The buzz on the street says the Buccaneers are a prime candidate to open the NFL preseason schedule in the annual Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio, on Sunday night, Aug. 3.
It’s a game familiar to Lovie Smith, and one the Bucs very well may be lobbying to play.
Yes, NFL teams can serve up schedule requests to the league. It happens every year, from dates to start times to home-heavy early schedules, playing in London, and more. Those requests aren’t always honored, but often they are.
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