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Bucs at Panthers: What they're saying

Bucs at Panthers: What they're saying

tampabay.com charlotteobserver.com Updated Nov 18, 2012
Times staff, wires Sunday, November 18, 2012 Bucs coach Greg Schiano, on the comeback: "They trusted their training. They trusted each other."Bucs safety Ronde Barber, on the victory: "Coach Schiano puts a lot of emphasis on the things th…
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  • Bucs' Ted Larsen has his quarterback's back

    Bucs' Ted Larsen has his quarterback's back

    tampabay.com Nov 18, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Josh Freeman had just thrown a game-changing interception, and Panthers safety Captain Munnerlyn was well on his way to the end zone. But far away from the action, there was a sideshow going on. Defensive tackle Dwan Edwards, who had …
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  • Panthers Blow Fourth Quarter Lead, Fall to Bucs in OT 27-21

    Panthers Blow Fourth Quarter Lead, Fall to Bucs in OT 27-21

    The Panthers have found ways all season long to lose games. Sunday’s home loss to the Bucs may have been the worst yet. Carolina fell to 2-8 on the season as they fell in overtime to the Bucs and QB Josh Freeman 27-21. Tampa won the game when tight end
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  • Fowler: Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Carolin…

    Fowler: Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Carolina Panthers

    With six minutes left in regulation Sunday at Bank of America Stadium, the Carolina Panthers were going to have to work very hard to lose another game.Click to Continue »
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  • Gary Shelton: Josh Freeman magical when it counts vs. Panthers

    Gary Shelton: Josh Freeman magical when it counts vs. Panthers

    tampabay.com Nov 18, 2012
    By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Sunday, November 18, 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C.He was falling. Then Josh Freeman was flying.He was ordinary. Then he was extraordinary.He was backsliding. Then he was coming back.In the end, Freeman was more good than h…
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  • Carolina’s season has feel of inevitability

    Carolina’s season has feel of inevitability

    charlotteobserver.com Nov 18, 2012
      In the Tampa Bay locker room players talked as if they knew they would win. Winning begets winning. Losing? You know what it does.Click to Continue »
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  • Sorensen: Carolina Panthers' Ron Rivera overmatched as a head c…

    Sorensen: Carolina Panthers' Ron Rivera overmatched as a head coach

    charlotteobserver.com Nov 18, 2012
    If I’m a very old woman who struggles to get around, and Carolina Panther coach Ron Rivera and his players offer to lead me across the street, I decline.Click to Continue »
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  • Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit:…

    Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …
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  • Bucs-Panthers: Five plays that mattered

    Bucs-Panthers: Five plays that mattered

    charlotteobserver.com Nov 18, 2012
    The setup: Bucs punted on fourth-and-2 from their 32 after going three-and-out on first possession, 12:36 remaining in first quarter.Click to Continue »
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  • Cam Newton hands young fan football, and young fan becomes happ…

    Cam Newton hands young fan football, and young fan becomes happiest kid on the planet

    yahoo.com Nov 18, 2012
    The Carolina Panthers did not finish well, as they dropped an overtime game to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 27-21. But early in the game, quarterback Cam Newton made a kid's year by handing him a football. Jonathan Stewart had a one-yard touchdown in the s…
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  • Bucs come back for ridiculous overtime win

    Bucs come back for ridiculous overtime win

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    The Carolina Panthers again won most of a game, but lost it when it counted the most. After punting the ball away to allow a game-tying touchdown drive (and two-point conversion) with 50 seconds left, the Panthers didn’t even touch the ball in overtime,
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  • Panthers turn disputed call into 14-point swing

    Panthers turn disputed call into 14-point swing

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    The Buccaneers had driven for what would have been a crushing touchdown drive. But after Doug Martin fumbled into the end zone for a touchback, the Panthers drove 80 yards in seven plays, with Cam Newton hitting Brandon LaFell on a 29-yard touchdown pas…
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers: Live scoring summar…

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers: Live scoring summary

    tampabay.com Nov 18, 2012
    Times Staff Writer Sunday, November 18, 2012 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers extended their winning streak to four games Sunday, scoring 11 points in the final six minutes to force overtime, then marching 80 yards for the winning touchdown on their first posse…
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  • Panthers lost two DEs on one play, but get back in game

    Panthers lost two DEs on one play, but get back in game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    The Panthers don’t have much going for them at the moment, but the one thing they could do is rush the passer. Or, could. Defensive ends Charles Johnson and Greg Hardy both left on the same play, taking a combined 15.0 sacks with them. Johnson appeared
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  • FOX broadcast team previews Bucs at Panthers

    FOX broadcast team previews Bucs at Panthers

    tampabay.com Nov 18, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Broadcast teammates Chris Myers and Tim Ryan are here for today's game, and after meeting with coaches and players from both teams, they offer their sentiments on what to expect and what to look for in this video. Ryan, an analyst, is…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Buccaneers-Panthers Recap 01:28

    Sunday Blitz: Buccaneers-Panthers Recap

    Nov 18
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Buccaneers' 27-21 win over the Panthers in overtime.
  • Video - Buccaneers Stun Panthers In OT 00:37

    Buccaneers Stun Panthers In OT

    Nov 18
    The Buccaneers overcame a late deficit to beat the Panthers 27-21 in overtime.
  • Video - Buccaneers vs. Panthers highlights 03:57

    Buccaneers vs. Panthers highlights

    Nov 18
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman throws for 248 yards and three touchdowns including the game winning touchdown in overtime as the Buccaneers beat the Carolina Panthers 27-21.
  • Video - Panthers postgame press conference 01:50

    Panthers postgame press conference

    Nov 18
    Panthers react following game with Buccaneers

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 18
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
  • Don Banks: NFC East again a mess you can't take your eyes off of; more Sna…

    Nov 18
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
  • John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 18
    NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.