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1996 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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6-10-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.0, Offense: -5.9, Defense: 2.9, SoS: 1.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 221 points (13.8/g), 30th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 293 points (18.3/g), 8th.
 Differential of -72 points (-4.5/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 5.4-10.6.

Coach: Tony Dungy (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Shula
 Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin
 Other Notable Asst.: Chris Foerster (Offensive Line), Rod Marinelli (Defensive Line) and Lovie Smith (Linebackers)

Stadium: Houlihan's Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida)

Team Info

Principal Owner/President Malcolm Glazer
General Manager Rich McKay
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Penalties Average Drive
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Stats 221 4316 996 4.3 34 14 260 274 494 2727 12 20 5.2 152 472 1589 8 3.4 90 95 787 18 Opp 0.0 0:00
Opp. Stats 293 4814 976 4.9 29 12 296 311 503 2925 17 17 5.4 156 438 1889 13 4.3 114 101 810 26 Opp 0.0 0:00
Lg Rank Offense 30 28 23 20 27 21 29 28 20 27 11 22 24 28 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 8 11 17 18 14 7 4 6 16 9 13 22 18 27 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 1 boxscore L 0-1 Green Bay Packers 3 34 15 176 117 59 6 24 406 267 139 2
2 Sun September 8 boxscore L 0-2 @ Detroit Lions 6 21 13 274 200 74 4 12 234 114 120 1
3 Sun September 15 boxscore L 0-3 @ Denver Broncos 23 27 15 307 186 121 2 20 374 180 194 3
4 Sun September 22 boxscore L 0-4 Seattle Seahawks 13 17 14 217 106 111 1 22 322 198 124 1
5 Sun September 29 boxscore L 0-5 Detroit Lions 0 27 13 226 156 70 4 20 350 221 129
6 Bye Week
7 Sun October 13 boxscore W 1-5 Minnesota Vikings 24 13 20 284 208 76 17 394 255 139 3
8 Sun October 20 boxscore L 1-6 @ Arizona Cardinals 9 13 19 313 218 95 21 237 133 104
9 Sun October 27 boxscore L 1-7 @ Green Bay Packers 7 13 14 196 139 57 2 24 298 169 129 2
10 Sun November 3 boxscore L 1-8 @ Chicago Bears 10 13 14 245 178 67 2 18 269 84 185 1
11 Sun November 10 boxscore W OT 2-8 Oakland Raiders 20 17 27 339 177 162 2 17 271 182 89 1
12 Sun November 17 boxscore W 3-8 @ San Diego Chargers 25 17 23 423 324 99 3 11 277 183 94 3
13 Sun November 24 boxscore W 4-8 New Orleans Saints 13 7 15 381 251 130 2 14 242 184 58 4
14 Sun December 1 boxscore L 4-9 @ Carolina Panthers 0 24 17 284 206 78 4 13 215 83 132
15 Sun December 8 boxscore W 5-9 Washington Redskins 24 10 18 301 92 209 17 247 206 41 2
16 Sun December 15 boxscore L 5-10 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 21 8 169 77 92 2 21 339 194 145 4 -24.81 6.05 9.08
17 Sun December 22 boxscore W 6-10 Chicago Bears 34 19 15 181 92 89 25 339 272 67 2

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 Trent Dilfer 24 QB 16 16 6-10-0 267 482 55.4 2859 12 2.5 19 3.9 45 5.9 4.7 10.7 178.7 64.8 28 207 5.20 3.99 5.5 3 3
11 Casey Weldon 27 3 0 5 9 55.6 76 0 0.0 1 11.1 42 8.4 3.4 15.2 25.3 44.0 2 10 6.00 1.91 18.2
13 Scott Milanovich 23 1 0 2 3 66.7 9 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 3.0 3.0 4.5 9.0 70.1 0 0 3.00 3.00 0.0
Team Total 25.9 16 6-10-0 274 494 55.5 2944 12 2.4 20 4.0 45 6.0 4.6 10.7 184.0 64.4 30 217 5.20 3.94 5.7 3 3
Opp Total 16 311 503 61.8 3132 17 3.4 17 3.4 6.2 5.38 10.1 195.8 76.7 35 207 5.4 4.6 6.5

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
32 Errict Rhett 26 RB 9 7 176 539 3 35 3.1 59.9 19.6 4 4 11 2.8 1 5 0.4 1.2 550 4 3
41 Reggie Brooks 25 rb 11 4 112 368 2 56 3.3 33.5 10.2 6 3 13 4.3 0 9 0.3 1.2 381 2 1
40 Mike Alstott 23 FB 16 16 96 377 3 39 3.9 23.6 6.0 81 65 557 8.6 3 29 4.1 34.8 934 6 4
37 Jerry Ellison 25 rb 16 2 35 106 0 13 3.0 6.6 2.2 25 18 208 11.6 0 42 1.1 13.0 314 0 2
12 Trent Dilfer 24 QB 16 16 32 124 0 19 3.9 7.8 2.0 124 0 10
34 Leroy Thompson 27 5 0 14 25 0 10 1.8 5.0 2.8 14 5 36 7.2 0 12 1.0 7.2 61 0 0
6 Tommy Barnhardt 33 P 16 0 2 27 0 25 13.5 1.7 0.1 27 0 0
11 Casey Weldon 27 3 0 2 -1 0 0 -0.5 -0.3 0.7 -1 0 1
85 Courtney Hawkins 27 WR 16 16 1 -13 0 -13 -13.0 -0.8 0.1 94 46 544 11.8 1 45 2.9 34.0 531 1 1
86 Karl Williams 25 16 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.2 0.1 45 22 246 11.2 0 25 1.4 15.4 243 0 2
47 John Lynch 25 SS 16 14 1 40 0 40 40.0 2.5 0.1 40 0 1
84 Robb Thomas 30 WR 12 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 53 33 427 12.9 2 31 2.8 35.6 427 2 0
81 Jackie Harris 28 TE 13 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 60 30 349 11.6 1 36 2.3 26.8 349 1 1
83 Dave Moore 27 te 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 27 237 8.8 3 23 1.7 14.8 237 3 0
80 Alvin Harper 28 wr 12 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 46 19 289 15.2 1 40 1.6 24.1 289 1 1
1 Marvin Marshall 24 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 2 27 13.5 0 20 0.4 5.4 27 0 1
Team Total 25.9 16 472 1589 8 56 3.4 99.3 29.5 473 274 2944 10.7 12 45 17.1 184.0 4533 20 28
Opp Total 16 438 1889 13 4.3 118.1 27.4 311 2925 9.4 17 19.4 182.8 4814 30 31

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
87 Nilo Silvan 23 KR/PR 7 0 14 113 0 17 8.1 28 626 0 54 22.4 739
86 Karl Williams 25 16 0 13 274 1 88 21.1 14 383 0 63 27.4 900
1 Marvin Marshall 24 5 0 13 95 0 29 7.3 12 264 0 37 22.0 386
40 Mike Alstott 23 FB 16 16 1 14 0 14 14.0 948
85 Courtney Hawkins 27 WR 16 16 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 530
Team Total 25.9 16 41 481 1 88 11.7 55 1287 0 63 23.4 6299
Opp Total 16 38 248 0 6.5 51 972 0 19.1

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring 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
6 Tommy Barnhardt 33 P 16 0 70 3015 62 1 43.1
5 Michael Husted 26 K 16 0 2 2 8 7 11 8 8 7 3 1 32 25 78.1% 19 18 94.7%
Team Total 25.9 16 2 2 8 7 11 8 8 7 3 1 32 25 78.1% 19 18 94.7% 70 3015 62 1 43.1
Opp Total 16 27 19 70.4% 32 32 100.0% 74 3212 43.4

