Cowboys vs Buccaneers NFL Playoffs History (All-Time Record and Results)

Isaiah De Los Santos
Dallas Cowboys vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL playoffs history, including all-time record and results.
Dallas Cowboys vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL playoffs history, including all-time record and results. / (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

The 2022-23 NFL playoffs are officially here. This postseason features plenty of exciting matchups to kick things off, including a Wild Card clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

This isn't the first time Dallas and Tampa Bay have squared off in the playoffs. Here's everything you need to know about the Cowboys vs. Bucs rivalry in the postseason.

Cowboys vs Buccaneers Playoff History

The Cowboys and Buccaneers have crossed paths before in the playoffs as successful NFC franchises. In fact, these foes have played each other two times in NFL postseason history. 

Dallas and Tampa Bay's previous playoff meetings happened in back-to-back years. First, the Cowboys hosted the Bucs in the Divisional Round following the 1981 regular season and defeated them in a 38-0 blowout. Then these teams faced off again after the 1982 regular season in the Wild Card Round, and Dallas won at home once again by a score of 30-17.

Cowboys vs Buccaneers All-Time Playoff Record and Results

The Cowboys currently own a 2-0 all-time record against the Dolphins in the NFL playoffs. Dallas previously beat Tampa Bay in back-to-back years in the playoffs. Check out the full list of postseason results between these teams below.

  • Jan. 2, 1982 (Divisional Round): Buccaneers 0, Cowboys 38
  • Jan. 9, 1983 (Wild Card Round): Buccaneers 17, Cowboys 30

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