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Bucs-Falcons by the numbers: Same as it ever was, same as it ever was

Tampa Bay loses 11 of its final 14 games to secure its seventh last-place finish in eight seasons.
Dirk Koetter's .395 win percentage in his three seasons as Bucs head coach is third best in team history. [Associated Press]
Dirk Koetter's .395 win percentage in his three seasons as Bucs head coach is third best in team history. [Associated Press]
Published Dec. 30, 2018
Updated Dec. 31, 2018

Here's a by-the-numbers look at the Buccaneers' 34-32 loss to the Falcons on Sunday:

5

Overall pick the Bucs will have in the 2019 NFL draft. They have held a top 10 choice in four of the past five drafts. (They traded out of the top 10 in 2016 and this year.)

8

Seasons in the past decade in which the Bucs have finished in last place in the NFC South.

20

Seasons in which the Bucs have finished with 11 or more losses.

3

Seasons in which the Bucs have finished with 11 or more wins.

.386

The Bucs' all-time win percentage before this season, worst in the NFL.

.385

The Bucs' all-time win percentage including this season.

28-52

The Bucs' record from 2009 through 2013 under general manager Mark Dominick.

27-53

The Bucs' record from 2014 through 2018 under general manager Jason Licht.

.395

Dirk Koetter's win percentage (19-29) in his three seasons as Bucs head coach, third best in team history. Tony Dungy had a .563 win percentage, and Jon Gruden had a .509 win percentage.

-17

The Bucs' turnover margin since 2016, the fifth-worst differential.

1,524

Mike Evans receiving yards this season, a new team record.

12.5

Sacks by Jason Pierre-Paul this season, tied for seventh most in team history. Before Pierre-Paul, the last Bucs player to get to double digits was Simeon Rice in 2005.

4

Times, including Sunday, in which a Bucs quarterback passed for 345 yards and threw four touchdowns to no more than one interception (Steve DeBerg in 1985, Ryan Fitzpatrick twice this season and Jameis Winston on Sunday).

+16

The Bucs' first-half point margin in their final four games.

-47

The Bucs' second-half point margin in their final four games.

5

Consecutive second-half possessions in which the Falcons scored points (touchdown, touchdown, field goal, touchdown, touchdown).

2

Consecutive games the Bucs have lost despite having a double-digit lead at halftime.

.804

The Bucs' all-time win percentage in games in which they've had a double-digit lead at halftime.

Contact Thomas Bassinger at tbassinger@tampabay.com. Follow @tometrics.