Carolina Panthers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at a glance

Coach: Lovie Smith

Key Stats

3 Consecutive games in which rookie QB Jameis Winston has passed for at least 200 yards and a touchdown, including a season-high 261 passing yards last week against Houston.

16.3 Average points per game for Tampa Bay, which is tied for 29th in scoring offense. The Bucs finished 29th in scoring last season with 17.3 ppg.

25 Sacks by Gerald McCoy since the start of the 2012 season, the most by a defensive tackle over that span. McCoy has two sacks through three games this season.

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR

83 Vincent Jackson

LT

76 Donovan Smith

LG

70 Logan Mankins

C

68 Joe Hawley

RG

74 Ali Marpet

RT

78 Gosder Cherilus

TE

82 Brandon Myers

WR

13 Mike Evans

QB

3 Jameis Winston

FB

46 Jorvorskie Lane

RB

22 Doug Martin

Defense

LDE

94 George Johnson

LDT

93 Gerald McCoy

RDT

98 Clinton McDonald

RDE

56 Jacquies Smith

SLB

51 Danny Lansanah

MLB

58 Kwon Alexander

WLB

54 Lavonte David

LCB

28 Tim Jennings

RCB

24 Mike Jenkins

SS

31 Major Wright

FS

30 Bradley McDougald

Special Teams

K

2 Kyle Brindza

P

5 Jacob Schum

KO

2 Kyle Brindza

H

5 Jacob Schum

PR

43 Bobby Rainey

KOR

43 Bobby Rainey

Injuries

DOUBTFUL: CB Johnthan Banks (knee), TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (shoulder), C Evan Smith (ankle), TE Luke Stocker (hip). QUESTIONABLE: DE George Johnson (neck), RB Doug Martin (knee, quadriceps), DT Gerald McCoy (shoulder), WR Russell Shepard (hamstring), T Donovan Smith (knee), S Major Wright (abdomen). PROBABLE: S Chris Conte (hip).

Schedule/Results

Opponent

Result

TV

September

13

Tennesse

L 42-14

20

At New Orleans

W 26-19

27

At Houston

L 19-9

October

4

Carolina

1

FOX

11

Jacksonville

1

CBS

18

Bye

25

At Washington

1*

FOX

November

1

At Atlanta

1*

FOX

8

N.Y. Giants

4:05*

FOX

15

Dallas

1*

FOX

22

At Philadelphia

1*

FOX

29

At Indianapolis

1*

FOX

December

6

Atlanta

1*

FOX

13

New Orleans

1*

FOX

17

At St. Louis

8:25

NFL

27

Chicago

1*

FOX

January

3

At Carolina

1*

FOX

NOTE: * Time subject to change.

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