Buccaneers vs Cowboys Live Updates
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dallas Cowboys are going to face each other in the opening game of the 2021 NFL season on Thursday, September 9 at the Raymond James Stadium. Buccaneers vs Cowboys is going to be an exciting game for the football fans.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the favorite to win the match according to CBS Sports. Their main player Tom Brady spent last season as the top quarterback in the NFL. He also made a record of a seventh Super Bowl title and fifth Super Bowl MVP award.

Dallas Cowboys will also face challenges to play the match. They couldn’t win any match in the preseasons. It is a matter of time we will see what they do against the Super Ball winners.

Today, we will know when, where, and how to watch the Buccaneers vs Cowboys game along with the odds and prediction.





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When is Buccaneers vs Cowboys?

Date: The game will go on the field on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

Time: The kick-off is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. The live coverage of the game will begin at 7:00 p.m. ET with Thursday Night Football in America.

Where is Buccaneers vs Cowboys game taking place?

The field which has been selected for this amazing match is the Raymond James Stadium — Tampa, Florida. This is the home ground of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The people of Florida will be able to go to the stadium and watch the match with their eyes. This stadium has a capacity of 65890 spectators.

The tickets for this match are in the sale. The average price of the tickets is $160. So grab your tickets before the time runs out.

How to watch the game online and on TV:

How to watch Bucs vs Cowboys game on TV:

  • NBC

NBC will be showing the games nationally to the football games. If you are not under the coverage of NBC, please contact your cable operator right now

How to Live stream the Buccaneers vs Cowboys game online:

  • Peacock
  • fuboTV
  • AT&T TV
  • Hulu + Live TV
  • YouTube TV

Peacock will be showing the match live to the fans. It is a new streaming service, which is providing free broadcasts of NBC sports to fans. So if you want to watch this match free, ping to Peacock

You will also get the live stream on fuboTV. Their monthly subscription will cost you $69.99.

At&T TV will be showing the matches to their subscriber. Their subscription fee is the same as the fuboTV.

Other streaming services like Hulu+ TV, Youtube TV will also be broadcasting the matches. Almost all of them has their mobile application. You can use these platforms in your android, iOS, tab, laptop, computer, Xbox, PlayStation, and other streaming devices.

Team news:

Tampa Bay Buccaneers:

The Game status is not released yet, but Jordan Whitehead is held out of practice with starting safety.  Head Coach Bruce Arians said that he will not play for Thursday’s opener. Mike Edwards will fill the role, as he’s done everything in the training camp.

The Buccaneers also added four players to the second injury report. They are Rob Gronkowski, Jason Pierre-Paul, and Steve McLendon

Injury report:
  • S Jordan Whitehead (hamstring) – Did Not Participate OUT
  • RB Giovani Bernard (ankle) – Full Participation
  • WR Antonio Brown (knee) – Full Participation
  • WR Chris Godwin (quad) – Full Participation
  • TE Rob Gronkowski (resting veteran) – Full Participation
  • OLB Jason Pierre-Paul (resting veteran) – Full Participation

Dallas Cowboys:

The Cowboys won’t have anyone missing the game due. But they are still dealing with the COVID fallout from guard Zack Martin. He will not be able to clear the COVID 19 protocol in time to play the match.

Injury report
  • DE Tarell Basham (ankle) – Full Participation
  • WR Noah Brown (reserve/COVID-19 list) – Full Participation
  • T La’el Collins (neck) – Full Participation
  • DE Chauncey Golston (hamstring) – Full Participation
  • CB C.J. Goodwin (hamstring) – Full Participation
  • DE DeMarcus Lawrence (back) – Full Participation
  • LS Jake McQuaide (foot) – Full Participation
  • T Ty Nsekhe (foot) – Full Participation
  • QB Dak Prescott (right shoulder) – Full Participation
  • S Donovan Wilson (groin) – Full Participation

Head to Head:

This is going to be the 20th match they are playing. Their head to head statistics are given below

  • Matches played: 19
  • Cowboys: 15 wins
  • Buccaneers: 4 wins


  • Spread: Tampa Bay -7.5
  • Over-under: 51.5 points
  • Money line: Dallas +310, Tampa Bay -400
  • Dallas: Cowboys, a league-worst 5-11 against the spread last season
  • Tampa Bay: Buccaneers, 0-5 ATS in primetime games last year, including playoffs

Buccaneers vs Cowboys Prediction:

Prescott has only managed to lead Dallas to one victory in their four games before getting injured. Even without him under center, receiving duo of Dallas,  Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb had very good years in 2020. Buccaneers QB Tom Brady starts his second season under center in Tampa, and he is looking to pick upright. The Tampa Bay offense has all 11 starters back after its championship season. Buccaneers have won their last match, which will give them a boost, where the Cowboys couldn’t manage to win any match in the preseason. This time, Buccaneer may defeat the Cowboys.

Predicted Scoreline: Buccaneers 34-16 Cowboys


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