Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2021: News, Schedule, Roster, Score, Injury Report

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers joined the NFL for the 1976 season, along with the Seattle Seahawks. The franchise went winless in the debut and is one of two teams to not register a single win over the course of a regular season. However, as it was their debut year, fans looked past this as the team had to settle down. 

They started off in the AFC before joining the NFC where they won their first football games only towards the end of their second season. The statistic makes their divisional triumph in the 3rd season that much more astounding. 

In 2020, the franchise signed free agent quarterback Tom Brady. The signing bolstered their squad, and in the eyes of analysts, it would serve as the missing link between a strong team and a unit that could make it to the post-season. Another new signing was a 3-time Super Bowl-winning tight end, Rob Gronkowski. 

Nov 29, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians speaks with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the 2019 season in 2nd place with a 7-9 record. They play in one of the most stacked divisions on the NFL alongside the Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, and Atlanta Falcons. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Owner Achievements

The Glazer family serves as the owners of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Malcolm Glazer purchased the club 25 years ago ahead of the 1995 NFL season. It was under the Glazers that the franchise ended its 18-season divisional title drought and 15-year postseason drought. 

In the 3rd season of their new owners, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers left the Tampa Stadium and settled at the newly constructed Raymond James Stadium. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Achievements

The Buccaneers have claimed 1 Super Bowl win. They beat the Oakland Raiders to conclude the 2002 NFL season. The 2002 season also marked Tampa Bay’s only NFC Championship victory to date. 

The franchise has claimed its divisional title 3 times. The first of these came in its 3rd season in professional football. They achieved sporadic success winning their NFC East division just 2 more times before the turn of the millennium. Tampa Bay Buccaneers built on their Super Bowl success and won the NFC South two more times in 2005 and 2007. 

The Florida-based outfit has made it to the NFL post-season on 10 occasions but is yet to advance in over 13 seasons. 

The Buccs rounded off their 2020 regular season with an 11-5 record and placed second in the NFC South. They went on to win the Wild Card Playoffs at Washington with a 31-23 finish.

Nov 8, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Malcom Brown (90) sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

They finally actualized their post-season blues with a run in the 2020 season. They are primed to take on the New Orleans Saints on their home turf after losing to them twice in the regular season.

Logo

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have remained true to their name and incorporated it into their logos right from their inception. The franchise’s first logo from 1976 to 1996 featured a character dressed as a buccaneer with a dagger in his mouth. The colors of orange and red blended to form the design. 

Ahed of the 1996 NFL season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers opted for a logo with the pirate ship staple from popular culture. It featured a flag with rips in strategic places and the trademark skull and crossbones. At the intersection of the crossbones, the designers left an orange football. 

The logo structure has remained, with only the colors changing on a couple of occasions. First, the franchise lightened the maroon flag to make it red and eliminated the rips on the flag. The color of the football was lightened. Ahead of the 2020 NFL season, the franchise opted for a darker logo, which is reminiscent of the 1996 to 2013 version. 

Every single version of their logo has stayed true to their team colors of red, orange, and black. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2021 Sponsors

ReliaQuest named as the official Cybersecurity partner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The company’s GreyMatter platform will help protect the Buccs and their fans from cyber threats and breaches by providing unprecedented visibility into potential threats. Monkey Knife Fight also came in as the Buccs’ official fantasy Sports and will be featured across the team’s TV, radio, and social media outlets.

Moreover, Good Greek Moving & Storage was named as the official mover of the Buccaneers. The move came starting out with the 2020-2021 season to handle all the transportation needs, making sure everything the team needs arrives safely and on time.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2021 Roster Foundation

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a 53-player roster for the 2020 NFL season. This comprises 3 quarterbacks, 4 running backs, 6 wide receivers, 4 tight ends, 9 offensive linemen, 6 defensive linemen, 9 linebackers, 9 defensive backs, and 3 special team players. 

Quarterbacks 12 Tom Brady

11 Blaine Gabbert

 4 Ryan Griffin

Running Backs 28 Leonard Fournette

27 Ronald Jones II

25 LeSean McCoy

30 Ke’Shawn Vaughn

Wide Receivers 13 Mike Evans

81. Antonio Brown

14 Chris Godwin

18 Tyler Johnson

85 Jaydon Mickens

10 Scotty Miller

17 Justin Watson

Tight Ends 84 Cameron Brate

87 Rob Gronkowski

82. Antony Auclair

88 Tanner Hudson

Offensive Linemen 65 Alex Cappa G

73 Joe Haeg T

66 Ryan Jensen C

74 Ali Marpet G

78. Tristan Wirts T

76 Donovan Smith T

64 Aaron Stinnie G

72 Josh Wells T

78 Tristan Wirfs T

Defensive Linemen 94 Khalil Davis DE

92 William Gholston DE

95. Jeremiah Ledbetter DE

56 Rakeem Nuñez-Roches NT

79 Pat O’Connor DE

93 Ndamukong Suh DE

96. Steve McLendon NT

93. Ndamukong Suh

Linebackers 58 Shaquil Barrett OLB

48 Jack Cichy ILB

54 Lavonte David ILB

49 Cam Gill OLB

98 Anthony Nelson OLB

90 Jason Pierre-Paul OLB

45 Devin White ILB

Defensive Backs 26 Andrew Adams FS

43. Ross Cockrell CB

24 Carlton Davis CB

35 Jamel Dean CB

32 Mike Edwards FS

23 Sean Murphy-Bunting CB

29 Ryan Smith CB

33 Jordan Whitehead SS

31 Antoine Winfield Jr. FS

Special Teams 8 Bradley Pinion P

 3 Ryan Succop K

97 Zach Triner LS

2021 Charity

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation aims to create and support programs that address education disparity, gender equality, and social justice. There’s an intrinsic belief that everyone deserves a level playing field. Additionally, the Buccaneers plate is the most popular license plate program wherein the annual cost for the plate registration fees is $25. The revenue generated benefits the Florida Sports Foundation Major and Regional Grant Program as well as the Glazer Foundation.

Not to mention, the Saluting Our Heroes campaign and the Buccs take pride in supporting and celebrating the military through a salute to service initiatives, community partnerships, and game-day experiences.

Achievements and History

Founded 1974
Owner The Glazer Family
CEO Joel Glazer
Head Coach Bruce Arians
Stadium Raymond James Stadium
Location Tampa, Florida
Sponsors Good Greek Moving & Storage, Invisalign, Monkey Knife Fight, ReliaQuest, Dunkin Donuts, Mighty Swell Sparkling Cocktails
Championships League championships (1)

Super Bowl championships (1)

2002 (XXXVII)

Conference championships (1)

NFC: 2002

Division championships (6)

NFC Central: 1979, 1981, 1999

NFC South: 2002, 2005, 2007

Official Website Tampa Bay Buccaneers- www.buccaneers.com