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RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Hardy Nickerson
LAST WEEK: The New Orleans Saints lost their second game of the 2006 season and first game at home by getting downed by the Baltimore Ravens last Sunday, 35-22.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were defeated on the road by the New York Giants last Sunday, 17-3.
THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: Tampa Bay and New Orleans last clashed on Oct. 8, 2006. The Bucs were downed on the road in that contest, 24-21. It was rookie quarterback Bruce Gradkowski’s first start in the NFL.
BUCS-SAINTS SERIES: The Bucs are 11-18 all-time in the regular season vs. the Saints. Tampa Bay is 4-7 all-time at home vs. New Orleans. The Bucs have won four of the last six meetings vs. the Saints.