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Cat Scratch Reader Dec 24, 2017
Panthers vs Buccaneers Final Score: Panthers scratch and claw to beat Buccaneers 22-19

Panthers vs Buccaneers Final Score: Panthers scratch and claw to beat Buccaneers 22-19

The Carolina Panthers eked out a win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to stamp their ticket to the playoffs. “Win, and you’re in.” That has been the moniker of this team for the last few weeks, and after a tough divisional game they are finally IN. The Cardiac Cats are rolling to the playoffs! Takeaways The Panthers offense struggled to score points, but the special teams came to play. 3 field goals by Graham Gano and a franchise record 103 yard kickoff return by Damiere Byrd helped keep the Panthers in the game. The Panthers rushed for over 100 yards once again, though Cam Newton...
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 24, 2017
NFL playoff picture: Carolina Panthers clinch playoff spot in wild 22-19 win over Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL playoff picture: Carolina Panthers clinch playoff spot in wild 22-19 win over Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It wasn’t pretty, but today’s win over Tampa Bay was enough to get the Panthers into the postseason. THE PANTHERS ARE IN THE PLAYOFFS Y’ALL! After a thrilling victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Panthers have clinched a playoff spot in the NFC. The Panthers are still alive in the race for the NFC South as well, if they can beat the Falcons and have the Saints lose to the Buccaneers in Week 17. The most likely scenario right now is that the Panthers end up with the 5th seed, which would give them a Wild Card game against the Saints in New Orleans. But, we can worry about that...
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 24, 2017
Panthers vs Buccaneers: 2nd half open game thread

Panthers vs Buccaneers: 2nd half open game thread

The Panthers lead the Buccaneers 12-9 at the half. The Panthers lead the Buccaneers 12-9 at the half. This has been an ugly, putrid game for the Panthers offense so far, but the defense and special teams are doing their jobs. Hopefully the offense can step it up in the 2nd half. Oh, and Damiere Byrd y’all! Let’s keep the conversation going. You know the drill. This is now an open thread!
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 24, 2017
Panthers vs Buccaneers game day inactives: Trai Turner, Russell Shepard out for Carolina

Panthers vs Buccaneers game day inactives: Trai Turner, Russell Shepard out for Carolina

The Panthers will be without their starting right guard and will lack depth at wide receiver today against the Buccaneers. The Panthers and Buccaneers face off today in a game that could see the Panthers land in the playoffs if they can pick up the win. They’ll have to do it without their starting right guard, as Trai Turner is still in the concussion protocol and has been ruled out today. Russell Shepard will also miss today’s game due to a shoulder injury. Mose Frazier will take his spot on the game day roster. The Buccaneers are limping into the final stretch of the season and will...
Buccaneers Gab Dec 23, 2017

Bucs WR DeSean Jackson Out for Sunday’s Game vs Carolina

Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson has been ruled out for the team’s Week 16 game against the Carolina Panthers according to Jenna Laine of ESPN. Jackson hurt his ankle in Monday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons and has been unable to practice all week. Rookie Chris Godwin will likely take Jackson’s spot in the starting […] The post Bucs WR DeSean Jackson Out for Sunday’s Game vs Carolina appeared first on Buccaneers Gab.
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 23, 2017
Panthers vs Buccaneers: Game time, TV channel, radio station, online streaming and more

Panthers vs Buccaneers: Game time, TV channel, radio station, online streaming and more

Here’s all the info you need to catch the Panthers in action against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Carolina Panthers are 10-4 after a huge win over the Green Bay Packers last week and are heading into the final two-game stretch that could see them finish anywhere from the NFC South champions to out of the playoffs completely. The first of their final two opponents are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are looking to play spoiler for the rest of the division at the end of the year. Below you will find all the information you need to follow the action as it unfolds. Game Day Information What:...
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 22, 2017
Panthers vs Buccaneers game capsule: Carolina leads all-time series 21-13

Panthers vs Buccaneers game capsule: Carolina leads all-time series 21-13

Here’s a look at the Panthers vs Buccaneers game capsule The Buccaneers actually swept the Panthers in 2016, a favor the Panthers hope to return this Sunday. If the Panthers win, and they are ten point favorites to do that, they will clinch a playoff berth while also extending the Buccaneers’ 2017 misery. They are currently losers of four in a row and most likely will end the season having lost six in a row given they play the Saints in their season finale. This has to be a soul crushing development given all the high hopes and expectations many fans and others around the NFL has for...
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 22, 2017
Panthers roster news: Wide receiver Mose Frazier added to active roster while Thomas Davis serves suspension

Panthers roster news: Wide receiver Mose Frazier added to active roster while Thomas Davis serves suspension

The Panthers want an emergency option at wide receiver in case Russell Shepard can’t suit up on Sunday, so they used Thomas Davis’ vacated roster spot to add a wide receiver from the practice squad. The Panthers were sitting at 52 men on their 53-man roster this afternoon with linebacker Thomas Davis being suspended for one game due to his hit on Packers wide receiver Davante Adams last week. With Russell Shepard listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, the Panthers wanted to make sure they had an extra wide receiver on hand in case Shepard is unable to...
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 22, 2017
Panthers vs Buccaneers Friday injury report: Trai Turner out, Shaq Thompson questionable

Panthers vs Buccaneers Friday injury report: Trai Turner out, Shaq Thompson questionable

The Panthers will again be without their starting right guard. The Panthers were back at practice today in preparation for Sunday’s showdown against the Buccaneers, and linebacker Shaq Thompson took limited reps in practice for the third straight day. This is an encouraging sign that he’ll be ready to play on Sunday, which is good since Thomas Davis will be serving a one-game suspension this week. With Davis out, the Panthers could use Thompson’s services to avoid having a major issue with depth at linebacker. Trai Turner is still progressing through the concussion protocol and did...
Cat Scratch Reader Dec 22, 2017
4th and Short Podcast: Over-confidently previewing the Bucs game

4th and Short Podcast: Over-confidently previewing the Bucs game

We were supposed to have a guest, but it fell through, so we were left to preview the game alone Brian, Brad, and Jon sit down for a quick preview of the upcoming match-up between the Carolina Panthers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They discuss the Bucs' laundry list of injuries, what their expectations are for each side of the ball, score predictions with the usual dose of Brian pessimism, and bold predictions. Happy Holidays! Click here if the embed doesn’t work. (Outro song: We Wish You a Merry Christmas by Relient K)