Bucs-49ers Preview

January 10 – The 11-6 San Francisco 49ers will invade Raymond James Stadium Sunday to play against the 12-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the playoffs. PewterReport.com has the Bucs-49ers preview.

MATCHUP: San Francisco 49ers (11-5) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (12-4)

WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

WHEN: Sunday, January 12 at 1:00 p.m. ET.


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

TV ANNOUNCERS: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Chris Collinsworth

RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scot Brantley

LAST WEEK: The San Francisco 49ers overcame a 24-point second half deficit to down the visiting New York Giants, 39-38. It was the second-biggest comeback in NFL post-season history.

Tampa Bay finished the regular season with a 12-4 record and with the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoff race, which gave the Buccaneers a first-round bye in the playoffs.

THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and San Francisco met in the 1997 regular season opener for both teams. The Buccaneers pulled off a stunning 13-6 upset in that contest, which just happened to be 49ers head coach Steve Mariucci's debut as San Francisco's head coach.

BUCS-49ERS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 2-12 against San Francisco all-time in the regular season, including 1-4 in Tampa.

BUCS AT HOME IN THE PLAYOFFS: Tampa Bay hasn't hosted a home playoff game since January of 2000. The Bucs downed the Redskins in that contest, 14-13. The Bucs are 3-1 all-time at home in the playoffs.

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