Buccaneers vs Lions: Action Photos!

At least no one can ever accuse the Detroit Lions of quitting. Despite entering Sunday's contest as a heavy underdog, Detroit (3-11) battled valiantly without the services of running back James Stewart and quarterback Joey Harrington. Check out action photos of the 23-20 defeat.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Keyshawn Johnson (19) is hit by Detroit Lions' Eric Davis (26) but hangs on for the 30-yard reception in the fourth quarter Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, in Detroit. The Buccaneers beat the Lions 23-20. (AP Photo/Paul Warner)

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Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson stands on the field after missing a 57-yard field goal as Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Brian Kelley celebrates late in the fourth quarter Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, in Detroit. The field goal would have tied the game but Detroit lost to Tampa Bay 23-20. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Detroit Lions running back Rafael Cooper (23) is wrapped up by Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Shelton Quarles in the fourth quarter Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Warner)

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Detroit Lions safety Corey Harris (25) stops Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Michael Pittman (32) after a 6-yard gain in the second quarter Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Detroit Lions running back Aveion Cason (31) gets his face mask yanked by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Greg Spires (94) in the first quarter Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, in Detroit. Spires was flagged for the face mask, a 15-yard penalty. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)


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Detroit Lions wide receiver Scotty Anderson (88) has the pass play broken up by Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Jon Howell (38) third quarter Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)


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