Saints - Buccaneers Box Score

Tampa Bay went in with a young Chris Simms, but Simms did not make it into the second quarter. After a hard hit by New Orleans Saints which resulted in a sprained shoulder. Backup QB Brian Greise came in late of the first quarter and moved the team well and resulted in a much needed win for the Bucs.

  1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL

  TAMPA BAY

3

10

7

0

 20

 

  NEW ORLEANS

0

7

7

3

 17

FINAL

 

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER:

 7:55 TAM - FG, MARTIN GRAMATICA 23 YD.

      Drive: 13 plays, 70 yards in 5:40.

      Key plays: Pittman 6-yard run on 3rd-and-4 to Tampa Bay 37; Simms

      22-yard pass to Lee to New Orleans 41; Simms 12-yard pass to Comella to

      New Orleans 29; Clayton 15-yard run on 3rd-and-7  to New Orleans 11. TAMPA

      BAY 3-0.

 

2ND QUARTER:

 7:42 NOR - TD, BOO WILLIAMS 17 YD PASS FROM AARON BROOKS (JOHN CARNEY KICK).

      Drive: 3 plays, 40 yards in 1:24.

      Key plays: Willis 10-yard punt return to Tampa Bay 40; McAllister

      16-yard run to Tampa Bay 24 plus McAllister fumble recovered by New

      Orleans to Tampa Bay 20. NEW ORLEANS 7-3.

 9:52 TAM - FG, MARTIN GRAMATICA 53 YD.

      Drive: 6 plays, 41 yards in 2:10.

      Key plays: Griese 17-yard pass to Lee to Tampa Bay 41; Griese

      19-yard pass to Clayton to New Orleans 40. NEW ORLEANS 7-6.

10:10 TAM - TD, RONDE BARBER 18 YD FUMBLE RETURN (MARTIN GRAMATICA KICK).

      TAMPA BAY 13-7.

 

3RD QUARTER:

 3:04 TAM - TD, KEN DILGER 45 YD PASS FROM BRIAN GRIESE (MARTIN GRAMATICA KICK).

      Drive: 6 plays, 71 yards in 3:04.

      Key plays: Griese 16-yard pass to Clayton on 3rd-and-12 to Tampa Bay

      43; Clayton 9-yard run to New Orleans 45. TAMPA BAY 20-7.

12:14 NOR - TD, JOE HORN 3 YD PASS FROM AARON BROOKS (JOHN CARNEY KICK).

      Drive: 10 plays, 69 yards in 4:55.

      Key plays: McAllister 16-yard run to New Orleans 47; Brooks 27-yard

      pass to Stallworth to Tampa Bay 26; McAllister 12-yard run to Tampa Bay

      14;  3-yard leverage penalty on Buccaneers' White on 4-and-6 to Tampa Bay

      3. TAMPA BAY 20-14.

 

4TH QUARTER:

11:17 NOR - FG, JOHN CARNEY 47 YD.

      Drive: 8 plays, 40 yards in 4:18.

      Key plays: Stecker 23-yard run to Tampa Bay 46; Brooks 10-yard pass

      to Horn on 3rd-and-5 to Tampa Bay 31. TAMPA BAY 20-17.

 

TAMPA BAY - NEW ORLEANS Final Statistics

 

TEAM STATISTICS                              TAMPA BAY    NEW ORLEANS

 

FIRST DOWNS                                         16             16

  Rushing                                            5              8

  Passing                                           11              7

  Penalty                                            0              1

THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         7-14-50%       4-11-36%

FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                          0-0-0%         0-0-0%

TOTAL NET YARDS                                    319            251

  Total offensive plays                             57             52

  Average gain per play                            5.6            4.8

NET YARDS RUSHING                                   81            145

  Rushing attempts                                  26             29

  Average gain per rush                            3.1            5.0

  Tackles for loss-yards                           0-0            2-2

NET YARDS PASSING                                  238            106

  Times sacked: Number-Yards                      4-24            0-0

  Gross passing yards                              262            106

PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      27-21-0        23-11-1

  Avg gain per pass play                           7.7            4.6

KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          5-1-0          4-0-0

PUNTS: Number and Average                       3-46.3         5-44.0

  Had blocked                                        0              0

  Net punting average                             44.7           39.0

TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       15             25

  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                       1-5           3-25

  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                  4-108           5-57

  Number-Yards: Interception Returns              1-10            0-0

PENALTIES: Number-Yards                          11-65           8-60

FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               2-1            2-1

TOUCHDOWNS                                           2              2

  Rushing                                            0              0

  Passing                                            1              2

  Interceptions                                      0              0

  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        1              0

EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        2-2            2-2

  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           2-2            2-2

