The Tampa Bay Buccaneers
vs
The St. Louis Rams


Quick Hits
Regular season
Season overview | Team stats | Team info | Injuries | Team Leaders | Hot Cold | Schedule

Against opponent
Matchups/record | Leaders (in last 5 seasons)







Season Overview
St. Louis Tampa Bay
Season Record (NFL Rk) 3-2-0 (15th) 1-4-0 (29th)

Division Ranking 2nd 4th

Wild Card Ranking 3rd 11th

Home Record (Rk) 1-1-0 (17th) 0-2-0 (25th)

Away Record (Rk) 2-1-0 (6th) 1-2-0 (18th)

Overtime Record (Rk) 1-1-0 (2nd) 0-0-0 (5th)

Record vs Division 3-0-0 1-0-0

Record vs Conference 3-2-0 1-2-0

Points For (Rk) 116 (4th) 69 (26th)

Points Against (Rk) 113 (25th) 89 (17th)

Current Streak Won 2 Won 1



Team Stats (NFL rank)
(2004 regular season)
St. Louis Tampa Bay
Offense

Total yds/game 386.4 (4th) 283.4 (25th)

Total passing yds/game 270 (4th) 202.4 (18th)

Total rushing yds/game 116.4 (14th) 81 (31st)

Touchdowns (total) 13 (T5th) 6 (T29th)

Touchdowns (passing) 7 (T7th) 4 (T23rd)

Touchdowns (rushing) 6 (T5th) 0 (T30th)

Touchdowns (returns) 0 (T6th) 0 (T6th)

Touchdowns (others) 0 (T19th) 2 (T1st)

Defense

Opp. total yds/game 372.2 (28th) 274.4 (4th)

Opp. passing yds/game 225 (19th) 143.8 (3rd)

Opp. rushing yds/game 147.2 (29th) 130.6 (24th)

Sacks 8 (24th) 6 (T27th)

Interceptions 1 (T29th) 3 (T19th)



Team Info
(totals include players on the active roster only;
NFL Experience: regular season only, including current season
total of games played/games started)

St. Louis Tampa Bay
Height average 6-1 6-2

Weight average 243.7 240

Age average 27.7 28.4

Oldest Sean Landeta (42.8) Jason Garrett (38.6)

Youngest Steven Jackson (21.2) Michael Clayton (22)

Rookies 10 8

30 years old + 13 15

Never drafted 17 13

1st round selections 10 9

Ht and Wt average

Offensive linemen 6-4, 309.3 6-5, 308.2

Defensive linemen 6-3, 286.4 6-2, 281.1

How the Clubs were Built

Drafted 25 21

Free agency 23 31

Waivers 1 0

Trades 4 1

NFL Experience

Quarterbacks 204/176 218/165

RB, FB, WR and TE 651/442 1263/890

Offensive linemen 678/509 553/458

Linebackers 167/91 633/282

Defensive backs 626/397 430/226

Defensive linemen 339/105 412/244

Punters and kickers 415/- 152/-

Team totals 3080/1720 3661/2265

NFL seasons average 4.1 4.8



Injuries
St. Louis Tampa Bay
Darnell Alford (OT):
Knee injury, questionable for Week 6 vs. TB
Adam Archuleta (SS):
Back injury, probable for Week 6 vs. TB
Zack Bronson (FS):
Broken left ankle, injured reserve
Marc Bulger (QB):
Shoulder injury, probable for Week 6 vs. TB
Chris Dishman (OG):
Knee injury, questionable for Week 6 vs. TB
Trev Faulk (LB):
Hamstring, questionable for Week 6 vs. TB
Travis Fisher (CB):
Forearm injury, out for Week 6 vs. TB
Joey Goodspeed (FB):
Heel injury, probable for Week 6 vs. TB
DeJuan Groce (CB):
Shoulder injury, probable for Week 6 vs. TB
Tyoka Jackson (DE / DT):
Hamstring, doubtful for Week 6 vs. TB
Erik Jensen (TE):
Knee injury, injured reserve
Jimmy Kennedy (DT):
Foot injury, out for Week 6 vs. TB
Jeremy Loyd (LB):
Pectoral muscle injury, injured reserve
David Thompson (DT):
On reserve/non-football injury list
Kyle Turley (OT):
Herniated disk, injured reserve
Aeneas Williams (CB):
Neck injury, probable for Week 6 vs. TB
Rickey Dudley (TE):
Thumb injury, injured reserve
Joey Galloway (WR):
Groin, out for Week 6 at STL
Charlie Garner (RB):
Right knee injury, injured reserve
Joe Jurevicius (WR):
Knee injury, reserve/non-football injury
Sylvester Morris (WR):
Knee injury, injured reserve
Frank Murphy (WR):
Hamstring, injured reserve
Matt O'Dwyer (OG):
Pectoral muscle injury, physically unable to perform
Shelton Quarles (LB):
Quadriceps, probable for Week 6 at STL
Edell Shepherd (WR):
Foot injury, injured reserve
Chris Simms (QB):
Shoulder injury, doubtful for Week 6 at STL
Matt Stinchcomb (OG / OT):
Chest injury, probable for Week 6 at STL
Ellis Wyms (DE):
Lower back strain, probable for Week 6 at STL





