Matchup: Washington Redskins (5-3) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-3)

Where: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

When: Sunday, November 13, 2005 at 4:15 p.m. ET Spread: Redskins by 1

Television: FOX

TV Announcers: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman

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

Radio Announcers: Gene Deckerhoff and Scott Brantley

Last Week: The Washington Redskins defeated the visiting Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football, 17-10. Redskins QB Mark Brunell completed 21-of-29 passes for 224 yards. Washington RB Clinton Portis rushed 21 times for 67 yards and a touchdown while TE Chris Cooley and WR Santana Moss each hauled in seven passes. Eagles QB Donovan McNabb completed 22-of-35 passes for 304 yards and tossed a touchdown and an interception. Washington’s defense held Philadelphia RB Brian Westbrook to 24 yards on 17 carries. Eagles WR Reggie Brown caught five passes for 94 yards and a touchdown.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were downed by the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium last Sunday, 34-14. The Bucs allowed Panthers WR Steve Smith to catch five passes for 106 yards and a touchdown while RB Stephen Davis rushed for two scores. Tampa Bay rookie RB Cadillac Williams carried the ball just 11 times for 29 yards while QB Chris Simms completed 25-of-42 passes for 259 yards and tossed one touchdown and two interceptions. He was also sacked five times. Thee Bucs turnovers led to 17 points for the visiting Panthers. Injury Report:
Bucs: – WR Michael Clayton (knee), RB Michael Pittman (shoulder) and S Dexter Jackson (hamstring) are questionable. Tackle Anthony Davis (knee) is probable.

Redskins: – DL Joe Salave’a (foot), DL Phillip Daniels (ankle), QB Mark Brunell (calf) and T Chris Samuels (knee) are probable. DL Cedric Killings (ankle), DT Cornelius Griffin (hip) and S Omar Stoutmire (hamstring) are questionable. S Sean Taylor (ankle) is doubtful.

The Last Time These Two Teams Met: Tampa Bay and Washington last clashed in Week 1 of the 2004 regular season. The Bucs were downed by the hometown Redskins, 16-10.

Bucs-Redskins Series: Tampa Bay 5-7 all-time in the regular season vs. the Washington Redskins. The Bucs are 3-3 all-time at home vs. the ‘Skins.

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