MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0) at Jacksonville Jaguars (0-1)

WHERE: ALLTEL Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida

WHEN: Friday, August 20, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. ET

TELEVISION: WMOR

TV ANNOUNCERS: Chris Myers and Ron Jaworksi

RADIO: WDAE, Flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)

RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scot Brantley

BUCCANEERS OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Jon Gruden

BUCCANEERS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Monte Kiffin

BUCCANEERS SPECIAL TEAMS COACH: RIchard Bisaccia

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS OFFENSE (2003 rankings):
OVERALL: 10th
RUSHING: 24th
PASSING: 6th

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS DEFENSE (2003 rankings):
OVERALL: 5th
RUSHING: 13th
PASSING: 3rd

JAGUARS HEAD COACH: Jack Del Rio

JAGUARS OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bill Musgrave

JAGUARS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mike Smith

JAGUARS SPECIAL TEAMS COACH: Pete Rodriguez

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS OFFENSE (2003 rankings):
OVERALL: 12th
RUSHING: 8th
PASSING: 15th

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS DEFENSE (2003 rankings):
OVERALL: 6th
RUSHING: 2nd
PASSING: 18th

LAST SEASON: In head coach Jack Del Rio’s first season in Jacksonville, the Jaguars finished the 2003 season with a 5-11 record and in third place in the AFC South Division. The Jaguars were 5-3 in regular season games played at home last season.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 7-9 in 2003 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 1998. The Bucs were 4-4 on the road during the ’03 regular season.

THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and Jacksonville met in Week 15 last season. The visiting Bucs were downed by the hometown Jags, 17-10.

BUCS-JAGUARS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 2-0 all-time in the preseason against the Jacksonville Jaguars. That includes a 1-0 record in exhibition games played in Jacksonville.

DID YOU KNOW?: The Bucs are 8-2 in preseason contests played under head coach Jon Gruden? Buccaneers merchandise in the world.

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