Tampa Bay Buccaneers 33 Chicago Bears 19
Sunday 22 October 1978 at Tampa Stadium
TB8:37-1Q Bell 1 run (kick failed)
CHI12:28-2Q Scott 34 pass from Avellini (Thomas kick)
TB1:54-2Q Obradovich 28 pass from Williams (O'Donoghue kick)
CHI0:03-2Q Thomas FG21
CHI10:17-3Q Harper 2 run (kick failed)
TB6:35-3Q Williams 1 run (kick failed)
TB9:48-4Q Owens 40 pass from Williams (O'Donoghue kick)
CHI6:46-4Q Thomas FG27
TB1:13-4Q Davis 3 run (O'Donoghue kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Bell 27-95, Davis 13-41, Williams 5-9, Carter 3-2.
BEARS: Harper 10-65, Payton 15-34, Avellini 3-21, Parsons 1-0.
PASSING
BUCS: Williams 19-11-180-1-2, Carter 1-0-0-0-0.
BEARS: Avellini 29-15-218-3-1.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Owens 4-82, Bell 3-45, Obradovich 1-28, Mucker 1-11, Grant 1-8, Carter 1-6.
BEARS: J.Scott 5-105, Payton 5-74, Schubert 2-33, Harper 2-3, Richards 1-3.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Lewis 2-17, Brown 1-29.
BEARS: Fencik 1-11.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Ragsdale 2-60, Reece 2-47, Maxson 1-17.
OPPONENTS: Waterscheid 2-52, Gaines 2-48, Skibinski 1-12, Latta 1-8.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Reece 4-46.
OPPONENTS: Schubert 3-20, Waterscheid 1-6.
SACKS
BUCS: Lewis 1-8, Pear 1-7.
OPPONENTS: Page 1-7, Hicks 1-1.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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The Bucs upped their season record to 4-4 and scored five touchdowns in a game for the first time in their history.

Ricky Bell set a Buc record with 27 carries in a single game and it was also the first time Doug Williams had thrown two scores in the NFL.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT75 Reavis LDE60 Chambers
LG64 Horton DT76 Pear
C79 Wilson RDE63 L Selmon
RG68 Medlin LOLB57 Lewis
RT70 Carlton LILB61 D Selmon
TE86 Obradovich RILB54 Wood
WR88 Giles ROLB56 Johnson
WR83 Grant LCB45 White
FB38 Davis SS33 Cotney
RB42 Bell FS34 Brown
QB12 Williams RCB40 Washington
SUBSTITUTIONS
4 Green, 6 O'Donoghue, 23 Ragsdale, 25 Jordan, 28 Maxson, 32 L Carter, 46 Reece, 51 Nafziger, 53 Bonness, 55 Brown, 65 Johnson, 71 Crowder, 72 Puetz, 73 Hannah, 74 Freitas, 77 Kollar, 84 Levenseller, 85 Owens, 87 Mucker, 89 McKay
DID NOT PLAY
15 Rae, 19 Huff, 44 Cesare
INACTIVE