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Series History: Patriots - Buccaneers

This week's match-up will be the fifth meeting between the Buccaneers and the Patriots in the preseason. The Bucs hold a 3-1 preseason series advantage, while the Patriots hold a 3-1 advantage in the regular season. Tampa Bay took last year's preseason contest by a count of 45-14. The Patriots claimed victory in the first game of the series on August 15, 1981 by a score of 17-16. The results from the preseason and regular season are listed below:

PRESEASON RESULTS (Buccaneers 3-1)

Aug. 15, 1981NE 17, Buccaneers 16 1Tampa Bay
Aug. 26, 1983Buccaneers 41, NE 21-24Tampa Bay
Aug. 18, 1990Buccaneers 44, NE 10-34Jacksonville
Aug. 28, 1999Buccaneers 45, Patriots 14-31Tampa Bay


Dec. 12, 1976NE 31, Tampa Bay 14 17Tampa Bay
Oct. 12, 1985NE 32, Tampa Bay 14 18Tampa Bay
Dec. 11, 1988NE 10, Tampa Bay 7 (OT) 3Foxboro
Nov. 16, 1997Tampa Bay 27, NE 7-20Tampa Bay
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