Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 St.Louis Cardinals 21
Sunday 21 December 1986 at Busch Stadium
TB4:58-1Q Howard 1 run (Igwebuike kick)
STL12:31-2Q Sikahema 71 punt return (Schubert kick)
STL3:27-2Q Sikahema 60 punt return (Schubert kick)
STL0:39-2Q Lomax 2 run (Schubert kick)
TB12:38-3Q Igwebuike FG36
TB3:31-3Q Freeman 33 pass from Young (Igwebuike kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Howard 15-37, Springs 9-37, Franklin 7-7, Allen 1-3, Young 1-2.
CARDINALS: Ferrell 9-71, Lomax 7-30, Sikahema 7-21, Wolfley 1-4, Mitchell 2-3.
PASSING
BUCS: Young 34-13-157-2-1.
CARDINALS: Lomax 31-19-144-2-0.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Magee 4-24, Heflin 2-27, Dunn 1-38, Freeman 1-33, Howard 1-11, Mallory 1-9, Carter 1-8, Springs 1-5, Franklin 1-2.
CARDINALS: Smith 5-66, Green 3-28, Mitchell 3-15, Sikahema 3-14, Marsh 2-13, Ferrell 2-4, Wolfley 1-4.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: McKeever 1-10, Jones 1-0.
CARDINALS: Mack 2-42.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Walker 2-27, Freeman 1-13, Dunn 1-0.
OPPONENTS: Sikahema 2-42, Swanson 1-9.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Walker 2-10.
OPPONENTS: Sikahema 4-145.
SACKS
BUCS: Kellin 1-2, Randle 0.5-3, Washingon 0.5-3.
OPPONENTS: none.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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Only the 1986 Bucs could give up two punt returns for touchdowns in the same game.

This was the encounter where LB Keith Browner fell asleep on the bench in the fourth quarter and the lights thankfully went out on Leeman Bennett's coaching career.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT72 Taylor LDE71 Nelson
LG66 Yarno NT76 Logan
C60 Grimes RDE90 Holmes
RG62 Farrell LOLB56 J Walker
RT73 Heller LILB58 Davis
WR84 Heflin RILB52 Brantley
WR87 Carter ROLB51 Washington
TE86 Magee LCB21 McKeever
FB20 Springs SS41 Swoope
RB25 Howard FS31 Curry
QB8 Young RCB22 Jones
SUBSTITUTIONS
1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 17 DeBerg, 23 Castille, 26 Easmon, 28 Allen, 35 Franklin, 36 Futrell, 37 K Walker, 38 Bligen, 44 Sully, 54 Randle, 57 Browner, 59 Murphy, 64 Robinson, 68 Mallory, 75 Kellin, 77 Maarleveld, 78 Cannon, 80 Williams, 81 Freeman, 85 Dunn
DID NOT PLAY
83 Gillespie
INACTIVE