TAMPA, Fla. -- The NFL released the 2018 regular season schedule Wednesday night and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play at least one game in primetime.
The Bucs will kick off the 2019 season at home against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday September 8. The season opener will feature the return of former Bucs linebacker Kwon Alexander, who signed with the 49ers during the offseason.
Tampa Bay will play in primetime for Week 2's Thursday Night Football against the Carolina Panthers on the road in Charlotte.
In Week 6, the Bucs will travel to London to face the Panthers at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Tampa Bay will be the designated home team in the London game.
Complete Buccaneers schedule (Games at Raymond James Stadium in bold):
- Sunday, September 8 vs. San Francisco 49ers 1 p.m. ET
- Thursday, September 12 at Carolina Panthers 8:20 p.m. ET
- Sunday, September 22 vs. New York Giants, 4:05 p.m.
- Sunday, September 29 at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m. ET
- Sunday, October 6 at New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, October 13 vs. Carolina Panthers (in London) 9:30 a.m. ET
- Bye Week
- Sunday, October 27 at Tennessee Titans 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, November 3 at Seattle Seahawks 4:05 p.m. ET
- Sunday, November 10 vs. Arizona Cardinals 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, November 17 vs. New Orleans Saints 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, November 24 at Atlanta Falcons 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, December 1 at Jacksonville Jaguars 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, December 8 vs. Indianapolis Colts 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, December 15 at Detroit Lions 1 p.m. ET
- Saturday/Sunday, December 21 or 22 vs. Houston Texans
- Sunday, December 29 vs. Atlanta Falcons 1 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay is looking to rebound from a disappointing 2018 season. The Bucs finished the season 5-11 and missed the playoffs for the 11th straight season.
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