Bucs’ Goode Manages A Pick-6 Against Skins

Bucs_Najee_Goode_2013In an opening half against the Redskins on Thursday during which little went right for the Bucs, LB Najee Goode picked off a pass from Pat White and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown.

Goode, who played with White at West Virginia in 2008, caught the pass at close range and took it to the end zone, covering 2 more yards than the Bucs offense totaled over 24 first-half plays.

Goode was a fifth-round draft pick in 2012 and made the roster. But he barely played, getting in for three games and not registering a tackle. He started Thursday and had a team-high seven tackles and two passes defensed.

The interception came at a perfect time for a player on the bubble. Teams must cut their rosters from 75 to 53 by Saturday.

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