The 8-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers are just one game behind the 9-3 Carolina Panthers in the NFC South division and have positioned themselves well for a strong playoff push with four games remaining in the 2005 regular season.
PewterReport.com will continue to keep Bucs fans updated on how the Bucs fit into the NFC playoff picture as the regular season winds down. If the playoffs started today, the Bucs would make the playoffs as the first of two Wild Card teams.
Tampa Bay will travel to Carolina for an NFC South divional showdown with the Panthers on Sunday. In the meantime, PewterReport.com will keep Bucs fans updated on how the team fits into the NFC playoff picture as the regular season winds down.
NFC PLAYOFF PICTURE
1. Seattle 10-2 (NFC West) (clinched division title)
Remaining Schedule: San Francisco, at Tennessee, Indianapolis, at Green Bay
2. Chicago 9-3 (NFC North)
Remaining Schedule: at Pittsburgh, Atlanta, at Green Bay, at Minnesota
3. Carolina 9-3 (NFC South)
Remaining Schedule: Tampa Bay, at New Orleans, Dallas, at Atlanta
4. New York Giants 8-4 (NFC East)
Remaining Schedule: at Philadelphia, Kansas City, at Washington, at Oakland
5. Tampa Bay 8-4
Remaining Schedule: at Carolina, at New England, Atlanta, New Orleans
6. Dallas 7-5
Remaining Schedule: Kansas City, at Washington, at Carolina, St. Louis
Outside Looking In:
Remaining Schedule: New Orleans, at Chicago, at Tampa Bay, Carolina
Remaining Schedule: St. Louis, Pittsburgh, at Baltimore, Chicago
Remaining Schedule: at Arizona, Dallas, New York Giants, at Philadelphia
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