Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14  Detroit Lions 27 Sunday 14 December 1980  at the Pontiac Silverdome
SCORING TB 11:05-1Q Logan 60 fumble return (Yepremian kick) DET 6:22-1Q Sims 1 run (Murray kick) DET 6:41-2Q Williams 22 pass from Danielson (Murray kick) DET 7:40-3Q Murray FG24 DET 10:45-4Q Murray FG35 TB 8:49-4Q House 32 pass from Williams (Yepremian kick) DET 8:32-4Q Williams 91 kickoff return (Murray kick)
The Lions rolled up over 400 yards of offense including 360 passing by Gary Danielson and beat the Bucs for the second time in 1980.   Doug Williams threw his fifth TD pass to Kevin House in six games to bring the Bucs to within six points with under nine minutes left, but Ray Williams returned the ensuing kickoff 91 yards for the clinching score. Lee Roy Selmon tied a career record with three sacks in the game.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Williams 3-31, J.Davis 2-4, Bell 7-3, Berns 4-2, G.Davis 1-0. LIONS: Kane 6-48, Sims 12-16, Bussey 3-9, Danielson 3-3, King 1-1, Robinson 1-0, Scott 1-(-1). PASSING BUCS: Williams 37-13-186-2-1. LIONS: Danielson 44-29-360-0-1. RECEIVING BUCS: House 5-95, Jones 4-40, Giles 1-23, Shumann 1-11, J.Davis 1-9, T.Davis 1-8. LIONS: King 6-64, Thompson 5-106, Scott 4-69, Hill 4-69, Bussey 4- 21, Sims 3-13, Williams 2-22, Kane 1-(-4). INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: none. LIONS: Allen 2-10. KICK RETURNS BUCS: G.Davis 3-47, Reece 1-23. LIONS: Kane 2-46, Williams 1-91. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Reece 4-5. LIONS: Williams 8-64. SACKS BUCS: L.Selmon 3-20, Johnson 1-8. LIONS: Allen 1-8, McCoy 1-5.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 75 Reavis DE 77 Kollar LG 68 Yarno DT 76 Logan C 50 Wilson DE 63 L Selmon RG 74 Sanders LOLB 57 Lewis RT 73 Hannah LILB 58 D Selmon TE 88 Giles RILB 54 Wood WR 84 Jones ROLB 56 Johnson WR 89 House LCB 25 Jordan FB 38 J Davis RCB 40 Washington RB 28 G Davis SS 33 Cotney QB 12 Williams FS 34 Brown PLAYED 1 Yepremian, 16 Blanchard, 20 Colzie, 27 T Davis, 36 Berns, 41 Thomas, 42 Bell, 46 Reece, 52 Brantley, 55 Brown, 59 Hawkins, 62 Leonard, 65 Stalls, 72 Snell, 78 Radford, 79 Lewis, 81 Hagins, 82 Shumann, 86 Obradovich DID NOT PLAY 14 Fusina, 43 Eckwood, 69 Austin, 87 Carter INACTIVES none
COMMENTARY CREW Tim Ryan and Johnny Morris
GAME HIGHLIGHTS                   Click on the boxes to view the big plays Lee Roy Selmon and David Logan teamed up once more for a sack and fumble return touchdown Lee Roy had three sacks of his own of Gary Danielson Kevin House had the Buccaneer offensive touchdown