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What We Learned: Buccaneers 34 - 49ers 17

View images from the Week 7 game between San Francisco and Tampa Bay.

The San Francisco 49ers will enter their bye on a six-game losing streak following a 34-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at home in Week 7.

Tampa Bay closed the game on a 34-3 run to win their second consecutive game.

Here's what we learned on Sunday.

49ers Offense Started Fast, Sputtered Late

The 49ers scored 14 first quarter points to jump out to an early lead.

Colin Kaepernick was sterling on the team's opening drive. The quarterback scrambled for seven yards on the first play from scrimmage. Mike Davis followed with an 8-yard carry in his first career start. Kaepernick's first completion went for 24 yards to Garrett Celek. The signal-caller found Torrey Smith for 17 more on the next play.

Davis' 4-yard touchdown run, the first score of his career, got San Francisco on the board.

A Gerald Hodges interception of Jameis Winston got the 49ers back in business. The linebacker jumped a pass intended for Mike Evans and returned it 21 yards to the Buccaneers 17-yard line.

On the very next play, Kaepernick rolled to his left and found Shaun Draughn at the left pylon for a 17-yard touchdown. The score was Draughn's first career receiving touchdown and put San Francisco up 14-0.

Kaepernick finished the first quarter with 68 total yards and the one touchdown pass.

Unfortunately, the 49ers offense would only muster three more points the rest of the game. Kaepernick racked up 84 yards rushing, but only passed for 143 yards. Draughn was the team's leading receiver with five catches for 37 yards. DuJuan Harris, who was called up on Saturday from the practice squad, led 49ers running backs with 39 yards on 11 carries.

Tampa Bay outgained San Francisco 513-273 in the game. In addition, the 49ers have scored just 10 points in third quarters all season.

49ers Struggle to Contain Bucs in Second Quarter

Tampa Bay stormed back to take a halftime lead with 17 unanswered points.

Winston engineered an 11-play, 94-yard drive to get the Bucs on the scoreboard. A 30-yard catch and run by Antone Smith was the biggest play of the possession. Winston capped the drive with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Evans.

Later in the quarter, a 45-yard run by Jacquizz Rodgers led to a Roberto Aguayo field goal to make it 14-10.

Finally, Winston hit Russell Shephard for a 19-yard score just before the half. Tampa Bay added 17 second-half points on their way to victory.

Winston finished the game with 269 passing yards and three touchdowns. Evans posted eight receptions for 96 yards and two scores. Rodgers ran for 154 yards on 26 carries.

Niner Nuggets

-- Aaron Lynch's third-quarter sack marked his first of the season. Arik Armstead and Ahmad Brooks also had .5 sack each.

-- Rodgers' 154 yards marks the sixth consecutive game that the 49ers defense has allowed a 100-yard rusher.

-- San Francisco's defense was ravaged with injuries in the second half. Armstead left the game with a shoulder injury. Rashard Robinson was carted off the field with a knee injury. Nick Bellore, Hodges and Lynch were also down at various points of the final two quarters. Lynch's left foot was in a boot postgame, and the linebacker told reporters that he had a high-ankle sprain. Robinson left the locker room on crutches with a brace protecting his left knee. There were no updates on any other injury.

-- Three turnovers haunted the 49ers on Sunday. Kaepernick was intercepted once and lost a fumble on a sack. San Francsico's special teams also turned the ball over when Aaron Burbridge bumped Jeremy Kerley on a punt return. The play resulted in a lost fumble.

-- San Francisco will return from its bye in Week 9 and host the New Orleans Saints.

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