Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 Carolina Panthers 48
Satuday 24 December 2011 at Bank of America Stadium
CAR 10:12-1Q Williams 8 run (Mare kick)
CAR 8:27-1Q Mare FG21
TB 14:07-2QBenn 4 pass from Freeman (Barth kick)
CAR 13:06-2Q LaFell 91 pass from Newton (Mare kick)
TB 5:33-2QBarth FG42
CAR 0:25-2Q Mare FG19
CAR 11:55-3Q Williams 22 run (Mare kick)
CAR 3:24-3Q Stewart 11 pass from Newton (Mare kick)
CAR 0:24-3Q Newton 49 run (Mare kick)
CAR 14:53-4Q Shockey 8 pass from Newton (Mare kick)
TB 11:08-4Q Freeman 1 run (pass failed)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Lumpkin 7-24, Madu 4-20, Blount 2-11, Freeman 6-4.
PANTHERS: Stewart 7-88, Williams 7-66, Newton 6-55, Vaughan 7-24, Smith 1-23, Brockel 2-5, Anderson 1-(-1).
PASSING
BUCS: Freeman 38-28-274-1-1.
PANTHERS: Newton 17-12-171-0-3.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Winslow 6-63, Stroughter 4-52, Madu 4-42, Williams 4-39, Lumpkin 4-38, Stocker 3-14, Parker 1-16, Briscoe 1-6, Benn 1-4.
PANTHERS: LaFell 3-103, Williams 2-18, Shockey 2-14, Naanee 2-12, Stewart 1-11, Smith 1-9, Brockel 1-4.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
PANTHERS: Nelson 1-20.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Stroughter 4-80, Parker 1-21.
PANTHERS: Pilares 1-17.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Spurlock 1-9.
PANTHERS: Edwards 1-1.
SACKS
BUCS: Bennett 1-8.
PANTHERS: Neblett 1-7, Keiser 1-4, Kearse 0.5-2.5, Shirley 0.5-2.5.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings reports on another humiliating loss
How Rick Stroud saw the game unfold
Gary Shelton weighs in with his opinions
Defensive line woes
Morris frustrated with Blount's early blunder
Long touchdown pass breaks defense's heart
Ronde Barber can't understand game breakdowns
Newton's encore all too familiar for Bucs
Game notes and Buccaneer anecdotes
Scott Smith's game report
The official gamebook including the play-by-play
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT70 Penn LDE91 Bowers
LG76 Zuttah DT90 Miller
C52 Faine DT98 Okam
RG75 Joseph RDE94 Clayborn
RT65 Trueblood WLB54 Hayes
TE88 Stocker MLB59 Foster
TE82 Winslow CB33 Mack
WR19 Williams LCB31 Biggers
WR17 Benn SS26 Jones
RB27 Blount FS36 Jackson
QB5 Freeman RCB20 Barber
PLAYED
9 Koenen, 10 Barth, 18 Stroughter, 23 Lewis, 24 Gaitor, 28 Lumpkin, 32 Madu, 41 Lynch, 43 Black, 44 Lorig, 48 Economos, 53 Reed , 56 Watson, 57 Hayward, 58 Black, 62 Larsen, 69 Dotson, 71 Bennett, 72 Haye, 80 Pianalto, 81 Spurlock, 87 Parker, 89 Briscoe
DID NOT PLAY
11 Johnson
INACTIVE
12 Carpenter, 22 Asante, 50 Te'o-Nesheim, 73 Hardman, 77 Lee, 92 Price, 95 Haynesworth