Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 New Orleans Saints 10
Sunday 24 September 1989 at Tampa Stadium
NO6:35-1Q Hilliard 1 run (Andersen kick)
TB13:52-2Q Hall 11 pass from Testaverde (Igwebuike kick)
TB2:53-2Q Igwebuike FG34
NO0:08-2Q Andersen FG33
TB7:43-3Q Tate 5 run (Igwebuike kick)
TB12:31-4Q Igwebuike FG37

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.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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Click here for John Romano's view on the game
Click here for how the defense forced the big turnovers
Click here for game notes and anecdotes
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.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT74 Gruber LDE79 Davis
LG73 McHale NT95 Jarvis
C60 Grimes RDE94 Goff
RG69 Bruhin LOLB59 Murphy
RT72 Taylor LILB99 Marve
WR84 Hill RILB54 Randle
WR88 Carrier ROLB58 Moss
TE82 Hall LCB29 Reynolds
FB43 Howard SS30 Robinson
RB34 Tate FS39 Hamilton
QB14 Testaverde RCB22 Jones
SUBSTITUTIONS
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