Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 New England Patriots 28
Saturday 17 December 2005 at Gilette Stadium
NEP8:52-1Q Ashworth 1 pass from Brady (Vinatieri kick
NEP2:08-2Q Dillon 3 run (Vinatieri kick)
NEP0:47-2Q Givens 16 pass from Brady (Vinatieri kick)
NEP11:32-4Q Dillon 2 pass from Brady (Vinatieri kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Williams 14-23, Pittman 2-6, Alstott 1-2, Simms 1-(-1).
PATRIOTS: Dillon 19-48, Faulk 6-18, Givens 2-13, Brady 3-6, Flutie 2-(-2).
PASSING
BUCS: Simms 34-21-155-0-0.
PATRIOTS: Brady 31-20-258-0-3.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Hilliard 5-50, Galloway 4-38, Smith 4-26, Williams 3-4, Clayton 2-26, Alstott 2-8, Pittman 1-3.
PATRIOTS: Givens 6-137, Dillon 4-15, Branch 2-27, Fauria 2-20, Faulk 2-8, Dwight 1-27, Davis 1-19, Pass 1-4, Ashworth 1-1.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
PATRIOTS: none.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Shepherd 2-40, Graham 1-22, Bradley 1-2.
PATRIOTS: Johnson 1-20.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Jones 3-28.
PATRIOTS: Dwight 3-22, Brown 2-9.
SACKS
BUCS: Rice 1-5.
PATRIOTS: Bruschi 2-20, McGinest 2-15, Colvin 1-8, Vrabel 1-3, Hawkins 1-1.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings' review of the game
Joey Johnston's Sunday-morning column
What Rick Stroud thought of it all
Gary Shelton reports from Foxborough, Mass.
Put it down to being a 'learning experience'
Chris Simms gets battered and bruised
From the victorious New England locker room
Game notes and anecdotes
The game report
The gamebook and the play-by-play of the game
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT69 Davis LDE94 Spires
LG72 Buenning UT95 Hovan
C76 Wade DT96 Wyms
RG79 Mahan RDE97 Rice
RT67 Walker MLB53 Quarles
TE88 Becht RLB55 Brooks
TE 81 Smith DB21 Bolden
WR80 Clayton LCB25 Kelly
WR84 Galloway SS23 Phillips
RB24 Williams FS34 Jackson
QB2 Simms RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 19 Hilliard, 26 Allen, 27 Cox, 28 Nicholson, 32 Pittman, 33 Graham, 39 Pearson, 40 Alstott, 43 Cook, 51 Ruud, 54 Mallard, 56 Nece, 64 Bryant, 75 Steussie, 77 Terry, 83 Moore, 86 Shepherd, 89 Jones, 90 White, 91 Bradley
DID NOT PLAY
12 McCown
INACTIVE
4 France, 13 Rattay, 22 Watson, 46 Adams, 58 Cooper, 61 Colmer, 74 Jackson, 92 McFarland