Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Denver Broncos on September 27, 2020

Denver Broncos vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

While Marvin Gaye may have sang that there 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will attempt to see that for themselves when they visit the Mile-High city for the first time since 2012. The Bucs play the Denver Broncos in Week Three at 4:25 p.m. on FOX.

This will be the 10th meeting between the two teams and Denver leads the all-time series by a large margin of 7-2. In fact, the last time the Bucs emerged victorious over the Broncos was in 1999. The last time they won at Mile High Stadium was 1993. That's 17 years ago for those keeping score at home. Should the Bucs take down the Drew Lock-led Broncos, they'll snap a four-game losing streak.

Denver has a tough division, contending with the now-Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs, who don't look like they're slowing down any time soon. The Broncos also had some uncertainty last season under center. Quarterback Joe Flacco, who the team traded a fourth-round pick for prior to the 2019 season, only ended up starting half of Denver's games. Lock wasn't actually even available when Flacco went on IR following Week 8 with a herniated disk in his neck. Lock was also on IR but returned in Week 12, winning four of the last five games for the Broncos. His starting position was solidified when the team released Flacco and didn't pick up another quarterback in last month's draft.

WEEK 3 • SUN 09/27 • FINAL

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 - 1


Denver Broncos 0 - 3


History: Denver Broncos vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

All Time Record (entering 2020 season): 2-7

Streaks: Bucs lost last four meetings

Most Recent Matchup: Broncos won at Raymond James Stadium, 27-7

Players and Coaches to Know:

Denver Broncos

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Denver Broncos 2019 Record: 7-9

Scoring Offense: 27th (17.2 points per game)

Total Offense: 28th (298.6 total yards per game)

Rushing Offense: 20th (103.9 rushing yards per game)

Passing Offense: 28th (212.6 passing yards per game)

Scoring Defense: 10th (19.8 points allowed per game)

Total Defense: 12th (337.0 total yards allowed per game)

Rushing Defense: 16th (111.4 rushing yards allowed per game)

Passing Defense: 12th (337.0 passing yards allowed per game)

Turnover Margin: T-13th (+1)

Broncos' 2020 Draft Class: WR Jerry Jeudy, Alabama (Round 1, 15th overall), K.J. Hamler, Penn State (Round 2, 46th overall), CB Michael Ojemudia, Iowa (Round 3, 77th overall), OL Lloyd Cushenberry, LSU (Round 3, 83rd overall), DT McTelvin Agim, Arkansas (Round 3, 95th overall), TE Albert Okweugbunam, Missouri (Round 4, 118th overall), LB Justin Strnad, Wake Forest (Round 5, 178th overall), OL Netane Muti, Fresno State (Round 6, 181st overall, WR Tyrie Cleveland, Florida (Round 7, 252nd overall), EDGE Derrek Tuszka, North Dakota State (Round 7, 254th overall)

Key Veteran Additions: CB A.J Buoye, DL Jurrell Casey, RB Melvin Gordon, TE Nick Vannett, G Graham Glasgow

Notable Departures: CB Chris Harris Jr., QB Joe Flacco, DE Derek Wolfe, OL Connor McGovern, S Will Parks, NT Joel Heath, FB Janovich