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Rick Stroud, Greg Auman and Matt Baker

Ready for Redskins-Bucs



We're awaiting kickoff here at Raymond James Stadium where the 6-4 Bucs are about to host the 5-5 Redskins.

This is shaping up to be a tough one for Tampa Bay despite Washington's .500 record. This team posted over 400 yards of offense against a stout Cowboys defense last week and nearly pulled off the upset. This will be the biggest in several weeks for Tampa Bay.

Gallowaywarmup And the Bucs will have to play this one without Michael Pittman, as expected. Pittman is inactive today after aggravating that sprained ankle. Also inactive are QB Luke McCown, CB Keiwan Ratliff, LB Jeremiah Trotter, G Dan Buenning, TE Keith Heinrich, DE Greg Spires, DT Greg Peterson.

As you might know, Washington S Sean Taylor is out with a knee injury for the second straight week. That's a huge loss for a secondary that already has been vulnerable this season. In their past three games, Washington has given up nine touchdown passes. That's ugly.

Stay tuned for my comments and analysis throughout the afternoon by clicking on the comments tab below.

(Pictured: Joey Galloway. Times photo - Brian Cassella. Click to enlarge.)

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 2:52pm]


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