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Broncos’ Wide Receiver Tim Patrick Sparks Offense With Touchdown Against Bucs

Sep 27, 2020, 4:11 PM | Updated: 4:15 pm
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Melvin Gordon #25 celebrates his touchdown with Tim Patrick #81 of the Denver Broncos during the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on September 20, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah and Broncos wide receiver Tim Patrick sparked the Denver’s offense against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a touchdown.

The Broncos hosted the Bucs on Sunday, September 27.

Late in the first half with Tampa Bay holding a 23-3 lead, Broncos quarterback Jeff Driskel found Patrick for a seven-yard reception.

After an extra point, Patrick’s grab helped cut Denver’s deficit to 23-10 with 14 seconds left in the second quarter.

The catch was Patrick’s first touchdown of the 2020 NFL season.

At halftime, the former Utah receiver was responsible for two receptions for 34 yards and a touchdown.

Denver vs. Tampa Bay is broadcast on FOX.

Tim Patrick in 2020

Patrick entered the week three contest with six catches for 53 yards. Denver entered the matchup against Tampa Bay with a 0-2 record.

The receiver is in his fourth NFL season. Patrick went undrafted out of Utah following the 2017 NFL Draft and has been a member of the Broncos since his rookie campaign.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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