Tampa Bay 18, St. Louis 17

Sunday, October 24, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, October 24, 2010
WHERE: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
TEMPERATURE: 84°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Mike Carey
ATTENDANCE: 42020

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
St. Louis 0 17 0 0 17
Tampa Bay 3 3 6 6 18

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 3-4 3-1 0-3 L1
Tampa Bay 4-2 2-2 2-0 W1

Recap

Josh Freeman hit Carnell Williams with a 1-yard touchdown pass with 10 seconds left to play, lifting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to an 18-17 victory over the visiting St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Connor Barth kicked four field goals - all from 35 yards or beyond - and LeGarrette Blount rushed for 72 yards for the Bucs (4-2), who battled back from a 17-3 deficit.

Freeman and Tampa Bay got the ball at their own 19-yard line with 4:45 left and slowly worked their way down the field on 14 plays. Freeman went 9 of 12 on the drive, finding Williams on the right for the game-winning score.

Sam Bradford and the Rams (3-4) managed to snap a 3-3 draw at the 8:22 mark in the second quarter when he guided an 11-play, 80-yard drive and hit Danny Amendola with a 5-yard touchdown pass.

Bradford made it 17-3 on St. Louis’ next possession, getting 38 rushing yards before completing his first pass of the drive to Michael Hoomanawanui for a 2-yard touchdown.

Barth kept the Bucs in the game with his leg, kicking a 39-yard field goal before the half and adding 53- and 38-yard kicks in the third quarter to cut the deficit to 17-12.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
St. Louis   Tampa Bay
Steven Jackson Player LeGarrette Blount
22 Attempts 11
110 Yards 72
5.0 Avg Yards 6.6
0 Touchdowns 0
18 Long 17
Receiving
St. Louis   Tampa Bay
Steven Jackson Player Mike Williams
2 Receptions 5
35 Yards 82
17.5 Avg Yards 16.4
0 Touchdowns 0
14 Long 21

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
St. Louis 285 161 124 2 1 0 3.0 2
Tampa Bay 313 124 189 1 4 0 1.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game on the road against Arizona. The Buccaneers have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Carolina. The Rams have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .429 after a loss.
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