By Times Staff
Published October 11, 2004

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Brian Griese, Bucs quarterback: Sometimes, calm and efficient is better than flash and sizzle.

Michael Pittman, Bucs running back: Bucs linebacker Derrick ) Brooks said it best, "In the end, he refused to go down."

Jeff Gooch, Bucs linebacker: Shelton Quarles set a high standard. Gooch maintained it after Quarles got hurt.

Chris Simms, Bucs quarterback: His starting debut was too brief, but he played long enough to give the Bucs the spark they needed.

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