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.
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.
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.
QB Paxton Lynch has the Memphis Tigers climbing in the polls.
When the Bucs take on the undefeated Carolina Panthers Sunday, they will be trying to end a four-game losing streak against the defending division champs.
Buckeyes still #1 in the Big Ten, but they will lose a game.
No benefit the doubt for these teams who hit the easy button on their non-conference slates.
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