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1987 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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4-11-0, NFC Central Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.8, Offense: -3.1, Defense: -2.7, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 286 points (19.1/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 360 points (24.0/g), 20th.
 Differential of -74 points (-4.9/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-9.5.

Coach: Ray Perkins (4-11-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Doug Graber
 Other Notable Asst.: Marc Trestman (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Tampa Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Steve DeBerg 33 9 8 159 for 275, 1,891 yards, 14 td, 7 int, & 8 rushes for -8 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 275th pick / 1977
RB Jeff Smith 25 2 8 100 rushes for 309 yards, 2 td, & 20 catches for 197 yards and 2 td Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 267th pick / 1985
FB James Wilder 29 6 12 106 rushes for 488 yards, 0 td, & 40 catches for 328 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1981
WR Mark Carrier 22 Rook 5 26 catches for 423 yards, 3 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 57th pick / 1987
WR Gerald Carter 30 7 12 38 catches for 586 yards, 5 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 240th pick / 1980
TE Calvin Magee 24 2 11 34 catches for 424 yards, 3 td
LT Rob Taylor 27 1 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 328th pick / 1982
LG George Yarno 30 8 8
C Randy Grimes 27 4 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1983
RG Rick Mallory 27 2 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 225th pick / 1984
RT Ron Heller 25 3 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 112th pick / 1984
 Defensive Starters
LDE John Cannon 27 5 11 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1982
NT Mike Stensrud 31 8 12 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1979
RDE Ron Holmes 24 2 8 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 8th pick / 1985
LOLB Jackie Walker 25 1 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1986
LILB Jeff Davis 27 5 10 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 128th pick / 1982
RILB Ervin Randle 25 2 12 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1985
ROLB Chris Washington 25 3 12 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1984
LCB Ricky Reynolds 22 Rook 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1987
RCB Rod Jones 23 1 11 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 25th pick / 1986
SS Bobby Kemp 28 6 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 202nd pick / 1981
FS Ray Isom 22 Rook 6 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Donald Igwebuike 27 2 0 14 of 18 field goals & 24 of 26 extra points Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 260th pick / 1985
P Frank Garcia 30 6 0 62 punts for a 38.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Bobby Futrell 24 1 1 24 punt returns for a 8.9 average and 0 td
KR Bobby Futrell 24 1 1 31 kick returns for a 19.6 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
23 Don Anderson 24 11 0 196 5-10 Purdue 7/8/1963 2 1 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1985
39 Cliff Austin 27 rb 3 2 203 6-0 Clemson 3/2/1960 4 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 66th pick / 1983
42 Steve Bartalo 23 9 0 200 5-9 Colorado St. 7/15/1964 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1987
39 Greg Boone 25 2 0 196 5-9 Duke 1/8/1962 Rook 0
52 Scot Brantley 29 lb 12 2 230 6-1 Florida 2/24/1958 7 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1980
77 Rufus Brown 25 2 0 295 6-2 Florida A&M 5/19/1962 Rook 0
78 John Cannon 27 LDE 11 11 260 6-5 William & Mary 7/30/1960 5 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1982
88 Mark Carrier 22 WR 10 5 186 6-0 Nicholls St. 10/28/1965 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 57th pick / 1987
87 Gerald Carter 30 WR 12 12 190 6-1 Texas A&M 6/19/1957 7 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 240th pick / 1980
87 Steve Carter 25 wr 3 1 170 5-10 Albany State (GA) 9/12/1962 Rook 0
78 Walter Carter 30 de 2 1 276 6-4 Florida St. 12/19/1957 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 264th pick / 1980
90 Mike Clark 28 de 3 3 253 6-4 Florida 3/30/1959 6 1 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 190th pick / 1981
22 Torin Clark 24 db 2 0 175 6-1 West Virginia St. 12/31/1963 Rook 1
