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2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in NFC South Division  · 2002 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.8, Offense: -1.0, Defense: 9.8, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 346 points (21.6/g), 18th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 196 points (12.2/g), 1st.
 Differential of 150 points (9.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 12.7-3.3.

Coach: Jon Gruden (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill Muir
 Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin
 Other Notable Asst.: Joe Barry (Linebackers), Jeremy Bates (Offensive Quality Control), Raheem Morris (Defensive Quality Control) and Mike Tomlin (Defensive Backs)

Stadium: Raymond James Stadium
 Training Camp: Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex (Lake Buena Vista, Florida)


Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Brad Johnson* 34 8 13 281 for 451, 3,049 yards, 22 td, 6 int, & 13 rushes for 30 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 227th pick / 1992
RB Michael Pittman 27 4 15 204 rushes for 718 yards, 1 td, & 59 catches for 477 yards and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998
FB Mike Alstott* 29 6 9 146 rushes for 548 yards, 5 td, & 35 catches for 242 yards and 2 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1996
WR Keyshawn Johnson 30 6 16 76 catches for 1,088 yards, 5 td New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
WR Keenan McCardell 32 10 14 61 catches for 670 yards, 6 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 12th / 326th pick / 1991
TE Ken Dilger 31 7 15 34 catches for 329 yards, 2 td Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1995
LT Roman Oben 30 6 16 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
LG Kerry Jenkins 29 5 15 2 fumbles recovered
C Jeff Christy 33 9 16 1 fumble recovered Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1992
RG Cosey Coleman 24 2 15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 51st pick / 2000
RT Kenyatta Walker 23 1 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 14th pick / 2001
 Defensive Starters
LDE Greg Spires 28 4 16 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
LDT Anthony McFarland 25 3 10 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
RDT Warren Sapp*+ 30 7 16 7.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1995
RDE Simeon Rice*+ 28 6 16 15.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
LLB Alshermond Singleton 27 5 14 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 128th pick / 1997
MLB Shelton Quarles* 31 5 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Derrick Brooks*+ 29 7 16 1.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
LCB Brian Kelly 26 4 16 1.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1998
RCB Ronde Barber 27 5 16 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
SS John Lynch* 31 9 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1993
FS Dexter Jackson 25 3 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 113th pick / 1999
 Special Teams Starters
K Martin Gramatica 27 3 0 32 of 39 field goals & 32 of 32 extra points Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1999
P Tom Tupa 36 14 0 90 punts for a 42.8 average, 0 blocked Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 68th pick / 1988
PR Karl Williams 31 6 2 43 punt returns for a 9.5 average and 1 td
KR Aaron Stecker 27 2 1 37 kick returns for a 25.2 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
40 Mike Alstott* 29 FB 16 9 248 6-1 Purdue 12/21/1973 6 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1996
20 Ronde Barber 27 RCB 16 16 184 5-10 Virginia 4/7/1975 5 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
84 Reggie Barlow 29 wr 2 1 190 6-0 Alabama St. 1/22/1973 6 0 Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 110th pick / 1996
30 Darian Barnes 22 6 0 250 6-2 Rutgers,Hampton 2/29/1980 Rook 0
81 Marco Battaglia 29 2 0 250 6-3 Rutgers 1/25/1973 6 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 39th pick / 1996
66 Ryan Benjamin 25 10 0 242 6-1 South Florida 11/17/1977 1 1
55 Derrick Brooks*+ 29 RLB 16 16 235 6-0 Florida St. 4/18/1973 7 22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
75 Lomas Brown 39 11 0 282 6-4 Florida 3/30/1963 17 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1985
62 Jeff Christy 33 C 16 16 284 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/3/1969 9 6 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1992
93 DeVone Claybrooks 25 2 0 292 6-3 East Carolina 9/15/1977 Rook 0
60 Cosey Coleman 24 RG 15 15 322 6-4 Tennessee 10/27/1978 2 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 51st pick / 2000
43 Jameel Cook 23 fb 14 1 237 5-10 Illinois 2/8/1979 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 174th pick / 2001
89 Casey Crawford 25 4 0 255 6-6 Virginia 8/1/1977 2 0
