The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came in to their week 8 match-up against division rival, Carolina Panthers with high hopes of nabbing their first win. That hope was squashed in the first quarter. The Panthers came out swinging shutting down the opening drive for the Bucs. Carolina’s first possession of the game consisted of 4 3rd down conversions, a total of 15 plays and nearly a 9 minute march down the field for their first touchdown, a pass from Cam Newton to Greg Olsen in the end zone. By the end of the 1st quarter, the Panthers were up 14-3.
Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will kick off week 8 with their Thursday night game in Tampa against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The division rivals are meeting for the time this season. The Bucs won the two-game series against the Panthers in 2012 and the Panthers got them both in 2011. This match-up is crucial for the Panthers’ to have a shot at playoffs. Read the rest of this entry
Tempers were flaring today at Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers and the Rams were both flagged for multiple personal fouls and St Louis’ defensive end, Chris Long was ejected from the game in the 3rd quarter. Even though the Rams tried to unravel the Panthers, they were able to keep their composure and win the game 30-15.
In the opening drive Carolina’s cornerback, Captain Munnerlyn, intercepted a pass and ran it back 45 yards for a touchdown. The first half of the game was mostly defense. Panthers’ Mike Tolbert was tackled in the end zone by Eugene Sims for a safety. Both teams were held to a field goal each and Tolbert was finally able to run in for a TD with 1:05 left in the 2nd quarter.
Week 6 of the NFL was packed with excitement. One team was stripped of their undefeated title while another finally got a win on their record. Only 2 teams remain undefeated while 3 are still without a win.
The Saints were well on their way to an undefeated 6-0 record with a little more than a minute left on the game clock, and then Tom Brady took the field for the final Patriots possession. Brady drove his team 70 yards down the field and looked to the end zone to find rookie Kenbrell Thompkins for the winning touchdown. New Orleans’ undefeated record wasn’t just crushed, it was obliterated.