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1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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5-4-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.9, Offense: -0.4, Defense: 1.3, SoS: 3.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 158 points (17.6/g), 18th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 178 points (19.8/g), 16th.
 Differential of -20 points (-2.2/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 3.9-5.1.

Coach: John McKay (5-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Fontes

Stadium: Tampa Stadium
 Training Camp: One Buc Place / Buccaneer Place (Tampa, Florida)

Team Info

Owner/President Hugh Culverhouse
General Manager/Assistant to the President Phil Krueger
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 158 2895 587 4.9 23 12 6 163 164 308 1943 9 11 6.1 105 268 952 6 3.6 52
Team Defense 178 2442 564 4.3 21 10 12 160 145 254 1384 10 11 5.0 76 285 1058 9 3.7 72
Lg Rank Offense 18 13 14 26 17 8 6 19 9 11 18 19 17 21
Lg Rank Defense 16 3 17 11 7 6 4 8 20 3 17 18 17 9

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore L 0-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 17 16 355 290 65 4 16 216 115 101 1
2 Sun September 19 boxscore L 0-2 Washington Redskins 13 21 14 278 177 101 4 18 248 71 177
3 Sun November 21 boxscore L 0-3 @ Dallas Cowboys 9 14 21 382 247 135 1 13 185 107 78 1
4 Mon November 29 boxscore W 1-3 Miami Dolphins 23 17 15 215 61 154 18 330 227 103 6
5 Sun December 5 boxscore W 2-3 @ New Orleans Saints 13 10 14 271 178 93 25 380 311 69 3
6 Sun December 12 boxscore L 2-4 @ New York Jets 17 32 15 251 204 47 5 22 307 169 138 2
7 Sun December 19 boxscore W 3-4 Buffalo Bills 24 23 22 342 204 138 4 21 318 152 166 5
8 Sun December 26 boxscore W 4-4 Detroit Lions 23 21 24 377 257 120 2 13 210 97 113 2
9 Sun January 2 boxscore W OT 5-4 Chicago Bears 26 23 22 424 325 99 3 14 248 135 113 1
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 9 boxscore L 5-5 @ Dallas Cowboys 17 30 8 218 113 105 3 29 456 277 179 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
12 Doug Williams 27 QB 9 9 5-4-0 164 307 53.4 2071 9 2.9 11 3.6 62 6.7 5.7 12.6 230.1 69.6 11 128 6.11 5.12 3.5 2 2
11 Jerry Golsteyn 28 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 25.8 9 5-4-0 164 308 53.2 2071 9 2.9 11 3.6 62 6.7 5.7 12.6 230.1 69.3 11 128 6.09 5.10 3.4 2 2
Opp Total 9 145 254 57.1 1608 10 3.9 11 4.3 6.3 5.17 11.1 178.7 71.1 25 224 5.0 3.9 9.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
32 James Wilder 24 FB 9 9 83 324 3 47 3.9 36.0 9.2 53 466 8.8 1 32 5.9 51.8 790 4 5
26 James Owens 27 RB 8 6 76 238 0 14 3.1 29.8 9.5 8 42 5.3 1 12 1.0 5.3 280 1 2
28 Mel Carver 23 rb 9 1 70 229 1 13 3.3 25.4 7.8 4 46 11.5 1 24 0.4 5.1 275 2 2
12 Doug Williams 27 QB 9 9 35 158 2 14 4.5 17.6 3.9 158 2 9
1 Michael Morton 22 KR 9 0 2 3 0 2 1.5 0.3 0.2 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 8 0 1
88 Jimmie Giles* 28 TE 9 9 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 28 499 17.8 3 48 3.1 55.4 500 3 2
89 Kevin House 25 WR 9 9 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 28 438 15.6 2 62 3.1 48.7 437 2 1
83 Theo Bell 29 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 203 13.5 0 25 1.7 22.6 203 0 0
84 Gordon Jones 25 WR 9 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 205 14.6 1 26 1.6 22.8 205 1 1
87 Gerald Carter 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 140 14.0 0 27 1.1 15.6 140 0 0
86 Jim Obradovich 29 te 9 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 22 11.0 0 15 0.2 2.4 22 0 0
82 Jerry Bell 23 te 9 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 5 0 0
Team Total 25.8 9 268 952 6 47 3.6 105.8 29.8 164 2071 12.6 9 62 18.2 230.1 3023 15 28
Opp Total 9 285 1058 9 3.7 117.6 31.7 145 1384 9.5 10 16.1 153.8 2442 19 15

