Connor Barth made his season debut with the Buccaneers in Week 5 versus Jacksonville, exceeding expectations with a flawless performance.
Bucs tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been out since Week 3 with a shoulder injury, but the team is hopeful he can return after the bye week.
The Bucs are feeling good after a win, especially one at home, but head coach Lovie Smith said they still aren't playing as good as they're capable of.
Video: Bucs DE George Johnson reacts to his forced fumble that Jacquies Smith recovered to score a touchdown
The Bucs entered the season with hopes that they could turn around a 2-14 record from a year ago, but it's still unclear five weeks in how good they can be.
The Tampa Bay Lightning ended their 10-game losing streak in Boston by defeating the Bruins 6-3 in a Columbus Day matinee.
Steven Stamkos scored a power play goal at the 15:17 mark of the second period for his 500th point of his NHL career.