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St. Louis 26, Tampa Bay 16

Aug. 18, 2003 at 11:48 PM

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Safety Kim Herring returned a fumble 59 yards for a touchdown and Jeff Wilkins kicked three field goals Monday in St. Louis' 26-16 win over Tampa Bay.

St. Louis played without star tailback Marshall Faulk, who has sat out both preseason games with a sore knee.

Rams quarterback Kurt Warner, who played only two series in the first preseason contest, played just the first series. Warner completed all seven passes for 55 yards on a drive that culminated in Wilkins' first field goal.

St. Louis linebacker Adam Archuleta forced Keyshaun Johnson to fumble in the second quarter. Herring recovered and ran in for a 10-0 lead.

Tampa Bay's Brad Johnson played the first two series and completed 7-of-9 passes. Bucs rookie Chris Simms threw a pair of short touchdown passes in the second half. St. Louis quarterbacks were a perfect 13-for-13 in the first half.

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