TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers released the team’s 2016 preseason schedule Thursday afternoon.
The schedule was published on the team’s website. The Bucs will play Philadelphia Eagles on Week One, followed by Jacksonville, Cleveland, and Washington.
WFLA will broadcast the first two and the last game of the preseason. The last two games are at home, for the first two the Bucs will be on the road.
This is the second time in the team’s history when the Bucs played the Eagles in the opening game, and the first time the Buccaneers will be traveling to Philly for that, according to the team’s website.
The opening game in Philly will a coaching debut on both sides, for the Buccaneers’ Dirk Koetter and the Eagles’ Doug Pederson.