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    Preseason Week 1

    Buccaneers at Bengals

    8/11 7:30 pm ET

  • Thu., Aug. 17, 2017 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM EDT Buccaneers at Jaguars

    Preseason Week 2

    Buccaneers at Jaguars

    8/17 8:00 pm ET

  • Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Browns

    Preseason Week 6

    Buccaneers vs Browns

    8/26 7:30 pm ET

  • Thu., Aug. 31, 2017 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Redskins

    Preseason Week 4

    Buccaneers vs Redskins

    8/31 7:30 pm ET

  • Sun., Sep. 10, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers at Dolphins

    Week 1

    Buccaneers at Dolphins

    9/10 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Sep. 17, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Bears

    Week 2

    Buccaneers vs Bears

    9/17 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers at Vikings

    Week 3

    Buccaneers at Vikings

    9/24 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 01, 2017 4:05 PM - 8:05 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Giants

    Week 4

    Buccaneers vs. Giants

    10/1 4:05 pm ET

  • Thu., Oct. 05, 2017 8:25 PM - 12:25 AM EDT Buccaneers vs. Patriots

    Week 5

    Buccaneers vs. Patriots

    10/5 8:25 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 15, 2017 4:05 PM - 8:05 PM EDT Buccaneers at Cardinals

    Week 6

    Buccaneers at Cardinals

    10/15 4:05 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 22, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers at Bills

    Week 7

    Buccaneers at Bills

    10/22 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 29, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers

    Week 8

    Buccaneers vs. Panthers

    10/29 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Nov. 05, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Buccaneers at Saints

    Week 9

    Buccaneers at Saints

    11/5 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Nov. 12, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Buccaneers vs. Jets

    Week 10

    Buccaneers vs. Jets

    11/12 1:00 pm ET

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Brian Ford
Chief Operating Officer

Brian A. Ford, Jr. joined the Buccaneers in 2006 and in his role oversees all aspects of the organization’s day-to-day business operations and community involvement. He works directly with team ownership to ensure that Buccaneers fans, season pass members and corporate sponsors receive a first in class experience. Under Ford’s leadership, the Buccaneers have consistently earned top ratings among NFL teams for consumer satisfaction by a leading market research firm.

Ford is currently overseeing a comprehensive renovation of Raymond James Stadium that is expected to exceed $140 million. The first stage of this multi-year project was completed in 2014 and encompassed a complete redesign of the main level concession locations.  The second phase is scheduled to be completed for the Buccaneers’ 2016 season and is highlighted by the installation of new, state-of-the-art HD video boards in each end zone and four HD tower video displays in each corner of the lower bowl, giving the stadium a total video display area of 28,416 feed – the third-largest in the NFL. Also included will be a new, comprehensive sound system and concessions upgrades, in addition to the renovation of all luxury suites. The third phase of renovations – completed in time for the team’s 2017 season – will include extensive overhauls of the east and west club lounges, expansions of the general concourses, construction of a team store and other general enhancements.

Prior to joining the Buccaneers, Ford was part of the team that opened Raymond James Stadium as the district manager with Fine Host Corporation in 1998. He remained in that capacity until 2006, when he began his career with the Buccaneers.

An active participant in and around the Tampa Bay area, Ford served as an executive committee member for the Super Bowl Host Committee for Super bowl XLIII in 2009 and currently serves on the boards of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay, American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer, Sports Advisory Council for Special Olympics Florida, Saint Leo University Sport Business Advisory Council, and Tampa Bay Area Chiefs of Police Foundation. Ford has also been a driving force and annual participant in the team’s annual Cut for a Cure event that has raised over $110,000 for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation over the past four years. In addition, Ford recently became a member of the Honorary Commander 927th Air Refueling Wing, which allows business men and women from the local community an opportunity for an up close and personal experience of the policies, programs and overall mission capability of the United States Air Force.

Ford, a native of Miramar, Florida, graduated from Florida State in 1989 with a B.S. in business administration. He is an avid runner and triathlete and competes in numerous events each year, including a marathon each of the past 12 years as well as several 70.3 Half Ironman events over this same time period.

He and his wife, Judy, live in Tampa, and have two sons, Brian III and Brandon. The couple is celebrating their 27th wedding anniversary this coming August. Judy is an active member of the Buccaneer Women’s Organization, which hosts charitable functions and community service projects in Tampa Bay throughout the year. Oldest son Brian III is a junior at Florida State University while Brandon, a recent high school graduate, will join him this upcoming fall as a freshman at their parents’ alma mater. 

Brian A. Ford, Jr. joined the Buccaneers in 2006 and in his role oversees all aspects of the organization’s day-to-day business operations and community involvement. He works directly with team ownership to ensure that Buccaneers fans, season pass members and corporate sponsors receive a first in class experience. Under Ford’s leadership, the Buccaneers have consistently earned top ratings among NFL teams for consumer satisfaction by a leading market research firm.

Ford is currently overseeing a comprehensive renovation of Raymond James Stadium that is expected to exceed $140 million. The first stage of this multi-year project was completed in 2014 and encompassed a complete redesign of the main level concession locations.  The second phase is scheduled to be completed for the Buccaneers’ 2016 season and is highlighted by the installation of new, state-of-the-art HD video boards in each end zone and four HD tower video displays in each corner of the lower bowl, giving the stadium a total video display area of 28,416 feed – the third-largest in the NFL. Also included will be a new, comprehensive sound system and concessions upgrades, in addition to the renovation of all luxury suites. The third phase of renovations – completed in time for the team’s 2017 season – will include extensive overhauls of the east and west club lounges, expansions of the general concourses, construction of a team store and other general enhancements.

Prior to joining the Buccaneers, Ford was part of the team that opened Raymond James Stadium as the district manager with Fine Host Corporation in 1998. He remained in that capacity until 2006, when he began his career with the Buccaneers.

An active participant in and around the Tampa Bay area, Ford served as an executive committee member for the Super Bowl Host Committee for Super bowl XLIII in 2009 and currently serves on the boards of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay, American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer, Sports Advisory Council for Special Olympics Florida, Saint Leo University Sport Business Advisory Council, and Tampa Bay Area Chiefs of Police Foundation. Ford has also been a driving force and annual participant in the team’s annual Cut for a Cure event that has raised over $110,000 for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation over the past four years. In addition, Ford recently became a member of the Honorary Commander 927th Air Refueling Wing, which allows business men and women from the local community an opportunity for an up close and personal experience of the policies, programs and overall mission capability of the United States Air Force.

Ford, a native of Miramar, Florida, graduated from Florida State in 1989 with a B.S. in business administration. He is an avid runner and triathlete and competes in numerous events each year, including a marathon each of the past 12 years as well as several 70.3 Half Ironman events over this same time period.

He and his wife, Judy, live in Tampa, and have two sons, Brian III and Brandon. The couple is celebrating their 27th wedding anniversary this coming August. Judy is an active member of the Buccaneer Women’s Organization, which hosts charitable functions and community service projects in Tampa Bay throughout the year. Oldest son Brian III is a junior at Florida State University while Brandon, a recent high school graduate, will join him this upcoming fall as a freshman at their parents’ alma mater.