MATCHUP: Baltimore Ravens (0-0) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0)
WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida
WHEN: Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. ET
VEGASINSIDER.COM SPREAD: Bucs by 3
TV ANNOUNCERS: Kevin Harlan and Rich Gannon
RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)
RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Hardy Nickerson
LAST SEASON: The Baltimore Ravens finished the 2005 regular season with a 6-10 record, which earned them a third-place finish in the AFC North division. The Ravens finished the 2006 preseason with a 2-2 record.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the 2005 regular season with an 11-5 record and in first place in the NFC South division. The Bucs were 6-2 in regular season games played at Raymond James Stadium last year. The Bucs compiled a 1-3 preseason record this year.
THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and Baltimore last clashed during the 2002 regular season. The visiting Buccaneers defeated the hometown Ravens in convincing fashion, 25-0.
BUCS-RAVENS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 2-0 all-time in the regular season vs. Baltimore. The Bucs are 1-0 vs. the Ravens at Raymond James Stadium.