Buccaneers Vs. Texans: NFL Week 10 Game Previews

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers find themselves in desperate need of a win in Week 10 if they hope to contend for a playoff berth in year two of the Raheem Morris and Josh Freeman era. The Buccaneers face a tough test though this Sunday on the road in Houston, where they'll play the Texans for just the third time ever. Houston leads the AFC South at 6-3 and are coming off three consecutive wins, all of which were conference games and impressive outcomes.

Let's take a look at the two teams' scant series history, some basic game information for Sunday, and a sampling of team and individual stats for both clubs.

 

SERIES

 

TEXANS

BUCCANEERS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 1-1

STREAKS

1-1

COACHES VS. OPP.

Kubiak: 1-0

Morris: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 30-12 vs. Browns

L 27-16 at Saints

LAST GAME

12/9/07: Buccaneers 14 at Texans 28. Houston QB Sage Rosenfels passes for 209 yards & 3 TDs, all to different receivers, for 116.6 passer rating as Texans defeat Tampa Bay.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/14/03: Buccaneers 16, Texans 3. Tampa Bay RB Thomas Jones rushes for 134 yards & scores game's only TD (18-yard run). Buccaneers K Martin Gramatica adds 3 FGs.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. Westwood One Radio: Wayne Larrivee, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 117 (Hou.), 136 (TB).  XM: 235 (TB).

 

STATS

PASSING

Schaub: 167-277-2,237-13-6-92.6 (3C)

Freeman: 193-307-2,004-8-10-76.8

RUSHING

Foster: 154-656 (3C)-4.3-5 (T3C)

Blount: 90-400-4.4-3

RECEIVING

Daniels (TE): 34-447-13.1-3

Williams: 37-363-9.8-1

OFFENSE

393.6 (3C)

343.5

TAKE/GIVE

+7 (2C)

+2

DEFENSE

274.0 (1L)

398.9

SACKS

A. Smith: 4.5

Clayborn (R): 3

INTs

Allen, Joseph: 3

Barber, Jackson: 2

PUNTING

Hartmann (R): 43.4

Koenen: 45.8

KICKING

Rackers: 80 (T1C) (26/26 PAT; 18/20 FG)

Barth: 61 (13/13 PAT; 16/18 FG)

 

For more Buccaneers coverage leading up to Sunday afternoon's game, stop on by Bucs Nation.

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