USA TODAY Sports' Week 3 NFL picks: Do Rams hand Tom Brady's Buccaneers first loss of 2021?

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Tom Brady's upcoming return to Gillette Stadium on Oct. 3, when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face his former team, the New England Patriots, could set a new standard for NFL regular-season hype.

But first, TB12 and the Bucs will provide a juicy hors d'oeuvre, their game Sunday in Los Angeles against the Rams the only one in Week 3 that will pair undefeated teams.

Somewhat amazingly, only two of our seven NFL experts believe the Buccaneers will make it to Foxborough at 3-0! Certainly reasonable to believe the Rams, who ranked second in our latest power rankings (behind the Bucs), could pull off the minor upset – especially considering they won 27-24 at Tampa last November.

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But Nate Davis and Jarrett Bell believe Brady still sets out to rectify every misstep he's endured in the NFL, including a 2020 regular-season loss most have forgotten.

Enjoy.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: NFL picks Week 3 2021: Buccaneers, Rams are only 2-0 teams facing off