The Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers face off later tonight in the "dress rehearsal" Preseason Week 3 contest. The Dolphins come into this contest, looking to start faster on offense, as well as work out their new roles following the loss of Dustin Keller last week.
Meanwhile, the Miami defense started to show their strength last week against the Houston Texans, and will come out against the Buccaneers trying to force turnovers and pressure quarterback Josh Freeman.
Miami enters the game as a three point favorite.
Of course preseason odds really don't mean anything.
The third week of the preseason typically sees starters work through the first half, and come back out for the third period. While the play calling will still be somewhat vanilla, the team will have spent time game planning this week. We won't get to see everything the Dolphins have in store for the regular season, but we will see the Dolphins as close to the final product as we will in the preseason.
So, how can you watch the game? Of course we have your answer. Here's all the pertinent information about tonight's contest:
Game Time: 7:30pm ET
Location: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
TV: CBS (CBS-4 in Miami-Dade/Broward Counties)
TV Announcers: Jesse Agler, Bob Griese, Nat Moore, Kim Bokamper
Radio: Big 105.9FM / AM 940-WINZ (Streamed live on Dolphins.com and through the Dolphins iPhone and Android apps)
Radio Announcers: Jimmy Cefalo, Joe Rose
Online Streaming: NFL preseason live ($20 subscription for every preseason game live and on-demand)
Odds: Dolphins by 3; Over/Under: 40
Last time they played: Buccaneers won in Preseason Week 1 in 2012 20-7
Last time they played in regular season: Dolphins won in Week 10 in 2009 25-23
All Time Regular Season Head-to-Head: Dolphins lead series 5-4
Dolphins Preseason Schedule: Hall of Fame Game vs. Dallas (Loss 24-20); at Jacksonville Jaguars (Win 27-3); at Houston Texans (Loss 24-17); vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (August 24 7:30pm ET); vs. New Orleans Saints (August 29 7:30pm ET)
NFL Network Replay: Sunday August 25 at 7am ET;
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