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Bucs-Browns: Previewing Tampa Bay’s game Friday against Cleveland

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: What’s on the line tonight in the Bucs’ preseason home finale?
Running back Ronald Jones (27) is expected to play Friday when the Bucs face the Cleveland Browns at Raymond James Stadium.  DIRK SHADD   |   Times [DIRK SHADD   |   TIMES  |  Tampa Bay Times]
Running back Ronald Jones (27) is expected to play Friday when the Bucs face the Cleveland Browns at Raymond James Stadium. DIRK SHADD | Times [DIRK SHADD | TIMES | Tampa Bay Times]
Published Aug. 23, 2019

My Bucs beat partner Eduardo A. Encina joins me to break down Tampa Bay’s third preseason game, a Friday night matchup against the NFL’s most hyped team i the preseason.

Included in our conversation:

With Mike Evans out with an injury, how much will Bucs starters play against Cleveland?

Could the Bucs carry three quarterbacks this year, including Ryan Griffin who has yet to play a snap in the NFL?

Can Tanner Hudson make this team?

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Contact Rick Stroud at rstroud@tampabay.com. Follow @NFLStroud

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