MATCHUP: New England Patriots (0-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0)
WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 at 8:00 p.m. ET
TELEVISION: NFL Network
TV ANNOUNCERS: Fran Charles, Marshall Faulk and Sterling Sharpe
RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)
RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore
LAST WEEK: The New England Patriots opened the 2008 preseason at home and lost to the Baltimore Ravens, 16-15.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traveled to Miami and defeated the Dolphins in their preseason opener, 17-6. THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: The Buccaneers and the Dolphins last met on Aug. 10 of the 2007 preseason. The Bucs defeated the visiting Patriots in that exhibition contest, 13-10.
BUCS-PATRIOTS SERIES: The Buccaneers are 6-1 all-time in the preseason vs. the Patriots. Tampa Bay has compiled a 4-1 preseason record at home vs. New England.
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