Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 New Orleans Saints 9
Sunday 25 October 1998 at the Superdome
NO 10:22-2Q Brien FG46
TB 12:31-3Q Husted FG52
NO 9:15-3Q Brien FG50
NO 7:15-4Q Brien FG41

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Dunn 11-46, Alstott 7-12.
SAINTS: Davis 18-48, Craver 4-12, Hastings 1-2, Zellers 2-1, Toliver 2-(-7).
PASSING
BUCS: Dilfer 44-20-186-2-0.
SAINTS: Toliver 32-20-216-0-0.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Emanuel 6-86, Dunn 5-27, Moore 4-19, Anthony 3-49, Hape 1-5, Green 1-0.
SAINTS: Davis 5-34, Craver 5-30, Cleeland 4-55, Dawkins 3-27, Poole 2-64, Hastings 1-6.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
SAINTS: Knight 1-26, Cota 1-3.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Anthony 4-110.
SAINTS: Ismail 1-27.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Green 3-83, Williams 1-8.
SAINTS: Hastings 3-1.
SACKS
BUCS: Upshaw 1-6.
SAINTS: Mitchell 1-6.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
What a dreadful exercise in offensive futility. Trent had two TD passes dropped, Patrick Hape fumbled inside the Saints' 5-yard line and Michael Husted missed two fieldgoals. "This was a slap in the face" said guard Jorge Diaz. "It was a reality check."
Rick Stroud reports from the Superdome
Now the offense REALLY stinks up the joint
Loss follows the bouncing ball
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OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT74 Gruber LDE97 Jackson
LG64 Diaz UT77 Culpepper
C61 Mayberry DT99 Sapp
RG73 Middleton RDE91 Upshaw
RT70 Odom LLB50 Gooch
TE83 Moore MLB56 Nickerson
WR87 Emanuel RLB55 Brooks
WR85 Anthony LCB20 Barber
FB40 Alstott SS47 Lynch
RB28 Dunn FS22 Mincy
QB12 Dilfer RCB27 Parker
SUBSTITUTIONS
5 Husted, 6 Barnhardt, 23 Bouie, 24 Robinson, 25 Kelly, 31 Young, 37 Ellison, 41 Neal, 51 Singleton, 53 Quarles, 54 Palmer, 59 Duncan, 69 Pierson, 71 Wunsch, 78 Jones, 80 Davis, 81 Green, 82 Hape, 86 Williams, 90 Maniecki, 94 White
DID NOT PLAY
4 Walsh, 65 Dogins
INACTIVE
13 Milanovich, 21 Abraham, 26 Abdullah, 72 Ahanotu, 75 Washington, 84 Thomas, 88 Hunter, 98 Cannida