MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3) at Washington Redskins (1-2)
WHERE: FexEx Field in Landover, Maryland
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. ET
TV ANNOUNCERS: Sam Rosen and Tim Ryan
RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)
RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore LAST WEEK: The Washington Redskins were downed on the road by the Detroit Lions last Sunday, 19-14. Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss had nearly 200 yards receiving in that contest, but it wasn't enough as the Lions ended their 19-game losing streak with the win over the 'Skins.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost at home to the New York Giants last Sunday, 24-0. The Bucs allowed the Giants to rush for over 200 yards. Giants QB Eli Manning also threw two touchdown passes. Tampa Bay's offense struggled mightily, producing just 86 yards vs. New York.
THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: The Bucs and Redskins last met in November of 2007. Tampa Bay defended its home turf by downing Washington in that contest, 19-13. BUCS-REDSKINS SERIES: The Bucs are 8-7 all-time in the regular season vs. the Redskins. Tampa Bay is 2-4 on the road at Washington.