NFC EASTAFC EASTPhiladelphia11-5New England11-5Washington8-8Miami11-5NY Giants7-9NY Jets10-6Arizona7-9Indianapolis6-10Dallas5-11Buffalo3-13NFC CENTRALAFC CENTRALChicago13-3Pittsburgh13-3Green Bay 12-4Baltimore10-6Tampa Bay9-7Cleveland7-9Minnesota5-11Tennessee7-9Detroit2-14Jacksonville6-10Cincinnati6-10NFC WESTSt.Louis14-2AFC WESTSan Francisco12-4Oakland10-6New Orleans7-9Seattle9-7Atlanta7-9Denver8-8Carolina1-15Kansas City6-10San Diego5-11WILD CARD GAMESWILD CARD GAMESPhiladelphia 31 Tampa Bay 9Oakland 38 NY Jets 24Green Bay 25 San Francisco 15Baltimore 20 Miami 3DIVISIONAL GAMESDIVISIONAL GAMESPhiladelphia 33 Chicago 19New England 16 Oakland 13St.Louis 45 Green Bay 17Pittsburgh 27 Baltimore 10NFC CHAMPIONSHIPAFC CHAMPIONSHIPSt.Louis 29 Philadelphia 24New England 24 Pittsburgh 17SUPER BOWL XXXVI at the Superdome, New OrleansNew England 20 St.Louis 17
Another winning season, another playoff performance, but this one saw the coach get fired. How times had changed in Buc land. Tony Dungy's second straight playoff exit in Philadelphia saw his popgun offense the blame for his departure, again spoiling another stellar defensive performance all year. Dungy had been given everything he needed to succeed in Tampa and could not do it - would someone else? But whoever took over, the foundation for a championship had been laid by the quiet man on the sideline.