The Detroit Lions couldn't pull it off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 20 to 17, on December 20, 1981.

Final

TB

20

DET

Lions

8-8-0

17

Team

TB

DET

1

3

0

2

7

7

3

0

3

4

10

7

Total

20

17

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

TB

DET

Buccaneers

Bill Capece 40-yard field goal

3

0

2nd quarter

TB

DET

Lions

Eric Hipple 9-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

3

7

Buccaneers

Kevin House 84-yard pass from Doug Williams (Bill Capece kick)

10

7

3rd quarter

TB

DET

Lions

Eddie Murray 47-yard field goal

10

10

4th quarter

TB

DET

Buccaneers

Bill Capece 30-yard field goal

13

10

Buccaneers

David Logan 21-yard fumble return (Bill Capece kick)

20

10

Lions

Leonard Thompson 8-yard pass from Eric Hipple (Eddie Murray kick)

20

17