The only chance the Buccaneers have of making the postseason will be by winning out. Here are four things that need to happen for the miracle to come to fruition.
Before Drew Brees and the Saints break the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hearts on Sunday, now is the time to dream of the postseason.
Yes, the Bucs are still technically in a position to make the playoffs, but they need a lot of help.
Before Tampa Bay can even worry about tiebreakers and playoff scenarios, they need to win every game remaining on the schedule. The odds are against them, as they are set to face three potential playoff teams in their final four games.
Here is the remaining Buccaneers schedule:
Week 14: vs. New Orleans Saints
Week 15: at Baltimore Ravens
Week 16: at Dallas Cowboys
Week 17: vs. Atlanta Falcons
Talk about a gauntlet. If the Buccaneers are going to make the extraordinary run they need, everything needs to go right.
In particular the following four things must happen if Tampa Bay plans on winning out.