Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27  Miami Dolphins 13 Sunday 16 October 2005 at Raymond James Stadium
SCORING TB 9:05-1Q Galloway 7 pass from Griese (Bryant kick) MIA 5:16-1Q Mare FG47 TB 1:10-1Q Bryant FG36 MIA 11:46-3Q Mare FG53 TB 4:32-3Q Bryant FG32 TB 1:32-3Q Pittman 57 run (Bryant kick) TB 0:06-3Q Allen 33 fumble return (Bryant kick) MIA 9:56-4Q Brown 8 run (Mare kick)
The Bucs got back on the win trail with a comfortable success over their in-state rivals but lost Brian Griese to an apparent torn ACL.  Michael Pittman had a long TD run as part of his 100-yard day and the defense chipped in with Will Allen’s fumble return score putting the icing on the cake.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Pittman 15-127, Graham 17-50, Clayton 1-2, Griese 1-1. DOLPHINS: Chambers 3-25, Brown 9-22, Frerotte 1-9, Williams 5-8. PASSING BUCS: Griese 16-12-120-0-1, Simms 10-6-69-0-0. DOLPHINS: Frerotte 43-21-267-0-0. RECEIVING BUCS: Galloway 9-96, Clayton 2-27, Hilliard 2-19, Smith 2-0, Alstott 1-23, Becht 1-13, Pittman 1-11. DOLPHINS: Williams 6-22, Welker 3-97, Chambers 3-50, McMichael 3-20, Brown 2-44, Morris 2-18, Booker 1-12, Gilmore 1-4. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: none. DOLPHINS: none. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Cox 1-23. DOLPHINS: Welker 6-130. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Jones 3-20. DOLPHINS: Welker 4-70. SACKS BUCS: Rice 1-8, Spires 1-7, White 1-6, Brooks 1-3. DOLPHINS: Bell 1-14, Thomas 1-10, Carter 1-3.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 69 Davis DE 94 Spires LG 72 Buenning DT 95 Hovan C 76 Wade DT 92 McFarland RG 79 Mahan DE 97 Rice RT 67 Walker LLB 56 Nece TE 88 Becht MLB 53 Quarles WR 80 Clayton RLB 55 Brooks WR 84 Galloway LCB 25 Kelly FB 40 Alstott RCB 20 Barber RB 32 Pittman SS 26 Allen QB 8 Griese FS 34 Jackson PLAYED 2 Simms, 3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 19 Hilliard, 21 Bolden, 27 Cox, 33 Graham, 39 Pearson, 43 Cook, 44 Razzano, 46 Adams, 51 Ruud, 58 Cooper, 75 Steussie, 77 Terry, 81 Smith, 83 Moore, 85 Lawrie, 86 Shepherd, 89 Jones, 90 White, 91 Bradley, 96 Wyms INACTIVES 12 McCown, 23 Phillips, 24 Williams, 28 Nicholson, 61Colmer, 64 Bryant, 74 Jackson, 87 Russell
COMMENTARY CREW Kevin Harlan and Randy Cross