Home » Articles » Archived Articles » Pewter Report MVP: Joey Galloway
  • increase font size
  • Default font size
  • decrease font size

November 23, 2006 @ 3:00 pm
Current rating: 0.00 Stars/0 Votes

Pewter Report MVP: Joey Galloway

Written by Scott
Scott Reynolds


Publisher E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
There weren't many Buccaneers worthy of MVP status in Tampa Bay's turkey of a game – a 38-10 loss at Dallas on Thanksgiving. Former Cowboys wide receiver Joey Galloway had a good game in his return to Dallas and edges out running back Cadillac Williams for MVP honors.

It was hard picking a Pewter Report Most Valuable Player in Tampa Bay’s crushing, 38-10 loss at Dallas on Thanksgiving. While running back Cadillac Williams deserves praise for averaging 4.6 yards per carry against the Cowboys with 17 carries for 78 yards, Pewter Report will honor former Cowboy Joey Galloway, who had three catches fro 71 yards, including a 53-yard catch to set up Tampa Bay’s only touchdown on the day.

Three plays later, Galloway also made a sensational 13-yard grab on third-and-4 over Dallas cornerback Anthony Henry. That amazing grab set up Tampa Bay with a first-and-goal situation at the Dallas 5. Mike Alstott would score a rushing touchdown two plays later that allowed Tampa Bay to take an early 7-0 lead after its opening possession.

Galloway worked hard to get open all day, but rookie quarterback Bruce Gradkowski had a hard time with the timing of the routes and getting him the ball downfield. Gradkowski underthrew Galloway, who was open downfield, on a play-action pass in the first half. Just before halftime, Galloway beat Henry and was open in the end zone but Gradkowski’s pass was late and deflected. Galloway added a 5-yard completion late in the fourth quarter.

Williams also deserves to be praised for his stalwart effort on the ground. He made the most of his holes and had a couple of runs, including a 22-yarder, when he showed elite playmaking ability and creativity.

Looking for the best selection of Tampa Bay Buccaneers merchandise? Pewter Report endorses Sports Fan-Attic, with 9 Tampa Bay area locations in most major malls. To shop for Bucs merchandise on the Internet, as well as the largest selection of NFL, NCAA, NBA, NHL, MLB and NASCAR, visit SportsFanAtticShop.com. 


Only registered users can rate articles!


Only registered users can write comments!
  • Blog

  • Articles

  • Around the Web

more RSS feed
moreRSS feed


View Magazine Front
Dominik And Schiano Have Solid Draft Chemistry Dominik And Schiano Have Solid Draft Chemistry After two seasons, the draft classes of Mark Dominik and Greg Schiano are looking like overwhelming successes. From finding impact stars like Lavonte David, to key contributors, such as safety Keith Tandy, the Bucs are ... [+] Read more
Missed an Issue? Archive
View Magazine Front


Should the Bucs sign Richie Incognito?

Pewter Report: Your source for inside and breaking news on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Hide Tools Show Tools