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A list of the best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of all time. Formed in 1976, the Buccaneers had some really, really bad teams for the first part of its history. Despite a few playoff trips in the late '70s and early '80s, the Bucs were tough to watch. They did have one of the best defensive ends in NFL history in Lee Roy Selmon. The same goes for legendary quarterback Doug Williams. Unfortunately for the Buccaneers, Williams left the team for the USFL in a contract dispute. It took them years to recover. In the mid-'90s, the Buccaneers finally started to turn things around when they started to acquire the players that would make up the foundation of contending teams to come. Many of these players are considered the best in team history. Some, like lineman Warren Sapp, are some of top at their respective position. Sapp in particular is one of the best defensive tackles of all time.

Derrick Brooks, Ronde Barber and John Lynch were all parts of strong defensive teams that were perennial playoff contenders. On offense, fullback Mike Alstott was one of the team's most popular players because of his hard-nosed running. Finally after the 2003 season, the Bucs captured their first Super Bowl title behind the efforts of some of the best players in team history one of the best defenses of all time.

This is the list of the best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of all time. If you see someone missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the greatest Tampa Bay Buccaneers player of all time.

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Derrick Brooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Derrick Brooks Linebacker

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Warren Sapp is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Warren Sapp Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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Ronde Barber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Ronde Barber Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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John Lynch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time

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Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time

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Lee Roy Selmon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Lee Roy Selmon Defensive end

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Simeon Rice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Simeon Rice Defensive end

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Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Warrick Dunn Running back

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Hardy Nickerson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Hardy Nickerson Linebacker

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Gerald McCoy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Gerald McCoy Defensive tackle

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Lavonte David is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Lavonte David Linebacker

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Mike Evans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Mike Evans Wide receiver

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Vincent Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Vincent Jackson Wide receiver

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Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Doug Williams Quarterback

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Doug Martin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Doug Martin Defensive end

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James Wilder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
James Wilder Running back, Fullback

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Jameis Winston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time

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Joey Galloway is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Joey Galloway Return specialist, Wide receiver

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Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Keyshawn Johnson Wide receiver

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Jimmie Giles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Jimmie Giles Tight end

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Paul Gruber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Paul Gruber Tackle

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Keenan McCardell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Keenan McCardell Wide receiver

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Brad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Brad Johnson Quarterback

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Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Mark Carrier Safety, Defensive back

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Martín Gramática is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Martín Gramática Placekicker

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Cadillac Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Cadillac Williams Running back

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Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Vinny Testaverde Quarterback

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Anthony McFarland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Anthony McFarland Defensive tackle

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Matt Bryant is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Matt Bryant Placekicker

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Joe Jurevicius is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Joe Jurevicius Wide receiver

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Donnie Abraham is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Donnie Abraham Cornerback

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Shelton Quarles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Shelton Quarles Linebacker

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Brian Kelly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time

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Barrett Ruud is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Barrett Ruud Linebacker

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Donald Penn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Donald Penn Tackle

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Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time

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Reggie Cobb is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Reggie Cobb Running back

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Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Jeff Garcia Quarterback

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Kevin House is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Kevin House Wide receiver

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Greg Spires is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Greg Spires Defensive end

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Randy Grimes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Randy Grimes Center

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Charles Simms is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Charles Simms

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Davin Joseph is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Davin Joseph Guard

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Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Trent Dilfer Quarterback

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Tony Mayberry is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Tony Mayberry Center

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Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Steve DeBerg Quarterback

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Chidi Ahanotu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Chidi Ahanotu Defensive end

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David Logan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
David Logan Defensive tackle, Tackle, Defensive lineman

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Jeff Faine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Jeff Faine Center

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Dewey Selmon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time
Dewey Selmon Linebacker