It was over when ...
Ronde Barber ran back Daunte Culpepper's errant pass 65 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter, putting the Bucs up 35-17.
Barber picked off Culpepper twice, and the Bucs converted both interceptions into points. One play after Barber's first interception, Jeff Garcia found Jerramy Stevens in the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown in the second quarter. Barber's second pick resulted in his seventh career return of an interception for a TD.
Despite losing two fumbles, Tampa Bay racked up more than 230 return yards. Clifton Smith's 70-yard punt return for a touchdown in the third quarter was Tampa Bay's first for a score since 2004.
Culpepper left the game in the third quarter and was replaced by backup Drew Stanton. When Stanton left with a concussion, Culpepper returned in the fourth quarter. ... Head coach Rod Marinelli was a Tampa Bay assistant coach from 1996-2005. He was the defensive line coach from 1996-2001 and the assistant head coach/defensive line coach from 2002-05. ... Bucs RB Cadillac Williams saw his first game action since September 2007. ... Tampa Bay challenged two calls, and lost both challenges. ...