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2007 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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9-7-0, Finished 1st in NFC South Division  · 2007 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.2, Offense: -2.3, Defense: 3.6, SoS: -2.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 334 points (20.9/g), 18th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 270 points (16.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 64 points (4.0/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 10.0-6.0.

Coach: Jon Gruden (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill Muir
 Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin
 Other Notable Asst.: Nathaniel Hackett (Offensive Quality Control) and Raheem Morris (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 Jeff Garcia* 37 8 13 209 for 327, 2,440 yards, 13 td, 4 int, & 35 rushes for 116 yards and 1 td
RB Earnest Graham 27 3 10 222 rushes for 898 yards, 10 td, & 49 catches for 324 yards and 0 td
FB B.J. Askew 27 4 9 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 18 catches for 175 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 3rd / 85th pick / 2003
WR Joey Galloway 36 12 15 57 catches for 1,014 yards, 6 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 8th pick / 1995
WR Ike Hilliard 31 10 10 62 catches for 722 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 6 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1997
TE Alex Smith 25 2 14 32 catches for 385 yards, 3 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2005
LT Donald Penn 24 Rook 12
LG Arron Sears 23 Rook 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 2007
C John Wade 32 9 16 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
RG Davin Joseph 24 1 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 23rd pick / 2006
RT Jeremy Trueblood 24 1 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2006
 Defensive Starters
LDE Greg Spires 33 9 8 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
LDT Chris Hovan 29 7 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2000
RDT Jovan Haye 25 2 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 6th / 189th pick / 2005
RDE Kevin Carter 34 12 14 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1995
LLB Cato June 28 4 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 198th pick / 2003
MLB Barrett Ruud 24 2 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 2005
RLB Derrick Brooks 34 12 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
LCB Ronde Barber 32 10 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
RCB Phillip Buchanon 27 5 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2002
SS Jermaine Phillips 28 5 15 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
FS Tanard Jackson 22 Rook 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 106th pick / 2007
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bryant 32 5 0 28 of 33 field goals & 34 of 34 extra points
P Josh Bidwell 31 7 0 77 punts for a 43.9 average, 1 blocked Green Bay Packers / 4th / 133rd pick / 1999
PR Phillip Buchanon 27 5 13 16 punt returns for a 3.4 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2002
KR Micheal Spurlock 24 1 0 16 kick returns for a 27.8 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
90 Gaines Adams 24 RDE 16 8 258 6-5 Clemson 6/8/1983 Rook 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 4th pick / 2007
26 Will Allen 25 15 0 202 6-1 Ohio St. 6/17/1982 3 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 111th pick / 2004
35 B.J. Askew 27 FB 13 9 233 6-3 Michigan 8/19/1980 4 2 New York Jets / 3rd / 85th pick / 2003
20 Ronde Barber 32 LCB 16 16 184 5-10 Virginia 4/7/1975 10 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
88 Anthony Becht 30 te 16 2 272 6-5 West Virginia 8/8/1977 7 0 New York Jets / 1st / 27th pick / 2000
29 Michael Bennett 29 rb 8 1 211 5-9 Wisconsin 8/13/1978 6 2 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 27th pick / 2001
9 Josh Bidwell 31 P 16 0 220 6-3 Oregon 3/13/1976 7 2 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 133rd pick / 1999
58 Quincy Black 23 15 0 226 6-2 New Mexico 2/28/1984 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 68th pick / 2007
55 Derrick Brooks 34 RLB 16 16 235 6-0 Florida St. 4/18/1973 12 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 28th pick / 1995
3 Matt Bryant 32 K 16 0 200 5-9 Baylor 5/29/1975 5 3
31 Phillip Buchanon 27 PR 16 13 185 5-10 Miami (FL) 9/19/1980 5 7 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2002
93 Kevin Carter 34 LDE 16 14 290 6-5 Florida 9/21/1973 12 8 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1995
54 Patrick Chukwurah 28 9 0 250 6-1 Wyoming 3/1/1979 6 1 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 157th pick / 2001
18 Brian Clark 24 1 0 204 6-2 North Carolina St. 12/26/1983 1 0
80 Michael Clayton 25 wr 14 4 197 6-4 LSU 10/13/1982 3 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 15th pick / 2004
27 Torrie Cox 27 4 0 181 5-10 Pittsburgh 10/29/1980 3 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 205th pick / 2003
