Patrick Murray on winning kick: ‘I knew I was going to make it’

Patrick Murray has been so consistent since taking over as the Bucs’ kicker that he had no doubt when called upon to make a go-ahead field goal with four seconds left in Sunday’s win.

Ryan Fitzpatrick completed three passes for 55 yards in the final three minutes, and Murray made good on his 35-yard kick to break a 20-all tie.

"I take every kick the same, doesn’t matter the situation of the game," Murray said. "Going out on that field after Fitz and the offense drove down there and they did a terrific job, I knew I was going to make it. I knew it was going to go right down the middle; I just had a feeling and it was right."

Murray is now 10-for-12 on field goals this season — he was 3-for-4 Sunday with a 42-yard miss — and a perfect 8-for-8 on extra points.

"Pat’s solid. We came in as rookies together — he was solid then," WR Mike Evans said. "He’s a great kicker, and I’m glad we got him back.

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