1:00 PM ET, September 19, 2010
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
Buccaneers off to 2-0 start as Panthers pull QB Matt Moore for Jimmy Clausen
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The only way John Fox can save his job in Carolina is by starting Jimmy Clausen, writes ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas. Blog
• The Buccaneers are off to their first 2-0 start since 2005 and are a win away from matching their win total from last year.
• Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman passed for 178 yards and recorded his second career game with at least two touchdowns and no interceptions.
• Steve Smith has scored the Panthers' only two touchdowns this season.
• Carolina quarterback Matt Moore has thrown four interceptions in just two games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
• Reaction: NFC South
The Panthers went 2 for 3 on fourth-down conversions. ... Panthers rookie WR David Gettis got the start ahead of Dwayne Jarrett with Brandon LaFell (hamstring) sidelined. ... Bucs WR Micheal Spurlock threw an incomplete pass that was nearly intercepted on a first-quarter trick play. ... Jeremy Zuttah rotated some with Bucs LG Keydrick Vincent.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.6||4.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-3||0-1|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||7:17||Earnest Graham 14 Yard Pass From Josh Freeman (Connor Barth Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 54 yds, 3:59
|TD||11:52||Steve Smith 37 Yard Pass From Matt Moore (John Kasay Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 88 yds, 2:36
|TD||7:51||Mike Williams 35 Yard Pass From Josh Freeman (Connor Barth Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 80 yds, 4:00
|FG||7:48||Connor Barth 24 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 19 yds, 3:09
|FG||14:49||Connor Barth 33 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 50 yds, 4:51