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2005 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in NFC South Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.0, Offense: -2.8, Defense: 1.8, SoS: -2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 300 points (18.8/g), 20th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 274 points (17.1/g), 8th.
 Differential of 26 points (1.6/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 8.9-7.1.

Coach: Jon Gruden (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill Muir
 Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin
 Other Notable Asst.: Joe Barry (Linebackers), Raheem Morris (Assistant Defensive Backs) 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 Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Chris Simms 25 1 10 191 for 313, 2,035 yards, 10 td, 7 int, & 19 rushes for 31 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 97th pick / 2003
RB Cadillac Williams 23 Rook 14 290 rushes for 1,178 yards, 6 td, & 20 catches for 81 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 5th pick / 2005
WR Michael Clayton 23 1 10 32 catches for 372 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 2004
WR Joey Galloway 34 10 16 83 catches for 1,287 yards, 10 td, & 2 rushes for 4 yards and 0 td Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 8th pick / 1995
TE Anthony Becht 28 5 16 16 catches for 112 yards, 0 td New York Jets / 1st / 27th pick / 2000
TE Alex Smith 23 Rook 10 41 catches for 367 yards, 2 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2005
LT Anthony Davis 25 1 16
LG Dan Buenning 24 Rook 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 107th pick / 2005
C John Wade 30 7 16 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
RG Sean Mahan 25 2 16 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 168th pick / 2003
RT Kenyatta Walker 26 4 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 14th pick / 2001
 Defensive Starters
LDE Greg Spires 31 7 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
LDT Chris Hovan 27 5 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2000
RDT Anthony McFarland 28 6 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
RDE Simeon Rice 31 9 15 14.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
LLB Ryan Nece 26 3 14 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Shelton Quarles 34 8 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RLB Derrick Brooks*+ 32 10 16 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
LCB Brian Kelly 29 7 16 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1998
RCB Ronde Barber*+ 30 8 16 2.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
SS Jermaine Phillips 26 3 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
FS Dexter Jackson 28 6 10 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 113th pick / 1999
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bryant 30 3 0 21 of 25 field goals & 31 of 31 extra points
P Josh Bidwell* 29 5 0 90 punts for a 45.6 average, 0 blocked Green Bay Packers / 4th / 133rd pick / 1999
PR Mark Jones 25 1 0 51 punt returns for a 9.6 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 206th pick / 2004
KR Torrie Cox 25 1 0 24 kick returns for a 19.3 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 205th pick / 2003

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
46 Blue Adams 26 13 0 182 5-9 Cincinnati 10/15/1979 2 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 220th pick / 2003
26 Will Allen 23 FS 13 8 202 6-1 Ohio St. 6/17/1982 1 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 111th pick / 2004
40 Mike Alstott 32 fb 16 7 248 6-1 Purdue 12/21/1973 9 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1996
20 Ronde Barber*+ 30 RCB 16 16 184 5-10 Virginia 4/7/1975 8 17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
88 Anthony Becht 28 TE 16 16 272 6-5 West Virginia 8/8/1977 5 1 New York Jets / 1st / 27th pick / 2000
9 Josh Bidwell* 29 P 16 0 220 6-3 Oregon 3/13/1976 5 4 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 133rd pick / 1999
21 Juran Bolden 31 db 16 2 207 6-2 Mississippi Delta CC 6/27/1974 9 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 127th pick / 1996
91 Jon Bradley 24 13 0 302 6-1 Arkansas St. 1/13/1981 1 1
55 Derrick Brooks*+ 32 RLB 16 16 235 6-0 Florida St. 4/18/1973 10 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
64 Anthony Bryant 24 4 0 336 6-3 Alabama 11/6/1981 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 178th pick / 2005
