1976 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
0-14-0 0-0 3006 1503 1503 37 191 4801 2241 2560 28 284
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' first season was in 1976, playing their home games at Tampa Stadium. During the offseason they hired John McKay to lead the team. McKay had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1976 season. They finished the season 0-14-0, 0-7-0 at home and 0-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Houston Oilers 0-20
Week 2 San Diego Chargers 0-23
Week 3 Buffalo Bills 9-14
Week 4 @ Baltimore Colts 17-42
Week 5 @ Cincinnati Bengals 0-21
Week 6 Seattle Seahawks 10-13
Week 7 Miami Dolphins 20-23
Week 8 Kansas City Chiefs 19-28
Week 9 @ Denver Broncos 13-48
Week 10 @ New York Jets 0-34
Week 11 Cleveland Browns 7-24
Week 12 @ Oakland Raiders 16-49
Week 13 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 0-42
Week 14 New England Patriots 14-31

Coaches

Head Coach: John McKay Offensive Coordinator: John Rauch Defensive Coordinator: Abe Gibron Quarterbacks Coach: John Rauch Wide Receivers Coach: Willie Brown Offensive Line Coach: Jerry Frei Offensive Backs Coach: Phil Krueger Defensive Line Coach: Abe Gibron Linebackers Coach: Tom Bass, Dick Voris Defensive Secondary Coach: Wayne Fontes Special Teams Coach: Dennis Fryzell Strength Coach: Harry Smith