Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 Philadelphia Eagles 31
Saturday 12 January 2002 at Veterans Stadium
TB 10:48-1Q Gramatica FG36
PHI 6:18-1Q Akers FG26
PHI 12:17-2Q Lewis 16 pass from McNabb (Akers kick)
TB 6:13-2Q Gramatica FG32
PHI 0:35-2Q Staley 23 pass from McNabb (Akers kick)
TB 0:00-2Q Gramatica FG27
PHI 6:57-3Q Buckhalter 25 run (Akers kick)
PHI 2:08-4Q Moore 59 interception return (Akers kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Alstott 12-32, Dunn 11-29, B.Johnson1-2.
EAGLES: McNabb 4-57, Buckhalter 9-55, Staley 15-34, Thrash 1-2.
PASSING
BUCS: Johnson 36-22-202-4-0.
EAGLES: McNabb 25-16-194-1-2
OPPS:
RECEIVING
BUCS: Dunn 8-37, Alstott 5-32, K.Johnson 3-75, Williams 2-25, Green 2-15, Moore 1-13, Yoder 1-5.
EAGLES: Pinkston 5-62, Lewis 4-60, Thrash 3-32, Staley 2-27, Buckhalter 2-13.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
EAGLES: Moore 2-59, Vincent 1-0, Dawkins 1-0.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Stecker 4-91, Murphy 2-47.
OPPS: Mitchell 1-27, D.Douglas 1-16, Walker 1-9.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Williams 3-10.
OPPS: Mitchell 2-10.
SACKS
BUCS: Rice 2-7, White 1-1.
OPPS: H.Douglas 1-7.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
For the second straight season the Bucs went out of the playoffs at the first hurdle at a cold Veterans Stadium. And this time it cost Tony Dungy his job as he was fired within 48 hours of the loss to the Eagles. It was also the night of my debut presenting for Sky Sports.
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OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT67 Walker LDE 94 White
LG64 McDaniel UT92 McFarland
C62 Christy DT99 Sapp
RG60 Coleman RDE97 Rice
RT71 Wunsch MLB59 Duncan
TE83 Moore RLB55 Brooks
WR19 Johnson DB21 Abraham
WR81 Green LCB25 Kelly
FB40 Alstott SS47 Lynch
RB28 Dunn FS34 Jackson
QB14 Johnson RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Royals, 7 Gramatica, 22 Stecker, 26 Smith, 38 Howell, 43 Cook, 46 Gibson, 50 Gooch, 51 Singleton, 52 Webster, 53 Quarles, 69 Pierson, 75 Washington, 78 Jones, 80 Yoder, 84 McDermott, 86 Williams, 87 Murphy, 89 Roberg, 96 Wyms
DID NOT PLAY
10 King, 85 Anthony, 91 Darby
INACTIVE
1 Hamilton, 4 Brien, 27 Abdullah, 65 Hochstein, 68 Grice, 76 Curry, 88 Wynn, 98 Cannida