3 Matt Bryant 30 K 15 0 200 5-9 Baylor 5/29/1975 3 4
72 Dan Buenning 24 LG 16 16 320 6-4 Wisconsin 10/26/1981 Rook 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 107th pick / 2005
80 Michael Clayton 23 WR 14 10 197 6-4 LSU 10/13/1982 1 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 2004
43 Jameel Cook 26 16 0 237 5-10 Illinois 2/8/1979 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 174th pick / 2001
58 Marquis Cooper 23 12 0 215 6-3 Washington 3/11/1982 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 79th pick / 2004
27 Torrie Cox 25 KR 15 0 181 5-10 Pittsburgh 10/29/1980 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 205th pick / 2003
69 Anthony Davis 25 LT 16 16 322 6-4 Virginia Tech 3/27/1980 1 7
4 Todd France 25 1 0 200 6-3 Toledo 2/13/1980 Rook 0
84 Joey Galloway 34 WR 16 16 197 5-11 Ohio St. 11/20/1971 10 12 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 8th pick / 1995
33 Earnest Graham 25 16 0 215 5-9 Florida 1/15/1980 1 1
8 Brian Griese 30 qb 6 6 215 6-3 Michigan 3/18/1975 7 3 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
19 Ike Hilliard 29 wr 16 2 210 5-11 Florida 4/5/1976 8 3 New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1997
95 Chris Hovan 27 LDT 16 16 296 6-2 Boston Col. 5/12/1978 5 9 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2000
34 Dexter Jackson 28 FS 11 10 205 6-0 Florida St. 7/28/1977 6 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 113th pick / 1999
89 Mark Jones 25 PR 16 0 185 5-9 Tennessee 11/3/1980 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 206th pick / 2004
25 Brian Kelly 29 LCB 16 16 193 5-11 USC 1/14/1976 7 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1998
85 Nate Lawrie 24 6 0 256 6-7 Yale 10/7/1981 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 181st pick / 2004
79 Sean Mahan 25 RG 16 16 301 6-3 Notre Dame 5/28/1980 2 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 168th pick / 2003
54 Wesly Mallard 27 6 0 230 6-1 Oregon 11/21/1978 3 0 New York Giants / 6th / 188th pick / 2002
92 Anthony McFarland 28 RDT 15 15 300 6-0 LSU 12/18/1977 6 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
83 Dave Moore 36 te 16 1 250 6-2 Pittsburgh 11/11/1969 13 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 191st pick / 1992
56 Ryan Nece 26 LLB 16 14 224 6-3 UCLA 2/24/1979 3 7
28 Donte Nicholson 24 9 0 216 6-1 Oklahoma 12/18/1981 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 141st pick / 2005
39 Kalvin Pearson 27 db 14 1 190 5-10 Morehouse,Grambling St. 10/22/1978 3 1
23 Jermaine Phillips 26 SS 13 13 214 6-1 Georgia 3/27/1979 3 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
32 Michael Pittman 30 rb 16 4 218 6-0 Fresno St. 8/14/1975 7 6 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998
53 Shelton Quarles 34 MLB 16 16 225 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/11/1971 8 9
97 Simeon Rice 31 RDE 15 15 268 6-5 Illinois 2/24/1974 9 9 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
51 Barrett Ruud 22 16 0 242 6-1 Nebraska 5/20/1983 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 2005
86 Edell Shepherd 25 16 0 175 6-1 San Jose St. 5/18/1980 2 1
2 Chris Simms 25 QB 11 10 220 6-4 Texas 8/29/1980 1 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 97th pick / 2003
81 Alex Smith 23 TE 16 10 258 6-4 Stanford 5/22/1982 Rook 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2005
94 Greg Spires 31 LDE 16 16 265 6-1 Florida St. 8/12/1974 7 8 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
75 Todd Steussie 35 15 0 320 6-6 California 12/1/1970 11 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1994
77 Jeb Terry 24 16 0 311 6-5 North Carolina 4/10/1981 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 146th pick / 2004
76 John Wade 30 C 16 16 299 6-5 Marshall 1/25/1975 7 7 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
67 Kenyatta Walker 26 RT 16 16 302 6-5 Florida 2/1/1979 4 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 14th pick / 2001
90 Dewayne White 26 de 16 1 273 6-2 Louisville 10/19/1979 2 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 64th pick / 2003
24 Cadillac Williams 23 RB 14 14 217 5-11 Auburn 4/21/1982 Rook 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 5th pick / 2005
96 Ellis Wyms 26 de 16 1 279 6-3 Mississippi St. 4/12/1979 4 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 183rd pick / 2001
Team Total 27.2 16 240.6 6-1.5 4.1