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And then after all those losing seasons, all those jokes and ridicule, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers became World Champions. With new coach Jon Gruden at the helm, the Bucs recorded their best- ever record at 12-4 and progressed to Super Bowl XXXVII with a win over their nemesis, the Philadelphia Eagles in the cold. The Raiders fell in San Diego and history was made. For all the great numbers posted by Tampa Bay defenses over the previous years, this edition was truly spectacular shutting down teams all season.
NFC EAST Philadelphia 12-4 NY Giants 10-6 Washington 7-9 Dallas 5-11 NFC NORTH Green Bay 12-4 Minnesota 6-10 Chicago 4-12 Detroit 3-13 NFC SOUTH Tampa Bay 12-4 Atlanta 9-6-1 New Orleans 9-7 Carolina 7-9 NFC WEST San Francisco 10-6 St.Louis 7-9 Seattle 7-9 Arizona 5-11 WILD CARD GAMES Atlanta 27 Green Bay 7 San Francisco 39 NY Giants 38 DIVISIONAL GAMES Philadelphia 20 Atlanta 6 Tampa Bay 31 San Francisco 6 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Tampa Bay 27 Philadelphia 10
AFC EAST NY Jets 9-7 New England 9-7 Miami 9-7 Buffalo 8-8 AFC NORTH Pittsburgh 10-5-1 Cleveland 9-7 Baltimore 7-9 Cincinnati 2-14 AFC SOUTH Tennessee 11-5 Indianapolis 10-6 Jacksonville 6-10 Houston 4-12 AFC WEST Oakland 11-5 Denver 9-7 San Diego 8-8 Kansas City 8-8 WILD CARD GAMES NY Jets 41 Indianapolis 0 Pittsburgh 36 Cleveland 33 DIVISIONAL GAMES Tennessee 34 Pittsburgh 31 Oakland 30 NY Jets 10 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Oakland 41 Tennessee 24
SUPER BOWL XXXVII  at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego Tampa Bay 48 Oakland 21