Tampa Bay Buccaneers Playoff History

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers joined the NFL in 1976 as an expansion team. They play in the NFC South Division. Prior to 2002, the Buccaneers used to play in the AFC West Division, and the NFC Central Division. The Buccaneers play their home games at the Raymond James Stadium in Florida. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are one of the newest NFL franchises and have only recently enjoyed success in the playoffs.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers started their first-ever season with no wins registered and have appeared at the playoffs only 12 times since their inception. The Buccaneers are one of two teams who have won all of their NFL Super Bowl appearances. The Buccaneers have 2 Super Bowl wins to their name. They are the first team to play and win a Super Bowl in their own home stadium. By clinching the Divisional title (NFC South) in the 2021-22 season, the Buccaneers booked a berth in the playoffs. The major portion of the Buccaneers playoff appearances came during and after the 2000s. Here is a look into the playoff history of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Playoff Appearances by Year

2021 Qualified to the Playoffs by clinching 1st place in the NFC South Division. Playoff games are pending.

2020 Won the Super Bowl by defeating the Kansas City Chiefs (31-9)

2007 Lost Wild Card Round against the New York Giants (14-24)

2005 Lost the Wild Card Round against the Washington Redskins (10-17)

2002 Won the Super Bowl by defeating the Oakland Raiders (48-21)

2001 Lost Wild Card Round against the Philadelphia Eagles in a blowout (9-31)

2000 Lost the Wild Card Round in a blowout against the Philadelphia Eagles (3-21)

1999 Lost the Conference Championship (6-11) to the St. Louis Rams (now known as the Los Angeles Rams)

1997 Lost Divisional Round to the Green Bay Packers (7-21)

1982 Lost the Wild Card Round against the Dallas Cowboys (17-30)

1981 Knocked out in the Divisional Round by the Dallas Cowboys (0-38)

1979 Lost the Conference Championship to the Los Angeles Rams (0-9)

Playoff Games Won by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a playoff record of 10 wins and 9 losses

Wild Card Round Wins: 2 wins (in 7 games)

Divisional Round Wins: 4 (in 6 games)

Wins in Conference Championship: 2 (in 4 games)

Super Bowl Wins: 2 (in 2 games)

How many playoff games has Derrick Brooks played at the Raymond James Stadium?

Outside linebacker Derrick Brooks has been one of the most celebrated players in the history of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played for them from 1995 till 2008, after being drafted in the first round of the 1995 NFL draft. Brooks was an intelligent weakside linebacker who made sure of the success of the defensive alignment of the Buccaneers. He was part of the Buccaneers team which won the first Super Bowl in the history of the franchise in 2002.

Brooks had a total of 7 postseason appearances with the Buccaneers playing 11 games. He played a total of 4 playoff games in the Raymond James stadium. The Raymond James Stadium has been the home stadium of the Buccaneers since 1998 and has hosted three Super Bowls (2001, 2009, and 2021).

How many times have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the playoffs with Derrick Brooks and Tom Brady?

Derrick Brooks is a Buccaneers legend who led the team to their first-ever Super Bowl win in 2002. The linebacker was part of a successful run of playoff performances by the Buccaneers between the late 1990s and 2000s. Here are the playoff games where Brooks has featured for the Buccaneers.

WeekDate OpponentPoints Scored Points AllowedStadium
2007 Playoffs- Wild Card Round Jan 6, 2008New York Giants1424Raymond James Stadium, Florida
2005 Playoffs- Wild Card Round Jan 7, 2006Washington Redskins1017Raymond James Stadium, Florida
2002 Playoffs- Divisional RoundJan 12, 2003San Francisco 49ers316Raymond James Stadium, Florida
2002 Playoffs- Conference ChampionshipJan 19, 2003Philadelphia Eagles2710Veterans Stadium, Pennsylvania
2002 Playoffs- Super Bowl Jan 26, 2003Oakland Raiders4821Qualcomm Stadium, California
2001 Playoffs- Wild Card RoundJan 12, 2002Philadelphia Eagles931Veterans Stadium, Pennsylvania
2000 Playoffs- Wild Card Round Dec 31, 2000Philadelphia Eagles321Veterans Stadium, Pennsylvania
1999 Playoffs- Divisional RoundJan 15, 2000Washington Redskins1413Raymond James Stadium, Florida
1999 Playoffs- Conference ChampionshipJan 23, 2000St. Louis Rams611Trans World Dome, Missouri
1997 Playoffs- Wild Card RoundDec 28, 1997Detroit Lions2010Houlihan’s Stadium, Florida
1997 Playoffs- Divisional RoundJan 4, 1998Green Bay Packers721Lambeau Field, Wisconsin

Quarterback Tom Brady was drafted to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020 and has won one Super Bowl with them in his first season. Brady is one of the most successful NFL players ever and has won 7 Super Bowls in his career.

WeekDate OpponentPoints Scored Points AllowedStadium
2020 Playoffs- Wild Card Round Jan 9, 2021Washington Football Team3123FedEx Field, Maryland
2020 Playoffs- Divisional RoundJan 17, 2021New Orleans Saints3020Mercedes Benz Superdome, Louisiana
2020 Playoffs- Conference ChampionshipJan 24, 2021Gren Bay Packers3126Lambeau Field, Wisconsin
2020 Playoffs- Super Bowl Feb 7, 2021Kansas City Chiefs319Raymond James Stadium, Florida

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Championships and Rings Won

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won 2 Championship Rings. They have won the Championship Rings by winning two Super Bowls.

2002 (Super Bowl XXXVII)

2020 (LV)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Overall Playoff Stats

Total Playoff Games Played: 19

Overall Playoff Record (Wins-Losses): 10-9

Total Super Bowls Won: 2 (2 Appearances)

All-time Passing Leader: Jameis Winston 1,563/2,548, 19,737 yds, 121 TD

All-time Rushing Leader: James Wilder 1,575 att, 5,957 yds, 37 TD

All-time Receiving Leader: Mike Evans 600 rec, 9,212 yds, 73 TD

All-time Scoring Leader: Martin Gramatica 592 points

All-time AV Leader: Derrick Brooks 192 AV

Coach with most wins: Jon Gruden 57-55-0

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl Stats

Total Super Bowl Appearances: 2

Super Bowls Won: 2

Super Bowl Winning Seasons: 2002, 2020

Most Scoring Super Bowl Win: 48-21 win against the Oakland Raiders in the 2002 Season Super Bowl