The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will travel to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 8. Who holds the edge in the all-time series?
: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) at Arizona Cardinals (3-3)WHERE
: University of Phoenix StadiumWHEN
: Sunday Oct. 31, 2010 at 4:15 p.m. ETTELEVISION
: FOX TV ANNOUNCERS
: Chris Meyers and Brian BillickRADIO
: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)RADIO ANNOUNCERS
: Gene Deckerhoff and Dave MooreTHIS SEASON
: The Arizona Cardinals are 3-3 thus far in 2010. Last Sunday Arizona lost to the Seattle Seahawks 30-20. The Cardinals have wins against the Rams, Raiders, and Saints this season. They have lost by at least 30 points to the Falcons and the Chargers.
The Buccaneers started the 2010 season with a come from behind victory over the Cleveland Browns 17-14, and beat the Panthers 20-7 in Carolina in Week 2. Tampa Bay was beaten badly in Week 3 at home falling to the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-13. The Bucs had another come from behind victory with a 24-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Tampa Bay was beaten at home by the New Orleans Saints 31-6, but followed up the loss with a last minute comeback 18-17 win over the St. Louis Rams last Sunday.LAST SEASON
: Arizona won the NFC West with a 10-6 record. The Cardinals beat the Green Bay Packers in the first round of the playoffs before losing to the New Orleans Saints.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers produced a 3-13 regular season record in their first season under head coach Raheem Morris and general manager Mark Dominik. The Bucs were quiet in the free agency, but upgraded their roster with a strong draft. The Bucs took two defensive tackles with their top two picks. With the third-overall pick the Bucs took Gerald McCoy and used their second-round pick on Brian Price. Wide receivers Arrelious Benn and Mike Williams were taken in the second and fourth round respectively.THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET
: The last time they played was in 2007 and Tampa Bay won 17-10 at home. BUCS-CARDINALS SERIES
: The Bucs and Cardinals are tied 8-8 in the all-time series.
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