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Michael Morton 22 KR 9 0 21 361 0 26 17.2 369
21 John Holt 23 PR 9 0 16 81 0 22 5.1 81
83 Theo Bell 29 9 0 9 62 0 14 6.9 265
28 Mel Carver 23 rb 9 1 3 62 0 25 20.7 337
26 James Owens 27 RB 8 6 3 52 0 27 17.3 332
22 Johnny Ray Smith 25 db 9 1 3 47 0 24 15.7 47
58 Jeff Davis 22 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
86 Jim Obradovich 29 te 9 3 1 12 0 12 12.0 34
68 George Yarno 25 g 9 3 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
Team Total 25.8 9 25 143 0 22 5.7 33 548 0 27 16.6 3714
Opp Total 9 23 192 0 8.3 40 870 0 21.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
9 Larry Swider 27 P 9 0 39 1620 59 1 41.5
3 Bill Capece 23 K 9 0 11 10 6 5 3 1 3 2 23 18 78.3% 14 14 100.0%
Team Total 25.8 9 11 10 6 5 3 1 3 2 23 18 78.3% 14 14 100.0% 39 1620 59 1 41.5
Opp Total 9 17 12 70.6% 21 16 76.2% 42 1823 43.4

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
12 Doug Williams 27 QB 9 9 0 9 4 0 0
20 Neal Colzie 28 SS 9 9 2.0 3 64 0 51 0 0 0 2 0 0
65 Dave Stalls 27 LDE 9 9 6.5
32 James Wilder 24 FB 9 9 0 5 1 3 0
28 Mel Carver 23 rb 9 1 0 2 3 0 0
63 Lee Roy Selmon* 28 RDE 9 9 4.0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Johnny Ray Smith 25 db 9 1 0 2 3 6 0
76 David Logan 26 NT 9 9 4.8
59 Andy Hawkins 24 LOLB 9 9 2.3 0 0 2 0 0
34 Cedric Brown 28 FS 9 9 3 31 0 24 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Hugh Green* 23 ROLB 9 9 2.3 1 31 0 31 0
52 Scot Brantley 24 RILB 9 9 2.0 0 0 1 0 0
88 Jimmie Giles* 28 TE 9 9 0 2 1 0 0
21 John Holt 23 PR 9 0 0 2 1 0 0
40 Mike Washington 29 RCB 8 8 3 13 0 13 0
58 Jeff Davis 22 9 0 0 1 1 0 0
1 Michael Morton 22 KR 9 0 0 1 1 0 0
26 James Owens 27 RB 8 6 0 2 0 0 0
89 Kevin House 25 WR 9 9 0 1 0 0 0
84 Gordon Jones 25 WR 9 7 0 1 0 0 0
66 Booker Reese 23 7 0 1.0
61 Greg Roberts 26 RG 7 6 0 0 1 0 0
41 Norris Thomas 28 LCB 9 9 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 25.8 9 24.9 11 139 0 51 0 0 28 23 9 0
Opp Total 9 11 15 5

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Bill Capece 23 K 9 0 14 18 68
32 James Wilder 24 FB 9 9 3 1 4 24
88 Jimmie Giles* 28 TE 9 9 3 3 18
28 Mel Carver 23 rb 9 1 1 1 2 12
89 Kevin House 25 WR 9 9 2 2 12
12 Doug Williams 27 QB 9 9 2 2 12
84 Gordon Jones 25 WR 9 7 1 1 6
26 James Owens 27 RB 8 6 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 9 6 9 15 14 18 158
Opp Total 9 9 10 1 1 16 12 178