Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 New Orleans Saints 14
Sunday 16 September 2007 at Raymond James Stadium
TB 5:25-1Q Williams 1 run (Bryant kick)
TB 13:09-2Q Galloway 69 pass from Garcia (Bryant kick)
TB 1:05-2Q Galloway 24 pass from Garcia (Bryant kick)
TB 4:26-3Q Williams 1 run (Bryant kick)
NO 0:49-3Q Karney 1 run (Mare kick)
TB 7:30-4Q Bryant FG27
NO 2:50-4Q Colston 4 pass from Brees (Mare kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Williams 24-61, Pittman 5-18, Garcia 2-6, Graham 1-2.
SAINTS: McAllister 10-49, Bush 10-27, Karney 3-13, Brees 3-10.
PASSING
BUCS: Garcia 16-10-243-0-2.
SAINTS: Brees 44-26-260-1-1.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Galloway 4-135, Hilliard 2-51, Smith 2-45, Pittman 1-11, Askew 1-1.
SAINTS: Colston 8-70, Bush 6-43, Moore 3-46, Johnson 3-18, Patten 2-66, McAllister 1-7, Copper 1-6, Owens 1-4, Karney 1-0.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: June 1-0.
SAINTS: none.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Jones 1-36, Clayton 1-23, Hilliard 1-3.
SAINTS: Moore 3-50, Lake 1-10.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Jones 3-25.
SAINTS: none.
SACKS
BUCS: Haye 1-7, White 1-9.
SAINTS: none.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings reports on the home-opening win
Martin Fennelly's award-winning column
Joe Henderson's morning-after column
How Rick Stroud saw it unfold
Gary Shelton offers his comments on the win
Malcolm Glazer makes a return to Raymond James Stadium
Cadillac scores twice and impresses with his toughness
The defense takes us back to the old days
How the New Orleans media viewed it
Game notes and anecdotes
Scott Smith's official game report
The gamebook and play-by-play
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT77 Petitgout LDE94 Spires
LG78 Sears UT71 Haye
C76 Wade DT95 Hovan
RG75 Joseph RDE93 Carter
RT65 Trueblood WLB55 Brooks
TE81 Smith MLB51 Ruud
WR19 Hilliard DB22 Davis
WR84 Galloway LCB 20 Barber
FB35 Askew SS23 Phillips
RB24 Williams FS28 Jackson
QB7 Garcia RCB31 Buchanon
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 11 Jones, 21 Piscitelli, 26 Allen, 32 Pittman, 34 Graham, 39 Pearson, 48 Economos, 56 Nece, 57 Hayward, 58 Black, 59 June, 68 Lehr, 70 Penn, 80 Clayton, 85 Stovall, 86 Stevens, 88 Becht, 90 Adams, 91 White, 96 Peterson
DID NOT PLAY
5 Gradkowski
INACTIVE
2 Simms, 12 McCown, 25 Kelly, 50 Trotter, 54 Chukwurah, 69 Davis, 72 Buenning, 98 Sims