Griffin completed nine of 11 passes for 92 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions in the Buccaneers' 17-15 preseason win over the Cowboys on Thursday.

Slated for the No. 2 quarterback job to at least start the season, Griffin saw some solid first-half action Thursday and was atypically guilty of multiple turnovers, albeit with asterisks attached. The first of Griffin's two interceptions was returned for a pick-six by Donovan Olumba but came off a tipped pass, while the second occurred at the Cowboys' 16-yard line on a pass intended for Scotty Miller. However, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that coach Bruce Arians emphasized postgame that Miller and several other receivers made errors in their routes on that play. Griffin was actually very sharp otherwise before ceding duties to Vincent Testaverde, and given his play overall this preseason, he projects as a competent short-term option behind Jameis Winston to open the campaign.

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