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NFL: Tampa Bay 23, Philadelphia 21

Oct. 22, 2006 at 6:17 PM   |   Comments

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant kicked a 62-yard field goal as time expired Sunday afternoon, giving Tampa Bay a 23-21 victory over Philadelphia.

The kick was the third field goal of the contest for Bryant, and the second-longest in league history.

Also for the Buccaneers (2-4), quarterback Bruce Gradkowski completed 13 of 26 passes for 104 yards, no touchdowns, and no interceptions; "Cadillac" Williams gained 82 yards on 23 carries; and Ronde Barber had two pass interceptions, returning one 37 yards for a touchdown.

For the Eagles (4-3), Donovan McNabb was 22-for-35 for 302 yards, three touchdowns, and three interceptions; Bryan Westbrook rushed for 101 yards on 13 carries, and scored once on seven receptions for 113 yards; Reggie Brown scored a touchdown; and McNabb added 76 yards on six rushes.

Tampa Bay blew a 17-0 lead and trailed by a point after McNabb threw a 52-yard scoring pass to Westbrook with 33 seconds remaining.

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