INDIVIDUAL STATISTICSRUSHINGBUCS: Eckwood 23-99, Bell 15-97, J.Davis 3-16, Jones 1-12, Berns 2-11, Williams 1-2.PACKERS: Smith 10-35, Middleton 10-22, Whitehurst 4-16, Atkins 3-10, Culbreath 3-6. PASSINGBUCS: Williams 24-12-132-1-1, Eckwood 1-0-0-0-0.PACKERS: Whitehurst 34-24-214-0-1.RECEIVINGBUCS: Hagins 4-54, Owens 3-51, Bell 3-18, Jones 1-15, Eckwood 1-(-6).PACKERS: Lofton 7-78, Smith 6-54, Atkins 5-27, Tullis 2-36, Middleton 2-12, Coffman 2-7.INTERCEPTIONSBUCS: none.PACKERS: Johnson 1-0.KICK RETURNSBUCS: Ragsdale 2-47.PACKERS: Odom 2-51.PUNT RETURNSBUCS: Reece 3-21, T.Davis 0-0.PACKERS: Odom 1-0.SACKSBUCS: L.Selmon 2-19, Logan 1-10.PACKERS: none.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 Green Bay Packers 10Sunday 16 September 1979 at Lambeau Field
SCORINGGB0:14-1Q Marcol FG38TB10:38-2Q Eckwood 40 run (O'Donoghue kick)TB9:30-3Q Bell 11 pass from Williams (O'Donoghue kick)TB6:09-3Q Bell 19 run (O'Donoghue kick)GB8:16-4Q Lofton 11 pass from Whitehurst (Marcol kick)
The Bucs set a club record with 235 yards rushing to win this one in Green Bay and also recorded their first three-game winning streak in franchise history in the process. Both Jerry Eckwood and Ricky Bell were just short of 100-yard games whilst Lee Roy Selmon led the defense with a pair of sacks.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS Click on the boxes below to watch the clipBill Kollar recovered a fumble after another devastating defensive hitGordon Jones continued his good rookie season with another big catchLee Roy Selmon’s fourth down sack ended the Packers’ final chance of a score