With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers eliminated from playoff contention and the report of their head coach Dirk Koetter coming back for another season, many eyes for Bucs fans have looked past the final game against the New Orleans Saints and on to the 2018 NFL Draft.

With one game left, the Bucs currently sit at No. 5 in the draft selection order. With a varying set of circumstances, the Bucs can finish as low as No. 4 or as high as No 9.

The tiebreakers for the draft order after overall record goes as follows (in order)

  • Strength of schedule
  • Division tiebreakers
  • Conference tiebreakers
  • Coin flip

Here are how things stand before kickoff of the 4:25 p.m. games.

PICK TEAM RECORD WIN% GB SOS

STREAK
1 0-15 .000 .517 Lost 15
2 2-13 .133 2.0 .533 Lost 5
3 3-12 .200 3.0 .483 Lost 6
4 4-11 .267 4.0 .508 Lost 5
5 4-11 .267 4.0 .558 Lost 5
6 5-10 .333 5.0 .483 Lost 1
7 5-10 .333 5.0 .521  Lost 3
8 5-10 .333 5.0 .521  Won 4
9 5-10 .333 5.0 .558 Won 1
10 6-9 .400 6.0 .467 Won 1
11 6-9 .400 6.0 .508 Lost 3
12 6-9 .400 6.0 .542 Lost 2
13 7-8 .467 7.0 .488 Won 1
14 7-8 .467 7.0 .538 Won 2
15 7-8 .467 7.0 .538 Lost 2
16 8-7 .533 8.0 .462 Won 1
17 8-7 .533 8.0 .492 Lost 1
18 8-7 .533 8.0 .496 Lost 1
19 8-7 .533 8.0 .500 Lost 1
20 9-6 .600 9.0 .488 Won 1

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About the Author: Trevor Sikkema

Trevor Sikkema is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat reporter and NFL Draft analyst for PewterReport.com. Sikkema, an alumnus of the University of Florida, has covered both college and professional football for much of his career. As a native of the Sunshine State, when he's not buried in social media, Sikkema can be found out and active, attempting to be the best athlete he never was. Sikkema can be reached at: trevor@pewterreport.com
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shuster
3 years ago

So Cleveland could end up with 2 top 5 picks? Dam.

David DeLeon
3 years ago

So do we go best DE or try for S. Barkley