Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 New Orleans Saints 17
Sunday 27 December 2009 at the Superdome
NO 6:47-1QThomas 8 run (Hartley kick)
NO 1:32-1Q Meachem 30 pass from Brees (Hartley kick)
NO 6:39-2Q Hartley FG28
TB 0:00-2Q Barth FG34
TB 13:14-4Q Williams 23 run (Barth kick)
TB 2:25-4Q Spurlock 77 punt return (Barth kick)
TB 8:06-OT Barth FG47

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Williams 24-129, Ward 7-32, Graham 1-8, Freeman 2-7.
SAINTS: Thomas 6-60, Hamilton 7-21, Bell 7-20, Bush 2-16, Meachem 1-7.
PASSING
BUCS: Freeman 31-21-271-2-0.
SAINTS: Brees 37-32-258-0-1.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Bryant 5-52, Winslow 4-76, Graham 4-43, Williams 3-19, Stovall 2-47, Clark 1-15, Clayton 1-10, Stevens 1-7.
SAINTS: Colston 8-77, Bush 6-37, Meachem 5-66, Henderson 5-35, Thomas 5-25, Hamilton 2-10, Eckel 1-8.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
SAINTS: Sharper 1-21, Porter 1-0.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Spurlock 5-116.
SAINTS: Roby 3-65.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Spurlock 2-80.
SAINTS: Bush 1-14.
SACKS
BUCS: Hayes 1-9.
SAINTS: Smith 1-3, Grant 1-3, Hargrove 1-2.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings reports from the Superdome
Joe Henderson looks at the Bill Cowher rumours
How Rick Stroud saw the game unfold
John Romano is happy for a win but still wants a change
Cadillac records a 100-yard game for the first time since 2006
Micheal Spurlock makes it another happy return
Kellen Winslow sets another team record
Geno Hayes makes up for lost time
Game notes and anecdotes
Scott Smith's official game report
The official gamebook including the play-by-play
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT70 Penn LDE 97 Wilkerson
LG76 Zuttah DT98 Sims
C52 Faine DT95 Hovan
RG75 Joseph RDE91 White
RT65 Trueblood WLB50 McCoy
WR89 Bryant MLB51 Ruud
WR85 Stovall SLB58 Black
TE82 Winslow LCB25 Talib
FB34 Graham SS21 Piscitelli
RB24 Williams FS36 Jackson
QB5 Freeman RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
2 Paulescu, 10 Barth, 18 Stroughter, 28 Ward, 29 Roberson, 33 Mack, 41 Lynch, 45 Pressley, 48 Economos, 53 Koutouvides, 54 Hayes, 57 Hayward, 69 Dotson, 80 Clayton, 81 Spurlock, 86 Stevens, 87 Clark, 88 Gilmore, 92 D.Moore, 93 Miller, 94 K.Moore, 96 Crowder
DID NOT PLAY
11 J Johnson, 61 Compas
INACTIVE
12 Carpenter, 16 Bradley, 19 Urrutia, 32 Huggins, 71 Bennett, 74 Murphy, 77 Lee, 83 Nunn