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Sunday, November 2, 1997 - Away Game

WON - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 Indianapolis Colts 28

After a three-game losing streak, Tampa Bay Buccaneers got back to their winning ways. Tied 28–28 with 01:03 to go, Karl Williams returned a punt to the Colts 45-yard line. That set up a game-winning field goal by Michael Husted with 8 seconds remaining in regulation. Tampa Bay won 31–28, and improved to 6–3.

GAMEDAY BRIEF

  • WEATHER: Cloudy - 41°F. - Humidity 58% - Wind E. 0mph Wind Chill 38°F.
  • OFFICALS
    • REFEREE: Mike Carey
    • UMPIRE: Neil Gereb
    • LINE JUDGE: Darryll Lewis
    • SIDE JUDGE: Mike Pereira
    • HEAD LINESMAN: Sid Semon
    • BACK JUDGE: Tom Sifferman
    • FIELD JUDGE: John Robinson
    • REPLAY OFFICAL: not documented
    SCORING
    • BUCCANEERS: 07:29-1Q Alstott 1 run (Husted kick)
    • COLTS: 03:37-1Q Blanchard FG43
    • COLTS: 13:22-2Q Faulk 4 run (Blanchard kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 06:31-2Q Moore 2 pass from Dilfer (Husted kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 00:38-2Q Williams 6 pass from Dilfer (Husted kick)
    • COLTS: 10:04-3Q Blanchard FG36
    • COLTS: 00:55-3Q Warren 1 run (Pollard pass from Holcomb)
    • COLTS: 11:46-4Q Blackmon 18 fumble return (Blanchard kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 06:52-4Q Williams 24 pass from Dilfer (Husted kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 00:08-4Q Husted FG36
    STARTERS OFFENSE
    • WR: #85 R. Anthony
    • LT: #74 P. Gruber
    • LG: #60 J. Pyne
    • C: #61 T. Mayberry
    • RG: #64 J. Diaz
    • RT: #70 J. Odom
    • TE: #83 D. Moore
    • WR: #88 H. Copeland
    • QB: #12 T. Dilfer
    • RB: #28 W. Dunn
    • FB: #40 M. Alstott
    STARTERS DEFENSE
    • LE: #72 C. Ahanotu
    • NT: #73 B. Culpepper
    • UT: #99 W. Sapp
    • RE: #91 R. Upshaw
    • SLB: #59 R. Porter
    • MLB: #56 H. Nickerson
    • WLB: #55 D. Brooks
    • LCB: #21 D. Abraham
    • RCB: #27 A. Parker
    • SS: #47 J. Lynch
    • FS: #22 C. Mincy
    SUBSTITUTIONS
    • 4 Walsh, 5 Husted, 7 Landeta, 23 Bouie, 25 Johnson, 31 Young, 32 Rhett, 37 Ellison, 45 Legette, 50 Gooch, 51 Singleton, 52 Bellisari, 53 Quarles, 69 Pierson, 71 Wunsch, 73 Middleton, 75 Curry, 78 Jones, 82 Hape, 84 Thomas, 86 Williams, 87 Davis, 94 White
    DID NOT PLAY
    • 13 Milanovich, 20 Barber, 24 Robinson, 29 Gant, 65 Dogins, 80 Harris, 90 Maniecki, 97 Jackson
    INACTIVE
    • none.

    INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

    RUSHING
    • BUCCANEERS: Alstott 16-45, Dunn 7-17, Anthony 1-17, Dilfer 1-5.
    • COLTS: Crockett 14-81, Faulk 14-40, Bailey 1-18, Warren 4-8, Justin 1-0.
    PASSING
    • BUCCANEERS: Dilfer 25-16-164-0-3.
    • COLTS: Holcomb 30-19-181-1-0, Justin 3-1-44-0-0.
    RECIEVING
    • BUCCANEERS: Moore 6-53, Dunn 3-39, Williams 2-30, Copeland 2-25, Anthony 2-16, Hape 1-1.
    • COLTS: Dawkins 4-55, Warren 4-37, Harrison 3-57, Dilger 3-37, Crockett 3-29, Stablein 2-11, Faulk 1- (-1).
    INTERCEPTIONS
    • BUCCANEERS: Abraham 1-0.
    • COLTS: none.
    KICK RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Anthony 4-97, Williams 1-20.
    • COLTS: Bailey 4-60.
    PUNT RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Williams 3-99.
    • COLTS: Stablein 3-17.
    SACKS
    • BUCCANEERS: Sapp 1-7, Upshaw 1-6.
    • COLTS: Footman 1-9, Morrison 1-4, Fontenot 1-1.

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