Found August 23, 2012 on
Sox and Dawgs:
The New England Patriots visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Patriots (2011) The Buccaneers (2011)
Overall 13-3 Overall 4-12
Road record 6-2 Home record 3-5
NFC South 0-0 AFC East 0-0
NFC Conf 3-1 AFC Conf 1-3
The Patriots are 1-1 and the Buccaneers are 1-1 in the preseason.
As of Thursday the line on the game from Yahoo Sports has the Patriots at MINUS 6. The over under is 44.
My Prediction is Patriots 24, Buccaneers, 10. Give the points (Patriots) and take the under.
Tickets to the game, if available, can be purchased through Ticketmaster. You can check the availability here.
Getting to the Game
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Yo these reporters in the lockerroom after practice is wack. Can I wash my *** in privacy.
— Adrian Clayborn (@AJaClay) August 22, 2012
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers take the field Friday night against the New England Patriots in the third preseason game for both teams.
The Bucs are currently 1-1 this preseason and are coming off a 30-7 loss to the Tennessee Titans last week.
Here is what Buccaneers101.com is looking forward to seeing on Friday when the Bucs and Pats go head-to-head:
1. Can the Bucs keep up with the Patriots...
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Seabass is back and let’s hope it’s for good.
(via Patriots joint practice with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)