Bucs-Saints Preview

November 30 – The 9-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers will travel to Louisiana to play the 7-4 Saints on Sunday Night Football. The Bucs have a two-game lead on the Saints in the NFC South Division. PewterReport.com has the Bucs-Saints preview.

MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-2) at New Orleans Saints (7-4)

WHERE: Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana

WHEN: Sunday, December 1 at 8:30 p.m. ET.

TELEVISION: ESPN

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

TV ANNOUNCERS: Mike Patrick, Paul Maguire and Joe Theismann

RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scot Brantley

LAST WEEK: New Orleans was downed at home by the Cleveland Browns last Sunday, 24-15. Saints QB Aaron Brooks threw three interceptions and zero touchdowns.

Tampa Bay hosted Green Bay last Sunday and the Buccaneers defeated the Packers, 21-7. The Bucs' defense intercepted Packers QB Brett Favre four times.

THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and New Orleans met in Week 1 of the 2002 season at Raymond James Stadium. The Saints escaped Ray-Jay on September 8 with a 26-20 overtime win.

BUCS-SAINTS SERIES: The Bucs are 7-14 against the Saints in the regular season. Tampa Bay is 4-9 in games played at New Orleans.

BUCS ON PRIME TIME: Tampa Bay is 12-13 all-time in this category and they've won four of its last five contests. But the Bucs are just 4-8 on Sunday Night Football.


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