Blues By The Numbers

November 1st, 2016

crayJoe will give you a standing ovation if you know what the record 34-21-1 represents.

It is relevant data to Buccaneers fans. 

Ok, no more suspense.

Combined, NFC teams not named “Buccaneers” are 34-21-1 in home games played this season. The Bucs are winless at home, 0-3, the only NFC team lacking a home victory. And everyone knows the Bucs are 3-16 at home since Greg Schiano left the building.

Joe felt the need to share this data because it really drives home how ridiculous — and nearly impossible it is — to have a 3-16 stretch at home.

The expansion Buccaneers, winless in their inaugural 1976 season, opened with a 2-17 home record. And they didn’t have the benefit of modern free agency to bolster their rosters back in the ’70s.

That’s how bad things have gotten.

The home disadvantage must change in a hurry. A loss Thursday to Falcons would be catastrophic to the Bucs’ playoff dreams.

20 Responses to “Blues By The Numbers”

  1. SB with Jameis Says:

    “Playoff dreams” Bwaaaaaaaaaaaa haaaaaaaa haaaaaaa

  2. Buc1987 Says:


  3. road warrior Says:

    shut up dude

  4. tmaxcon Says:

    this team will never sniff the playoffs until they ship the locker room cancer and softest player in NFL history out the door. Mrs. 93 is destroying this team from the inside out with his soft ass mentality and even softer play. cut your loses and save the Bay Licht…

  5. Kobe Faker Says:

    The bucs are closer to the worst teams than they are to teams contending into the playoffs

    Chicago is trending up and can beat the bucs in 2 weeks. We going to win this year at home in front of the empty seats this year?

    We are going to be last in the division again

    No more primetime games on tv for darcie glazer

    If we win less than 6 games…..jason licht will and should get fired

  6. martinii Says:

    I have always been a Buc’s fan, at least for the last 30 years. But something snapped Sunday afternoon and it is hard to explain. I think it was a combination of several feelings. The first, I believe was the fact that the Buc’s have only won 3 games at Raymond James in in the past 3 years. You can’t attribute that to bad luck or fate, just bad football and really bad coaching. The second thing that hit me was the lack of desire to win. The end of the first half, the end of regulation 1min 38sec, 3 time outs. I don’t mean to beat a dead horse but i would wager that at least 60% of the Buc’s active roster can kick an extra point on a regular basis. So I decided to take my wife out to dinner and a movie on Thursday and instead of going to bed pissed off and frustrated, I’ll get a good nights sleep.

  7. ElioT Says:

    A little Robert Cray huh Joes?!


    Go Sucs!!

  8. BucFan20 Says:

    No way in h3ll am I watching this Thursday night national embarrassment that is about to happen either.

  9. evolvingBucfan Says:



    We might have hope if we destroy the Falcons, i love this team still, always will, but i don see that happening

  10. LakeLandBuc Says:

    Sweet Home Tampa Bay, we can’t get out of our own way. We suck the field at home, we suck the field on the road, we suck like a toad. Sweet Home Tampa Bay, we suck the field everyday. We beat 1 win teams, against good teams, we are soft as cream.

  11. JonBuc Says:

    Bears with a nothing to lose Jay Cutler and Buc nemisis/nerd John Silver Fox will beat the Bucs in 12 days. Pretty much a sure thing…

  12. Guzzie Says:

    I’ve seen this song and dance one too many times, the Bucs will beat Atlanta Thursday, Jameis will look great, the defense will make a play late to seal the game, and once again everyone will start talking playoffs, seriously people, we know how this ends, .500 ball will turn into 4 straight losses to end the season around 6-10

  13. simeon 97 Says:

    Guzzie, i like the optimism.

    We played an extra 25% in time on Sunday and have 3 days to recover after a terrible loss. I smell blowout by ATL. I love my bucs but we stink.

    While it is pathetic the raiders had 200 yards in penalties, the most pathetic thing is that we STILL couldn’t beat them. BTW joe, id be interested to know how long our D was on the field in overtime. Id say 90%+ of over time our D was on the field.

  14. 813bucboi Says:

    @joe….confidence poll please!!!!!!

    anyone hear from @realist?…GO BUCS!!!

  15. FLBoyInDallas Says:

    Realist always disappears for awhile whenever his predictions don’t come to pass. Been doing that for years around here. He’ll be back just before game day, probably with a video clip of a sinking pirate ship or something crazy like that (and of course ending every sentence with multiple exclamation points!!!!!).

  16. uckinator Says:

    Only 3 home wins in 3 seasons ? My goodness gracious !!

  17. LargoBuc Says:

    This is not a playoff team. It it obvious. This team would need to do a total 360, and im not buying that.
    And tmax, I get that Mccoy had a bad game stat wise, but to hold him as the end all be all of the Bucs woes is stretching it. In the same breathe however, at this juncture, trading him to load up on draft picks is not a bad idea, He’s not winning us games but he’s not losing us games either.
    So Licht has given big money to Mccoy, David and Martin and none have had the kind of impact you would expect. How about all of the free agents that haven’t worked out. How about drafting a kicker in the second round. How could our GM think this roster was far enough along that we can afford to draft a kicker in the second round? It gives me little confidence going foward to asess the needs of this team.

  18. BucfaninMi Says:

    They’ll be lucky to not be in last again!

  19. Warthog Says:

    Man. Bucs fans are whiny a$$ girls sometimes. We lose a game to a decent team and it’s full panic mode. Man up, gents. It’s called football and you can’t win em all.

  20. RustyRhino Says:

    H3LL Yeah! I am watching this Thursday night.
    We will do what did the first game, Come to play and battle to Win.
    Go Bucs!

    Whiny girls. Hahahaha!