30 Zack Crockett 35 1 0 240 6-2 Florida St. 12/2/1972 12 0 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 79th pick / 1995
33 Kenneth Darby 25 1 0 214 5-10 Alabama 12/26/1982 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 246th pick / 2007
69 Anthony Davis 27 9 0 322 6-4 Virginia Tech 3/27/1980 3 1
22 Sammy Davis 27 db 14 1 190 6-0 Texas A&M 4/8/1980 4 2 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 30th pick / 2003
48 Andrew Economos 25 16 0 250 6-1 Georgia Tech 6/24/1982 1 1
84 Joey Galloway 36 WR 15 15 197 5-11 Ohio St. 11/20/1971 12 9 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 8th pick / 1995
7 Jeff Garcia* 37 QB 13 13 195 6-1 San Jose St. 2/24/1970 8 9
36 Lionel Gates 25 1 0 233 6-1 Louisville 3/13/1982 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 236th pick / 2005
83 Chas Gessner 26 1 0 215 6-5 Brown 8/17/1981 Rook 0
5 Bruce Gradkowski 24 4 0 220 6-1 Toledo 1/27/1983 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 194th pick / 2006
34 Earnest Graham 27 RB 15 10 215 5-9 Florida 1/15/1980 3 9
71 Jovan Haye 25 RDT 16 16 284 6-2 Vanderbilt 6/21/1982 2 11 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 189th pick / 2005
57 Adam Hayward 23 12 0 235 6-0 Portland St. 6/23/1984 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 182nd pick / 2007
87 Keith Heinrich 28 4 0 255 6-5 Sam Houston St. 3/19/1979 5 0 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 174th pick / 2002
19 Ike Hilliard 31 WR 15 10 210 5-11 Florida 4/5/1976 10 7 New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1997
95 Chris Hovan 29 LDT 16 16 296 6-2 Boston Col. 5/12/1978 7 9 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2000
28 Tanard Jackson 22 FS 16 16 200 6-0 Syracuse 7/21/1985 Rook 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 106th pick / 2007
11 Mark Jones 27 6 0 185 5-9 Tennessee 11/3/1980 3 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 206th pick / 2004
75 Davin Joseph 24 RG 16 16 305 6-2 Oklahoma 11/22/1983 1 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 23rd pick / 2006
59 Cato June 28 LLB 16 14 227 6-0 Michigan 11/18/1979 4 8 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 198th pick / 2003
25 Brian Kelly 31 db 11 4 193 5-11 USC 1/14/1976 9 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1998
68 Matt Lehr 28 16 0 300 6-3 Virginia Tech 4/25/1979 6 1 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 137th pick / 2001
15 Chad Lucas 26 wr 2 1 201 6-1 Troy,Alabama St. 11/7/1981 2 1
12 Luke McCown 26 qb 5 3 208 6-3 Louisiana Tech 7/12/1981 3 4 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 106th pick / 2004
56 Ryan Nece 28 15 0 224 6-3 UCLA 2/24/1979 5 1
30 Donte Nicholson 26 1 0 216 6-1 Oklahoma 12/18/1981 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 141st pick / 2005
39 Kalvin Pearson 29 db 16 1 190 5-10 Morehouse,Grambling St. 10/22/1978 5 2
70 Donald Penn 24 LT 16 12 305 6-5 Utah St. 4/27/1983 Rook 6
96 Greg Peterson 23 10 0 286 6-5 North Carolina Central 1/21/1984 Rook 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 141st pick / 2007
77 Luke Petitgout 31 t 4 4 310 6-6 Notre Dame 6/16/1976 8 2 New York Giants / 1st / 19th pick / 1999
23 Jermaine Phillips 28 SS 15 15 214 6-1 Georgia 3/27/1979 5 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 157th pick / 2002
21 Sabby Piscitelli 24 3 0 222 6-3 Oregon St. 8/24/1983 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 64th pick / 2007
32 Michael Pittman 32 rb 10 3 218 6-0 Fresno St. 8/14/1975 9 4 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1998
51 Barrett Ruud 24 MLB 15 15 242 6-1 Nebraska 5/20/1983 2 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 2005
78 Arron Sears 23 LG 16 16 319 6-3 Tennessee 10/25/1984 Rook 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 35th pick / 2007
98 Ryan Sims 27 9 0 315 6-4 North Carolina 5/4/1980 5 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 6th pick / 2002
81 Alex Smith 25 TE 14 14 258 6-4 Stanford 5/22/1982 2 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2005
94 Greg Spires 33 LDE 10 8 265 6-1 Florida St. 8/12/1974 9 5 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
17 Micheal Spurlock 24 KR 7 0 214 5-10 Mississippi 1/31/1983 1 1
86 Jerramy Stevens 28 te 15 3 260 6-7 Washington 11/13/1979 5 2 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 28th pick / 2002
44 Byron Storer 23 rb 9 3 219 6-1 California 5/1/1984 Rook 0
85 Maurice Stovall 22 wr 15 1 215 6-4 Notre Dame 2/21/1985 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 90th pick / 2006
50 Jeremiah Trotter 30 lb 3 1 262 6-1 S.F. Austin 1/20/1977 9 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1998
65 Jeremy Trueblood 24 RT 16 16 315 6-8 Boston Col. 5/10/1983 1 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2006
76 John Wade 32 C 16 16 299 6-5 Marshall 1/25/1975 9 8 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
91 Stylez G. White 28 de 16 2 268 6-3 Minnesota 7/25/1979 Rook 4 Houston Texans / 7th / 229th pick / 2002
24 Cadillac Williams 25 rb 4 4 217 5-11 Auburn 4/21/1982 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 5th pick / 2005
Team Total 27.4 16 238.0 6-1.6 4.1