MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) at Miami Dolphins (0-3)
WHERE: Dolphins Stadium in Miami, Florida
WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. ET
TELEVISION: NBC – WFLA-TV
TV ANNOUNCERS: Chris Myers and Ron Jaworski
RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)
RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scott Brantley
LAST WEEK: The Miami Dolphins surrendered 143 yards on 36 carries to the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 17-3 loss, which was their third of the preseason.
Tampa Bay lost its preseason home opener to Jacksonville last Saturday, 20-17. The Bucs had nine penalties and were limited to just 288 net yards of total offense. Bucs kicker Matt Bryant had a chance to tie the game with one second remaining, but his 52-yard field goal attempt missed, which gave the Jags the win.
THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and Miami clashed during the 2004 preseason, and the Bucs sent the Dolphins home with a 17-10 loss at Raymond James Stadium.
BUCS-DOLPHINS SERIES: The Bucs are 7-12 all-time in preseason against the Dolphins.
DID YOU KNOW?: Tampa Bay is 11-4 in preseason under head coach Jon Gruden.
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