Tonight, the Browns are back on the road to take on the Buccaneers in their third preseason game of the year. Here are some nuggets about Friday's contest, as well as how you can watch or listen to the game.
Game Time/Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 at 8:00 PM ET
Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
TV Channel: CBS - Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Phil Simms (analyst), Evan Washburn (sideline)
Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM)
Online streaming: NFL Game Pass
Weather: 83 degrees (feels like 91). 5% chain of rain. Winds from ENE at 8 MPH.
Odds: Buccaneers by 3.5 points.
The game will be nationally televised on CBS. Per 506sports, there are a few exclusions:
Boston, MA (moves to WSBK My/38)
Baton Rouge, LA (moves to WBXH My/39)
Charleston, SC (moves to Bounce TV 5.2)
Greensboro, NC (moves to WFMY weather channel 2.3)
Pittsburgh, PA (moves to WPCW CW/19)
Sacramento, CA (moves to Decades TV 13.2)
San Francisco, CA (moves to KBCW CW/44)
Shreveport, LA (moves to Bounce TV 12.2)
-The Browns will be wearing brown tops, white pants, and brown socks:
Brown on white for #CLEvsTB!#DawgPound pic.twitter.com/jKkXDbG0bK— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) August 25, 2016
-Former Browns players on the Buccaneers include WR Jonathan Krause and DT Ishmaa'ily Kitchen.
-Former Buccaneers players on the Browns include QB Josh McCown and K Patrick Murray.
-Jon Embree, the Buccaneers’ tight ends coach, had that same role with Cleveland in 2013. George Warhop, the Buccaneers' offensive line/run game coordinator, was the Browns' offensive line coach from 2009-2013.
-Tampa Bay will debut monstrous new videoboards at their stadium:
Video: First look at new video boards at Raymond James Stadium. #Bucs break them in Friday night vs. Browns. pic.twitter.com/qJQZA1poJ2— Greg Auman (@gregauman) August 25, 2016
-The Browns are expected to have WR Corey Coleman, WR Josh Gordon, WR Andrew Hawkins, DE John Hughes, and CB Joe Haden make their 2016 debuts.