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
55 Derrick Brooks 23 RLB 16 16 1 6 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 92 41
56 Hardy Nickerson* 31 MLB 16 16 2 24 0 17 0 2 0 2 0 0 3.0 76 44
47 John Lynch 25 SS 16 14 3 26 0 25 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.0 74 29
25 Melvin Johnson 24 FS 16 16 2 24 0 24 0 1 0 1 0 0 61 19
35 Martin Mayhew 31 LCB 16 16 1 5 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 61 16
51 Lonnie Marts 28 LLB 16 13 3 0 2 0 0 7.0 52 21
21 Donnie Abraham 23 RCB 16 12 5 27 0 21 0 0 0 2 3 0 50 8
99 Warren Sapp 24 RDT 15 14 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 41 10
72 Chidi Ahanotu 26 LDE 13 13 0 0 1 0 0 5.5 37 10
77 Brad Culpepper 27 LDT 13 13 1.5 28 14
39 Charles Dimry 30 rcb 16 7 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 24 12
73 Regan Upshaw 21 RDE 16 16 1 0 1 0 0 4.0 20 5
78 Marcus Jones 23 de 16 3 1.0 17 8
23 Tony Bouie 24 16 0 9 4
75 Eric Curry 26 de 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 9 0
97 Tyoka Jackson 25 de 13 2 9 2
22 Charles Mincy 27 2 0 1 26 0 26 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 3
12 Trent Dilfer 24 QB 16 16 0 10 4 -4 0
50 Jeff Gooch 22 15 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 2
93 Demetrious DuBose 25 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 2
45 Tyrone Legette 26 15 0 4 0
38 Todd Scott 28 db 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 1
91 Herman Smith 25 5 0 2 2
40 Mike Alstott 23 FB 16 16 0 4 0 0 0
90 Jason Maniecki 24 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
32 Errict Rhett 26 RB 9 7 0 3 1 0 0
37 Jerry Ellison 25 rb 16 2 0 2 1 0 0
86 Karl Williams 25 16 0 0 2 1 0 0
94 Steve White 23 4 0 1 0
41 Reggie Brooks 25 rb 11 4 0 1 0 0 0
80 Alvin Harper 28 wr 12 7 0 1 0 0 0
81 Jackie Harris 28 TE 13 12 0 1 0 0 0
85 Courtney Hawkins 27 WR 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
1 Marvin Marshall 24 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
61 Tony Mayberry 29 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
70 Jason Odom 22 rt 12 7 0 0 1 0 0
11 Casey Weldon 27 3 0 0 1 0 -1 0
Team Total 25.9 16 17 139 0 26 0 18 28 23 -2 0 35.0 686 253
Opp Total 16 31 19 30

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
5 Michael Husted 26 K 16 0 18 19 25 32 93
40 Mike Alstott 23 FB 16 16 3 3 6 36
32 Errict Rhett 26 RB 9 7 3 1 4 24
83 Dave Moore 27 te 16 8 3 3 18
41 Reggie Brooks 25 rb 11 4 2 2 12
84 Robb Thomas 30 WR 12 8 2 2 12
81 Jackie Harris 28 TE 13 12 1 1 1 8
80 Alvin Harper 28 wr 12 7 1 1 6
85 Courtney Hawkins 27 WR 16 16 1 1 6
86 Karl Williams 25 16 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.9 16 8 12 1 21 1 18 19 25 32 221
Opp Total 16 13 17 1 3 32 32 19 27 293

