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1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Record: 10-6-0, Finished 2nd in NFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 299 points (18.7/g), 23rd of 30 in the NFL.
 Allowed 263 points (16.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 36 points (2.2/g), 12th.
 Expected W-L: 9.2-6.8.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 9-7-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +3 (0.2/g), 12th.

Simple Rating System: Total 2.7, Offense: -2.4, Defense: 5.1, SoS: 0.5, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Tony Dungy(10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Shula
 Defensive Coordinator: Monte Kiffin
 Other Notable Asst.: Rod Marinelli (Defensive Line) and Lovie Smith (Linebackers)

Team Executives

 Offensive Scheme: Erhardt-Perkins
 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida)