1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 0-14
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John McKay (0-14)
Location: Tampa, Florida
1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Roster
1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Results

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 0 wins and 14 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

Tampa Bay scored only 125 points, worst in the league, while the shaky defensive squad allowed 412. Louis Carter rushed for a team-high 521 yards for the Buccaneers.

Steve Spurrier threw for 1,628 yards. Morris Owens caught 30 balls for 390 yards. Essex Johnson, Bob Moore and John McKay each provided receiving help as well.

Mark Cotney picked off 3 opponent throws.

John McKay coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve Spurrier31115650.216285.272.3123.9383226757.1
Parnell Dickinson391538.52105.412.6512.8491412425.5
Lee McGriff11100.03939.000.000.03900118.8
Terry Hanratty14642.9322.300.017.11232420.5
Louis Carter5240.0244.8120.000.0230095.0
Larry Lawrence500.000.000.0240.00180.0
Totals37618148.119265.192.4205.349 50423


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Louis Carter1715213.026 1
Ed Williams873243.719 2
Essex Johnson471663.527 1
Rod McNeill271355.017 0
Charlie Davis411072.613 1
Parnell Dickinson131037.946 0
Jimmy DuBose20623.124 0
Steve Spurrier12484.010 0
Bob Moore22311.522 0
Fred Pagac144.00
Manfred Moore740.60
Vince Kendrick133.00
Morris Owens221.018 0
Terry Hanratty111.00
Dave Green100.00
Totals43315033.546 5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Morris Owens3039013.027 6
Essex Johnson252018.038 1
Bob Moore2328112.231 0
Ed Williams231667.218 0
John McKay2030215.149 1
Louis Carter201356.819 0
Jack Novak813016.230 1
Rod McNeill7334.70
Manfred Moore6549.023 0
Jimmy DuBose5265.218 0
Barry Smith48822.039 0
Freddie Douglas35819.335 0
Charlie Davis33210.723 0
Fred Pagac2157.510 0
Dave Green199.00
Dan Ryczek166.00
Totals181192610.649 9


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Dave Green141178.614857.135
Mirro Roder30.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dave Green92361939.356

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Danny Reece201437.230 0
Manfred Moore141067.621 0
Freddie Douglas47819.532 0
Mark Cotney3268.70
Ken Stone11111.011 0
Isaac Hagins122.00
Totals433668.532 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rod McNeill1738422.643 0
Louis Carter1530020.030 0
Essex Johnson1328722.132 0
Freddie Douglas716723.929 0
Manfred Moore713419.10
Charlie Davis47318.225 0
Isaac Hagins23517.521 0
Jimmy DuBose13434.034 0
Danny Reece13030.030 0
Bert Cooper12222.022 0
Fred Pagac12020.020 0
Mike Lemon122.00
Totals70148821.343 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mark Cotney3258.325 0
Ken Stone24723.526 0
Curtis Jordan2105.010 0
Cal Peterson11515.015 0
Larry Ball122.00
Totals99911.026 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Morris Owens0600036
Dave Green00811035
Essex Johnson11000012
Ed Williams2000012
Jack Novak10006
Louis Carter1000006
John McKay10006
Charlie Davis1000006
Danny Reece0010006


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