Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 Chicago Bears 21 Sunday 8 September 1991 at Tampa Stadium
SCORING TB 11:00-1Q Christie FG31 CHI 6:27-1Q Anderson 12 run (Butler kick) TB 6:04-1Q Anderson 64 run (Christie kick) CHI 8:08-2Q Anderson 8 run (Butler kick) TB 2:00-2Q Christie FG36 CHI 11:08-3Q Davis 43 pass from Harbaugh (Butler kick) TB 3:30-4Q Hill 15 pass from Chandler (Christie kick)
The Bucs held Chicago to under 250 yards of total offense but still ended up losing as they could not move the ball in the final two minutes when needing only a fieldgoal to win. Chris Chandler replaced the injured Vinny Testaverde and threw a scoring pass to Bruce Hill, but to no avail.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Anderson 10-94, Testaverde 5-27, Chandler 1-8, Wilson 4- 3, Cobb 1-0. BEARS: Anderson 17-35, Harbaugh 5-24, Rouse 6-15, Morgan 1- 13, Gentry 1-11, Lewis 1-2. PASSING BUCS: Testaverde 29-17-161-0-0, Chandler 3-2-24-0-1. BEARS: Harbaugh 20-13-153-1-1. RECEIVING BUCS: Carrier 4-42, Wilson 4-24, Dawsey 3-33, Hall 3-28, Drewrey 2-26, G Anderson 2-17, Hill 1-15. BEARS: Rouse 4-19, Davis 3-70, Waddle 2-27, Morgan 1-17, Anderson 1-8, Gentry 1-7, Boso 1-5. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Marve 1-0. BEARS: none. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Anderson 3-64, Drewrey 1-14. BEARS: Bailey 1-27, Morgan 1-5. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Drewrey 2-13. BEARS: Bailey 4-50. SACKS BUCS: Manley 1-6. BEARS: Roper 2-20, McMichael 2-18, Dent 2-15, Armstrong 1-6.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 74 Gruber DE 98 Seals LG 73 McHale DT 79 Davis C 61 Mayberry DT 96 Newton RG 62 Beckles DE 52 McCants RT 72 Taylor LLB 59 Murphy TE 82 Hall MLB 99 Marve WR 84 Hill RLB 51 Thomas WR 88 Carrier LCB 29 Reynolds FB 20 Wilson RCB 45 Haddix RB 40 Anderson SS 30 Robinson QB 14 Testaverde FS 33 Frizzell PLAYED 2 Christie, 3 Royals , 17 Chandler, 21 Rogers , 22 Hampton, 25 Covington, 34 Cobb, 36 Hardy, 37 Weatherspoon, 55 Oliver, 56 Anno, 58 Tiggle, 64 Ryan, 66 Hall, 70 McRae, 76 Dill, 77 Nichols, 80 Dawsey, 86 Thomas, 87 Drewrey, 89 Anderson, 92 Manley DID NOT PLAY 69 Bruhin INACTIVE 7 Carlson, 23 Carter
COMMENTARY CREW Brad Nessler and Dan Fouts