Tampa Bay Post Game News and Notes

Tampa Bay Post Game News and Notes


Charlotte, N.C. - Julius Peppers had two sacks, making him tops in the NFL lead with 9.  Other sacks: Kris Jenkins with 2, Brentson Buckner with 1, and Reggie Howard and Mark Fields with ½ sack each.  This brings Carolina's total to 31 sacks on the year.

Wesley Walls had one catch, tying him with Jay Novacek and Bob Tucker for 12th place in career catches for tight ends with 422 receptions.

Carolina held its opponent under 300 yards for the fifth time this season.

The Panthers' offensive total: 130 yards and 9 first downs.

The Panthers improved in the penalty department, drawing only 5 flags for 70 yards.

Carolina 3rd down efficiency was an unforgivable 1 of 12.  That's 8.3% success.

Todd Sauerbrun maintained an excellent punting average despite getting quite a workout.  He had 7 punts for a 52.6yard average.

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