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Sunday, November 23, 1986 - Home Game

LOSS - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 Detroit Lions 38

Three first-half possessions deep in Detroit Lions territory led to zero Buccaneer points en route to another blowout loss.

Lions receiver Jeff Chadwick took a 73-yard reception to the Buccaneers' 1-yard line when Rod Jones fell down while covering him. Jones also got beaten by Leonard Thompson on a jump ball in the end zone. Vito McKeever was outrun by Chadwick on the Lions' third score.

James Wilder had 130 yards rushing and 71 yards receiving for the Buccaneers.

GAMEDAY BRIEF

  • WEATHER: Cloudy - 85°F. - Humidity 54% - Wind E. 9 mph Wind Chill 87°F.
  • OFFICALS
    • REFEREE: Fred Wyant
    • UMPIRE: Dave Hamilton
    • LINE JUDGE: Joe Haynes
    • HEAD LINESMAN: Jerry Bergman
    • BACK JUDGE: Ben Thompkins
    • FIELD JUDGE: Pat Mallette
    • SIDE JUDGE: Stan Kemp
    SCORING
    • LIONS: 07:51-1Q Jones 1 run (Murray kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 01:26-1Q Igwebuike FG31
    • LIONS: 00:26-2Q Thompson 4 pass from Ferguson (Murray kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 08:00-3Q Wilder 11 pass from Young (Igwebuike kick)
    • LIONS: 01:42-3Q Chadwick 18 pass from Ferguson (Murray kick)
    • LIONS: 00:16-3Q James 13 run (Murray kick)
    • LIONS: 08:37-4Q Murray FG20
    • BUCCANEERS: 02:14-4Q Franklin 2 pass from Young (Igwebuike kick)
    • LIONS: 01:43-4Q Thompson 34 pass from Long (Murray kick)
    STARTERS OFFENSE
    • WR: #81 P. Freeman
    • LT: #72 R. Taylor
    • LG: #66 G. Yarno
    • C: #60 R. Grimes
    • RG: #68 R. Mallory
    • RT: #73 R. Heller
    • TE: #86 C. Magee
    • WR: #87 G. Carter
    • QB: #08 S. Young
    • RB: #20 R. Springs
    • RB: #32 J. Wilder
    STARTERS DEFENSE
    • LE: #71 B. Nelson
    • NT: #76 D. Logan
    • RE: #90 R. Holmes
    • LOLB: #57 K. Browner
    • LILB: #58 J. Davis
    • RILB: #52 S. Brantley
    • ROLB: #51 C. Washington
    • LCB: #21 V. McKeever
    • RCB: #22 R. Jones
    • SS: #44 I. Sully
    • FS: #31 C. Curry
    SUBSTITUTIONS
    • 1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 17 DeBerg, 23 Castille, 35 Franklin, 36 Futrell, 41 Swoope, 54 Randle, 56 J Walker, 59 Murphy, 62 Farrell, 67 Morgan, 75 Kellin, 77 Maarleveld, 80 Williams, 84 Heflin, 85 Dunn, 98 Keys
    DID NOT PLAY
    • 25 Howard, 28 Allen, 37 K Walker, 64 Robinson, 83 Gillespie
    INACTIVE
    • none.

    INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

    RUSHING
    • BUCCANEERS: Wilder 24-130, Young 8-53, Springs 1-4.
    • LIONS: Jones 13-64, James 10-45, Ferguson 3-11, Williams 6-9.
    PASSING
    • BUCCANEERS: Young 32-23-218-2-2.
    • LIONS: Ferguson 21-14-230-1-2, Long 1-1-34-0-1.
    RECIEVING
    • BUCCANEERS: Wilder 9-71, Magee 5-63, Springs 5-48, Freeman 2-25, Carter 1-9, Franklin 1-2.
    • LIONS: Thompson 4-69, Chadwick 3-98, Bland 3-61, James 3-14, Jones 2-22.
    INTERCEPTIONS
    • BUCCANEERS: Brantley 1-8.
    • LIONS: Mitchell 2-10.
    KICK RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Freeman 2-46, Futrell 1-27, Franklin 1-10.
    • LIONS: Hunter 3-68.
    PUNT RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Futrell 1-4.
    • LIONS: none.
    SACKS
    • BUCCANEERS: none.
    • LIONS: Cofer 2.5-17, Ferguson 1-6, Gay 0.5-2.

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