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Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule: Todd Bowles and Co. enter offseason of uncertainty

2022-23 Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule

The 2022-23 season is over for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after going 8-9, which was good enough to win the NFC South. Unfortunately, their effort wouldn’t be good enough to get past the Dallas Cowboys in the Wild Card round. Now Todd Bowles enters an offseason where the status of pending free agent Tom Brady is unknown. The Bucs may need a new QB and possibly a new offensive coordinator as well.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster outlook

  • QB: Tom Brady, Blaine Gabbert, Kyle Trask
  • RB: Leonard Fournette, Rachaad White, Giovani Bernard, Ke’Shawn Vaughn,
  • WR: Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Russell Gage, Julio Jones, Breshad Perriman, Jaelon Darden, Scotty Miller
  • TE: Cameron Brate, Kyle Rudolph, Cade Otton, Ko Kieft

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All eyes were on Tom Brady this offseason, and once he announced his return for the 2022 season, the Buccaneers quickly became a popular Super Bowl pick. Ali Marpet’s retirement is noteworthy, but adding Shaq Mason helps offset his loss.

Brady’s protection will be as sharp as ever, the receiving corps is one of the best in the league, and Byron Leftwich taking full control of the offense should lead to wicked passing numbers once again.

General manager Jason Licht has made some moves along the defensive line, with veterans Ndamukong Suh and Jason Pierre-Paul out the door, replaced by younger talent such as Logan Hall and Joe Tryon-Shoyinka. These personnel changes could be one of the bigger factors to their success or failures this season.

Returning is one of the best linebacking corps in football, with Devin White and Lavonte David leading the way, but the unproven front could place more pressure on the secondary, in which Antoine Winfield Jr. is a top talent and is now joined by two-time Super Bowl champ Logan Ryan.

Once again, the Buccaneers have a strong roster from head to toe, it’s just about staying healthy.

Related: Tom Brady ‘expected’ to retire after 2022 NFL season

Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule: Season results

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cleveland Browns
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Week 1 – Buccaneers make 19-3 win over Dallas Cowboys look easy

Date:OpponentTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Sep. 11Buccaneers 19, Cowboys 38:20 PMNBC

Week 2 – Buccaneers win battle vs New Orleans Saints 20-10

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Sep. 18Buccaneers 20, Saints 101:00 PMFOX

Week 3 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers fall to Green Bay Packers, 14-12

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Sep. 25Packers 14, Buccaneers 124:25 PMFOX

Week 4 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers smashed by Kansas City Chiefs, 41-31

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Oct. 2Chiefs 41, Buccaneers 318:20 PMNBC

Week 5 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers outlast Atlanta Falcons, 21-15

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Oct. 9Buccaneers 21, Falcons 151:00 PMFOX

Week 6 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers come up short against Pittsburgh Steelers

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Oct. 16Steelers 20, Buccaneers 181:00 PMFOX

Week 7 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers get smushed by Carolina Panthers

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Oct. 23Panthers 21, Buccaneers 31:00 PMFOX

Week 8 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers lose to Baltimore Ravens, 27-22

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Thu, Oct. 27Ravens 27, Buccaneers 228:15 PMAmazon Prime

Week 9 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers scrap one out against Los Angeles Rams

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Nov. 6Buccaneers 16, Rams 134:25 PMCBS

Week 10 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers bury Seattle Seahawks

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Nov. 13Buccaneers 21, Seahawks 169:30 AMNFL Network
at Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany

Week 11 – Bye

Week 12 – Buccaneers fail to dig out a win over Cleveland Browns

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Nov. 27Browns 23, Buccaneers 17 (OT)1:00 PMFOX

Week 13 – Buccaneers come out ahead over New Orleans Saints

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Mon, Dec. 5Buccaneers 17, Saints 168:15 PMESPN

Week 14 – Buccaneers suffer blowout loss to San Francisco 49ers

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Dec. 1149ers 35, Buccaneers 74:25 PMFOX

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Week 15 – Buccaneers get sunk by Cincinnati Bengals

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Dec. 18Bengals 34, Buccaneers 234:25 PMCBS

Week 16 – Buccaneers keep playoff hopes alive with win over Arizona Cardinals

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Dec. 25Buccaneers 19, Cardinals 168:20 PMNBC

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Week 17 – Buccaneers clinch NFC South with win over Carolina Panthers

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Jan. 1Buccaneers 30, Panthers 241:00 PMFOX

Week 18 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers rest starters in loss to Atlanta Falcons

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Sun, Jan. 8Falcons 30, Buccaneers 171 PMFOX

Wild Card weekend – Tampa Bay Buccaneers eliminated by Cowboys

Date:GameTime (ET)TV Info
Mon. Jan. 16Cowboys 31, Buccaneers 178:15 PMESPN/ABC

2022-23 Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule

NFL: NFC Divisional Round-Los Angeles Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Here you can find all of the information you need on the 2022-23 Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule. We’ll provide game predictions, betting info, and more throughout the season.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule prediction: 12-5, 1st place in the NFC South

After finishing 13-4 a season ago, aside from a head coaching change, the Bucs return most of their key contributors. Even at 45, TB12 figures to return to his position as one of the very best quarterbacks in football. His supporting cast has enough talent to hold their own, preventing Brady from having to do all the work.

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As long as the team can be healthier than they were down the stretch last season when they were dealing with a depleted pass-catching core in addition to several vet defenders missing time, the Buccaneers should be able to do more damage in the playoffs heading into the 2022-23 season.