1:00 PM ET, September 18, 2005
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Carnell "Cadillac" Williams shrugged off a sprained foot and insisted on finishing the game.
|It was over when ...|
|... the Bucs revved up their Cadillac. Rookie Williams topped 100 yards rushing for the second straight week, and Tampa Bay has its first 2-0 start in five years.||Game ball goes to ...|
|Williams, who had a 128-yard, one-touchdown performance despite missing two series with a foot sprain.||ESPN's take ...|
Are the Bucs good enough to be contenders in the NFC South? If you look at just the young players on this team then the answer is yes. This team is solid at running back and wide receiver with just its young players. They are young, energetic and have the talent to carry the team to a potential NFC South championship. The experience at quarterback and on the defense makes this team much better though.
-- Eric Allen
Bills WR Josh Reed had six receptions for 71 yards. ... Buffalo had 77 yards total offense before gaining 68 on its last possession. ... Quarles was credited with a sack on the safety. DE Simeon Rice had Tampa Bay's other sack. ... The Bills didn't report any injuries during the game.
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Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||2.9||5.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|SF||5:31||J.P. Losman Tackled By Shelton Quarles In End Zone||0||2|
|TD||12:24||Mike Alstott 1 Yd Run (Matt Bryant Kick) |
Drive: 11 plays, 67 yds, 6:53
|FG||13:59||Rian Lindell 40 Yd |
Drive: 6 plays, 31 yds, 1:35
|TD||9:51||Carnell Williams 3 Yd Run (Matt Bryant Kick) |
Drive: 9 plays, 80 yds, 5:03
|FG||5:38||Matt Bryant 40 Yd |
Drive: 8 plays, 54 yds, 5:23