Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27 Chicago Bears 24 Saturday 21 September 2008 at Soldier Field
SCORING CHI 12:43-1Q Gould FG40 CHI 6:10-1Q Gould FG43 TB 1:50-1Q Hilliard 4 pass from Griese (Bryant kick) TB 5:26-2Q Adams 45 interception return (Bryant kick) CHI 0:00-2Q Gould FG28 CHI 2:54-3Q Forte 6 pass from Orton (Lloyd pass from Orton) CHI 6:38-4Q Lloyd 19 pass from Orton (Gould kick) TB 3:11-4Q Bryant FG35 TB 0:07-4Q Stevens 1 pass from Griese (Bryant kick) TB 4:21-OT Bryant FG21
The game where Brian Griese‚Äôs arm fell off as he set a franchise record for passes thrown as the Bucs stormed back from a late 10-point deficit and then won it in overtime.  Antonio Bryant had a huge receiving day but it was a key personal foul penalty on the Bears in the extra period that allowed the winning drive.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Dunn 5-31, Graham 12-16. BEARS: Forte 27-89, Wolfe 1-38, Orton 6-21, Jones 3-10. PASSING BUCS: Griese 67-38-407-3-2. BEARS: Orton 34-22-268-2-2. RECEIVING BUCS: Bryant 10-138, Hilliard 6-57, Stevens 5-61, Clayton 5-54, Dunn 4-27, Smith 3-33, Askew 2-18, Stovall 2-16, Gilmore 1-3. BEARS: Forte 7-66, Lloyd 6-124, Davis 3-37, McKie 2-17, Olsen 2-16, Clark 2-8. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Adams 1-45, Ruud 1-0. BEARS: Payne 1-12, Briggs 1-3, Vasher 1-0. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Clayton 3-69, D.Jackson 2-40. BEARS: Manning 4-108. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: D.Jackson 3-1, Hilliard 0-0. BEARS: Vasher 3-25. SACKS BUCS: Carter 1-9, Barber 1-7, White 1-5. BEARS: none.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 70 Penn DE 93 Carter LG 78 Sears DT 98 Sims C 52 Faine DT 95 Hovan RG 76 Zuttah DE 90 Adams RT 65 Trueblood WLB 55 Brooks TE 81 Smith MLB 51 Ruud TE 88 Gilmore SLB 59 June TE 86 Stevens LCB 31 Buchanon WR 19 Hilliard RCB 20 Barber RB 34 Graham SS 23 Phillips QB 8 Griese FS 36 Jackson PLAYED 3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 10 Jackson, 21 Piscitelli, 26 Allen, 28 Dunn, 32 Hamilton, 35 Askew, 44 Storer, 48 Economos, 50 McCoy, 54 Hayes, 57 Hayward, 58 Black, 71 Haye, 79 Mahan, 80 Clayton, 85 Stovall, 89 Bryant, 91 White, 97 Wilkerson, 98 Sims DID NOT PLAY 12 McCown INACTIVES 7 Garcia, 11 Johnson, 25 Talib,29 Bennett, 75 Joseph, 77 Lee, 84 Galloway, 96 Peterson
COMMENTARY CREW Sam Rosen and Tim Ryan