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Washington football’s Vea is one of the NFL’s best DT’s

Oct 8, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers nose tackle Vita Vea (50) sacks Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles (9) during the third quarter at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports

Washington football fans know him well, and now he’s putting the NFL on notice

Before a devastating injury in the fourth quarter, Vita Vea was doing what Washington football fans had seen for three years. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers star recorded five tackles and a sack before having to be carted off with a fractured ankle.

Vea had been one of the key pieces on Tampa’s defense which was the best against the run in 2019, and is second-best in the category in 2020.