Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints 20 to 24

Sunday, September 7, 2008, Week 1

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans on Sunday, September 7, 2008, Week 1 of the 2008 season. The Saints won by a score of 24-20.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
352 206 146 1 18

Coaches

Head Coach: Jon Gruden Assistant Head Coach: Larry Coyer Offensive Coordinator: Greg Olson, Bill Muir Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin Special Teams Coordinator: Richard Bisaccia Associate Head Coach: Richard Bisaccia Quarterbacks Coach: Greg Olson Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Mann Offensive Line Coach: Bill Muir Assistant Offensive Line Coach: George Yarno Assistant Running Backs Coach: Tim Berbenich Tight Ends Coach: Bob Casullo Offensive Assistant Coach: Jay Gruden Defensive Line Coach: Todd Wash Linebackers Coach: Gus Bradley Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Raheem Morris Defensive Backs Coach: Raheem Morris Special Teams Quality Control Coach: Dwayne Stukes Defensive Quality Control Coach: Ejiro Evero, Johnny Cox Coaching Assistant: Sean McVay Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mike Morris Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kurtis Shultz Pro Scout: Shelton Quarles Assistant to Head Coach-Football Operations: Paul Kelly


New Orleans Saints offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
438 337 101 1 16

Coaches

Head Coach: Sean Payton Assistant Head Coach: Joe Vitt Offensive Coordinator: Doug Marrone Defensive Coordinator: Gary Gibbs Special Teams Coordinator: Greg McMahon Quarterbacks Coach: Pete Carmichael Jr. Wide Receivers Coach: Curtis Johnson Running Backs Coach: Aaron Kromer Tight Ends Coach: Terry Malone Offensive Assistant Coach: Joe Lombardi Defensive Line Coach: Ed Orgeron Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Travis Jones Linebackers Coach: Joe Vitt Secondary Coach: Dennis Allen Assistant Secondary Coach: Tony Oden Assistant Special Teams Coach: Mike Mallory Coaching Assistant: Adam Zimmer, Carter Sheridan, Mike Cerullo, Joe Alley Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dan Dalrymple Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Charles Byrd, Adam Bailey General Manager: Mickey Loomis Executive Vice President: Mickey Loomis Video Assistant: Marcus Ungaro Owner: Tom Benson