MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-7) at Miami Dolphins (3-5)
WHERE: Land Shark Stadium in Miami, Fla.
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. ET
TELEVISION: FOX TV ANNOUNCERS: Ron Pitts and John Lynch
RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM) RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore LAST SEASON: The Miami Dolphins lost in New England to the Patriots last Sunday, 27-17. The Dolphins had the lead at one point in the game, but couldn't hold on for the upset win on the road.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers notched their first win of the 2009 regular season by upsetting the Green Bay Packers at Raymond James Stadium, 38-28. Bucs rookie QB Josh Freeman threw three touchdowns in his debut while the Bucs received TDs from defense, which sacked QB Aaron Rodgers six times, and special teams.
THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: The Bucs and Dolphins last met during the 2008 regular season. Tampa Bay defeated visiting Miami in that contest, 19-13.
BUCS-DOLPHINS SERIES: The Bucs are 4-4 all-time in the regular season vs. the Dolphins. That includes a 1-2 record on the road vs. Miami. However, Tampa Bay has won three straight games vs. Miami.