayfield finishes with 300+ yards and 3 TD’s.
  • Chris Olave finishes with 125+ yards.
  • Derek Carr throws for 300+, throws just one touchdown.


  • Saints hold the Bucs under 20 points
  • Saints convert a 4th down
  • Alvin Kamara has 100 yards receiving

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