Final

Buccaneers 20

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Saints 24

(1-0, 1-0 home)

Coverage: FOX

1:00 PM ET, September 7, 2008

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA 

1 2 3 4 T
TB 7 3 3 720
NO 7 0 10 724

Top Performers

Passing: D. Brees (NO) - 343 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: E. Graham (TB) - 10 CAR, 91 YDS

Receiving: R. Bush (NO) - 8 REC, 112 YDS, 1 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTBNO
TD11:27David Patten 39 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Martin Gramatica Kick) 07
TD08:13Phillip Buchanon 26 Yd Interception Return (Matt Bryant Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERTBNO
FG00:03Matt Bryant 37 Yd 107
THIRD QUARTERTBNO
FG02:49Martin Gramatica 34 Yd 1010
FG00:33Matt Bryant 33 Yd 1310
TD00:13Devery Henderson 84 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Martin Gramatica Kick) 1317
FOURTH QUARTERTBNO
TD10:38Ike Hilliard 2 Yd Pass From Jeff Garcia (Matt Bryant Kick) 2017
TD07:38Reggie Bush 42 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Martin Gramatica Kick) 2024

Team Stat Comparison

 
Tampa Bay
New Orleans
1st Downs1816
3rd down efficiency
2-125-13
4th down efficiency
0-10-0
Total Yards352438
Yards per play5.67.3
Total Drives10
Passing206337
Comp-Att
24-4123-32
Yards per pass
5.010.5
Interceptions thrown
11
Sacks-Yards Lost
2-151-6
Rushing146101
Rushing Attempts
2027
Yards per rush
7.33.7
Penalties7-667-51
Turnovers11
Fumbles lost
00
Interceptions thrown
11
Possession28:2831:32
TB Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
J. Garcia24/412215.4112-1521.6
Team24/412065.0112-15--
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
D. Brees23/3234310.7311-657.9
Team23/3233710.5311-6--
Tampa Bay Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
E. Graham10919.1046
W. Dunn9546.0014
J. Garcia111.001
Team201467.3046
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
P. Thomas10525.2018
R. Bush14513.6026
D. Brees3-2-0.700
Team271013.7026
Tampa Bay Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
J. Galloway6569.3013
I. Hilliard6457.5111
A. Bryant34314.3026
E. Graham3279.0018
B. Askew3206.7013
A. Smith2199.5011
W. Dunn11111.0011
Team242219.2126
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
R. Bush811214.0142
D. Henderson18484.0184
J. Shockey6549.0026
D. Patten13939.0139
M. Colston3268.7016
L. Moore2178.509
P. Thomas2115.506
Team2334314.9384
Tampa Bay Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
Team000
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
D. Brees100
Team100
Tampa Bay Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
P. Buchanon1261
Team1261
New Orleans Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
S. Fujita120
Team120
Tampa Bay Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
D. Jackson38428.033
A. Smith100.00
Team48421.033
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
P. Thomas46716.822
M. Campbell100.00
Team56713.422
Tampa Bay Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
D. Jackson5295.814
I. Hilliard11111.011
Team6406.714
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
L. Moore11010.010
Team2105.010
Tampa Bay Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Bryant2/2100.0372/28
Team2/2100.0372/28
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Gramatica1/1100.0343/36
Team1/1100.0343/36
Tampa Bay Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
J. Bidwell835344.11461
Team835344.11461
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
S. Weatherford731044.31061
Team731044.31061
Attendance: 69,881