Stats and Superlatives: Buccaneers put up big yards

TEAM STATS

  • Tampa Bay totaled 544 net yards, the third-most allowed by Carolina in a game in franchise history.
  • Carolina netted 187 total yards and managed just 35 in the second half, tied for second-fewest in a second half in franchise history.
  • The Buccaneers went 10-of-16 on third down, not punting throughout the game. Carolina has only forced two punts in the past four games, the fewest over a four-game stretch in franchise history.
  • The Panthers went just 1-of-9 on third and 1-of-3 fourth down. It marked the first time since 2016 that Carolina didn't convert multiple third downs.
  • In the third quarter, the Panthers managed just 34 yards and two first downs while three drives ended in a punt, turnover and a failed punt fake. Carolina has managed 24 points in the third quarter this season, ranking 29th in the NFL.
  • The Panthers did score two touchdowns in the first quarter, bringing their season total to 66 first-quarter points. That ties for most in the NFL through Sunday's early games.
  • In the red zone, Carolina scored TDs on both trips while holding Tampa Bay to four touchdowns on eight trips. The Panthers are 9-for-9 in the red zone over their last four games.
  • Carolina had seven quarterback hits and five tackles for loss. The Panthers have 15 QB hits in the last two weeks but only three sacks.

PLAYER STATS

Panthers

  • Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater had just 136 yards on 18-of-26 passing with two touchdowns and one interception. It marked his fewest passing yards in a game he's started since 2018 against Seattle.
  • Wide receiver DJ Moore posted a game-high 96 receiving yards and a touchdown on four receptions. He passed DeAngelo Williams (178) for the sixth-most career receptions in franchise history with 181.
  • Tight end Colin Thompson caught a 7-yard touchdown on his first career reception. He became the fifth Panthers' player and fourth tight end to catch a touchdown on his first career reception, joining Moore, Casey Crawford, Jeff King and Donte Rosario.
  • Running back Trenton Cannon returned a kick 98 yards to the 4-yard line. It marked the seventh-longest kickoff return in franchise history.
  • Linebacker Shaq Thompson recorded seven tackles, including two for loss, and forced a fumble. It was his second forced fumble of the season and fourth of his career.

Buccaneers

  • Running back Ronald Jones ran for a 98-yard touchdown in the third quarter. It marked the longest run ever against Carolina and tied for the third-longest touchdown run in NFL history.

See game action photos from Carolina's Week 10 game against Tampa Bay, presented by USAA, the official Salute to Service Partner of the Carolina Panthers.

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