Team Leaders: current season
(players on the active roster only; 2004 regular season only)
St. Louis Tampa Bay
Passing

Attempts Marc Bulger (181) Brad Johnson (103)

Completions Marc Bulger (120) Brad Johnson (65)

Yards Marc Bulger (1426) Brad Johnson (674)

Longest Marc Bulger (52) Brad Johnson (54)

Touchdowns Marc Bulger (7) Brad Johnson (3)

Rushing

Carries Marshall Faulk (84) Michael Pittman (30)

Yards Marshall Faulk (364) Michael Pittman (123)

Longest Steven Jackson (48) Mike Alstott (32)

Touchdowns Marshall Faulk, Marc Bulger (2) -

Receiving

Receptions Isaac Bruce (38) Michael Clayton (23)

Yards Isaac Bruce (526) Michael Clayton (301)

Longest Shaun McDonald (52) Bill Schroeder (54)

Touchdowns Torry Holt, Shaun McDonald (2) Tim Brown, Ken Dilger, Bill Schroeder, Michael Clayton (1)

Sacks

Sacks Leonard Little (3) Anthony McFarland (2)

Interceptions

Interceptions Jerametrius Butler (1) Brian Kelly (2)

Yards Jerametrius Butler (10) Brian Kelly (26)

Longest - -

Touchdowns - -

Returns

Punt returns (yds) Shaun McDonald (53) Bill Schroeder (21)

Kick returns (yds) Arlen Harris (232) Torrie Cox (236)

Touchdowns (PR/KR) - -

Scoring

Points Jeff Wilkins (34) Martin Gramatica (31)

Points (non-kicker) Marshall Faulk (14) Ken Dilger (8)



Who's Hot?
St. Louis Tampa Bay

QUARTERBACKS
GP Com/Att Com% Yds Yds/GP TD
Rush Sacked Int Rush Yds TD
Marc Bulger
Last 1 24/42 57.1 325 325 3
2 3 4 9 1


RUNNING BACKS - FULL BACKS
GP Rush Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
Rec Rec Yds TD
None

WIDE RECEIVERS - TIGHT ENDS
GP Rec Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
Brandon Manumaleuna
Last 1 3 33 11 33 1


DEFENSIVES
GP Sack Int
None

KICKERS
GP FGM FGA FG% Pts
Jeff Wilkins
Last 1 2 2 100 9


QUARTERBACKS
GP Com/Att Com% Yds Yds/GP TD
Rush Sacked Int Rush Yds TD
None

RUNNING BACKS - FULL BACKS
GP Rush Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
Rec Rec Yds TD
None

WIDE RECEIVERS - TIGHT ENDS
GP Rec Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
Michael Clayton
Last 2 8 152 19 76 1

Ken Dilger
Last 1 3 60 20 60 1


DEFENSIVES
GP Sack Int
None

KICKERS
GP FGM FGA FG% Pts
None





Who's Not?
St. Louis Tampa Bay

QUARTERBACKS
GP Com/Att Com% Yds Yds/GP TD
Rush Sacked Int Rush Yds TD
None

RUNNING BACKS - FULL BACKS
GP Rush Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
Rec Rec Yds TD
Marshall Faulk
Last 1 15 51 3.4 51 0
1 4 0

Steven Jackson
Last 1 5 64 12.8 64 0
2 11 0


WIDE RECEIVERS - TIGHT ENDS
GP Rec Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
None


