Bucs-Eagles Preview

October 19 – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in what is arguably this weekend's biggest game in the NFL. PewterReport.com has the Bucs-Eagles preview.

MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (3-2)

WHERE: Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

WHEN: Sunday, October 20 at 4:15 p.m. ET.

TELEVISION: FOX

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

TV ANNOUNCERS: Troy Aikman and Chris Collinsworth

RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scot Brantley

LAST WEEK: The Philadelphia Eagles had a bye week last week, which means they had two weeks to prepare for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Bucs downed the Browns at home last Sunday, 17-3. Tampa Bay fullback Mike Alstott rushed 17 times for 126 yards and scored two touchdowns.

THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET: The last time Tampa Bay played Philadelphia, the Eagles embarrassed the Bucs, 31-9. That game was played at Veterans Stadium in the first round of the playoffs last season.

BUCS-EAGLES SERIES: Tampa Bay is 3-4 in games against Philadelphia in the regular season, including 2-2 on the road. The Buccaneers have lost three consecutive contests to the Eagles, including two games in the first round of the playoffs (2000, 2001).


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