1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What was the record of the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the regular season with a 10-6 record. They went 5-3 at home and 5-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 11-7. Their final game was a loss in the Divisional Round to the Green Bay Packers.

What division did the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers play in?

The 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

During the regular season, the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 3-5 against their NFC Central opponents.

What was the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Chicago Bears 1-1 50% +10
Minnesota Vikings 1-1 50% +10
Detroit Lions 1-1 50% -11
Green Bay Packers 0-2 0% -16

What was the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers had their best month in September, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was October, when they went 0-3 and lost all their games.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
August 1-0 100% +7
September 4-0 100% +32
October 0-3 0% -27
November 4-1 80% +50
December 1-2 33.3% -26

Did the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the Playoffs in 1997. They won their first game against the Detroit Lions in the Wild Card Round. They eventually lost against the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional Round.

What was the point differential for the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the regular season with a point differential of +36. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Buccaneers could have been expected to have about 9.2 wins, or a 9-7 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 4-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Buccaneers went 2-0.

How did the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers perform in overtime games?

The 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The longest losing streak that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had during the 1997 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Schedule

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Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Aug 31, 1997 vs San Francisco 49ers Win 13 - 6
2 Sun, Sep 7, 1997 @ Detroit Lions Win 24 - 17
3 Sun, Sep 14, 1997 @ Minnesota Vikings Win 28 - 14
4 Sun, Sep 21, 1997 vs Miami Dolphins Win 31 - 21
5 Sun, Sep 28, 1997 vs Arizona Cardinals Win 19 - 18
6 Sun, Oct 5, 1997 @ Green Bay Packers Loss 16 - 21
7 Sun, Oct 12, 1997 vs Detroit Lions Loss 9 - 27
9 Sun, Oct 26, 1997 vs Minnesota Vikings Loss 6 - 10
10 Sun, Nov 2, 1997 @ Indianapolis Colts Win 31 - 28
11 Sun, Nov 9, 1997 @ Atlanta Falcons Win 31 - 10
12 Sun, Nov 16, 1997 vs New England Patriots Win 27 - 7
13 Sun, Nov 23, 1997 @ Chicago Bears Loss 7 - 13
14 Sun, Nov 30, 1997 @ New York Giants Win 20 - 8
15 Sun, Dec 7, 1997 vs Green Bay Packers Loss 6 - 17
16 Sun, Dec 14, 1997 @ New York Jets Loss 0 - 31
17 Sun, Dec 21, 1997 vs Chicago Bears Win 31 - 15
Playoffs
WC Wild Card Round Sun, Dec 28, 1997 vs Detroit Lions Win 20 - 10
Div Divisional Round Sun, Jan 4, 1998 @ Green Bay Packers Loss 7 - 21

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