  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0

  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0

FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         2-3            1-1

  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0

RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                             0-1-0%       2-2-100%

GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                           0-0-0%       1-1-100%

SAFETIES                                             0              0

TIME OF POSSESSION                               32:13          27:47

 

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

TAMPA BAY                               NEW ORLEANS                            

RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD

--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------

M PITTMAN            15  51  3.4 10  0  D MCALLIST           21 102  4.9 16  0

M CLAYTON             2  24 12.0 15  0  A STECKER             4  27  6.8 23  0

M ALSTOTT             4   8  2.0  4  0  A BROOKS              3  15  5.0  9  0

B GRIESE              5  -2 -0.4  3  0  M KARNEY              1   1  1.0  1  0

 

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG

--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------

B GRIESE            16-19-194  0  1 45  A BROOKS            11-23-106  1  2 27

C SIMMS              5- 8- 68  0  0 22

 

Sacked-Yards Lost: B GRIESE 3-16,       Sacked-Yards Lost: None              

C SIMMS 1-8.                            Sacked-Yards Lost: None              

 

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD

--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------

M PITTMAN             5  29  5.8 14  0  J HORN                4  40 10.0 22  1

C LEE                 4  76 19.0 28  0  A STECKER             4  15  3.8  8  0

M CLAYTON             4  61 15.3 21  0  B WILLIAMS            2  24 12.0 17  1

K DILGER              3  60 20.0 45  1  D STALLWOR            1  27 27.0 27  0

M ALSTOTT             2   7  3.5  4  0

G COMELLA             1  12 12.0 12  0

W HELLER              1  11 11.0 11  0

T BROWN               1   6  6.0  6  0

 

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD

--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------

B KELLY               1  10 10.0 10  0

 

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG

--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------

J BIDWELL            3 139 46.3 0 0 48  M BERGER             5 220 44.0 0 3 54

 

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

 

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD

--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------

T BROWN               1   5  5.0  5  0  M LEWIS               3  25  8.3 11  0

 

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD

--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------

T COX                 4 108 27.0 42  0  M LEWIS               3  37 12.3 20  0

                                        A STECKER             1  14 14.0 14  0

                                        L HALL                1   6  6.0  6  0

 

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA

----------------------------------      ----------------------------------

M GRAMATIC            2/2    2/3        J CARNEY              2/2    1/1 

Dist.: 23 53 (41)                       Dist.: 47                              

 

                                 O-D                                     O-D

FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC

------------------------------------    ------------------------------------

C SIMMS               1    1   0 0-0    D MCALLISTER          2    1   0 0-0

B GRIESE              1    0   0 1-0    C GRANT               0    0   1 0-0

D SMITH               0    0   1 0-0    W SMITH               0    0   1 0-0

G SPIRES              0    0   1 0-0    B YOUNG               0    0   0 0-1

R BARBER              0    0   0 0-1    D STALLWORTH          0    0   0 1-0

 

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD

------------------------------------    ------------------------------------

J GOOCH               9  9  0  0-0      O RUFF                8  7  1  0-0 

D BROOKS              8  6  2  0-0      D RODGERS             8  6  2  0-0 

R BARBER              7  6  1  0-0      B YOUNG               7  5  2  0-0 

D SMITH               7  5  2  0-0      C GRANT               6  4  2  2-11

I GOLD                4  4  0  0-0      T JONES               6  4  2  0-0 

B KELLY               3  3  0  0-0      F THOMAS              5  5  0  0-0 

J PHILLIPS            3  1  2  0-0      S HODGE               4  3  1  0-0 

J HOWELL              2  1  1  0-0      A AMBROSE             4  3  1  0-0 

G SPIRES              2  1  1  0-0      J BELLAMY             4  2  2  0-0 

S RICE                1  1  0  0-0      J ALLEN               4  2  2  0-0 

C DARBY               1  1  0  0-0      D HOWARD              3  2  1  1-5 

A MCFARLAND           1  1  0  0-0      F BROWN               2  2  0  0-0 

                                        W SMITH               2  1  1  1-8 

                                        J SULLIVAN            2  1  1  0-0 

                                        R KNIGHT              1  0  1  0-0 

 

Officials: Referee-Mike Carey, Umpire-Dan  Ferrell, Head

Linesman-Steve Stelljes, Line Judge-Mark Perlman, Field Judge-Buddy

Horton, Side Judge-Tom Fincken, Back Judge-Keith Ferguson.

 

Att: 64,900   Time of Game: 3:11


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