Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20  New Orleans Saints 10 Sunday 24 September 1989  at Tampa Stadium
SCORING NO 6:35-1Q Hilliard 1 run (Andersen kick) TB 13:52-2Q Hall 11 pass from Testaverde (Igwebuike kick) TB 2:53-2Q Igwebuike FG34 NO 0:08-2Q Andersen FG33 TB 7:43-3Q Tate 5 run (Igwebuike kick) TB 12:31-4Q Igwebuike FG37
The Bucs went to 2-1 on the season thanks to completing 9 of 12 third down plays and Mark Carrier's third 100-yard game of his career. The key score came from Lars Tate after Mark Robinson had picked off John Fourcade and returned it to the New Orleans' 45-yard line.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Howard 12-52, Tate 12-52, Smith 1-17, Testaverde 4-(-3). SAINTS: Hilliard 20-80, Hebert 2-18, Fourcade 2-9, Frazier 2-6, Heyward 1-1, Jordan 1-0. PASSING BUCS: Testaverde 26-15-227-1-1. SAINTS: Hebert 23-15-169-1-0, Fourcade 12-5-72-1-0. RECEIVING BUCS: Carrier 5-120, Hall 4-43, Howard 3-18, Hill 2-24, Peebles 1-22. SAINTS: Martin 7-96, Hilliard 5-42, Hill 2-32, Perriman 2-26, Turner 2-14, Brenner1-17, Jordan 1-14. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Robinson 1-16, Hamilton 1-0. SAINTS: Massey 1-0. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Elder 1-19, Futrell 1-15. SAINTS: Shepard 4-66. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Futrell 1-0. SAINTS: Mills 1-9. SACKS BUCS: Murphy 2-22, Lee 1-8. SAINTS: none.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 74 Gruber DE 79 Davis LG 73 McHale DT 95 Jarvis C 60 Grimes DE 94 Goff RG 69 Bruhin LOLB 59 Murphy RT 72 Taylor LILB 99 Marve TE 82 Hall RILB 54 Randle WR 84 Hill ROLB 58 Moss WR 88 Carrier LCB 29 Reynolds FB 43 Howard RCB 22 Jones RB 34 Tate SS 30 Robinson QB 14 Testaverde FS 39 Hamilton PLAYED 1 Igwebuike, 5 Mohr, 20 Harris, 32 Wilder, 36 Futrell, 38 Lawson, 40 Elder, 47 Smith, 51 Thomas, 53 Coleman, 55 Rolling, 56 Anno, 70 Swayne, 75 Bax, 77 Weston, 78 Cannon, 83 Peebles, 85 Walker, 86 Harris, 87 Drewrey, 97 Lee DID NOT PLAY 12 Ferguson, 65 Graham INACTIVE 62 Simmonds, 89 Gay
COMMENTARY CREW James Brown and Ken Stabler