Stafford tickets go to sick girl, family

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 21 (UPI) -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford made the winning bid on tickets to a Lions-Bears game and donated them to a children's hospital patient and her family.
Bucs cast off Griese

Bucs cast off Griese

TAMPA, Fla., July 13 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday released veteran quarterback Brian Griese, who started strong last season before being hurt.
NFL: Tampa Bay 27, Carolina 3

NFL: Tampa Bay 27, Carolina 3

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Geno Hayes's 22-yard touchdown return of a first-quarter blocked punt Sunday started Tampa Bay on its way to a 27-3 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Rodgers expected to start Sunday

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers Coach Mike McCarthy said Friday quarterback Aaron Rodgers would likely start Sunday despite missing a third straight day of practice.

NFL: Tampa Bay 30, Green Bay 21

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay defense, led by Derrick Brooks and Jermaine Phillips, held Green Bay to 178 total yards Sunday in a 30-21 Buccaneers' win over the Packers.

NFL: Tampa Bay 27, Chicago 24 (OT)

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant's 21-yard field with 4:21 left in overtime Sunday gave the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a 27-24 victory over the Chicago Bears.

Griese to start for Tampa Bay Sunday

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay announced Monday veteran Brian Griese will again start at quarterback for the Buccaneers Sunday in Chicago.

NFL: Tampa Bay 24, Atlanta 9

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Earnest Graham, John Gilmore and Warrick Dunn scored for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday in a 24-9 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Buccaneers bench QB Jeff Garcia

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay quarterback Jeff Garcia says he is healthy enough to start Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, but is being benched.

NFL: Tampa Bay 17, Miami 6

MIAMI, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Michael Bennett rushed for 74 yards and a touchdown Saturday to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a pre-season 17-6 victory over Miami.

Bears QB Griese returning to Bucs

CHICAGO, March 3 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears have sent quarterback Brian Griese back to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for an undisclosed 2009 draft pick.

NFL: Washington 24, Chicago 16

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Todd Collins came off the bench to throw for 224 yards and two touchdowns Thursday, carrying the Washington Redskins to a 24-16 victory over Chicago.

Grossman will start for Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman is back at starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears, Coach Lovie Smith announced Wednesday.

NFL: Chicago 17, Oakland 6

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A 59-yard touchdown pass from Rex Grossman to Bernard Berrian late in the fourth quarter pushed the Chicago Bears past the Oakland Raiders 17-6 Sunday.

NFL: Detroit 16, Chicago 7

CHICAGO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Kevin Jones ran for 105 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries for Detroit as the Lions beat the Chicago Bears 16-7 Sunday.
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Brian Griese
Brian Griese (8) quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks for a receiver during warmups at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on November 28, 2004. (UPI Photo/Bob Carey)

Brian David Griese (pronounced /Gree-see/) (born March 18, 1975 in Miami, Florida) is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan and high school football at Christopher Columbus High School

A Pro Bowl selection with the Broncos in 2000, Griese earned a Super Bowl ring with the team in Super Bowl XXXIII. He has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears in his career. He is the son of Hall of Fame quarterback Bob Griese, who also played for the Dolphins.

Griese attended Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Florida and played football, basketball, and golf. In football, he won All-State third team honors as a senior.

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