Bucs-Panthers Preview

October 26 – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday in what will be these teams' first meeting as members of the NFC South Division. PewterReport.com has the Bucs-Panthers preview.

MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-2) at Carolina Panthers (3-4)

WHERE: Ericsson Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina

WHEN: Sunday, October 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

TELEVISION: FOX

RADIO: WQYK, Flagship station (99.5 FM, 1010 AM)

TV ANNOUNCERS: Dick Stockton, Troy Aikman, Chris Collinsworth

RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scot Brantley

LAST WEEK: The Carolina Panthers were downed by the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday, 30-0. Falcons QB Michael Vick passed for 150 yards and rushed for 96 yards.

The Bucs lost to the Eagles in Veterans Stadium last Sunday, 20-10. Tampa Bay's offense failed to score an offensive touchdown and RB Duce Staley rushed for 152 yards.

THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET: The last time Tampa Bay played Carolina was in 1998. Tampa Bay defeated Carolina at Raymond James Stadium, 16-13.

BUCS-PANTHERS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 2-1 against Carolina during the regular season, including 1-1 in Charlotte.


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