Found November 19, 2012 on Football Nation:
New_orleans_saints_ddcf
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Carolina Panthers on Sunday 27-21 in overtime at Bank Of America Stadium in Charlotte, and continued their impressive run forward in the 2012 season.Here are five things we learned from the game on Sunday:1. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers can score points. They can score a lot of points. They can score these points often, and seemingly at will. Whether quarterback Josh Freeman is firing touchdowns to his receivers, or running back Doug Martin is blasting through defenses for scores, the Bucs offense now has to be considered a force to be reckoned with for the rest of the season. Tampa Bay is no fluke, these Bucs can play and put pressure on the opposing defenses with the run and the pass; which makes for a great combination to lead a playoff push in the NFC South.2. Carolina Panthers football as it is comprised now is just not very good frankly. There are flashes here and there from the Panthers; but overall the performance leaves something to be desired ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Can Tampa Bay Buccaneers overtake Falcons in NFC South?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have found themselves 6-4 and with a win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 12, will have a shot at the NFC South crown. It has been a great season for the Falcons who sit 9-1 after another close victory over the Arizona Cardinals. The Buccaneers came back from being down 8 points to the Carolina Panthers, converting a two-point conversion and winning in overtime...

FOX broadcaster Chris Myers yells 'Panthers win!' as Buccaneers score winning TD in OT (Video)

After Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Dallas Clark caught a 15-yard touchdown pass in OT to defeat the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, FOX broadcaster Chris Myers shouted "Panthers win!" Myers quickly corrected himself a second later by shouting "Buccaneers win!" and hoping that viewers missed his goof, but we didn't, and now we can pass it along to anyone...

Buccaneers cap comeback with OT win

Josh Freeman threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Dallas Clark in overtime to cap the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 27-21 comeback win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. It was Freeman's third touchdown pass of the game for the Buccaneers (6-4). Carolina appeared to have the game in hand after a 29-yard touchdown pass from Cam Newton to Brandon LaFell put the Panthers (2-8) up...

Buccaneers finish comeback with overtime win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Josh Freeman threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Dallas Clark in overtime to cap the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 27-21 comeback win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. It was Freeman's third touchdown pass of the game for the Buccaneers (6-4). Carolina appeared to have the game in hand after a 29-yard touchdown pass from Cam Newton to Brandon LaFell put...

Freeman, Bucs defeat Panthers 27-21 in OT

Dallas Clark knows a thing or two about playing with great quarterbacks after spending nine seasons in Indianapolis playing alongside Peyton Manning. During that time he saw a guy capable of putting a team on his shoulders and leading it to victory when the game was on the line. Clark sees many of the same leadership qualities in his new quarterback, Josh Freeman of the Tampa Bay...

Warning: The 2012 Buccaneers are for real

There are still six games remaining in the 2012 NFL season but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are already turning doubters into believers. This past offseason, which was arguably one of the best the Bucs have had in history, has proven to pay off just 10 games into the season. But let’s step back for a moment. The new coaching staff, free agent acquisitions, and draft picks the team...

Panthers WR Smith injures left hand vs. Bucs

Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith injured his left hand in the second quarter of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay and has been taken to the locker room for observation. The team has not announced if he'll return to the game. Smith injured his hand while trying to catch a pass in the end zone from Cam Newton. Smith came up with the catch but was called for offensive pass...

Josh Freeman throws pass between Carolina Panthers defender's legs (Video)

In the realm of the National Football League, you don't see many between-the-legs passes but earlier today, Tampa Bay quarterback pulled off that feat. Watch as he throws this pass to Bucs running back D.J. Ware which goes through the legs of Frank Alexander: (Courtesy of SB Nation)

Steve Smith Leaves For X-Rays on his Hand

Panthers wideout Steve Smith has gone to the locker room, possibly to receive X-rays on his injured left hand. Smith suffered the injury late in the first half.Fantasy Spin:Brandon LaFell and Greg Olsen should see more opportunities if Smith is unable to return for the second half.

Andy Reid Won’t Quit on Coaching the Philadelphia Eagles

Image via USA Today Andy Reid’s job as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles is safe at least through Monday night, per a report in the Daily News. And if you’re hoping that Reid will show mercy and throw himself on the sword of unemployment, you’re out of luck. It ain’t happening. Reid was asked whether his own leadership has been rendered ineffective in trying to motivate...

It’s About Time: Bucs Win In Overtime

Going into yesterday’s Panthers game, it was easy to be a little overconfident. The Bucs had a 5-4 record, and had won four of their last five games. Running back Doug Martin was all over national sportscasts, with talking heads who usually seem to forget the Bucs exist (“Wait, you mean that team with the orange uniforms? Vinny Testeverde’s team?”) proclaiming the newbie...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.