After suffering a 17-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have now fallen into sole possession of third place in the NFC South despite a 7-4 record. While the Bucs were in third place before the game even started, they did have the same record as New Orleans for several weeks. The Bucs are now two games back from the Atlanta Falcons (9-2) and one back from the Saints (8-3). The Bucs still have one game against each team, starting next week when the Falcons come to Raymond James Stadium.
In the playoff picture, the Bucs are behind the Saints for the fifth seed and are battling with the Green Bay Packers (7-4), the Philadelphia Eagles (7-4), and the New York Giants (7-4) for the sixth seed. If the playoffs were to start today, the Giants would get in as the sixth seed over the Bucs.
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