On This Date 12/16/1979

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In a game played in a deluge, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 3-0 to clinch the NFC Central Division on the final day of the season. It was a remarkable turnaround for Tampa, who lost their first 26 games before finishing 2-12 in 1977 and 5-11 in 1978. The Buccaneers would play in the NFC Championship, losing to the Rams 9-0.