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The Panthers are rolling now as they have won three of their last four games. Just three weeks ago, they thumped the Buccaneers 38-19 at Tampa. The Buccaneers have lost 8 games in a row and they have not played a close game in the last 3 weeks. Here is a look at the matchups in this game:
When the Panthers have the ball: The Panthers are going to likely run a balanced offense against the Bucs tomorrow. Johnathan Stewart, DeAngelo Williams and Cam Newton are going to be busy tomorrow against a Bucs’ D that is allowing 141.1 yards rushing per game and 4.6 yards per carry. The Bucs don’t have a good pass rush, so Cam Newton is going to have time to throw the ball. Newton is going to be looking for WR Steve Smith a lot tomorrow as the Bucs don’t really have anyone capable of covering him.
When the Buccaneers have the ball: Josh Freeman has a sore shoulder, so the Panthers will likely dare him to throw the long ball. I see most of the defense lining up within 10 yards of the lin...
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The last time Cam Newton faced the Buccaneers he ran his way into the NFL record books.
This time he'll use his arm to do the same.
The Panthers sensational rookie quarterback needs 18 yards passing Saturday against Tampa Bay to break Peyton Manning's rookie single-season record of 3,739 yards.
But Newton said that record is not as important as closing the season with...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning's rookie record for yards passing in a season and set a franchise record with a 91-yard touchdown pass to Brandon LaFell as the Panthers handed the Bucs their ninth straight defeat, 48-16 on Saturday.
Newton threw for 171 yards and three touchdowns and scored on a remarkable 49-yard run up the middle in which he outraced...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning's single-season rookie record for most passing yards on Saturday.
The top overall pick of the 2011 draft, Newton moved past Manning after completing a 7-yard pass to Brandon LaFell on the team's first drive against the NFC South rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Newton only needed 18 yards to break Manning's record...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - At some point early in the first quarter on Saturday, Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton...
Cam Newton has a tendency to sulk on the Panthers sideline, a trait that has led to some criticism. But a recent pep talk from two teammates has helped Newton realize that he needs to keep a more even keel.
Cam Newton keeps breaking records and turning heads with his incredible athletic ability. The No. 1 pick in the NFL draft broke Peyton Manning's rookie record for yards passing and set a franchise mark with a 91-yard touchdown toss to Brandon LaFell as the Carolina Panthers handed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers their ninth straight defeat, 48-16 on Saturday.
I had a chance to sit down with Cave Crave’s Joe Soriano, who also manages the brilliant baseball blog Call to the Pen, to talk about the Carolina Panthers and their matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The big story whenever you talk about the Carolina Panthers this year has been Cam Newton and how he has defied the odds of the No. 1 pick curse to actually be a reliable quarterback...
If the Bucs ever intend to compete for the NFC South title again, they first are going to have to find a way to slow a young man who has made it known he’ll be a fixture in the division for years to come.
Carolina QB Cam Newton was amazing again on Saturday, accounting for four touchdowns – three passing, one rushing.
If you’re counting, Newton now has eight touchdowns in two...
Sunday I had the pleasure to attend the Panthers vs Texans games in Houston, TX at Reliant Stadium. Now I know it has been a few days, but I really wanted time to reflect on what I had experienced.
While there I learned a few things, things about the Panthers and things about the Texans and their fans. Of course I was in the middle of a constant onslaught of trash talk for wearing...
DeAngelo Williams with Jonathan Stewart are proving to pack quite a punch in the Panthers' backfield.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have a harder time than usual stopping Carolina Panthers running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart today.
BY ROY CUMMINGS The Tampa Tribune CHARLOTTE – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have a harder time than usual stopping Carolina Panthers running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart today. The Bucs, who have are already missing defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, will also be…