Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 San Diego Chargers 31
Sunday 12 December 2004 at Qualcomm Stadium
SD 11:49-2Q Parker 79 pass from Brees (Kaeding kick)
TB 9:02-2Q Galloway 36 pass from Griese (Taylor kick)
SD 0:49-2Q Osgood 19 pass from Brees (Kaeding kick)
TB 4:56-3Q Galloway 4 pass from Griese (Taylor kick)
SD 0:30-3Q Tomlinson 7 run (Kaeding kick)
TB 6:53-4Q Clayton 20 pass from Griese (Taylor kick)
SD 4:18-4Q Edwards 30 interception return (Kaeding kick)
SD 2:06-4Q Kaeding FG42
TB 0:16-4Q Taylor FG40

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Pittman 12-42, Alstott 4-12, Graham 1-6, Griese 1-3.
CHARGERS: Tomlinson 25-131, Neal 1-2, Brees 4-(-3).
PASSING
BUCS: Griese 50-36-392-3-3.
CHARGERS: Brees 23-17-220-2-2.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Clayton 9-145, Pittman 6-46, Galloway 5-78, Dilger 4-28, Heller 3-19, Jurevicius 2-33, Alstott 2-23, Brown 2-14, Smart 2-10, Griese 1-(-4) .
CHARGERS: Parker 6-118, Tomlinson 4-19, McCardell 3-30, Osgood 2-27, Gates 1-17, Peelle 1-9.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Barber 1-0, Allen 1-0.
CHARGERS: Edwards 2-34, Jammer 1-12.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Smart 5-106.
CHARGERS: Chatman 3-70, Neal 1-12.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Galloway 3-5.
CHARGERS: Parker 2-10.
SACKS
BUCS: Rice 1-9, Spires 1-5.
CHARGERS: Leber 1-10, Fisk 1-7, Foley 1-2.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings' game review
Mick Elliott's morning-after column
Rick Stroud's Monday morning viewpoint
Gary Shelton's weekly rant
Griese throws for nearly 400 yards
John Romano's Gimme Five column
From the winning locker room
Michael Clayton has another big day
Game notes and anecdotes
The game report
The gamebook and play-by-play of the game
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT70 Deese LDE94 Spires
LG78 Stinchcomb UT95 Ahanotu
C79 Mahan DT91 Darby
RG60 Coleman RDE97 Rice
RT67 Walker LLB52 Gold
TE85 Dilger MLB53 Quarles
TE89 Heller RLB55 Brooks
WR80 Clayton LCB25 Kelly
FB40 Alstott SS26 Smith
RB32 Pittman FS38 Howell
QB8 Griese RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
6 Taylor, 9 Bidwell, 27 Edwards, 34 Comella, 35 Ivy, 36 Smart, 37 Allen, 43 Cook, 50 Gooch, 51 Burns, 56 Nece, 58 Cooper, 72 O'Dwyer, 73 Bradley, 75 Steussie, 81 Brown, 83 Jurevicius, 84 Galloway, 86 Moore, 90 White, 93 Savage
DID NOT PLAY
2 Simms
INACTIVE
14 Johnson, 23 Phillips, 24 Cox, 28 Jackson, 69 Davis, 77 Terry, 82 Lee, 98 Smith