Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19 St.Louis Cardinals 30 Sunday 12 October 1986 at Tampa Stadium
SCORING TB 9:16-1Q Magee 15 pass from DeBerg (Igwebuike kick) STL 10:54-2Q Lee FG38 STL 0:04-2Q Mitchell 3 run (kick blocked) STL 4:30-3Q Ferrell 30 pass from Lomax (Lee kick) STL 14:16-4Q Fox 38 pass from Lomax (Lee kick) TB 10:49-4Q Igwebuike FG23 TB 8:40-4Q Freeman 30 pass from Young (kick blocked) TB 5:38-4Q Igwebuike FG46 STL 1:45-4Q Mitchell 31 run (Lee kick)
Steve Young passed for 190 of his 260 yards in the fourth quarter as the Bucs fought back to within four points, but the Cardinals put together a clinching 74-yard drive to seal the victory with 1:45 remaining.   For the third straight week, Tampa's defense conceeded more than 200 yards on the ground. Steve DeBerg did hit Calvin Magee for the Bucs' first ever score on a fake fieldgoal.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Young 10-47, Wilder 13-37, Wonsley 7-5, House 1-1. CARDINALS: Mitchell 20-126, Ferrell 8-44, Sikahema 2-26, Lomax 8-22. PASSING BUCS: Young 29-15-260-0-1, DeBerg 1-1-15-0-1. CARDINALS: Lomax 27-17-228-0-2, Mitchell 1-0-0-0-0. RECEIVING BUCS: House 4-98, Williams 4-65, Freeman 3-65, Wonsley 2-19, Magee 1-15, Giles 1-10, Wilder 1-3. CARDINALS: Smith 5-47, Fox 4-54, Marsh 2-35, Ferrell 2-32, Mitchell 2-13, Johnson 1-39, Sargent 1-8. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: none. CARDINALS: none. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Freeman 4-61, Magee 1-10, Curry 1-6. CARDINALS: Sikahema 3-78. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Futrell 2-3. CARDINALS: Smith 1-6, Sikahema 0-0. SACKS BUCS: Cannon 1-8, Nelson 1-7. CARDINALS: Clasby 1-10, Galloway 1-6, Nunn 1-2.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 72 Taylor DE 78 Cannon LG 66 Yarno DT 76 Logan C 60 Grimes DE 71 Nelson RG 62 Farrell LOLB 57 Browner RT 73 Heller LILB 58 Davis TE 88 Giles RILB 52 Brantley WR 89 House ROLB 51 Washington WR 81 Freeman LCB 26 Easmon RB 46 Wonsley RCB 22 Jones RB 32 Wilder SS 41 Swoope QB 8 Young FS 44 Sully PLAYED 1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 17 DeBerg, 20 Springs, 21 McKeever, 31 Curry, 34 Boatner, 36 Futrell, 54 Randle, 56 Walker, 59 Murphy, 67 Morgan, 68 Mallory, 77 Maarleveld, 80 Williams, 82 Bell, 86 Magee, 98 Keys DID NOT PLAY 23 Castille, 74 Powell, 84 Harris, 87 Carter, 90 Holmes
COMMENTARY CREW Ralph Hacker and Dan Jiggetts