71 Mark Cooper 27 g 4 2 270 6-5 Miami (FL) 2/14/1960 4 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 31st pick / 1983
5 Ray Criswell 24 3 0 192 6-0 Florida 8/16/1963 Rook 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 121st pick / 1986
31 Ivory Curry 26 db 3 2 185 5-11 Florida 2/6/1961 Rook 1
58 Jeff Davis 27 LILB 11 10 230 6-0 Clemson 1/26/1960 5 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 128th pick / 1982
17 Steve DeBerg 33 QB 12 8 210 6-3 San Jose St. 1/19/1954 9 6 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 275th pick / 1977
81 Dwayne Dixon 25 2 0 205 6-1 Florida 8/2/1962 3 0
81 Phil Freeman 25 wr 8 5 185 5-11 Arizona 12/9/1962 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 8th / 204th pick / 1985
36 Bobby Futrell 24 KR 12 1 190 5-11 Elizabeth City St. 8/4/1963 1 0
91 Brian Gant 22 lb 11 3 235 6-0 Illinois St. 9/6/1965 Rook 2
5 Frank Garcia 30 P 12 0 205 6-0 Arizona St.,UNLV,Arizona 6/5/1957 6 1
33 Jeff George 30 db 2 1 185 6-1 Illinois St. 12/24/1957 Rook 0
32 Charles Gladman 21 2 0 205 5-11 Pittsburgh 9/2/1966 Rook 0
79 Conrad Goode 25 t 11 2 285 6-6 Missouri 1/19/1962 3 2 New York Giants / 4th / 87th pick / 1984
31 Sonny Gordon 22 7 0 192 5-11 Ohio St. 7/30/1965 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 157th pick / 1987
53 Don Graham 23 2 0 244 6-2 Penn St. 1/31/1964 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 84th pick / 1987
60 Randy Grimes 27 C 12 12 270 6-4 Baylor 7/20/1960 4 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1983
82 Ron Hall 23 te 10 3 245 6-4 Cal Poly-Pomona,Hawaii 3/15/1964 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 87th pick / 1987
67 Roy Harris 26 de 3 2 264 6-2 Florida 3/26/1961 3 1
66 Dave Heffernan 25 2 0 255 6-4 Miami (FL) 10/28/1962 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 183rd pick / 1985
73 Ron Heller 25 RT 12 10 298 6-5 Penn St. 8/25/1962 3 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 112th pick / 1984
84 Bruce Hill 23 wr 8 1 178 6-0 Arizona St. 2/29/1964 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 106th pick / 1987
11 Mike Hold 24 2 0 190 6-0 South Carolina 3/16/1963 Rook 1
83 Derek Holloway 26 1 0 166 5-7 Arkansas 1/17/1961 1 0
80 Steve Holloway 23 te 6 4 235 6-3 Tennessee St. 8/23/1964 Rook 1
90 Ron Holmes 24 RDE 10 8 261 6-4 Washington 8/26/1963 2 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 8th pick / 1985
25 Bobby Howard 23 12 0 213 6-0 Indiana 6/1/1964 1 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 325th pick / 1986
71 Jim Huddleston 25 g 1 1 280 6-4 Virginia 9/22/1962 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 6th / 156th pick / 1986
72 John Hunt 25 1 0 254 6-4 Florida 11/6/1962 3 0 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 232nd pick / 1984
37 Eddie Hunter 22 3 0 205 5-10 Virginia Tech 1/20/1965 Rook 0 New York Jets / 8th / 196th pick / 1987
1 Donald Igwebuike 27 K 12 0 181 5-9 Clemson 12/27/1960 2 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 260th pick / 1985
28 Ray Isom 22 FS 6 6 190 5-9 Penn St. 12/27/1965 Rook 3
84 David Jackson 22 1 0 175 5-8 SE Missouri St. 1/2/1965 Rook 0
91 Cam Jacobs 25 3 0 230 6-2 Kentucky 3/10/1962 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 136th pick / 1985
95 Curt Jarvis 22 2 2 266 6-2 Alabama 1/28/1965 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 169th pick / 1987
73 Hoss Johnson 24 1 0 295 6-4 Alabama 6/8/1963 Rook 0
22 Rod Jones 23 RCB 11 11 185 6-0 SMU 3/31/1964 1 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 25th pick / 1986
61 David Jordan 25 g 3 3 274 6-6 Auburn 6/14/1962 3 1 New York Giants / 10th / 255th pick / 1984
75 Kevin Kellin 28 dt 7 1 267 6-6 Minnesota 11/16/1959 1 1
33 Bobby Kemp 28 SS 12 12 189 6-0 Cal State-Fullerton 5/29/1959 6 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 202nd pick / 1981
98 Tyrone Keys 27 3 0 272 6-7 Mississippi St. 10/24/1960 4 0 New York Jets / 5th / 113th pick / 1981
23 Tim King 27 db 3 0 190 6-2 Delaware St. 3/7/1960 Rook 1
24 Dan Land 22 db 3 2 195 6-0 Albany State (GA) 7/3/1965 Rook 1
77 J.D. Maarleveld 26 t 11 3 300 6-6 Notre Dame,Maryland 10/24/1961 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 112th pick / 1986
86 Calvin Magee 24 TE 11 11 240 6-3 Southern 4/23/1963 2 4
68 Rick Mallory 27 RG 12 12 265 6-2 Washington 10/21/1960 2 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 225th pick / 1984
53 Fred McCallister 25 lb 3 3 250 6-1 Florida 2/17/1962 Rook 2
73 Tom McHale 24 3 0 290 6-4 Maryland,Cornell 2/25/1963 Rook 0
