2016 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
9-7-0 0-0 6822 4895 1927 36 422 6839 4466 2373 34 375
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' forty-first season was in 2016, playing their home games at Raymond James Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Dirk Koetter to lead the team. Koetter previously was the offensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and had nine years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 9-7-0, 4-4-0 at home and 5-3-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 9-17
Preaseason Week 2 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 27-21
Preaseason Week 3 Cleveland Browns 30-13
Preaseason Week 4 Washington Redskins 13-20
Week 1 @ Atlanta Falcons 31-24
Week 2 @ Arizona Cardinals 7-40
Week 3 Los Angeles Rams 32-37
Week 4 Denver Broncos 7-27
Week 5 @ Carolina Panthers 17-14
Week 6 Bye Week
Week 7 @ San Francisco 49ers 34-17
Week 8 Oakland Raiders 24-30
Week 9 Atlanta Falcons 28-43
Week 10 Chicago Bears 36-10
Week 11 @ Kansas City Chiefs 19-17
Week 12 Seattle Seahawks 14-5
Week 13 @ San Diego Chargers 28-21
Week 14 New Orleans Saints 16-11
Week 15 @ Dallas Cowboys 20-26
Week 16 @ New Orleans Saints 24-31
Week 17 Carolina Panthers 17-16

2016 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dirk Koetter Offensive Coordinator: Todd Monken Defensive Coordinator: Mike Smith Special Teams Coordinator: Nate Kaczor Quarterbacks Coach: Mike Bajakian Wide Receivers Coach: Todd Monken Offensive Line Coach: George Warhop Running Backs Coach: Tim Spencer Tight Ends Coach: Jon Embree Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Andrew Weidinger Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Butch Barry Offensive Quality Control Coach: Ben Steele Game Management: Andrew Weidinger Defensive Line Coach: Jay Hayes Linebackers Coach: Mark Duffner Defensive Backs Coach: Brett Maxie Secondary Coach: Jon Hoke Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Paul Spicer Defensive Quality Control Coach: Dave Borgonzi Assistant Special Teams Coach: Carlos Polk Assistant to the Head Coach: Zach Grossi Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Kennedy Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Joe Vaughn, Chad Wade Community Relations Coordinator: Sarah Evans General Manager: Jason Licht Director of College Scouting: Mike Biehl Director of Football Administration: Mike Greenberg Director of Football Operations: Shelton Quarles Director of Player Personnel: John Spytek Director of Football Analytics: Tyler Oberly Analytics Assistant: Danny Breyer Bill Walsh Coaching Fellowship: Skyler Fulton