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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 New Orleans Saints 24
Sunday 7 September 2008 at the Louisiana Superdome
NO 11:27-1Q Patten 39 pass from Brees (Gramatica kick)
TB 8:13-1Q Buchanon 26 interception return (Bryant kick)
TB 0:03-2Q Bryant FG37
NO 2:49-3Q Gramatica FG34
TB 0:33-3Q Bryant FG33
NO 0:13-3Q Henderson 84 pass from Brees (Gramatica kick)
TB 10:38-4Q Hilliard 2 pass from Garcia (Bryant kick)
NO 7:38-4Q Bush 42 pass from Brees (Gramatica kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Graham 10-91, Dunn 9-54, Garcia 1-1.
SAINTS: Thomas 10-52, Bush 14-51, Brees 3-(-2).
PASSING
BUCS: Garcia 41-24-221-1-1.
SAINTS: Brees 32-23-343-1-3.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Galloway 6-56, Hilliard 6-45, Bryant 3-43, Graham 3-27, Askew 3-20, Smith 2-19, Dunn 1-11.
SAINTS: Bush 8-112, Shockey 6-54, Colston 3-26, Moore 2-17, Thomas 2-11, Henderson 1-84, Patten 1-39.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Buchanon 1-26.
SAINTS: Fujita 1-2.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: D.Jackson 3-84, Smith 1-0.
SAINTS: Thomas 4-67, Campbell 1-0.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: D.Jackson 5-29, Hilliard 1-11.
SAINTS: Moore 1-10, Bush 1-0.
SACKS
BUCS: White 1-6.
SAINTS: Grant 1-8, McCray 1-7.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings reports on the season opener in New Orleans
Award-winning Martin Fennelly adds his take on the game
Joe Henderson has some suggestions for Jon Gruden
Rick Stroud offers his opinions on events
How Gary Shelton saw it all unfold
Tom Jones made some interesting in-game comments
The stories behind the plays on and off the field
What Jon Gruden had to say afterwards
Scott Smith's game report from the Super Dome
Click here for the official gamebook
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT70 Penn LDE93 Carter
LG78 Sears UT98 Sims
C52 Faine DT95 Hovan
RG76 Zuttah RDE90 Adams
RT65 Trueblood WLB55 Brooks
TE81 Smith MLB51 Ruud
WR89 Bryant SLB59 June
WR84 Galloway LCB31 Buchanon
FB35 Askew SS23 Phillips
RB34 Graham FS36 Jackson
QB7 Garcia RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 10 Jackson, 19 Hilliard, 21 Piscitelli, 25 Talib, 26 Allen, 28 Dunn, 43 Mack, 44 Storer, 48 Economos, 50 McCoy, 57 Hayward, 58 Black, 71 Haye, 79 Mahan, 83 Troupe, 85 Stovall, 88 Gilmore, 91 White, 97 Wilkerson, 98 Sims
DID NOT PLAY
8 Griese
INACTIVE
11 Johnson, 12 McCown, 29 Bennett, 54 Hayes, 75 Joseph, 77 Lee, 80 Clayton, 96 Peterson