| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|9-7-0 ||0-1 ||5382 ||3577 ||1805 ||32 ||281 ||5657 ||3273 ||2384 ||46 ||346 |
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' sixth season was in 1981, and it was the sixth season John McKay served as the head coach of the team. The Buccaneers played their home games at Tampa Stadium. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC Central, but they lost their first playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys 38-0.
1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coaching Staff
Head Coach: John McKay Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bass Quarterbacks Coach: Bill Nelsen Wide Receivers Coach: Boyd Dowler Offensive Line Coach: Bill Johnson Running Backs Coach: George Chaump Defensive Line Coach: Abe Gibron Linebackers Coach: Howard Tippett Defensive Backs Coach: Wayne Fontes Special Teams Coach: Howard Tippett Pro Scout: Bill Muir