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The 57-day player strike arrived just in time for the Buccaneers. 0-3 at one point in the season, "The Cardiac Kids" began a winning streak on Monday Night Football against the Dolphins and wound up in the enlarged post-season tournament. Three last-minute victories got the Bucs in, although all five of their regular season wins were secured in last seconds.   The playoff run was one in done however as the Bucs fell to the Cowboys 17-16 in the first round of the expanded post-season tournament.
NFC STANDINGS Washington 8-1 Dallas 6-3 Green Bay 5-3-1 Minnesota 5-4 Atlanta 5-4 St.Louis 5-4 Tampa Bay 5-4 Detroit 4-5 New Orleans 4-5 NY Giants 4-5 San Francisco 3-6 Chicago 3-6 Philadelphia 3-6 LA Rams 2-7 1st ROUND Washington 31 Detroit 7 Green Bay 41 St.Louis 16 Minnesota 30 Atlanta 24 Dallas 30 Tampa Bay 17 2nd ROUND Washington 21 Minnesota 7 Dallas 37 Green Bay 26 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Washington 31 Dallas 17
AFC STANDINGS LA Raiders 8-1 Miami 7-2 Cincinnati 7-2 Pittsburgh 6-3 San Diego 6-3 NY Jets 6-3 New England 4-5 Cleveland 4-5 Buffalo 4-5 Seattle 4-5 Kansas City 3-6 Denver 2-7 Houston 1-8 Baltimore 0-8-1 1st ROUND Miami 28 New England 13 LA Raiders 27 Cleveland 10 NY Jets 44 Cincinnati 17 San Diego 31 Pittsburgh 28 2nd ROUND NY Jets 17 LA Raiders 14 Miami 34 San Diego 13 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Miami 14 MY Jets 0
SUPER BOWL XVII   at Pao Alto, California  Washington 27 Miami 17