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.
|Week||Date||Opponent||Points Scored||Points Allowed||Stadium|
|2007 Playoffs- Wild Card Round||Jan 6, 2008||New York Giants||14||24||Raymond James Stadium, Florida|
|2005 Playoffs- Wild Card Round||Jan 7, 2006||Washington Redskins||10||17||Raymond James Stadium, Florida|
|2002 Playoffs- Divisional Round||Jan 12, 2003||San Francisco 49ers||31||6||Raymond James Stadium, Florida|
|2002 Playoffs- Conference Championship||Jan 19, 2003||Philadelphia Eagles||27||10||Veterans Stadium, Pennsylvania|
|2002 Playoffs- Super Bowl||Jan 26, 2003||Oakland Raiders||48||21||Qualcomm Stadium, California|
|2001 Playoffs- Wild Card Round||Jan 12, 2002||Philadelphia Eagles||9||31||Veterans Stadium, Pennsylvania|
|2000 Playoffs- Wild Card Round||Dec 31, 2000||Philadelphia Eagles||3||21||Veterans Stadium, Pennsylvania|
|1999 Playoffs- Divisional Round||Jan 15, 2000||Washington Redskins||14||13||Raymond James Stadium, Florida|
|1999 Playoffs- Conference Championship||Jan 23, 2000||St. Louis Rams||6||11||Trans World Dome, Missouri|
|1997 Playoffs- Wild Card Round||Dec 28, 1997||Detroit Lions||20||10||Houlihan’s Stadium, Florida|
|1997 Playoffs- Divisional Round||Jan 4, 1998||Green Bay Packers||7||21||Lambeau 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.
|Week||Date||Opponent||Points Scored||Points Allowed||Stadium|
|2020 Playoffs- Wild Card Round||Jan 9, 2021||Washington Football Team||31||23||FedEx Field, Maryland|
|2020 Playoffs- Divisional Round||Jan 17, 2021||New Orleans Saints||30||20||Mercedes Benz Superdome, Louisiana|
|2020 Playoffs- Conference Championship||Jan 24, 2021||Gren Bay Packers||31||26||Lambeau Field, Wisconsin|
|2020 Playoffs- Super Bowl||Feb 7, 2021||Kansas City Chiefs||31||9||Raymond 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)
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