Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 New Orleans Saints 38 Sunday 19 October 1986 at the Superdome
SCORING NO 10:27-1Q Mayes 9 run (Andersen kick) NO 2:22-1Q Andersen FG31 NO 12:50-2Q Mayes 1 run (Andersen kick) NO 1:37-3Q Hilliard 1 run (Andersen kick) TB 10:22-4Q DeBerg 1 run (Igwebuike kick) NO 5:27-4Q Martin 21 pass from Wilson (Andersen kick) NO 1:56-4Q Hilliard 7 run (Andersen kick)
Steve Young went out with a thigh injury in the third quarter and two key Buc fumbles deep inside Saint territory cost Tampa any chance in this one.   The final score was inflated by a pair of late New Orleans TDs, but the primary damage was a defense that leaked 265 yards on the ground.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Wilder 14-37, Young 2-12, Wonsley 5-10, DeBerg 1-1. SAINTS: Mayes 24-172, Hilliard 17-58, Jordan 6-17, Wilson 1-14, Gray 2-4. PASSING BUCS: Young 15-11-143-0-0, DeBerg 11-4-54-2-0. SAINTS: Wilson 23-14-185-1-1. RECEIVING BUCS: Carter 4-78, Giles 4-41, House 2-31, Magee 2-13, Harris 1-20, Wonsley 1-10, Wilder 1-4. SAINTS: Tice 4-22, Brenner 3-60, Goodlow 2-39, Martin 2-34, Jones 2-28, Hilliard 1-2. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Browner 1-16. SAINTS: Waymer 1-4, Poe 1-3. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Freeman 3-59, Boatner 1-2. SAINTS:  Gray 1-29. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Futrell 2-16. SAINTS:  Martin 2-6. SACKS BUCS: none. SAINTS:  Geathers 2-15, Swilling 1-7, Elliott 1-7, Team 1-8.
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 87 Carter LCB 23 Castille TE 86 Magee RCB 22 Jones RB 32 Wilder SS 41 Swoope QB 8 Young FS 31 Curry PLAYED 1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 17 DeBerg, 21 McKeever, 26 Easmon, 34 Boatner, 36 Futrell, 44 Sully, 46 Wonsley, 54 Randle, 56 Walker, 59 Murphy, 64 Robinson, 67 Morgan, 68 Mallory, 77 Maarleveld, 80 Williams, 81 Freeman, 82 Bell, 84 Harris, 90 Holmes, 98 Keys DID NOT PLAY 20 Springs
COMMENTARY CREW Unknown
GAME HIGHLIGHTS           Click on the box below to watch the clip Only one brief highlight from this game, Gerald Carter’s long pass to set up Steve DeBerg’s TD run