Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) 21, Green Bay Packers (2-4) 10
Sunday October 11th 1981 (at Green Bay)
(GREEN BAY) - Doug Williams passed for one Tampa Bay touchdown and ran for another, while LB Cecil Johnson set up another score with a 29-yard interception return, leading the Buccaneers to a 21-10 victory over host Green Bay. Williams completed 15 of 23 passes for 199 yards. TE Jimmie Giles caught 6 passes for 85 yards, including a 5-yard strike for the Bucs' first touchdown. The Buccaneers, 4-2, took a permanent lead at 14-7 on their first series of the second half when Williams plunged over from a yard out to cap a 65-yard march. Three plays later, Johnson picked off a Lynn Dickey pass intended for John Jefferson and returned it 29 yards to the Packer 1. James Wilder scored on the next play as Tampa Bay led 21-7. It was Johnson's fourth interception in his last three games.
TAMPA BAY -  0  7 14  0 - 21
GREEN BAY -  7  0  0  3 - 10
                       TAMPA BAY     GREEN BAY
First downs                   22            19
Rush-yards-TDs          45-172-2       22-95-1
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 15-23-199-1-1 19-33-219-0-4
Sacked-yards                 1-0          2-16
Net pass yards               199           203
Total yards                  371           298
Fumbles-lost                 1-1           1-0
Turnovers                      2             4
Penalties-yards             5-35          3-19
SCORING
1st - GB - Ellis, 7-yard run (Stenerud kick) GREEN BAY 7-0
2nd - TB - Jimmie Giles, 5-yd pass from Doug Williams (Bill Capece kick) TIED 7-7
3rd - TB - Williams, 1-yard run (Capece kick) TAMPA BAY 14-7
3rd - TB - James Wilder, 1-yard run (Capece kick) TAMPA BAY 21-7
4th - GB - Stenerud, 34-yard field goal TAMPA BAY 21-10
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Harlan Huckleby 12-57, Gerry Ellis 8-35 1 TD, Jim Jensen 1-3, Lynn Dickey 1-0
TAMPA BAY - Jerry Eckwood 22-84, James Wilder 17-68 1 TD, Doug Williams 5-14 1 TD, James Owens 1-6
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Lynn Dickey 33-19-219 4 INT
TAMPA BAY - Doug Williams 23-15-199 1 TD 1 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Gerry Ellis 6-48, Harlan Huckleby 5-42, James Lofton 4-86, John Jefferson 2-26, Paul Coffman 2-17
TAMPA BAY - Jimmie Giles 6-85 1 TD, James Wilder 5-54, Kevin House 1-21, Jim Obradovich 1-16, Theo Bell 1-13, Gerald Carter 1-10
Tampa Bay QB Doug Williams launches a pass against Green Bay - October 11th