Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24  San Francisco 49ers 23 Sunday 26 October 1980   at Candlestick Park
SCORING SF 8:50-1Q Solomon 53 punt return (Wersching kick) TB 3:13-1Q Eckwood 2 run (Yepremian kick) SF 5:24-2Q Wersching FG38 SF 0:01-2Q Wersching FG40 TB 9:33-3Q Eckwood 35 run (Yepremian kick) SF 6:48-3Q Elliot 45 pass from Montana (Wersching kick) TB 1:31-3Q Williams 2 run (Yepremian kick) SF 8:08-4Q Wersching FG31 TB 0:47-4Q Yepremian FG30
Garo Yepremian's 30-yard fieldgoal with 47 seconds remaining gave the Bucs their first-ever win on the West Coast, and a win that would remain as the only such one for another 16 years until Tampa Bay defeated San Diego.   The Bucs' final drive was a 16-play, 68-yard effort that included an 11-yard pass from Doug Williams to Ricky Bell on 4th and 9.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Eckwood 14-79, Bell 18-47, Williams 9-37, J.Davis 3-11. 49ERS: Cooper 13-50, Elliot 9-32, Montana 3-13, Woods 1-4. PASSING BUCS: Williams 18-10-89-1-0. 49ERS: Montana 31-24-200-1-1, Woods 1-1-6-0-0. RECEIVING BUCS: Bell 5-49, Giles 2-18, Hagins 1-12, Eckwood 1-6, Obradovich 1-4. 49ERS: Cooper 8-47, Clark 6-42, Elliot 5-74, Ramson 4-23, Solomon 1-17, Woods 1-3. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Washington 1-15. 49ERS: Hicks 1-44. KICK RETURNS BUCS: J.Davis 4-109, Obradovich 1-9. 49ERS: Owens 3-48, Elliott 2-7. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Reece 2-5. 49ERS: Solomon 3-75, Hicks 2-11. SACKS BUCS: none. 49ERS: none.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 75 Reavis DE 77 Kollar LG 68 Yarno DT 76 Logan C 50 Wilson DE 63 L Selmon RG 69 Austin LOLB 57 Lewis RT 73 Hannah LILB 58 D Selmon TE 88 Giles RILB 54 Wood TE 80 Samuels ROLB 56 Johnson WR 81 Hagins LCB 25 Jordan FB 38 J Davis RCB 40 Washington RB 42 Bell SS 33 Cotney QB 12 Williams FS 34 Brown PLAYED 1 Yepremian, 16 Blanchard, 20 Colzie, 27 T Davis, 28 G Davis, 36 Berns, 41 Thomas, 43 Eckwood, 46 Reece, 52 Brantley, 55 Brown, 59 Hawkins, 62 Leonard, 65 Stalls, 78 Radford, 79 Lewis, 81 Hagins, 86 Obradovich, 89 House DID NOT PLAY 14 Fusina, 61 Roberts, 72 Snell INACTIVES none
COMMENTARY CREW Frank Gleiber and Jim Hill
GAME HIGHLIGHTS                   Click on the boxes to view the big plays Jerry Eckwood scored from short yardage to open the Tampa Bay account His second score was much more of a highlight reel play