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Founded:Established 1976
Stadium Name:Raymond James Stadium

After a 2-14 record last season, it was obvious that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed an upgrade in several areas. But being in a division where the opposing quarterbacks are Drew Brees (New Orleans), Cam Newton (Carolina), and Matt Ryan (Atlanta), it was even more obvious that the Bucs needed an upgrade at quarterback to truly be competitive.

Enter Jameis Winston.

Winston, who quarterbacked Florida State to the college national championship his freshman year and to the semifinal game his sophomore year, was chosen by the Bucs with the 1st pick of the '15 NFL Draft with the idea that he can make vast improvements to an offense that finished 29th overall in the NFL last season.

Winston's progress will be the team's top storyline to watch, especially given both his prodigious talent and propensity for off-the-field issues. If he clicks, the Bucs could have a much smoother ride through this season's schedule than last.

The Bucs already have some weapons around Winston - receivers Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson are rated among the best in the game. But they'll need big improvements on an offensive line which allowed the third-most sacks in the NFL.

Head coach Lovie Smith is known for being defensive-minded, at least during his time with the Chicago Bears, but the Bucs struggled last year defensively. Some pieces are in place, however, to get things going in the right direction, including tackle Gerald McCoy and linebacker Lavonte David.

But if Winston pans out, and Smith is able to turn the Bucs into a competitive defensive force like his Bears teams, then it's a team that could not only sell some tickets, but bring football worth watching back to Tampa, Fla.

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Sunday, December 27th, 2020
Buccaneers
@
Lions
Sunday, December 13th, 2020
Vikings
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Sunday, December 20th, 2020
Buccaneers
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Falcons
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Falcons
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Previous Scheduled Games
Sunday, September 13th, 2020
Buccaneers
@
Saints
NO 34, TB 23
Sunday, September 20th, 2020
Panthers
@
Buccaneers
TB 31, CAR 17
Sunday, September 27th, 2020
Buccaneers
@
Broncos
TB 28, DEN 10
Sunday, October 4th, 2020
Chargers
@
Buccaneers
TB 38, LAC 31
Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Buccaneers
@
Bears
CHI 20, TB 19
Sunday, October 18th, 2020
Packers
@
Buccaneers
TB 38, GB 10
Sunday, October 25th, 2020
Buccaneers
@
Raiders
TB 45, LV 20
Monday, November 2nd, 2020
Buccaneers
@
Giants
TB 25, NYG 23
Sunday, November 8th, 2020
Saints
@
Buccaneers
NO 38, TB 3
Sunday, November 15th, 2020
Buccaneers
@
Panthers
TB 46, CAR 23
Monday, November 23rd, 2020
Rams
@
Buccaneers
LAR 27, TB 24
Sunday, November 29th, 2020
Chiefs
@
Buccaneers
KC 27, TB 24
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