The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington face off for the fourth preseason game, the final opportunity for many players to earn a roster spot. Who will win and who will lose? That doesn't really matter, but this preseason game will give us a very good look the backups, and those performances will determine who will make the final roster, who they'll try to sign to the practice squad, and who's definitely out.
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!bcu
Game time: Thursday, August 28, 7:30 p.m. ET
Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.
Is it blacked out? Nope, none of the Bucs' home games will be blacked out this season!
Announcers: Chris Myers, Ronde Barber (Bucs); Kenny Albert, Joe Theismann (Washington)
Radio: 620 WDAE or WFUS 103.5 FM (Bucs).
TV Channel: WFLA (NBC/8 - Tampa), WFTV (ABC/9 - Orlando), WFTX (FOX/4 - Fort Myers), WTLH (FOX/49 - Tallahassee), WRC (NBC/4 - Washington), Comcast Sportsnet Mid-Atlantic, WNUV (CW/54 - Baltimore), WTKR (CBS/3 - Norfolk VA), WRLH (FOX/35 - Richmond VA), WSLS (NBC/10 - Roanoke VA), (506Sports.com)
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.
Will the starters play? With a few unknown exceptions, the Bucs will rest their starters in tonight's game. The backups will get a chance to make the roster.
Who to watch? Five position battles for a final roster spot
Odds: Bucs by 2.5
Prediction? It's preseason, so who cares? Okay fine. Buccaneers 21, Washington 14.
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Week 2: St. Louis Rams, Sunday September 14, 4:05 p.m. ET
Week 3: at Atlanta Falcons, Thursday September 18, 8:25 p.m. ET
Week 4: at Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday September 28, 1:00 p.m. ET