The Bucs are going into this game with a few injured starters, though none of them are expected to be out in the long term. You won’t see Gerald McCoy or Brent Grimes tonight, though, and Kwon Alexander is likely also out—leaving the Bucs pretty shorthanded on defense.
Meanwhile, the Browns will be starting rookie second-round pick DeShone Kizer at quarterback. The Bucs should have the defensive chops to dominate him and the rest of the Cleveland offense, at least when the starters are in.
As for the Bucs offense, they’re mostly healthy and have had a pretty good preseason so far, with one exception: they haven’t been able to get into the endzone consistently. Doug Martin’s the only starter to have scored a touchdown, even though Jameis Winston has had many opportunities to target his top-tier targets for touchdowns.
We’ll see whether that improves tonight. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the game.
Game Time: Saturday, August 26, 7:30 p.m. ET
Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
TV: WFLA (Tampa), check whether you get the game
Announcers: Chris Myers, Ronde Barber
Online streaming: NFL Game Pass