Carolina and Tampa Bay always play good games, and this will be another game that will go down to the wire. The way Carolina has been playing, we look to be going into this game with momentum on our sides, but in a divisional game, that doesn't really matter. Tampa will come out strong and this game will be close until the 4th quarter.
After a strong performance last week, Carolina should come out strong early and be able to jump out to an early lead. Look for the Bucs to go through the air after their running game begins to stall.
DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart will have to have strong performances and tire out the Bucs defense early to take the lead. If the Panthers can hold onto the lead, we can control the ball to keep the lead and take a game at Raymond James.