Ramon Antonio Vargas
The Saints improve to 2-0 after an effective offense builds up a lead that the defense preserves, even if injuries have left the defensive line thin and fatigue becomes a factor.
Saints 28, Bucs 17
The Saints have had great success in Raymond James Stadium, winning seven of 11 games since the teams joined the NFC South in 2002. Their offense is too strong, so make it eight of 12.
Saints 31, Bucs 21
The Bucs are still wondering what happened against the Jets last week. Tampa Bay is physical and desperate not to fall to 0-2, but the Saints execute well enough to return home 2-0.
Saints 27, Bucs 20