These quarterbacks have started at least one game for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. They are listed in order of the date of each player's first start at quarterback for the Buccaneers. Through the 2020 season, the Buccaneers have had 39 different starting quarterbacks since their inaugural season in 1976.

Regular season

Tom Brady (2020–present)
Tom Brady (2020–present)
Jameis Winston (2015–2019)
Jameis Winston (2015–2019)
Josh Freeman (2009–2013)
Josh Freeman (2009–2013)
Ryan Fitzpatrick (2017–2018)
Ryan Fitzpatrick (2017–2018)
Brad Johnson (2001–2004)
Brad Johnson (2001–2004)
Vinny Testaverde (1987–1992)
Vinny Testaverde (1987–1992)
Steve Spurrier (1976)

Number of games started is listed in parentheses.

Season(s) Quarterback (games) Ref.
1976 Steve Spurrier (12) / Parnell Dickinson (1) / Terry Hanratty (1) [1]
1977 Randy Hedberg (4) / Gary Huff (6) / Jeb Blount (4) [2]
1978 Doug Williams (10) / Mike Boryla (1) / Mike Rae (5) [3]
1979 Doug Williams (16) [4]
1980 Doug Williams (16) [5]
1981 Doug Williams (16) [6]
1982 Doug Williams (9) [7]
1983 Jerry Golsteyn (3) / Jack Thompson (13) [8]
1984 Jack Thompson (3) / Steve DeBerg (13) [9]
1985 Steve DeBerg (11) / Steve Young (5) [10]
1986 Steve DeBerg (2) / Steve Young (14) [11]
1987 Steve DeBerg (8) / John Reaves (2) / Jim Zorn (1) / Vinny Testaverde (4) [12]
1988 Vinny Testaverde (15) / Joe Ferguson (1) [13]
1989 Vinny Testaverde (14) / Joe Ferguson (2) [14]
1990 Vinny Testaverde (13) / Chris Chandler (3) [15]
1991 Vinny Testaverde (12) / Chris Chandler (3) / Jeff Carlson (1) [16]
1992 Vinny Testaverde (14) / Steve DeBerg (2) [17]
1993 Steve DeBerg (1) / Craig Erickson (15) [18]
1994 Craig Erickson (14) / Trent Dilfer (2) [19]
1995 Trent Dilfer (16) [20]
1996 Trent Dilfer (16) [21]
1997 Trent Dilfer (16) [22]
1998 Trent Dilfer (16) [23]
1999 Trent Dilfer (10) / Shaun King (5) / Eric Zeier (1) [24]
2000 Shaun King (16) [25]
2001 Brad Johnson (16) [26]
2002 Brad Johnson (13) / Rob Johnson (2) / Shaun King (1) [27]
2003 Brad Johnson (16) [28]
2004 Brad Johnson (4) / Chris Simms (2) / Brian Griese (10) [29]
2005 Brian Griese (6) / Chris Simms (10) [30]
2006 Chris Simms (3) / Bruce Gradkowski (11) / Tim Rattay (2) [31]
2007 Jeff Garcia (13) / Luke McCown (3) [32]
2008 Jeff Garcia (11) / Brian Griese (5) [33]
2009 Byron Leftwich (3) / Josh Johnson (4) / Josh Freeman (9) [34]
2010 Josh Freeman (16) [35]
2011 Josh Freeman (15) / Josh Johnson (1) [36]
2012 Josh Freeman (16) [37]
2013 Josh Freeman (3) / Mike Glennon (13) [38]
2014 Josh McCown (11) / Mike Glennon (5) [39]
2015 Jameis Winston (16) [40]
2016 Jameis Winston (16) [41]
2017 Jameis Winston (13) / Ryan Fitzpatrick (3) [42]
2018 Jameis Winston (9) / Ryan Fitzpatrick (7) [43]
2019 Jameis Winston (16) [44]
2020 Tom Brady (16) [45]
2021 Tom Brady (17) [46]

Postseason

Here is a list of Buccaneers starting quarterbacks during the postseason and the number of games they started.

Season(s) Quarterback Starts Wins Losses Win % Ref
1979–1982 Doug Williams 4 1 3 .250 [47]
1997 Trent Dilfer 2 1 1 .500 [48][49]
1999–2000 Shaun King 3 1 2 .330 [50]
2001–2002 Brad Johnson 4 3 1 .750 [51][52][53]
2005 Chris Simms 1 0 1 .000 [54]
2007 Jeff Garcia 1 0 1 .000 [55]
2020–2021 Tom Brady 6 5 1 .833 [56][57][58][59]
Totals 21 11 10 .524

Most games started

These quarterbacks have the most starts for the Buccaneers in regular season games.
Stats through the 2019 NFL season.

Name Period Starts Wins Losses Ties Win %
1 Trent Dilfer 1994–1999 76 38 38 0 .500
2 Vinny Testaverde 1987–1992 72 24 48 0 .333
3 Jameis Winston 2015–2019 70 28 42 0 .400
4 Doug Williams 1978–1982 67 33 33 1 .500
5 Josh Freeman 2009–2012 56 24 32 0 .429
6 Brad Johnson 2001–2004 49 26 23 0 .536

Team career passing records

(Through the 2021 NFL Season)

Name Comp Att % Yds TD Int
Jameis Winston 1,563 2,548 61.3 19,737 121 88
Tom Brady 886 1,329 66.7 9,949 83 24
Josh Freeman 1,144 1,967 58.2 13,534 80 66
Vinny Testaverde 1,126 2,160 52.1 14,820 77 112
Doug Williams 895 1,890 47.4 12,648 73 73
Trent Dilfer 1,117 2,038 54.8 12,969 70 80
Brad Johnson 1,040 1,683 61.8 10,940 64 41

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