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1996-09-15 @ DEN L, 23-27 2 8 rush Reggie Brooks 8 yard rush (Michael Husted kick)
2 1996-09-15 @ DEN L, 23-27 3 40 pass Alvin Harper 40 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
3 1996-09-22 SEA L, 13-17 2 2 rush Reggie Brooks 2 yard rush (Michael Husted kick)
4 1996-10-13 MIN W, 24-13 3 31 pass Robb Thomas 31 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
5 1996-10-13 MIN W, 24-13 4 12 pass Mike Alstott 12 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
6 1996-10-13 MIN W, 24-13 4 11 pass Robb Thomas 11 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
7 1996-10-20 @ ARI L, 9-13 4 1 rush Mike Alstott 1 yard rush
8 1996-10-27 @ GNB L, 7-13 4 11 pass Dave Moore 11 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
9 1996-11-03 @ CHI L, 10-13 2 17 pass Dave Moore 17 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
10 1996-11-10 OAK W, 20-17 1 5 pass Errict Rhett 5 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
11 1996-11-10 OAK W, 20-17 4 2 pass Mike Alstott 2 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
12 1996-11-17 @ SDG W, 25-17 2 4 rush Mike Alstott 4 yard rush (Michael Husted kick)
13 1996-11-17 @ SDG W, 25-17 4 1 rush Errict Rhett 1 yard rush (pass failed)
14 1996-11-24 NOR W, 13-7 3 17 pass Mike Alstott 17 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
15 1996-12-08 WAS W, 24-10 1 22 pass Jackie Harris 22 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
16 1996-12-08 WAS W, 24-10 3 13 rush Mike Alstott 13 yard rush (Jackie Harris pass from Trent Dilfer)
17 1996-12-15 @ MIN L, 10-21 1 5 rush Errict Rhett 5 yard rush (Michael Husted kick)
18 1996-12-22 CHI W, 34-19 1 3 pass Dave Moore 3 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)
19 1996-12-22 CHI W, 34-19 2 3 rush Errict Rhett 3 yard rush (Michael Husted kick)
20 1996-12-22 CHI W, 34-19 2 88 punt Karl Williams 88 yard punt return (Michael Husted kick)
21 1996-12-22 CHI W, 34-19 2 15 pass Courtney Hawkins 15 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Michael Husted kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1996-09-01 GNB L, 3-34 1 1 pass Keith Jackson 1 yard pass from Brett Favre (Chris Jacke kick)
2 1996-09-01 GNB L, 3-34 2 4 pass Keith Jackson 4 yard pass from Brett Favre (Chris Jacke kick)
3 1996-09-01 GNB L, 3-34 2 51 pass Keith Jackson 51 yard pass from Brett Favre (Chris Jacke kick)
4 1996-09-01 GNB L, 3-34 3 1 pass Dorsey Levens 1 yard pass from Brett Favre (Chris Jacke kick)
5 1996-09-08 @ DET L, 6-21 2 54 rush Barry Sanders 54 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
6 1996-09-08 @ DET L, 6-21 2 24 interception Corey Raymond 24 yard interception return (Jason Hanson kick)
7 1996-09-08 @ DET L, 6-21 3 23 pass Herman Moore 23 yard pass from Scott Mitchell (Jason Hanson kick)
8 1996-09-15 @ DEN L, 23-27 1 69 interception Tyrone Braxton 69 yard interception return (Jason Elam kick)
9 1996-09-15 @ DEN L, 23-27 3 17 pass Anthony Miller 17 yard pass from John Elway (Jason Elam kick)
10 1996-09-15 @ DEN L, 23-27 4 3 rush Terrell Davis 3 yard rush (Jason Elam kick)
11 1996-09-22 SEA L, 13-17 4 5 pass Brian Blades 5 yard pass from Rick Mirer (Todd Peterson kick)
12 1996-09-22 SEA L, 13-17 4 14 rush Lamar Smith 14 yard rush (Todd Peterson kick)
13 1996-09-29 DET L, 0-27 1 98 interception Bennie Blades 98 yard interception return (Jason Hanson kick)
14 1996-09-29 DET L, 0-27 2 31 pass Johnnie Morton 31 yard pass from Scott Mitchell (Jason Hanson kick)
15 1996-09-29 DET L, 0-27 4 3 pass Herman Moore 3 yard pass from Scott Mitchell (Jason Hanson kick)
16 1996-10-13 MIN W, 24-13 1 26 rush Robert Smith 26 yard rush (Scott Sisson kick)
17 1996-10-20 @ ARI L, 9-13 2 5 pass Larry Centers 5 yard pass from Kent Graham (Greg Davis kick)
18 1996-10-27 @ GNB L, 7-13 2 1 rush Dorsey Levens 1 yard rush (Chris Jacke kick)
19 1996-11-03 @ CHI L, 10-13 3 1 rush Raymont Harris 1 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
20 1996-11-10 OAK W, 20-17 2 18 pass James Jett 18 yard pass from Harvey Williams (Cole Ford kick)
21 1996-11-10 OAK W, 20-17 3 8 pass Daryl Hobbs 8 yard pass from Jeff Hostetler (Cole Ford kick)
22 1996-11-17 @ SDG W, 25-17 1 63 pass Charlie Jones 63 yard pass from Stan Humphries (John Carney kick)
23 1996-11-17 @ SDG W, 25-17 1 14 rush Leonard Russell 14 yard rush (John Carney kick)
24 1996-11-24 NOR W, 13-7 3 1 pass Tony Johnson 1 yard pass from Jim Everett (Doug Brien kick)
25 1996-12-01 @ CAR L, 0-24 2 12 fumble Shawn King 12 yard fumble return (John Kasay kick)
26 1996-12-01 @ CAR L, 0-24 3 1 rush Howard Griffith 1 yard rush (John Kasay kick)
27 1996-12-01 @ CAR L, 0-24 4 25 rush Anthony Johnson 25 yard rush (John Kasay kick)
28 1996-12-08 WAS W, 24-10 4 3 pass Henry Ellard 3 yard pass from Gus Frerotte (Scott Blanton kick)
29 1996-12-15 @ MIN L, 10-21 2 5 rush Leroy Hoard 5 yard rush (Scott Sisson kick)
30 1996-12-15 @ MIN L, 10-21 3 22 rush Leroy Hoard 22 yard rush (Scott Sisson kick)
31 1996-12-15 @ MIN L, 10-21 4 36 pass Cris Carter 36 yard pass from Brad Johnson (Scott Sisson kick)
32 1996-12-22 CHI W, 34-19 1 1 rush Raymont Harris 1 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
33 1996-12-22 CHI W, 34-19 4 6 pass Bobby Engram 6 yard pass from Shane Matthews (pass failed)
34 1996-12-22 CHI W, 34-19 4 2 rush Shane Matthews 2 yard rush (pass failed)