Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17  Cleveland Browns 14 Sunday 12 September 2010 at Raymond James Stadium
SCORING CLE 2:48-1Q Massaquoi 41 pass from Delhomme (Dawson kick) TB 0:50-1Q Barth FG49 CLE 5:35-2Q Hillis 10 run (Dawson kick) TB 0:18-2Q M.Williams 3 pass from Freeman (Barth kick) TB 6:45-4Q Spurlock 33 pass from Freeman (Barth kick)
A pair of touchdown passes from Josh Freeman brought the Bucs from 14-3 down to win the season opener against the Browns, the winning score coming on a 33-yarder to Micheal Spurlock with under seven minutes left.  "We needed somebody to make a play," Freeman said. "Michael Spurlock ran a great route and we were on the same page.”   The defense forced three turnovers and Raheem’s young team were 1-0.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: C.Williams 22-75, Freeman 2-34, Graham 6-10. BROWNS: Harrison 9-52, Hillis 9-41, Cribbs 3-11, Delhomme 1-1, Watson 1-(-1). PASSING BUCS: Freeman 28-17-182-1-2. BROWNS: Delhomme 37-20-227-2-1, Cribbs 1-1-9-0-0. RECEIVING BUCS: M.Williams 5-30, Winslow 4-32, Spurlock 2-49, Stroughter 2-32, C.Williams 2-23, Stevens 1-8, Graham 1-8. BROWNS: Stuckey 4-30, Hillis 4-24, Moore 3-87, Watson 3-16, Massaquoi 2-46, Cribbs 2-11, Wallace 1-9, Harrison 1-7, Robiskie 1-6. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Barber 1-64, Biggers 1-0. BROWNS: Adams 1-26. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Spurlock 2-50. BROWNS: Cribbs 3-46, Benard 1-11. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Spurlock 4-24. BROWNS: Cribbs 3-29. SACKS BUCS: none. BROWNS: Benard 1.5-5, Trusnik 1-6, Fujita 0.5-2.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 70 Penn DE 94 Moore LG 68 Vincent DT 93 McCoy C 52 Faine DT 90 Miller RG 75 Joseph DE 98 Sims RT 65 Trueblood WLB 54 Hayes TE 82 WInslow MLB 51 Ruud WR 19 Williams SLB 58 Black WR 18 Stroughter LCB 31 Biggers FB 34 Graham RCB 20 Barber RB 24 Williams SS 26 Jones QB 5 Freeman FS 36 Jackson PLAYED 9 Bryan, 10 Barth, 17 Benn, 21 Piscitelli, 32 Huggins, 33 Mack, 34 Graham, 35 Grimm , 41 Lynch, 45 Pressley, 48 Economos, 53 Koutouvides, 56 Watson, 57 Hayward, 76 Zuttah, 77 Lee, 81 Spurlock, 86 Stevens, 88 Gilmore, 91 White, 92 Price, 96 Crowder DID NOT PLAY 11 J Johnson, 23 Lewis INACTIVE 12 Carpenter, 27 Blount, 28 Lumpkin, 62 Larsen, 71 Bennett, 85 Stovall, 87 Parker, 97 Lorig
COMMENTARY CREW Spero Dedes and Rich Gannon