Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
April 24, 1974

First Season:
1976

Stadium:
Raymond James Stadium

Super Bowl Championship: 
XXXVII

NFC Championship:
2002

NFC Central Division Championships:
1979, 1981, 1999

NFC South Division Championships: 
2002, 2005, 2007

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2017 Season)
256-402-1

Retired Uniform Numbers:
#63 Lee Roy Selmon
#99 Warren Sapp

 

  • First Draft Choice: Lee Roy Selmon, DE, Oklahoma, 1976.
  • First Regular-Season Game: A 20-0 loss to the Houston Oilers, 9/12/76.
  • First Winning Season: 1979 (10-6).
  • First Playoff Appearance: A 24-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, 12/29/79.
  • First All-League Selection: DE Lee Roy Selmon, 1979.
  • First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Jimmy DuBose, 109 yards vs. the New York Giants, 10/15/78.
  • First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Ricky Bell, 1,263 yards (1979).
  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Doug Williams, 486 yards vs. the Minnesota Vikings, 11/16/80.
  • Most Yards Rushing, Career: James Wilder, 5,957 yards (1981-1989).
  • Most Yards Passing, Career: Vinny Testaverde, 14,820 yards (1987-1992).
  • Most Receptions, Career: James Wilder, 430 receptions (1981-1989).
  • All-Time Leading Scorer: Martin Gramatica, 592 points (1993-2004).
  • It's A Fact: The Bucs' 26-game losing streak (1976-77) ended with a then record-tying performance, when the defense came up with three interceptions for touchdowns in a 33-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints.



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