Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19  Chicago Bears 7  Sunday 24 October 2004 at Raymond James Stadium
SCORING TB 13:25-2Q Gramatica FG22 TB 0:48-2Q Clayton 6 pass from Griese (Gramatica kick) TB 12:23-3Q Gramatica FG22 CHI 3:45-3Q Jones 1 run (Edinger kick) TB 8:52-4Q Pittman 3 run (pass failed)
The old Tampa defense came out to play as the Bucs moved to 2-5 on the season including four sacks against quarterbacks Jonathan Quinn and Craig Krenzel, and limiting the passing game to 116 yards. More injuries piled up on both sides of the ball but Michael Pittman had another 100-yard game and put the game away with his touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Pittman 23-109, Alstott 7-29, J.White 4-5, Griese 2-(-1), Clayton 1-(-4). BEARS: Jones 13-52, Thomas 5-17, Krenzel 1-4, Quinn 1-3. PASSING BUCS: Griese 23-15-163-0-1. BEARS: Quinn 9-5-47-0-0, Krenzel 19-9-69-1-0. RECEIVING BUCS: Clayton 6-62, Pittman 2-55, Jurevicius 2-21, Alstott 2-8, Brown 1-13, Heller 1-3, White 1-1. BEARS: Gage 4-43, Clark 3-31, Jones 3-13, Thomas 2-4. Berrian 1-14, Wade 1-11. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Barber 1-23. BEARS: none. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Cox 2-45. BEARS: Azumah 4-70, McKie 1-21. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Brown 2-14. BEARS: McQuarters 1-3. SACKS BUCS: Rice 2-13, White 1-7, Quarles 1-5. BEARS: Harris 1-8.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 70 Deese DE 94 Spires LG 78 Stinchcomb DT 92 McFarland C 76 Wade DT 91 Darby RG 60 Coleman DE 97 Rice RT 67 Walker MLB 53 Quarles WR 11 Schroeder RLB 55 Brooks WR 81 Brown DB 27 Edwards WR 80 Clayton LCB 25 Kelly WR 83 Jurevicius RCB 20 Barber RB 32 Pittman SS 26 Smith QB 8 Griese FS 23 Phillips PLAYED 9 Bidwell, 10 Gramatica, 22 White, 24 Cox, 35 Ivy, 37 Allen, 38 Howell, 40 Alstott, 43 Cook, 50 Gooch, 51 Burns, 52 Gold, 56 Nece, 58 Cooper, 75 Steussie, 79 Mahan, 85 Dilger, 86 Moore, 89 Heller, 90 White, 93 Savage , 98 Smith DID NOT PLAY 14 Johnson INACTIVES 2 Simms, 12 Knight, 17 Garrett, 34 Comella, 69 Davis, 77 Terry, 82 Lee, 84 Galloway,
COMMENTARY CREW Kevin Slaten and JC Pearson