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1983Jeff KomloQB
1985Alan RisherQB
1987John ReavesQB
1987Rick NeuheiselQB
1990-91Jeff CarlsonQB
1992-94Craig EricksonQB
1997Sean LandetaP
1999-03Martin GramaticaK
2006Bruce GradkowskiQB
2007-08Jeff GarciaQB
2009Byron LeftwichQB
2014, 2017Patrick MurrayK
2018Chandler CatanzaroK
The No.7 shirt
This shirt was the domain of the back-up quarterback for many years in Buc history. Even Craig Erickson started his career as No.3 to Vinny Testaverde and Steve DeBerg before going on to start for two seasons.

Jeff Komlo was a former Detroit Lions QB who was the No.3 QB during 1983 and saw meaningful action in only one game that season. Alan Risher was a refugee from the USFL who held for extra points throughout 1985 but whose only appearance on the stat sheets was a fake fieldgoal against the Rams in October that year.

John Reaves was a former Tampa Bay Bandit who started the first two replacement games, and even former Washington/Colorado coach and part-time gambler, Rick Neuheisel, wore No.7 with the Bucs based on his performance against Tampa for San Diego in the second of those strike games. Jeff Carlson was No.3 QB but did make one start in 1990 - and no, he is not related to Channel 5's Mike Carlson. And Sean Landeta was the first non-QB to wear No.7 when he replaced Tommy Barnhardt after the latter got hurt during 1997.

Which brings us to the best QB to ever wear No.7, Craig Erickson, and Martin "FUAT" Gramatica. The latter's problems began before he switched his number to 10, but Erickson was one of the lads, a player all the linemen loved. And we even managed to get a first round pick from the Colts for him in 1995 too.

Bruce Gradkowski wound up starting 11 games as a rookie in 2006 and then was replaced as starter and in the No.7 jersey by Jeff Garcia who had the role for two seasons in Tampa before being allowed to leave through free agency. His replacement, Byron Leftwich, will probably remain the largest No.7 in Buc history.

Patrick Murray had two stints with the Buccaneers and wore the number in both his years in Tampa Bay as did Chandler Catanzaro during his half-season in 2018 before being released.


Jeff CarlsonCraig EricksonMartin GramaticaJeff GarciaByron Leftwich