The Turnaround 1997 Bucs: Where Are They Now?

Lee MatthewsCorrespondent IJuly 15, 2009

The Turnaround 1997 Bucs: Where Are They Now?

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    31 Aug 1997:  Defensive linemen Brad Culpepper (let) and Chidi Ahanotu of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrate during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Houlihan''s Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  The Buccaneers won the game, 13-6. Mandatory Credit: Scot

Chidi Ahanotu

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    12 Dec 1999: Chidi Ahanotu #72 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates after his tackle during the game against the Detroit Lions at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Lions 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons  /Al

Warren Sapp

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    12 Nov 2000:  Warren Sapp # 99 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers taunts Matt Hassselbeck # 11 of the Green Bay Packers after getting a pass off in the fourth quarter at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Eliot Schechter/ALLSPORT

Brad Culpepper

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    14 Nov 1999: Brad Culpepper #77 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gets ready to move at the snap during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 17-10. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyon

Regan Upshaw

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    20 Sep 1998:  Defensive end Regan Upshaw #91 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in action during the game against the Chicago Bears at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Bears 27-15. Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran  /Allspo

Rufus Porter

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Hardy Nickerson

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    12 Dec 1999: Hardy Nickerson #56 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gets ready to move at the snap during the game against the Detroit Lions at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Lions 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons

Derrick Brooks

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    TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 16: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers warms up with a leap against the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium on November 16, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Anthony Parker

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    4 Oct 1998:  Runningback Gary Brown #33 of the New York Giants is tackled by Anthony Parker #27 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a game at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Giants 20-3.

Donnie Abraham

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    13 Sep 1998:  Cornerback Donnie Abraham #21 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in action during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Buccaneers 23-15. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck  /Allsport

John Lynch

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    31 Aug 1997:  Defensive back John Lynch of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates during the Buccaneers 13-6 win over the San Francisco 49ers at Houlihan Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran  /Allsport

Charles Mincy

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    1 Aug 1998:  Quarterback Kordell Stewart #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers being tackled by Charles Mincy #22 during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The Buccaneers defeated the Steel

Others

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    20 Sep 1998:  Defensive tackle Marcus Jones #78 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on during the game against the Chicago Bears at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Bears 27-15. Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran  /Alls