KICKERS
GP FGM FGA FG% Pts
None

QUARTERBACKS
GP Com/Att Com% Yds Yds/GP TD
Rush Sacked Int Rush Yds TD
None

RUNNING BACKS - FULL BACKS
GP Rush Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
Rec Rec Yds TD
Mike Alstott
Last 2 7 15 2.1 7.5 0
5 16 0

Michael Pittman
Last 2 30 123 4.1 61.5 0
5 29 0


WIDE RECEIVERS - TIGHT ENDS
GP Rec Yds Avg Yds/GP TD
None


KICKERS
GP FGM FGA FG% Pts
None





2004 Regular Season Schedule

St. Louis Tampa Bay
Week 1 W 17-10 vs. Ari L 16-10 at Wsh

Week 2 L 34-17 at Atl L 10-6 vs. Sea

Week 3 L 28-25 vs. NO L 30-20 at Oak

Week 4 W 24-14 at SF L 16-13 vs. Den

Week 5 W 33-27 at Sea W 20-17 at NO

Week 6 vs. TB (1-4) at STL (3-2)

Week 7 at Mia (0-5) vs. Chi (1-3)

Week 8 BYE BYE

Week 9 vs. NE (4-0) vs. KC (1-3)

Week 10 vs. Sea (2-2) at Atl (4-1)

Week 11 at Buf (0-4) vs. SF (2-3)

Week 12 at GB (1-4) at Car (1-3)

Week 13 vs. SF (2-3) vs. Atl (4-1)

Week 14 at Car (1-3) at SD (3-2)

Week 15 at Ari (1-4) vs. NO (2-3)

Week 16 vs. Phi (4-0) vs. Car (1-3)

Week 17 vs. NYJ (4-0) at Ari (1-4)

Strength of schedule

2004 Opp. Record 31-42 .425 (T28th) 34-41 .453 (T25th)

2004 Record of
beaten opp. 5-9 .357 2-3 .400

2004 Record of
opp. lost to 6-4 .600 9-10 .474

2003 Opp. Record 129-127 .504 (T15th) 123-133 .480 (30th)

vs. 2003 playoff teams 6 6



Matchups/Record Against Opponent
(against opponent in last 5 seasons: 2000 to 2004 - regular season matchups only)
St. Louis Tampa Bay
2004 Week 6: TB at STL

2003 didn't meet in 2003

2002 Week 3: StL 14 at TB 26

2001 Week 11: TB 24 at StL 17

2000 Week 16: StL 35 at TB 38

All-time record 8-6-0 6-8-0

Last 5 seasons recap

Record 0-3-0 3-0-0

Home record 0-1-0 2-0-0

Away record 0-2-0 1-0-0

Points average 16.5 22



Team Leaders: against opponent in last 5 seasons
(against opponent in last 5 seasons: 2000 to 2004 - regular season matchups only)
(players on the active roster only)

St. Louis Tampa Bay
Passing

Attempts Chris Chandler (7) Brad Johnson (66)

Completions Chris Chandler (4) Brad Johnson (44)

Yards Chris Chandler (29) Brian Griese (509)

Longest Chris Chandler (15) Brian Griese (47)

Touchdowns - Brian Griese (4)

Rushing

Carries Marshall Faulk (40) Mike Alstott (19)

Yards Marshall Faulk (143) Michael Pittman (53)

Longest Marshall Faulk (18) Brian Griese (18)

Touchdowns Marshall Faulk (4) Mike Alstott (3)

Receiving

Receptions Torry Holt (29) Ken Dilger (8)

Yards Torry Holt (443) Ken Dilger (62)

Longest Torry Holt (72) Tim Brown (22)

Touchdowns Marshall Faulk, Brandon Manumaleuna, Torry Holt (1) Charlie Garner, Rickey Dudley (1)

Sacks

Sacks Leonard Little (1) Simeon Rice, Shelton Quarles, Ellis Wyms, Greg Spires (1)

Interceptions

Interceptions - Derrick Brooks, Simeon Rice, Ronde Barber, Brian Kelly (1)

Yards - Derrick Brooks (39)

Longest - Derrick Brooks (39)

Touchdowns - Derrick Brooks (1)

Returns

Punt returns (yds) - -

Kick returns (yds) Brandon Manumaleuna (19) Frank Murphy (90)

Touchdowns (PR/KR) - -

Scoring

Points - -

Points (non-kicker) - Bill Schroeder, Jamel White (6)