Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28 St.Louis Cardinals 31
Sunday 8 November 1987 at Busch Stadium
TB0:22-1QCarrier 5 pass from DeBerg (Igwebuike kick)
TB5:10-2QCarter 3 pass from DeBerg (Igwebuike kick)
STL0:20-2QGallery FG31
TB9:59-3QSmith 34 pass from DeBerg (Igwebuike kick)
TB1:51-3QSmith 3 run (Igwebuike kick)
STL12:42-4QAwalt 4 pass from Lomax (Gallery kick)
STL11:39-4QNoga 23 fumble recovery (Gallery kick)
STL8:18-4QSmith 11 pass from Lomax (Gallery kick)
STL1:01-4QSmith 17 pass from Lomax (Gallery kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Wilder 11-49, Smith 19-48, DeBerg 1-(-1), Howard 1-(-3), Hill 1-(-10).
CARDINALS: Mitchell 17-79, Ferrell 9-33, Lomax 4-23, Wolfley 1-2.
PASSING
BUCS: DeBerg 37-23-303-0-3.
CARDINALS: Lomax 36-25-314-1-3.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Wilder 6-87, Carter 6-82, Hill 4-56, Smith 3-43, Howard 2-19, Magee 1-11, Carrier 1-5.
CARDINALS: Awalt 9-124, Smith 8-96, Mitchell 4-58, Holmes 4-36.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Jones 1-9.
CARDINALS: none.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Futrell 3-54, Miller 1-22.
OPPONENTS: Sikahema 3-70, McAdoo 2-51.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Futrell 1-5.
OPPONENTS: Sikahema 2-12.
SACKS
BUCS: Washington 2-16, Holmes 1-11, Moss 1-9.
OPPONENTS: Greer 1-9.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Click here for the gamebook and the play-by-play
Click here for Jim Selman's game review
Click here for Tom McEwen's morning-after column
Click here for how the St.Petersburg Times remember the game
One of the biggest comebacks in NFL history - the Bucs led 28-3 in the fourth quarter.

And to make it worse, Donald Igwebuike's 53-yard fieldgoal as time expired, bounced back off the crossbar.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT72 R.Taylor LDE78 Cannon
LG66 Yarno NT94 Stensrud
C60 Grimes RDE90 Holmes
RG68 Mallory LOLB51 Washington
RT73 Heller LILB58 Davis
WR87 Carter RILB54 Randle
WR81 Freeman ROLB57 Moss
TE86 Magee LCB29 Reynolds
TE80 S Holloway SS33 Kemp
RB32 Wilder FS20 Woods
QB17 DeBerg RCB22 Jones
SUBSTITUTIONS
1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 23 Anderson, 24 Tripoli, 25 Howard, 31 Gordon, 35 Smith, 36 Futrell, 50 Turk, 52 Brantley, 56 Walker, 70 Swayne, 75 Kellin, 77 Maarleveld, 79 Goode, 83 Miller, 84 Hill, 89 Carrier, 91 Gant, 93 Sileo
DID NOT PLAY
11 Shula, 14 Testaverde, 42 Bartalo
INACTIVE/TAXI SQUAD
39 Austin, 59 Murphy, 74 Powell, 82 Hall, 85 G.Taylor