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2006 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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4-12-0, Finished 4th in NFC South Division  · 2006 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.9, Offense: -7.2, Defense: -0.8, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 211 points (13.2/g), 31st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 353 points (22.1/g), 21st.
 Differential of -142 points (-8.9/g), 31st.  Expected W-L: 3.6-12.4.

Coach: Jon Gruden (4-12-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill Muir
 Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin
 Other Notable Asst.: Joe Barry (Linebackers) and Nathaniel Hackett (Offensive Quality Control)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bruce Gradkowski 23 Rook 11 177 for 328, 1,661 yards, 9 td, 9 int, & 41 rushes for 161 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 194th pick / 2006
RB Cadillac Williams 24 1 14 225 rushes for 798 yards, 1 td, & 30 catches for 196 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 5th pick / 2005
FB Mike Alstott 33 10 15 60 rushes for 171 yards, 3 td, & 21 catches for 85 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1996
WR Michael Clayton 24 2 9 33 catches for 356 yards, 1 td, & 5 rushes for 41 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 2004
WR Joey Galloway 35 11 14 62 catches for 1,057 yards, 7 td, & 2 rushes for 9 yards and 0 td Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 8th pick / 1995
TE Anthony Becht 29 6 16 18 catches for 115 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 27th pick / 2000
LT Anthony Davis 26 2 16 1 fumble recovered
LG Sean Mahan 26 3 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 168th pick / 2003
C John Wade 31 8 16 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
RG Davin Joseph 23 Rook 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 23rd pick / 2006
RT Jeremy Trueblood 23 Rook 13 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2006
 Defensive Starters
LDE Greg Spires 32 8 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
LDT Chris Hovan 28 6 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2000
RDT Ellis Wyms 27 5 8 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 183rd pick / 2001
RDE Simeon Rice 32 10 8 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
LLB Ryan Nece 27 4 11 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Shelton Quarles 35 9 12 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Derrick Brooks* 33 11 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
LCB Juran Bolden 32 10 11 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 127th pick / 1996
RCB Ronde Barber* 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
SS Jermaine Phillips 27 4 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
FS Will Allen 24 2 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 111th pick / 2004
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bryant 31 4 0 17 of 22 field goals & 22 of 23 extra points
P Josh Bidwell 30 6 0 93 punts for a 43.5 average, 0 blocked Green Bay Packers / 4th / 133rd pick / 1999
PR Ike Hilliard 30 9 0 24 punt returns for a 6.8 average and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1997
KR Michael Pittman 31 8 3 39 kick returns for a 22.2 average and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
46 Blue Adams 27 16 0 182 5-9 Cincinnati 10/15/1979 3 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 220th pick / 2003
26 Will Allen 24 FS 16 16 202 6-1 Ohio St. 6/17/1982 2 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 111th pick / 2004
40 Mike Alstott 33 FB 16 15 248 6-1 Purdue 12/21/1973 10 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1996
20 Ronde Barber* 31 RCB 16 16 184 5-10 Virginia 4/7/1975 9 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
88 Anthony Becht 29 TE 16 16 272 6-5 West Virginia 8/8/1977 6 1 New York Jets / 1st / 27th pick / 2000
93 Charles Bennett 23 3 0 245 6-3 Clemson 4/4/1983 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 241st pick / 2006
9 Josh Bidwell 30 P 16 0 220 6-3 Oregon 3/13/1976 6 2 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 133rd pick / 1999
21 Juran Bolden 32 LCB 16 11 207 6-2 Mississippi Delta CC 6/27/1974 10 4 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 127th pick / 1996
98 Jon Bradley 25 dt 7 3 302 6-1 Arkansas St. 1/13/1981 2 1
55 Derrick Brooks* 33 RLB 16 16 235 6-0 Florida St. 4/18/1973 11 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
3 Matt Bryant 31 K 16 0 200 5-9 Baylor 5/29/1975 4 3
31 Phillip Buchanon 26 db 10 4 185 5-10 Miami (FL) 9/19/1980 4 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2002
72 Dan Buenning 25 lg 10 7 320 6-4 Wisconsin 10/26/1981 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 107th pick / 2005
52 Antoine Cash 24 16 0 223 6-1 Southern Miss 3/5/1982 1 1
80 Michael Clayton 24 WR 12 9 197 6-4 LSU 10/13/1982 2 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 2004
27 Torrie Cox 26 db 16 3 181 5-10 Pittsburgh 10/29/1980 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 205th pick / 2003
69 Anthony Davis 26 LT 16 16 322 6-4 Virginia Tech 3/27/1980 2 5
48 Andrew Economos 24 3 0 250 6-1 Georgia Tech 6/24/1982 Rook 0
84 Joey Galloway 35 WR 16 14 197 5-11 Ohio St. 11/20/1971 11 8 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 8th pick / 1995
7 Bruce Gradkowski 23 QB 13 11 220 6-1 Toledo 1/27/1983 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 194th pick / 2006
34 Earnest Graham 26 16 0 215 5-9 Florida 1/15/1980 2 0
74 Cornell Green 30 14 0 315 6-6 Central Florida 8/25/1976 4 1
71 Jovan Haye 24 9 0 284 6-2 Vanderbilt 6/21/1982 1 1 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 189th pick / 2005
19 Ike Hilliard 30 PR 16 0 210 5-11 Florida 4/5/1976 9 2 New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1997
95 Chris Hovan 28 LDT 16 16 296 6-2 Boston Col. 5/12/1978 6 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2000
91 Julian Jenkins 23 12 0 270 6-4 Stanford 10/25/1983 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 156th pick / 2006
86 Doug Jolley 27 11 0 250 6-4 BYU 1/2/1979 4 0 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 55th pick / 2002
89 Mark Jones 26 7 0 185 5-9 Tennessee 11/3/1980 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 206th pick / 2004
75 Davin Joseph 23 RG 13 12 305 6-2 Oklahoma 11/22/1983 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 23rd pick / 2006
25 Brian Kelly 30 db 2 2 193 5-11 USC 1/14/1976 8 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1998
79 Sean Mahan 26 LG 16 12 301 6-3 Notre Dame 5/28/1980 3 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 168th pick / 2003
54 Wesly Mallard 28 16 0 230 6-1 Oregon 11/21/1978 4 1 New York Giants / 6th / 188th pick / 2002
92 Anthony McFarland 29 rdt 5 5 300 6-0 LSU 12/18/1977 7 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 1999
83 Dave Moore* 37 13 0 250 6-2 Pittsburgh 11/11/1969 14 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 191st pick / 1992
56 Ryan Nece 27 LLB 15 11 224 6-3 UCLA 2/24/1979 4 5
30 Donte Nicholson 25 1 0 216 6-1 Oklahoma 12/18/1981 1 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 141st pick / 2005
39 Kalvin Pearson 28 16 0 190 5-10 Morehouse,Grambling St. 10/22/1978 4 1
23 Jermaine Phillips 27 SS 16 16 214 6-1 Georgia 3/27/1979 4 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
32 Michael Pittman 31 KR 16 3 218 6-0 Fresno St. 8/14/1975 8 4 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998
53 Shelton Quarles 35 MLB 12 12 225 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/11/1971 9 5
13 Tim Rattay 29 qb 4 2 200 6-0 Louisiana Tech 3/15/1977 6 2 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 212th pick / 2000
97 Simeon Rice 32 RDE 8 8 268 6-5 Illinois 2/24/1974 10 3 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1996
51 Barrett Ruud 23 mlb 16 5 242 6-1 Nebraska 5/20/1983 1 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 2005
2 Chris Simms 26 qb 3 3 220 6-4 Texas 8/29/1980 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 97th pick / 2003
81 Alex Smith 24 te 14 7 258 6-4 Stanford 5/22/1982 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2005
33 Jerald Sowell 32 11 0 237 6-0 Tulane 1/21/1974 9 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 231st pick / 1997
94 Greg Spires 32 LDE 16 16 265 6-1 Florida St. 8/12/1974 8 7 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
85 Maurice Stovall 21 wr 9 2 215 6-4 Notre Dame 2/21/1985 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 90th pick / 2006
77 Jeb Terry 25 g 10 1 311 6-5 North Carolina 4/10/1981 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 146th pick / 2004
65 Jeremy Trueblood 23 RT 15 13 315 6-8 Boston Col. 5/10/1983 Rook 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2006
76 John Wade 31 C 16 16 299 6-5 Marshall 1/25/1975 8 5 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
67 Kenyatta Walker 27 t 3 3 302 6-5 Florida 2/1/1979 5 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 14th pick / 2001
82 Paris Warren 24 8 0 213 6-0 Utah 9/6/1982 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 225th pick / 2005
90 Dewayne White 27 RDE 16 8 273 6-2 Louisville 10/19/1979 3 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 64th pick / 2003
24 Cadillac Williams 24 RB 14 14 217 5-11 Auburn 4/21/1982 1 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 5th pick / 2005
50 Jamie Winborn 27 14 0 242 5-11 Vanderbilt 5/14/1979 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 47th pick / 2001
96 Ellis Wyms 27 RDT 13 8 279 6-3 Mississippi St. 4/12/1979 5 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 183rd pick / 2001
Team Total 27.5 16 242.8 6-1.5 4.3