Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 Denver Broncos 24
Sunday 15 November 1981 at Tampa Stadium
DEN10:56-1Q Odoms 12 pass from Morton (Steinfort kick)
TB13:53-3Q Brown 40 interception return (Capece kick)
DEN7:22-3Q Canada 1 run (Steinfort kick)
DEN13:33-4Q Canada 3 pass from DeBerg (Steinfort kick)
DEN10:58-4Q Steinfort FG31

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Eckwood 8-25, Wilder 4-7, R.Bell 1-6, Williams 1-3.
BRONCOS: Parros 12-54, Preston 15-50, Reed 9-27, Wright 1-11, DeBerg 3-10, Canada 1-1.
PASSING
BUCS: Williams 31-14-189-2-0.
BRONCOS: Morton 14-10-73-0-1, DeBerg 15-10-70-1-1.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Giles 4-56, House 4-55, Wilder 3-21, Jones 1-44, Eckwood 1-8, T.Bell 1-5.
BRONCOS: Preston 6-46, Reed 4-22, Watson 3-42, Parros 3-8, Odoms 2-23, Canada 1-3, Upchurch 1-(-1).
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Brown 1-40.
BRONCOS: Harden 2-34.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Holt 1-29, Owens 1-23.
OPPONENTS: Manning 1-30.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Holt 3-17.
OPPONENTS: Manning 5-56.
SACKS
BUCS: Green 2-15.
OPPONENTS: Jackson 1-7, Jones 1-7, Carter 1-6.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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A second straight poor performance dropped the Bucs to 5-6 and two games back of the Vikings in the NFC Central division.

Craig Morton and future Buc Steve DeBerg both led long Bronco drives for scores, and Tampa's only TD came on an interception return by Cedric Brown.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT74 Sanders LDE77 Kollar
LG72 Snell NT76 Logan
C62 Leonard RDE63 Selmon
RG61 Roberts LOLB59 Hawkins
RT73 Hannah LILB56 Johnson
WR89 House RILB54 Wood
TE86 Obradovich ROLB53 Green
TE88 Giles LCB41 Thomas
FB32 Wilder SS20 Colzie
RB43 Eckwood FS34 Brown
QB12 Williams RCB21 Holt
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Capece, 9 Swider, 26 Owens, 27 T Davis, 42 R Bell, 44 Cesare, 45 Mitchell, 51 Nafziger, 52 Brantley, 57 Lewis, 65 Stalls, 68 Yarno, 70 Hutchinson, 75 Reavis, 79 Campbell, 83 Bell, 84 Jones, 87 Carter, 90 White
DID NOT PLAY
10 Ford, 14 Fusina, 40 Washington, 50 Wilson
INACTIVE