The Tampa Bay Buccaneers open up their season with a preseason matchup versus the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight. Here are some names to keep an eye on.
Live action Tampa Bay Buccaneers football is back tonight, and it could not come a second sooner. After what feels like a ten-year-long offseason, the Buccaneers will face off with the Pittsburgh Steelers in their first preseason action of the 2019 season.
This will be the first time that head coach Bruce Arians, defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, and offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich will put on the headset for the Buccaneers. While it is just preseason, we will get out first indication of how the new-look Buccaneers perform in live action after an offseason of transition.
It will be weird to watch a Buccaneers game without Gerald McCoy on the field, but it is officially time to put the offseason in the rearview mirror. The Buccaneers will also be without Jason Pierre-Paul, Vita Vea, and Lavonte David tomorrow night.
There are a ton of rookies and veterans alike who will see their first action while wearing the pewter and red. Additionally, there are players who will see an opportunity to start for the first time in their young careers and players who are looking to bounce back from down years.
New coaching staff, new faces, Here is one player per position to keep an eye on as they bring a ton of intrigue to the Buccaneers this season.