With the Buccaneers rushing for only 24 yards against Tennessee's stiff run defense, Tampa Bay turned to the air - and to Johnson - to produce the lion's share of yardage on the day. Johnson helped establish the Bucs' downfield passing game with gains of 21, 26 and 32 yards. Four of his eight catches went for first downs.
Johnson also drew a crucial 22-yard pass interference penalty in the fourth quarter on fourth down which gave the Bucs a first down on the Tennessee 14-yard line. Two plays later, Bucs quarterback Brad Johnson found Jacquez Green in the back of the end zone for a touchdown to cut the Titans lead down to seven.
Johnson also came up big on the Bucs' final scoring drive with a 26-yarder at the Titans' 5 with 1:07 left in the game.
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