Mike Rucker: Panther Insider Player of the Game

DE Mike Rucker was named Panther Insider Player of the Game for Sunday

Charlotte, NC – The Carolina Panthers came up a field goal short again for the second week in a row and fall a full game behind Tampa Bay and New Orleans for first place in the NFC South.

But Mike Rucker who was the NFC Defensive Player of the Month of September came up big against the Arizona Cardinals.  The Panthers lost but Rucker was a big time play maker and helped the Panthers keep the game close and stop the running game of the Cardinals and put pressure on quarterback Jake Plummer.

Rucker had 5 tackles and a sack on the afternoon but Carolina's defense gave up 312 total yards. But for his efforts PantherInsider.com named him the PantherInsider.com Player of the game.

Rucker for the season has 6 sacks and 22 total tackles in the Panthers five game which they are 3-2.  

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