Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 New Orleans Saints 21
Sunday 19 December 2004 at Raymond James Stadium Stadium
NO 14:40-1Q Stecker 98 kickoff return (Carney kick)
TB 11:25-1Q Galloway 3 pass from Griese (Taylor kick)
TB 8:57-3Q Galloway 59 punt return (Taylor kick)
TB 11:17-4Q Taylor FG37
NO 3:33-4Q Horn 4 pass from Brooks (Carney kick)
NO 0:38-4Q Stallworth 7 pass from Brooks (Carney kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Pittman 24-131, Galloway 2-19, Graham 3-16, Alstott 2-2, Smart 1-1, Griese 2-0.
SAINTS: McAllister 25-89, Brooks 3-17, Stecker 1-9.
PASSING
BUCS: Griese 22-13-118-1-1.
SAINTS: Brooks 21-14-169-0-2.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Clayton 4-53, Galloway 2-18, Pittman 2-10, Brown 1-17, Alstott 1-5, Dilger 1-5, Jurevicius 1-5, Moore 1-5.
SAINTS: Horn 4-64, Stecker 3-26, Stallworth 2-29, Williams 2-22, Pathon 1-15, McAllister 1-9, Karney 1-4.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
SAINTS: McKenzie 1-0.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Smart 2-44, Graham 1-17.
SAINTS: Stecker 1-98, Lewis 1-22, McAfee 1-16, Whitehead 1-12.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Galloway 2-59.
SAINTS: Lewis 1-53.
SACKS
BUCS: Rice 3-13, Spires 1.5-10.5, Barber 1-8, Ahanotu 1-4, White 0.5-1.5.
SAINTS: Howard 1-4.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings' game review
Martin Fennelly's excellent column
Rick Stroud's Monday morning viewpoint
Gary Shelton's Monday rant
Joey Johnston tells it how it is
Michael Pittman's costly fumble (again)
John Romano's Gimme Five column
The defense played its heart out
Stecker returns the opening kick
More sacks than Santa for the defense
Game notes and anecdotes
The game report
The gamebook and play-by-play of the game
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT70 Deese LDE90 White
LG78 Stinchcomb UT94 Spires
C79 Mahan DT91 Darby
RG60 Coleman RDE97 Rice
RT67 Walker LLB52 Gold
WR80 Clayton MLB53 Quarles
WR84 Galloway RLB55 Brooks
FB43 Cook LCB25 Kelly
FB40 Alstott SS26 Smith
RB32 Pittman FS38 Howell
QB8 Griese RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
6 Taylor, 9 Bidwell, 27 Edwards, 28 Jackson, 35 Ivy, 36 Smart, 37 Allen, 46 Lawrie, 50 Gooch, 51 Burns, 56 Nece, 58 Cooper, 72 O'Dwyer, 75 Steussie, 81 Brown, 83 Jurevicius, 85 Dilger, 86 Moore, 95 Ahanotu
DID NOT PLAY
2 Simms, 68 Wright, 93 Savage
INACTIVE
14 Johnson, 23 Phillips, 24 Cox, 34 Comella, 44 Baber, 69 Davis, 77 Terry, 82 Lee,