21 Vito McKeever 26 1 0 180 6-0 Florida 10/8/1961 1 0
83 Solomon Miller 23 8 0 185 6-1 Utah St. 12/6/1964 1 1 New York Giants / 6th / 157th pick / 1986
82 Jeff Modesitt 23 1 0 245 6-5 Delaware 1/1/1964 Rook 0
56 Sankar Montoute 26 lb 3 3 230 6-3 Wisconsin,St. Leo 2/2/1961 Rook 2
57 Winston Moss 22 rolb 12 6 245 6-3 Miami (FL) 12/24/1965 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1987
59 Kevin Murphy 24 9 0 233 6-2 Oklahoma 9/8/1963 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 40th pick / 1986
76 Fred Nordgren 28 nt 3 3 240 6-0 Portland St. 12/11/1959 Rook 1
60 Paul O'Connor 25 g 2 2 270 6-3 Miami (FL) 11/7/1962 Rook 1 New York Giants / 5th / 140th pick / 1987
29 Lee Paige 27 3 0 197 6-0 Florida St. 10/16/1960 Rook 0
59 Leon Pennington 24 3 0 225 6-1 Florida 12/25/1963 Rook 0
55 Chuck Pitcock 29 c 2 2 272 6-4 Tulane 2/20/1958 Rook 1
74 Marvin Powell 32 t 6 4 268 6-5 USC 8/30/1955 10 2 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1977
64 Don Pumphrey 24 g 3 3 275 6-4 Valdosta St. 11/22/1963 Rook 1
40 Marcus Quinn 28 db 3 3 205 6-1 LSU 6/27/1959 Rook 1
98 Jim Ramey 30 3 0 261 6-4 Kentucky 3/9/1957 8 0 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 70th pick / 1979
54 Ervin Randle 25 RILB 12 12 250 6-1 Baylor 10/12/1962 2 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1985
7 John Reaves 37 qb 2 2 210 6-3 Florida 3/2/1950 15 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 14th pick / 1972
29 Ricky Reynolds 22 LCB 12 12 190 5-11 Washington St. 1/19/1965 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1987
47 Harold Ricks 25 rb 3 1 200 5-10 Tenn-Chattanooga 12/26/1962 Rook 1
94 Charles Riggins 28 3 0 295 6-5 Bethune-Cookman 11/9/1959 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 237th pick / 1982
81 Stanley Shakespeare 24 1 0 190 6-0 Miami (FL) 2/5/1963 Rook 0
93 Dan Sileo 23 10 0 282 6-2 Maryland,Cincinnati,Miami (FL) 1/3/1964 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 2nd pick / 1987 Supp
35 Jeff Smith 25 RB 12 8 201 5-9 Nebraska 3/22/1962 2 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 267th pick / 1985
68 Reggie Smith 26 t 3 3 295 6-5 Kansas 8/29/1961 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 78th pick / 1984 Supp
94 Mike Stensrud 31 NT 12 12 280 6-5 Iowa St. 2/19/1956 8 5 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1979
89 Eric Streater 23 wr 3 3 165 5-11 North Carolina 3/21/1964 Rook 1
70 Harry Swayne 22 t 8 2 290 6-5 Rutgers 2/2/1965 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 190th pick / 1987
41 Craig Swoope 23 1 0 205 6-1 Illinois 2/3/1964 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 83rd pick / 1986
95 Gene Taylor 25 8 0 189 6-2 Fresno St. 11/12/1962 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 163rd pick / 1987
72 Rob Taylor 27 LT 5 5 293 6-6 Northwestern 11/14/1960 1 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 328th pick / 1982
52 Pat Teague 24 lb 1 1 225 6-1 North Carolina St. 10/22/1963 Rook 0
14 Vinny Testaverde 24 qb 6 4 235 6-5 Miami (FL) 11/13/1963 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1987
36 Derrick Thomas 22 1 0 232 6-0 Arkansas 3/8/1965 Rook 0
1 Van Tiffin 22 3 0 155 5-9 Alabama 9/6/1965 Rook 2
24 Paul Tripoli 26 db 13 4 197 6-0 Alabama 12/14/1961 Rook 4
50 Dan Turk 25 c 13 3 290 6-4 Drake,Wisconsin 6/25/1962 2 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 101st pick / 1985
70 Calvin Turner 27 3 0 270 6-4 West Virginia 4/10/1960 Rook 0
45 Miles Turpin 23 lb 3 2 230 6-4 California 5/15/1964 1 1
56 Jackie Walker 25 LOLB 12 6 245 6-5 Jackson St. 11/3/1962 1 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1986
37 Kevin Walker 24 db 3 3 180 5-11 East Carolina 10/20/1963 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 165th pick / 1986
83 Herkie Walls 26 wr 2 2 159 5-8 Texas 7/18/1961 4 0 Houston Oilers / 7th / 170th pick / 1983
51 Chris Washington 25 LOLB 12 12 231 6-4 Iowa St. 3/6/1962 3 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1984
85 Arthur Wells 24 2 0 236 6-4 Grambling St. 2/1/1963 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 11th / 290th pick / 1987
32 James Wilder 29 FB 12 12 225 6-3 Missouri 5/12/1958 6 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1981
20 Rick Woods 28 fs 5 5 196 6-0 Boise St. 11/16/1959 5 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 97th pick / 1982
34 Adrian Wright 26 rb 3 3 230 6-1 Virginia Union 10/13/1961 Rook 2
66 George Yarno 30 LG 11 8 260 6-2 Washington St. 8/12/1957 8 4
10 Jim Zorn 34 qb 1 1 200 6-2 Cal Poly-Pomona 5/10/1953 11 1
Team Total 25.5 15 228.5 6-1.6 1.8