Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17  Houston Oilers 20 Sunday 10 December 1989  at the Astrodome
SCORING HOU 10:03-1Q Zendejas FG30 TB 6:08-1Q Igwebuike FG21 HOU 13:34-2Q Hill 12 pass from Moon (Zendejas kick) HOU 10:14-2Q Zendejas FG37 HOU 1:29-2Q Duncan 16 pass from Moon (Zendejas kick) TB 7:23-3Q Drewrey 6 pass from Testaverde (Igwebuike kick) TB 6:12-4Q Hall 24 pass from Testaverde (Igwebuike kick)
The Bucs were on their way to completing a great comeback when James Wilder fumbled at the Houston 21- yard line with 1:18 remaining and the Oilers recovered to preserve a narrow victory.   Vinny had his fourth 300- yard game of the season and Mark Carrier set a new Buc receiving record for season yardage with still two games left to play.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Testaverde 3-28, Tate 7-18, Wilder 6-13, Stamps 3-7. OILERS: Rozier 13-82, Highsmith 7-44, Moon 7-5, Pinkett 1-4, White 1-0, Duncan 1-0. PASSING BUCS: Testaverde 48-31-328-1-2. OILERS: Moon 23-14-149-0-2. RECEIVING BUCS: Carrier 10-135, Hall 6-61, Wilder 6-50, Stamps 4-21, Drewrey 2-24, Hill 2-18, Peebles 1-19. OILERS: Givins 5-56, Hill 2-17, Rozier 2-14, Jeffires 1-23, Duncan 1-16, Mrosko 1-9, Pinkett 1-8, Verhulst 1-6. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: none. OILERS: Dishman 1-31. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Futrell 1-22. OILERS: White 3-50, Mrosko 1-19. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Drewrey 1-6. OILERS: Johnson 1-1. SACKS BUCS: none. OILERS: Jones 2-21, Brown 2-20.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 74 Gruber DE 79 Davis LG 73 McHale DT 95 Jarvis C 60 Grimes DE 94 Goff RG 71 Cooper LOLB 59 Murphy RT 72 Taylor LILB 99 Marve TE 82 Hall RILB 54 Randle WR 89 Carrier ROLB 58 Moss WR 84 Hill LCB 29 Reynolds FB 32 Wilder RCB 22 Jones RB 34 Tate SS 30 Robinson QB 14 Testaverde FS 39 Hamilton PLAYED 1 Igwebuike, 5 Mohr, 20 Harris, 24 Stamps, 25 Cocroft, 36 Futrell, 40 Elder, 41 Mitchell, 43 Howard, 51 Thomas, 56 Anno, 57 Najarian, 70 Swayne, 77 Weston, 78 Cannon, 83 Peebles, 85 Walker, 86 Harris, 87 Drewrey, 97 Lee DID NOT PLAY 12 Ferguson, 65 Graham, 80 Pillow INACTIVE 61 Ingram, 75 Bax
COMMENTARY CREW James Brown and Ken Stabler