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Bucs have the league’s easiest schedule against opposing pass defenses

According to Pro Football Focus, the Bucs' passing attack may not meet much resistance.

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Almost everyone expects the Bucs to have another big year on offense.
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When you think about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it’s easy to envision tons of points, yards, and dynamic plays produced by the passing game. I mean, when you combine Bruce Arians, Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Mike Evans, and Chris Godwin, it’s almost a foregone conclusion that the Bucs will have one of the best passing games in the NFL.

Their schedule really helps them out, as well. According to Pro Football Focus, the Bucs have the easiest schedule when it comes to facing pass defenses. Tampa Bay will draw 12 top-10 matchups in 2020. They have just one matchup outside of the top-20 and that is the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 4.

Some of the cake matchups include the Denver Broncos, New York Giants, Las Vegas Raiders, and Detroit Lions. For fantasy football lovers, the Bucs have the fourth-easiest schedule during Weeks 14-16, which is a big deal because those weeks represent the fantasy postseason.

It’s not like the Bucs need any help making plays through the air, but for now, it looks like they were just given a big break when it comes to facing opposing defenses.