With a 325-yard passing performance at Carolina in the season finale, Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston became the youngest to throw for 4,000 yards.
With a loss to Carolina in the finale, the Bucs have dropped six straight to the division rivals and finish last in the NFC South for the fifth straight year.
The Bucs won't be fighting for a playoff spot when they take on the Chicago Bears this Sunday, but in their minds this weekend starts the 2016 season.
The Buccaneers are looking to sweep the division-rival Falcons in a season for the first time since 2007, but they need to be on top of their game to do so.
Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston and running back Doug Martin have both received FedEx Player of the Week honors in the air and on the ground.
The Bucs led the Philadelphia Eagles 28-14 at halftime behind record-setting performances by both quarterback Jameis Winston and running back Doug Martin.
Behind a new team-record four touchdown passes by a rookie in a game in team history, the Bucs hold a two-score lead over the Eagles at halftime.
When the Bucs take on the Eagles, they'll be looking to snap a three-game skid against Philadelphia and win consecutive games for the first time since 2013.
When the Bucs welcome America's favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys, into town Sunday they will be looking to snap a six-game losing streak against them.
Dropped passes and untimely penalties cost the Bucs in a Week 9 loss to the Giants, but there were also a number of positives that came out of the game.
The Bucs take on the Giants in Week 9 in their return home and will be looking to finish at .500 through the first eight games for the first time since 2012.
The Bucs were swept by the Falcons a year ago, but with Dirk Koetter and Joe Hawley on their side this Sunday they'll hope to change their fortunes.
When the Bucs take on the Redskins Sunday at FedExField, they have a chance to be 3-3 in their first six games since back in the 2011 season.
Bucs running back Doug Martin entered the bye week tied for second in the NFL in rushing yards, but for him it's more about the guys in front of him.