Photo Essays  

 

Published: Oct. 4, 2017 at 09:43 p.m.

Patriots Buccaneers matchups through the years

The New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers play for only the ninth time on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Take a look through their previous eight games.

18 Photos Total

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defensive standout Pat Toomay had a field day in the game against the New England Patriots in Tampa, Fla., Dec. 12, 1976.  New England's Andy Johnson (32) carries for first down as hope for one last shot at a victory faded. 18

    Associated Press

    1976: Patriots 31, Buccaneers 14

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defensive standout Pat Toomay had a field day in the game against the New England Patriots in Tampa, Fla., Dec. 12, 1976. New England's Andy Johnson (32) carries for first down as hope for one last shot at a victory faded.

  • New England Patriots Ben Thomas (99) sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Steve DeBerg (17) Oct. 27, 1985 in Tampa, Fla. 17

    Al Messerschmidt/Associated Press

    1985: Patriots 32, Buccaneers 14

    New England Patriots Ben Thomas (99) sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Steve DeBerg (17) Oct. 27, 1985 in Tampa, Fla.

  • New England Patriots' quarterback Tony Eason watches his pass as Tampa Bay Buccaneer linebacker Winston Moss tries to get a hand on him during the second quarter of the game at Foxborough, Mass., Dec. 11, 1988. 16

    Jim Gerberich/Associated Press

    1988: Patriots 10, Buccaneers 7

    New England Patriots' quarterback Tony Eason watches his pass as Tampa Bay Buccaneer linebacker Winston Moss tries to get a hand on him during the second quarter of the game at Foxborough, Mass., Dec. 11, 1988.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Errict Rhett (32) gets away from New England Patriots defensive end Willie McGinest (55) to score on a first quarter one-yard touchdown run Sunday afternoon, Nov. 16, 1997 in Tampa, Fla. 15

    Tony Ranze/Associated Press

    1997: Buccaneers 27, Patriots 7

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Errict Rhett (32) gets away from New England Patriots defensive end Willie McGinest (55) to score on a first quarter one-yard touchdown run Sunday afternoon, Nov. 16, 1997 in Tampa, Fla.

  • New England Patriots tight end Eric Bjornson (86) is seen in action during an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sept. 3, 2000, in Foxborough, Mass. 14

    Arthur Anderson/Associated Press

    2000: Buccaneers 21, Patriots 16

    New England Patriots tight end Eric Bjornson (86) is seen in action during an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sept. 3, 2000, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • New England Patriots cornerback Ty Law, left, hangs onto Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, who hangs onto a pass, during the third quarter in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday Sept. 3, 2000. 13

    Victoria Arocho/Associated Press

    2000: Buccaneers 21, Patriots 16

    New England Patriots cornerback Ty Law, left, hangs onto Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, who hangs onto a pass, during the third quarter in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday Sept. 3, 2000.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp (99) reaches up and sacks New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe, right, during the first quarter in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday Sept. 3, 2000. 12

    Charles Krupa/Associated Press

    2000: Buccaneers 21, Patriots 16

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp (99) reaches up and sacks New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe, right, during the first quarter in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday Sept. 3, 2000.

  • New England Patriots wide receiver David Givens, right, hauls in a pass ahead of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Juran Bolden in the first half during their NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday Dec. 17, 2005. 11

    Charles Krupa/Associated Press

    2005: Patriots 28, Buccaneers 0

    New England Patriots wide receiver David Givens, right, hauls in a pass ahead of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Juran Bolden in the first half during their NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday Dec. 17, 2005.

  • New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, left, knocks the ball from the hands of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Chris Simms in the third quarter during their NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday Dec. 17, 2005. 10

    Winslow Townson/Associated Press

    2005: Patriots 28, Buccaneers 0

    New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, left, knocks the ball from the hands of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Chris Simms in the third quarter during their NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday Dec. 17, 2005.

  • New England Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather (31) intercepts to score a touchdown during an NFL football game against Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 25, 2009. 9

    Stephan Savoia/Associated Press

    2009: Patriots 35, Buccaneers 7

    New England Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather (31) intercepts to score a touchdown during an NFL football game against Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 25, 2009.

  • New England Patriots wide receiver Sam Aiken (88), left, holds off Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Tanard Jackson (36) to score a touchdown during an NFL football game at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 25, 2009. 8

    Matt Dunham/Associated Press

    2009: Patriots 35, Buccaneers 7

    New England Patriots wide receiver Sam Aiken (88), left, holds off Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Tanard Jackson (36) to score a touchdown during an NFL football game at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 25, 2009.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Johnson #11 back to pass during an NFL football against the New England Patriots at Wembley Stadium London England Sunday October 25, 2009. 7

    Bill Nichols/Associated Press

    2009: Patriots 35, Buccaneers 7

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Johnson #11 back to pass during an NFL football against the New England Patriots at Wembley Stadium London England Sunday October 25, 2009.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Cadillac Williams (24) runs with the ball during an NFL football game at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 25, 2009. 6

    Matt Dunham/Associated Press

    2009: Patriots 35, Buccaneers 7

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Cadillac Williams (24) runs with the ball during an NFL football game at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 25, 2009.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman (5) passes against the New England Patriots in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) 5

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    2013: Patriots 23, Buccaneers 3

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman (5) passes against the New England Patriots in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (85) is tackled by New England Patriots strong safety Steve Gregory (28) during an NFL football game at Gillette Stadium on Sunday September 22, 2013 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. 4

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    2013: Patriots 23, Buccaneers 3

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (85) is tackled by New England Patriots strong safety Steve Gregory (28) during an NFL football game at Gillette Stadium on Sunday September 22, 2013 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

  • New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins (85) makes his second touchdown catch in front of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Johnthan Banks (27) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. 3

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    2013: Patriots 23, Buccaneers 3

    New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins (85) makes his second touchdown catch in front of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Johnthan Banks (27) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams, left, can't catch a pass from quarterback Josh Freeman, as New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington (25) defends in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. Arrington was penalized for pass interference on the play. 2

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    2013: Patriots 23, Buccaneers 3

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams, left, can't catch a pass from quarterback Josh Freeman, as New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington (25) defends in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. Arrington was penalized for pass interference on the play.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes while pursued by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn (94) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) 1

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    2013: Patriots 23, Buccaneers 3

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes while pursued by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn (94) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Discuss ()