Bucs hold off Cardinals, move into tie atop NFC South

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m.
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By Bob Baum, AP Sports Writer

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.

The Bucs (5-2) won their fifth straight on the road dating to last season and moved into a tie with idle Atlanta for first in the NFC South.

Derek Anderson, who replaced Max Hall after the Cardinals rookie had two early interceptions returned for scores, rallied Arizona (3-4) from a 17-point deficit to take a 35-31 lead with 9:41 to play.

Josh Freeman's 45-yard pass to rookie Arrelious Benn set up LeGarrette Blount's 1-yard run for what proved to be the winning score with 5:13 to play.

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