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Tampa Bay Buccaneers at a glance

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Coach: Greg Schiano

Key Stats

4 Years since the Bucs last lost their first seven games. Tampa Bay started 0-7 in 2009 in Raheem Morris’ first year as coach, and finished 3-13.

22 Passes Bucs rookie quarterback Mike Glennon threw to wide receiver Vincent Jackson in last week’s 31-23 loss at Atlanta. Jackson caught 10 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns.

31 Tampa Bay's rank, out of 32 teams, in two major offensive categories – total offense (297.8 yards a game) and scoring offense (14.5 points a game). The Bucs are 29th in passing offense (196.7).

130 Passing attempts by Glennon, the most by a player in his first three games in NFL history. Glennon’s 76 completions also are the most by a QB in his first three games.

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR83 Vincent Jackson
LT70 Donald Penn
LG77 Carl Nicks
C76 Jeremy Zuttah
RG75 Davin Joseph
RT69 Demar Dotson
TE84 Tom Crabtree
WR19 Mike Williams
QB8 Mike Glennon
FB41 Erik Lorig
RB25 Mike James

Defense

LDE50 Daniel Te’o-Nesheim
DT93 Gerald McCoy
DT97 Akeem Spence
RDE94 Adrian Clayborn
SLB56 Dekoda Watson
MLB59 Mason Foster
WLB54 Lavonte David
LCB24 Darrelle Revis
RCB27 Johnthan Banks
SS23 Mark Barron
FS38 Dashon Goldson

Special Teams

K4 Rian Lindell
P9 Michael Koenen
KO9 Michael Koenen
H9 Michael Koenen
PR17 Eric Page
KR17 Eric Page
LS48 Andrew Economos

Injuries

OUT: G Carl Nicks (foot); RB Jeff Demps (groin). Probable: G Davin Joseph (knee); Jeremy Zuttah (groin), WR Chris Owusu (foot).

Schedule/Results

OpponentTimeTV
September
8At N.Y. JetsL 18-17
15New OrleansL 16-14
22At New EnglandL 23-3
29ArizonaL 13-10
October
Bye
13PhiladelphiaL 31-20
20At AtlantaL 31-23
24Carolina8:25NFLN
November
3At Seattle4:05FOX
11Miami8:40ESPN
17Atlanta1*FOX
24At Detroit1*FOX
December
1At Carolina1*FOX
8Buffalo1*CBS
15San Francisco1*FOX
22At St. Louis1*FOX
29At New Orleans1*FOX

NOTE: * Time subject to change.

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