The Bucs offensive line allowed just 28 sacks in 1998, tying the fourth-lowest mark in franchise history. In a nine-game span in the middle of the season, the line surrendered just six sacks, only once allowing Trent Dilfer to be dropped twice in a game.
"People look at me and they say, "How much do you weigh? 240? 245?' I'm like, "No, I weigh 260.' That's a good thing because you've got it in the legs and chest. You don't have it around your waist, where it's visible."
_ MIKE ALSTOTT, Bucs FB on his improved physique after working out in the off-season.