1996 Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
6-10-0 0-0 4316 2727 1589 34 260 4814 2925 1889 29 296
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' twenty-first season was in 1996, playing their home games at Houlihan's Stadium. During the offseason they hired Tony Dungy to lead the team. Dungy previously was the defensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings and had fifteen years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 6-10-0, 5-3-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Green Bay Packers 3-34
Week 2 @ Detroit Lions 6-21
Week 3 @ Denver Broncos 23-27
Week 4 Seattle Seahawks 13-17
Week 5 Detroit Lions 0-27
Week 7 Minnesota Vikings 24-13
Week 8 @ Arizona Cardinals 9-13
Week 9 @ Green Bay Packers 7-13
Week 10 @ Chicago Bears 10-13
Week 11 Oakland Raiders 20-17
Week 12 @ San Diego Chargers 25-17
Week 13 New Orleans Saints 13-7
Week 14 @ Carolina Panthers 0-24
Week 15 Washington Redskins 24-10
Week 16 @ Minnesota Vikings 10-21
Week 17 Chicago Bears 34-19

1996 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Tony Dungy Assistant Head Coach: Herman Edwards Offensive Coordinator: Mike Shula Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Williams Offensive Line Coach: Chris Foerster Running Backs Coach: Tony Nathan Tight Ends Coach: Clyde Christensen Offensive Assistant Coach: Ricky Porter Defensive Line Coach: Rod Marinelli Linebackers Coach: Lovie Smith Defensive Backs Coach: Herman Edwards Defensive Assistant Coach: Kevin O'Dea Special Teams Coach: Joe Marciano Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mark Asanovich Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Aaron Komarek General Manager: Rich McKay