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Buccaneers vs. Bills, preseason 2014: Game time, TV schedule, online streaming and more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the Buffalo Bills. How can you watch the game? What are the key position battles? Any injuries? That and more!

Scott Cunningham

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Buffalo Bills face off for the all-important third preseason game. Who will win and who will lose? That doesn't really matter, but this is the preseason game where the starters will get most of the playing time and we finally get a halfway decent look at what the teams are likely to do during the regular season.

So how can you watch the game? What are the odds? Who should you be watching? Where can you find a stream? Here's everything you need to know!

Game time: Saturday, August 23, 4:30 p.m. ET

Location: Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

Is it blacked out? Nope, it's an away game. Plus, none of the Bucs' home games will be blacked out this season!

Announcers: Chris Myers, Ronde Barber (Bucs); Ray Bentley, Steve Tasker (Bills)

Radio: 620 WDAE or WFUS 103.5 FM (Bucs);

TV Channel: NFL Network (nationally), WFLA (NBC/8 - Tampa), WRDQ (27 - Orlando), WFTX (FOX/4 - Fort Myers), WTLH (FOX/49 - Tallahassee), WKBW (ABC/7 - Buffalo), WHAM (ABC/13 - Rochester), WTVH (CBS/5 - Syracuse), WBNG (CBS/12 - Binghamton) (

Online streaming: Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app(subscription required). NFL Game Pass offers live online broadcasts to users outside the USA. You can also purchase NFL Preseason Live for those outside of the broadcast area to stream the games online.

Injuries: Mike Jenkins won't play. William Gholston probably won't. Da'Quan Bowers and Steven Means' participation is in doubt, as is Rashaan Melvin's and Major Wright's. Alterraun Verner should be good to go

Who to watch? Four key Bucs position battles

Odds: Bills by 3

Prediction? It's preseason, so who cares? Okay fine. Buccaneers 21, Bills 14.

Enemy blog: Buffalo Rumblings (@BuffRumblings)

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Buccaneers preseason schedule 2014

Week 1: at Jaguars, Friday, August 8, 7:30 p.m. ET.

Week 2: Dolphins, Saturday, August 16, 7:30 p.m. ET.

Week 3: at Bills, Saturday, August 23, 4:30 p.m. ET.

Week 4: Redskins, Thursday, August 28, 7:30 p.m. ET.