9-4: Newton’s record vs. Bucs; Winston is 3-4 vs. Panthers-THU0912

5 THINGS YOU'LL FIND ON THIS POST
1 Week 2 begins with Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers
2 Both teams coming off Week 1 losses; team stats and rankings
3 QB comparison: Bucs' Jameis Winston, Panthers Cam Newton
4 Winston passed Vinny Testaverde as Bucs' all-time passing leader
5 Week 1 league passing, rushing, receiving and defensive leaders

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

at Carolina Panthers

Thursday, Sept. 12, 8:20 p.m. ET

Bank of America Stadium (75,412)

Charlotte, N.C.

Both teams 0-1

Panthers by 6½; over/under 49½


Cam Newton 9-4 vs. Tampa Bay; Jameis Winston 3-4 vs. Carolina


23-14

Panthers lead all-time series

vs. Buccaneers, including

12-7 record in Charlotte

24-17

Bucs won last meeting between teams, played in Tampa

on Dec. 2, 2018

HOW BUCS, PANTHERS MATCH UP
2019 STATS (NFL rank)
BUCS OFFENSE PANTHERS
17 (22) Scoring 27 (13)
295 (25) Total 343 (22)
174 (26) Passing 216 (21)
174 (26) Rushing 127 (9)
BUCS DEFENSE PANTHERS
31 (26) Scoring 30 (23)
256 (6) Total 349 (15)
158 (3) Passing 183 (9)
98 (13) Rushing 166 (28)

194, 1, 3

Passing yards, TD, ints. for Jameis Winston on 18-of-27 passes in Bucs’ 31-17 Week 1 loss to 49ers

239, 1, 1

Passing yards, TD, int. for Cam Newton on 23-of-39 passes in Panthers’ 30-27 loss to Rams

0-3

Winston has yet to win playing

in a Thursday night game;

Newton has won 3 of 8 games

COMPARING JAMEIS WINSTON,
CAM NEWTON 2019, CAREER STATS
WINSTON NEWTON
ALL 2019 STAT 2019 ALL
57 1 G 1 124
21-34 0-1 REC 0-1 68-54-1
1,203 20 CMP 25 2,346
1,958 36 ATT 38 3,929
61.4 55.6 PCT 65.8 59.7
14,822 194 YDS 239 28,708
89 1 TD 0 182
87 45.4 RAT 72.1 86.3
70 28 LNG 17 91
61 3 INT 1 108
125 3 SK 3 288
813 20 Yds 23 2179
7.6 5.4 Y/A 6.3 7.3
260.0 194 YPG 239 231.5
5 0 4QC 0 15
9 0 GWD 0 17
RUSHING
194 5 ATT 3 932
807 13 Yds -2 4806
9 0 TD 0 58
4.2 2.6 Y/A -0.7 5.2
21 5 LNG 3 72

Winston passed Vinny Testaverde by 2 yards as Bucs' all-time leader


NOTABLE NUMBERS

19, 128, 2

Carries, yards, TDs for Panthers’ RB Christian McCaffery in Week 1;

had 10 catches for 81 yards

13, 75, 0

Carries, yards, TD for Bucs’ RB Ronald Jones in Week 1

8, 4

8 receivers caught passes for Bucs in Week 1 with 4 each by O.J. Howard and Dare Ogunbowale

4, 1

LB Sahquil Barrett had 4 tackles

and Bucs’ lone sack in Week 1

4, 1

DB James Bradberry had 4 tackles and Panthers’ lone sack in Week 1


Panthers have won 5 of last 6 games against Bucs in Charlotte


49-31-1

Bruce Arians career record in 6 seasons; he’s 0-1 as Bucs’ coach

71-57-1

Ron Rivera’s career record in 9 seasons with Carolina


SEASON LEADERS

11

Players who had double-digit tackles in Week 1 included 6 LBs, 2, CBs, 2 safeties and one DE

4, 14

Four linebackers registered

14 tackles to lead the way

  • 14 Jordan Hicks, ARI (8 solo)

  • 14: Cory Littleton, LAR (8 solo)

  • 14: Thomas Davis, LAC (7 solo)

  • 14: Josey Jewell, DEN (7 solo)

9

Five players in Week 1

had 9 solo tackles; only one

didn’t reach double-digits

  • 11: Eric Rowe, MIA

  • 11: Xavier Woods, DAL

  • 10: Tre Flowers, SEA

  • 10: Leighton Vander Esch, DAL

  • 9: Tracy Walker, DET


11 QBs hit more than 70% of passes in Week 1; rookie led with 88%


9 RBs averaged more than 6 yards per carry; one in double-digits


16 receivers had 8 or more catches with 4 players in double digits


13 punters averaged 45-plus yards a kick with 3 players topping 50


48 FGs made in Week 1, 13 PKs made more than 1; 3 made 4


BORN TO CELEBRATE

Sept. 15

Four players will celebrate their birthday during Week 2 games

(current age)

  • 23: T Brian O’Neill, MIN (1995)

  • 26: CB Christopher Milton, TEN (1992)

  • 27: T Jesse Davis, MIA (1991)

  • 34: T Marshal Yanda, BAL (1984)

61,361

Career passing yards for Dan Marino, who will mark his

58th birthday on Sept. 15

  • 38: G David Diehl, 1980 (2003-13)

  • 46: FB Daimon Shelton, 1972 (1997-06)

  • 47: DE Chade Bratzke, 1971 (1994-03)

  • 56: WR Aubrey Matthews, 1962 (1986-96)

  • 61: DB LeRoy Irvin, 1957 (1980-90)

  • 61: LB Otis Wilson, 1957 (1980-89)

  • 73: QB Bob Davis, 1945 (1967-93)


Sept. 15 birthday leaders: Games


Source: nfl.com; profootball-reference.com