91 Chartric Darby 27 ldt 16 6 270 6-0 South Carolina St. 10/22/1975 1 5
85 Ken Dilger 31 TE 16 15 250 6-5 Illinois 2/2/1971 7 3 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1995
88 Rickey Dudley 30 te 14 3 255 6-6 Ohio St. 7/15/1972 6 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 9th pick / 1996
22 David Gibson 25 3 0 210 6-1 USC 11/5/1977 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 193rd pick / 2000
58 Jack Golden 25 13 0 240 6-1 Oklahoma St. 1/28/1977 2 1
7 Martin Gramatica 27 K 16 0 170 5-8 Kansas St. 11/27/1975 3 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1999
74 Cornell Green 26 t 16 3 315 6-6 Central Florida 8/25/1976 Rook 2
90 Buck Gurley 24 8 0 295 6-2 Florida 4/7/1978 Rook 1
65 Russ Hochstein 25 1 0 305 6-4 Nebraska 10/7/1977 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 151st pick / 2001
38 John Howell 24 db 16 1 210 5-11 Colorado St. 4/28/1978 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 117th pick / 2001
35 Corey Ivy 25 16 0 188 5-8 Oklahoma 3/29/1977 1 1
34 Dexter Jackson 25 FS 16 16 205 6-0 Florida St. 7/28/1977 3 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 113th pick / 1999
71 Kerry Jenkins 29 LG 15 15 305 6-5 LSU,Troy 9/6/1973 5 6
14 Brad Johnson* 34 QB 13 13 226 6-5 Florida St. 9/13/1968 8 9 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 227th pick / 1992
19 Keyshawn Johnson 30 WR 16 16 212 6-4 USC 7/22/1972 6 9 New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
11 Rob Johnson 29 qb 6 2 204 6-4 USC 3/18/1973 7 2 Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 99th pick / 1995
83 Joe Jurevicius 28 wr 15 3 230 6-5 Penn St. 12/23/1974 4 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 55th pick / 1998
25 Brian Kelly 26 LCB 16 16 193 5-11 USC 1/14/1976 4 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1998
10 Shaun King 25 qb 3 1 215 6-1 Tulane 5/29/1977 3 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1999
81 Charles Lee 25 1 0 227 6-3 Central Florida 11/19/1977 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 242nd pick / 2000
47 John Lynch* 31 SS 15 15 220 6-2 Stanford 9/25/1971 9 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1993
87 Keenan McCardell 32 WR 14 14 191 6-1 UNLV 1/6/1970 10 6 Washington Redskins / 12th / 326th pick / 1991
92 Anthony McFarland 25 LDT 10 10 300 6-0 LSU 12/18/1977 3 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
56 Ryan Nece 23 8 0 224 6-3 UCLA 2/24/1979 Rook 1
72 Roman Oben 30 LT 16 16 305 6-4 Louisville 10/9/1972 6 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
23 Jermaine Phillips 23 16 0 214 6-1 Georgia 3/27/1979 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
32 Michael Pittman 27 RB 16 15 218 6-0 Fresno St. 8/14/1975 4 7 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998
53 Shelton Quarles* 31 MLB 16 16 225 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/11/1971 5 13
97 Simeon Rice*+ 28 RDE 16 16 268 6-5 Illinois 2/24/1974 6 21 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
99 Warren Sapp*+ 30 RDT 16 16 303 6-2 Miami (FL) 12/19/1972 7 21 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1995
51 Alshermond Singleton 27 LLB 16 14 250 6-2 Temple 8/7/1975 5 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 128th pick / 1997
98 Corey Smith 23 6 0 250 6-2 North Carolina St. 10/2/1979 Rook 1
26 Dwight Smith 24 db 16 2 201 5-10 Akron 8/13/1978 1 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2001
45 Mike Solwold 25 4 0 244 6-6 Wisconsin 9/30/1977 1 0
94 Greg Spires 28 LDE 16 16 265 6-1 Florida St. 8/12/1974 4 10 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
27 Aaron Stecker 27 KR 16 1 213 5-10 Wisconsin,West. Illinois 11/13/1975 2 2
36 Travis Stephens 24 1 0 194 5-8 Tennessee 6/26/1978 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 119th pick / 2002
9 Tom Tupa 36 P 16 0 225 6-4 Ohio St. 2/6/1966 14 3 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 68th pick / 1988
68 Morris Unutoa 31 2 0 284 6-1 BYU 3/10/1971 6 0
67 Kenyatta Walker 23 RT 13 13 302 6-5 Florida 2/1/1979 1 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 14th pick / 2001
31 Tim Wansley 24 1 0 186 5-8 Georgia 11/7/1978 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 233rd pick / 2002
95 Ron Warner 27 4 0 270 6-3 Kansas 9/26/1975 4 0 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 239th pick / 1998
77 Todd Washington 26 g 16 2 310 6-3 Virginia Tech 7/19/1976 4 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 104th pick / 1998
52 Nate Webster 25 16 0 230 6-0 Miami (FL) 11/29/1977 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 90th pick / 2000
86 Karl Williams 31 PR 16 2 177 5-11 Texas A&M-Kingsville 4/10/1971 6 2
96 Ellis Wyms 23 14 0 279 6-3 Mississippi St. 4/12/1979 1 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 183rd pick / 2001
80 Todd Yoder 24 16 0 250 6-4 Vanderbilt 3/18/1978 2 0
Team Total 27.1 16 243.2 6-1.8 3.8