The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will try to accomplish the rare feat of repeating as Super Bowl champions in 2021, and they’ll do so with the NFL’s first-ever 17-game regular-season slate.
The entire NFL regular season will kick off in Tampa Bay, as the Bucs start their title defense by hosting the Dallas Cowboys in front of a national audience in Week 1. The rest of the season will feature four more prime-time games, as well as a handful of intriguing matchups with compelling storylines.
How will the Bucs fare across this year’s 17-game gauntlet?
Here are our game-by-game predictions for the defending Super Bowl champs this season: