The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced their finalized schedule for the 2012 preseason.

Tampa Bay kicks off their preseason schedule with a trip to Miami, as they continue their longest-running preseason series with the Dolphins on Friday, August 10 at 7:30 p.m. The following week on Friday, August 17 at 7:30 p.m., the Buccaneers will open their home slate against the Tennessee Titans, a franchise they haven't hosted since a 1989 tilt with the then-Houston Oilers. Tampa Bay will conclude their home exhibition schedule against the New England Patriots on Friday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m., marking the fourth time in the past six preseasons that two teams have met in Tampa. For the second consecutive year, the Buccaneers close their preseason slate on the road at Washington with a 7:30 p.m. start on Wednesday, August 29.

WTSP-TV Channel 10 News is the official television home of Buccaneers preseason football for the second year, and will produce all four preseason games in 2012: at Miami, against Tennessee, against New England and at Washington. Chris Myers will enter his ninth season in the broadcast booth for Tampa Bay as the play-by-play man, while former Buccaneers safety John Lynch will join him for the fourth year. Dave Wirth, who serves as WTSP's main sports anchor, will be the sideline analyst for the second season.

For the ninth year, Clear Channel's US 103.5 FM and 620 WDAE AM will serve as the flagship stations for the Buccaneers Radio Network and will broadcast all Buccaneers games. Gene Deckerhoff will handle the play-by-play duties for the 24th straight season and Dave Moore will enter his sixth season as an analyst. T.J. Rives enters his seventh season as Tampa Bay's sideline reporter.


Fri. 8/10 7:30 PM WTSP Fri. 8/17 7:30 PM WTSP Fri. 8/24 7:30 PM WTSP Wed. 8/29 7:30 PM WTSP All times Eastern and subject to change

press release via Tampa Bay Buccaneers