Bucs-Rams Preview

September 22 – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will attempt to win its third consecutive game against the St. Louis Rams on Monday Night Football. The Rams are 0-2 on the season and are desperate for a win. The Bucs want to win its first game at home and improve to 2-1 on the season. PewterReport.com has the Bucs-Rams preview, including the latest injury report for both teams.

MATCHUP: St. Louis Rams (0-2) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1)

WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

WHEN: Monday, Sept. 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

TELEVISION: ABC

RADIO: WQYK, Flagship station (99.5 FM, 1010 AM)

TV PLAY-BY-PLAY: Al Michaels and John Madden

RADIO PLAY-BY-PLAY: Gene Deckerhoff and Scot Brantley

LAST WEEK: The St. Louis Rams lost its second game of the season at home to the New York Giants, 26-21. The Rams turned the ball over three times. Including preseason, the Rams have lost six games in a row this season.

Tampa Bay shutout Baltimore on the road last Sunday, 25-0. The defense and special teams each scored a touchdown for the Pewter Pirates.

THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and St. Louis clashed on Monday Night Football last season in St Louis. The Bucs escaped St. Louis with a 24-17 win. Tampa Bay created five turnovers in that game.

BUCS-RAMS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 5-8 all-time against St. Louis in the regular season. The Bucs are 4-4 at home against the Rams.

BUCS ON MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL:
Tampa Bay is 5-4 on Monday Night Football, including 4-1 at home. The Bucs have won three consecutive Monday Night Football games, including two against the St Louis Rams.

BUCS AT HOME:
Tampa Bay has posted a 24-9 regular season record in Raymond James Stadium. The Bucs are 0-1 at home this season.

BUCS-RAMS INJURY REPORT:

INJURY KEY
Probable (Player has a 75 percent chance of playing)
Questionable (Player has a 50 percent chance of playing)
Doubtful (Player has a 25 percent chance of playing)
Out (Player will not play)

TAMPA BAY

G Cosey Coleman (Knee) – Probable
DT Anthony McFarland (Hip) – Probable
S David Gibson (Ankle) – Probable
TE Ken Dilger (Triceps) – Probable
S John Lynch (Quads) – Probable
DE Simeon Rice (Shoulder) – Probable


ST. LOUIS

CB Aeneas Williams (Toe) – Probable
C Andy McCollum (Foot/Pectoral) – Probable
S Chad Cota (Chest) – Probable
RB James Hodgins (Foot) – Out
G Tom Nutten (Concussion) – Probable
LB Tommy Polley (Groin) - Probable


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