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All Bucs Games to be Televised in 2015

The NFL has temporarily lifted its blackout rule.

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The NFL has suspended its blackout rule for pre and regular-season games in 2015, the league announced after a vote at its annual owner's meeting on Monday. After this season, the NFL will re-evaluate its position on the policy.

The result is that, regardless of in-stadium attendance, every Buccaneers game in 2015 will be locally televised. The blackout rule had forbidden games to be broadcasted in their home cities if they were not sold out 72 hours prior to kickoff.

In recent years, the NFL has made strides to reduce blackouts. No games were blacked out this past season after two were blacked out in 2013.

In 2010, 10 percent of games were blacked out. From 2000 to 2010, according to the NFL, five percent of games were blacked out. The decade before, eight percent of games were not shown.

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