MATCHUP: New Orleans Saints (0-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-1)

WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. ET

VEGASINSIDER.COM SPREAD: Saints by 3.5

TELEVISION: FOX

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 New Orleans Saints kicked off the 2007 regular season against the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday Night Football. The visiting Saints were downed by the defending Super Bowl champion Colts, 41-10.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traveled to Seattle to take on the Seahawks last Sunday. The Bucs lost their regular season opener to the Seahawks, 20-6.

THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET:
The Bucs and Saints met in November of the 2006 regular season. New Orleans left Raymond James Stadium with a 31-14 win over Tampa Bay.

BUCS-SAINTS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 11-19 all-time in the regular season against New Orleans. The Bucs have produced a 4-8 all-time record at home vs. the Saints.

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