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New Orleans Saints Opponent Preview: Week 14

What did the Saints Week 14 opponents, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, do this offseason to improve?

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

We continue our series of articles previewing the Saints regular season opponents, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Week 14: @ the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 16: vs the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Our friends over at Bucs Nation contributed this piece, listing all of the biggest additions/subtractions from the Buccaneers this offseason:

Notable free agent additions:

Brent Grimes, J.R. Sweezy, Robert Ayers, Daryl Smith, Josh Robinson

Notable free agent departures:

Danny Lansanah, Sterling Moore, Logan Mankins (retired)

Trades:

None

Draft picks expected to contribute as rookies:

Vernon Hargreaves, Noah Spence, Roberto Aguayo

Biggest offseason addition:

Mike Smith (defensive coordinator), Brent Grimes

Biggest storyline heading into training camp:

Can Vernon Hargreaves earn a starting spot?

Under-the-radar storyline heading into training camp:

Who will win the third receiver job?

Notable injuries heading into training camp:

Louis Murphy, JR Sweezy

The Saints played two games against the Bucs in three weeks (with a game against the Arizona Cardinals sandwiched in the middle). The two teams split the season series last year, with each team suffering a loss at home. The Bucs win in New Orleans actually snapped a seven-game streak of Saints victories against their NFC South opponent.

So what says you, you unbiased Saints fans? Are we getting another split? If so, would we see the road team getting the win each time? Or will there be a sweep one way or the other?