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ON THIS DAY IN BUCCANEER HISTORY A daily look back into the history of the franchise for some memorable moments that have occured on the field.   July 31, 1976 The Bucs’ first-ever game We look today at the 1976 expansion team taking the field for the first time against the Los Angeles Rams as Coach John McKay made a return to his old stomping ground of The Coliseum.    The Bucs lost 26-3 but scored their first-ever points on a fieldgoal by Pete Rajecki.   This coverage is courtesy of NFL Films and features some great characters from Buc history including the excellent player-turned-author Pat Toomay, one of the early supporters of BUCPOWER.COM. Click here for the official NFL Gamebook with the stats and the play-by-play