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2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC South Division  · 2003 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.6, Offense: -2.9, Defense: 4.5, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 301 points (18.8/g), 18th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 264 points (16.5/g), 4th.
 Differential of 37 points (2.3/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 9.2-6.8.

Coach: Jon Gruden (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill Muir
 Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin
 Other Notable Asst.: Joe Barry (Linebackers), Jeremy Bates (Offensive Quality Control), Raheem Morris (Defensive Assistant) and Mike Tomlin (Defensive Backs)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Brad Johnson 35 9 16 354 for 570, 3,811 yards, 26 td, 21 int, & 25 rushes for 33 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 227th pick / 1992
RB Michael Pittman 28 5 13 187 rushes for 751 yards, 0 td, & 75 catches for 597 yards and 2 td Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998
FB Jameel Cook 24 2 8 1 rush for -1 yards, 0 td, & 20 catches for 120 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 174th pick / 2001
WR Keyshawn Johnson 31 7 10 45 catches for 600 yards, 3 td New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
WR Keenan McCardell* 33 11 16 84 catches for 1,174 yards, 8 td Washington Redskins / 12th / 326th pick / 1991
TE Ken Dilger 32 8 15 22 catches for 244 yards, 1 td Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1995
LE Greg Spires 29 5 15 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
LT Roman Oben 31 7 13 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
LG Kerry Jenkins 30 6 11
C John Wade 28 5 16 2 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
RG Cosey Coleman 25 3 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 51st pick / 2000
RT Kenyatta Walker 24 2 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 14th pick / 2001
RE Simeon Rice* 29 7 16 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
 Defensive Starters
LDE Greg Spires 29 5 15 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
LDT Anthony McFarland 26 4 16 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
DT Warren Sapp* 31 8 15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1995
NT Anthony McFarland 26 4 16 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
RDT Warren Sapp* 31 8 15 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1995
RDE Simeon Rice* 29 7 16 15.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
LLB Ryan Nece 24 1 10 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
SLB Ryan Nece 24 1 10
MLB Shelton Quarles 32 6 11 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
WLB Derrick Brooks* 30 8 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
RLB Derrick Brooks* 30 8 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
LCB Ronde Barber 28 6 16 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
RCB Dwight Smith 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2001
SS John Lynch 32 10 14 0.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1993
FS Jermaine Phillips 24 1 8 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
FS Dwight Smith 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2001
 Special Teams Starters
Martin Gramatica 28 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1999
Tom Tupa 37 15 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 68th pick / 1988
PR Karl Williams 32 7 0 15 punt returns for a 7.3 average and 0 td
KR Aaron Stecker 28 3 1 25 kick returns for a 20.8 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
40 Mike Alstott 30 fb 4 3 248 6-1 Purdue 12/21/1973 7 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1996
20 Ronde Barber 28 LCB 16 16 184 5-10 Virginia 4/7/1975 6 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
84 Reggie Barlow 30 11 0 190 6-0 Alabama St. 1/22/1973 7 0 Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 110th pick / 1996
30 Darian Barnes 23 14 0 250 6-2 Rutgers,Hampton 2/29/1980 1 0
66 Ryan Benjamin 26 16 0 242 6-1 South Florida 11/17/1977 2 1
55 Derrick Brooks* 30 RLB 16 16 235 6-0 Florida St. 4/18/1973 8 15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
44 Vinny Ciurciu 23 8 0 235 6-0 Clemson,Boston Col. 5/2/1980 Rook 1
60 Cosey Coleman 25 RG 16 16 322 6-4 Tennessee 10/27/1978 3 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 51st pick / 2000
43 Jameel Cook 24 FB 14 8 237 5-10 Illinois 2/8/1979 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 174th pick / 2001
91 Chartric Darby 28 nt 16 1 270 6-0 South Carolina St. 10/22/1975 2 3
85 Ken Dilger 32 TE 15 15 250 6-5 Illinois 2/2/1971 8 2 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 48th pick / 1995
88 Rickey Dudley 31 te 7 2 255 6-6 Ohio St. 7/15/1972 7 0 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 9th pick / 1996
21 Scott Frost 28 4 0 218 6-3 Stanford,Nebraska 1/4/1975 5 0 New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1998
