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Sunday, December 7, 1997 - Home Game

LOSS - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 06 Green Bay Packers 17

Green Bay defeated Tampa Bay 17–6, and the Packers clinched the NFC Central title.

The Buccaneers were held without a touchdown for the first time all season, and would need a victory in the last two weeks to secure a wild card spot for the playoffs.

GAMEDAY BRIEF

  • WEATHER: Sunny - 75°F. - Humidity 61% - Wind S.W. 24 mph Wind Chill 78°F.
  • OFFICALS
    • REFEREE: Phil Luckett
    • UMPIRE: Ron Botchan
    • LINE JUDGE: Tom Barnes
    • SIDE JUDGE: Doug Toole
    • HEAD LINESMAN: Gary Slaughter
    • BACK JUDGE: Tony Corrente
    • FIELD JUDGE: Don Dorkowski
    • REPLAY OFFICIAL: not documented
    • VIDEO OPERATOR: not documented
    SCORING
    • BUCCANEERS: 07:54-2Q Husted FG24
    • PACKERS: 00:04-2Q Brooks 43 pass from Favre (Longwell kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 11:26-3Q Husted FG48
    • PACKERS: 14:08-4Q Levens 8 pass from Favre (Longwell kick)
    • PACKERS: 07:22-4Q Longwell FG27
    STARTERS OFFENSE
    • WR: #85 R. Anthony
    • LT: #74 P. Gruber
    • LG: #64 J. Diaz
    • C: #61 T. Mayberry
    • RG: #73 F. Middleton
    • RT: #70 J. Odom
    • TE: #80 J. Harris
    • WR: #86 K. Williams
    • QB: #12 T. Dilfer
    • RB: #28 W. Dunn
    • FB: #40 M. Alstott
    STARTERS DEFENSE
    • LE: #72 C. Ahanotu
    • NT: #77 B. Culpepper
    • UT: #99 W. Sapp
    • RE: #91 R. Upshaw
    • SLB: #50 J. Gooch
    • 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, 19 Hunter, 23 Bouie, 25 Johnson, 31 Young, 32 Rhett, 37 Ellison, 45 Legette, 51 Singleton, 52 Bellisari, 53 Quarles, 71 Wunsch, 82 Hape, 83 Moore, 84 Thomas, 87 Davis, 90 Maniecki, 94 White, 97 Jackson
    DID NOT PLAY
    • 60 Pyne, 65 Dogins
    INACTIVE
    • 13 Milanovich, 20 Barber, 24 Robinson, 59 Porter, 69 Pierson, 75 Curry, 78 Jones, 88 Copeland

    INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

    RUSHING
    • BUCCANEERS: Alstott 10-34, Dunn 12-33.
    • PACKERS: Levens 22-54, Favre 6-13, Henderson 2-11, Brooks 1-4.
    PASSING
    • BUCCANEERS: Dilfer 17-6-67-0-0. Walsh 9-4-50-1-0.
    • PACKERS: Favre 33-25-280-1-2.
    RECIEVING
    • BUCCANEERS: Williams 5-87, Thomas 2-19, Dunn 2-9, Harris 1-2.
    • PACKERS: Levens 8-64, Freeman 5-73, Chmura 5-37, Brooks 3-71, Mayes 3-22, Henderson 1-13.
    INTERCEPTIONS
    • BUCCANEERS: Lynch 1-28.
    • PACKERS: Prior 1-0.
    KICK RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Anthony 2-45, Williams 1-22, Rhett 1-16.
    • PACKERS: Beebe 2-60.
    PUNT RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Williams 1-13.
    • PACKERS: Mayes 3-16.
    SACKS
    • BUCCANEERS: none.
    • PACKERS: Robinson 1-8, White 1-7, Joyner 1-6, Wilkins 1-2.

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