Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady returns along with a squad that didn’t lose any key players from last season. Even defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was recently activated from the COVID-19 list.
The Bucs will slog it out against an overhauled Cowboys defense, led by former Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn.
The Cowboys may have a question mark surrounding the health of Dak Prescott’s shoulder, but the quarterback says he’s ready to go. Unfortunately, Prescott will play without the services of Pro Bowl right guard Zack Martin, who tested positive for COVID-19.
What you need to know
What: Dallas Cowboys at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
When: Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Game time: 8:20 p.m. ET
Announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (field reporter)
Radio: Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Kurt Warner | SIRIUS: 81 (Dal.), 211 (TB) | XM: 226 (Dal.), 225 (TB) | SXM App: 808 (Dal.), 829 (TB)
Online streaming: Fubo | NFL Game Pass (Free trial)
Odds: Tampa Bay -7.5
Weather: 82f Humid and Partly Cloudy
Referee: Shawn Hochuli
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