34 David Gibson 26 9 0 210 6-1 USC 11/5/1977 3 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 193rd pick / 2000
58 Jack Golden 26 4 0 240 6-1 Oklahoma St. 1/28/1977 3 0
7 Martin Gramatica 28 16 0 170 5-8 Kansas St. 11/27/1975 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1999
74 Cornell Green 27 rt 7 5 315 6-6 Central Florida 8/25/1976 1 2
89 Will Heller 22 te 9 1 250 6-6 Georgia Tech 2/28/1981 Rook 0
38 John Howell 25 8 0 210 5-11 Colorado St. 4/28/1978 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 117th pick / 2001
35 Corey Ivy 26 db 16 2 188 5-8 Oklahoma 3/29/1977 2 2
71 Kerry Jenkins 30 LG 16 11 305 6-5 LSU,Troy 9/6/1973 6 5
14 Brad Johnson 35 QB 16 16 226 6-5 Florida St. 9/13/1968 9 10 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 227th pick / 1992
19 Keyshawn Johnson 31 WR 10 10 212 6-4 USC 7/22/1972 7 5 New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
22 Thomas Jones 25 rb 16 3 220 5-10 Virginia 8/19/1978 3 5 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 2000
83 Joe Jurevicius 29 wr 5 2 230 6-5 Penn St. 12/23/1974 5 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 55th pick / 1998
25 Brian Kelly 27 lcb 5 5 193 5-11 USC 1/14/1976 5 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1998
10 Shaun King 26 3 0 215 6-1 Tulane 5/29/1977 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1999
82 Charles Lee 26 wr 8 5 227 6-3 Central Florida 11/19/1977 3 3 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 242nd pick / 2000
47 John Lynch 32 SS 14 14 220 6-2 Stanford 9/25/1971 10 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1993
78 Sean Mahan 23 9 0 301 6-3 Notre Dame 5/28/1980 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 168th pick / 2003
37 Cecil Martin 28 1 0 235 6-0 Wisconsin 7/8/1975 4 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 172nd pick / 1999
87 Keenan McCardell* 33 WR 16 16 191 6-1 UNLV 1/6/1970 11 9 Washington Redskins / 12th / 326th pick / 1991
92 Anthony McFarland 26 LDT 16 16 300 6-0 LSU 12/18/1977 4 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
56 Ryan Nece 24 LLB 15 10 224 6-3 UCLA 2/24/1979 1 6
72 Roman Oben 31 LT 15 13 305 6-4 Louisville 10/9/1972 7 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
23 Jermaine Phillips 24 FS 14 8 214 6-1 Georgia 3/27/1979 1 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
61 Cleveland Pinkney 26 4 0 300 6-1 South Carolina 9/14/1977 Rook 0
32 Michael Pittman 28 RB 16 13 218 6-0 Fresno St. 8/14/1975 5 9 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998
21 Hank Poteat 26 1 0 192 5-9 Pittsburgh 8/30/1977 3 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 77th pick / 2000
53 Shelton Quarles 32 MLB 11 11 225 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/11/1971 6 7
97 Simeon Rice* 29 RDE 16 16 268 6-5 Illinois 2/24/1974 7 17 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
28 Travaris Robinson 22 4 0 193 5-10 Auburn 9/1/1981 Rook 1
57 Dwayne Rudd 27 slb 16 2 235 6-2 Alabama 2/3/1976 6 2 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 20th pick / 1997
99 Warren Sapp* 31 RDT 15 15 303 6-2 Miami (FL) 12/19/1972 8 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1995
3 Edell Shepherd 23 2 0 175 6-1 San Jose St. 5/18/1980 Rook 0
98 Corey Smith 24 1 0 250 6-2 North Carolina St. 10/2/1979 1 0
26 Dwight Smith 25 FS 16 16 201 5-10 Akron 8/13/1978 2 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2001
59 Justin Smith 24 2 0 218 6-0 Indiana 6/5/1979 Rook 0
94 Greg Spires 29 LDE 15 15 265 6-1 Florida St. 8/12/1974 5 8 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
27 Aaron Stecker 28 KR 16 1 213 5-10 Wisconsin,West. Illinois 11/13/1975 3 1
9 Tom Tupa 37 16 0 225 6-4 Ohio St. 2/6/1966 15 3 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 68th pick / 1988
76 John Wade 28 C 16 16 299 6-5 Marshall 1/25/1975 5 7 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
67 Kenyatta Walker 24 RT 14 14 302 6-5 Florida 2/1/1979 2 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 14th pick / 2001
31 Tim Wansley 25 rcb 12 6 186 5-8 Georgia 11/7/1978 1 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 233rd pick / 2002
95 Ron Warner 28 4 0 270 6-3 Kansas 9/26/1975 5 0 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 239th pick / 1998
52 Nate Webster 26 mlb 15 5 230 6-0 Miami (FL) 11/29/1977 3 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 90th pick / 2000
29 Ronyell Whitaker 24 cb 4 1 196 5-9 Virginia Tech 3/19/1979 Rook 1
90 Dewayne White 24 le 12 1 273 6-2 Louisville 10/19/1979 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 64th pick / 2003
65 Jason Whittle 28 lg 16 5 305 6-4 SW Missouri St. 3/7/1975 5 3
41 Daniel Wilcox 26 2 0 245 6-1 Appalachian St. 3/23/1977 2 0
86 Karl Williams 32 PR 13 0 177 5-11 Texas A&M-Kingsville 4/10/1971 7 1
81 Roland Williams 28 1 0 265 6-5 Syracuse 4/27/1975 5 0 St. Louis Rams / 4th / 98th pick / 1998
96 Ellis Wyms 24 13 0 279 6-3 Mississippi St. 4/12/1979 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 183rd pick / 2001
80 Todd Yoder 25 te 16 1 250 6-4 Vanderbilt 3/18/1978 3 1
Team Total 27.2 16 239.0 6-1.4 4.0