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

WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

WHEN: Saturday, August 20, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. ET


TV ANNOUNCERS: Chris Myers and Merril Hoge

RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)

RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scott Brantley

LAST WEEK: Jacksonville downed the Miami Dolphins last week, 27-17. Jaguars quarterback David Garrard completed 9 of 13 passes for 101 yards and tossed a touchdown to rookie tight end Matt Jones. Rookie RB Alvin Pearman rushed for 64 yards on 11 carries.

The Bucs escaped Tennessee with a 20-17 overtime win over the Titans last Friday night. Tampa Bay rushed for 169 yards on 37 carries, and running back Earnest Graham scored two touchdowns.

THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and Jacksonville clashed in preseason last year, and the Bucs lost to the hometown Jaguars in that contest, 14-6.

BUCS-JAGUARS SERIES: The Bucs are 2-1 all-time in the preseason vs. the Jaguars.

DID YOU KNOW?: Tampa Bay is 11-3 in preseason under head coach Jon Gruden.

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