Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6 Atlanta Falcons 17
Sunday 10 December 2006 at Raymond James Stadium
TB 6:43-1QBryant FG42
TB 11:42-2Q Bryant FG24
ATL 9:51-3Q Williams 54 fumble return (Andersen kick)
ATL 3:24-3Q Griffith 21 run (Andersen kick)
ATL 3:14-4Q Andersen FG23

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Williams 20-48, Alstott 2-20, Gradkowski 2-8, Pittman 3-4, Rattay 2-0.
FALCONS: Griffith 12-57, Dunn 11-45, Norwood 7-32, Vick 3-5, Schaub 1-0.
PASSING
BUCS: Gradkowski 24-13-121-0-0, Rattay 13-9-83-0-0.
FALCONS: Vick 23-14-155-1-0.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Pittman 7-73, Galloway 5-64, Hilliard 4-32, Smith 2-17, Alstott 2-4, Warren 1-9, Williams 1-5.
FALCONS: Lelie 3-49, Crumpler 3-30, Dunn 2-27, White 2-17, Blakley 1-14, Griffith 1-8, Jenkins 1-6, Norwood 1-4.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Buchanon 1-0.
FALCONS: none.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Cox 2-34, Pittman 1-17.
FALCONS: Rossum 3-44.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Hilliard 2-22.
FALCONS: Rossum 2-7.
SACKS
BUCS: Quarles 1.5-10.5, Nece 0.5-3.5
FALCONS: Abraham 1-12.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Rick Stroud reports on the call for a star quarterback
Martin Fennelly's award-winning column
And a welcome return for Tom McEwen to the reporting stakes
Gary Shelton never misses a chance to rip the coaching staff
Joey Johnston has been writing about the Bucs for decades
And yet the defense managed to contain Michael Vick
Some turn-around from going 5-1 in the NFC South last season
Team notes and anecdotes from the Buc locker room
The game report from Raymond James Stadium
The gamebook and the play-by-play from the game
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT69 Davis LDE94 Spires
LG79 Mahan UT96 Wyms
C76 Wade DT95 Hovan
RG75 Joseph RDE90 White
RT65 Trueblood WLB55 Brooks
TE88 Becht MLB53 Quarles
TE81 Smith DB27 Cox
WR84 Galloway LCB 31 Buchanon
FB40 Alstott SS23 Phillips
RB24 Williams FS37 Allen
QB7 Gradkowski RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 13 Rattay, 19 Hilliard, 21 Bolden, 32 Pittman, 33 Sowell, 34 Graham, 39 Pearson, 46 Adams, 50 Winborn, 51 Ruud, 52 Cash, 54 Mallard, 56 Nece, 71 Haye, 74 Green, 77 Terry, 82 Warren, 83 Moore, 85 Stovall, 91 Jenkins
DID NOT PLAY
98 Bradley
INACTIVE
12 McCown, 29 Zemaitis, 30 Nicholson, 66 Mihlhauser, 70 Penn, 86 Jolley, 89 Jones, 93 Bennett