Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14  Carolina Panthers 34 Sunday 6 November 2005 at Raymond James Stadium
SCORING CAR 9:45-1Q Kasay FG30 CAR 3:05-1Q Davis 4 run (Kasay kick) TB 14:51-2Q Galloway 50 pass from Simms (Bryant kick) CAR 5:59-2Q Davis 1 run (Kasay kick) CAR 12:26-3Q Gamble 61 interception return (Kasay kick) CAR 4:07-3Q Kasay FG20 CAR 14:07-4Q Smith 35 pass from Delhomme (Kasay kick) TB 7:41-4Q Alstott 1 run (Bryant kick)
Chris Simms was under siege all day as left tackle Kenyatta Walker gave up three sacks and the Bucs fell to their second straight loss.   Simms threw a pick six which negated his TD pass to Joey Galloway and the Buccaneers dropped to 5-3 at the mid-point on the season.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Williams 11-29, Pittman 5-14, Alstott 1-1. PANTHERS: Davis 12-48, Foster 16-23, Goings 3-6, Delhomme 1-0. PASSING BUCS: Simms 42-25-259-2-1. PANTHERS: Delhomme 18-11-216-0-1. RECEIVING BUCS: Galloway 5-83, Pittman 4-29, Hilliard 4-28, Smith 3-41, Williams 3-25, Clayton 2-22, Alstott 2-21, Becht 2-10. PANTHERS: Smith 5-106, Foster 2-16, Proehl 1-62, Colbert 1-18, Mangum 1-13, Davis 1-1. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: none. PANTHERS: Gamble 2-101. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Cox 7-155. PANTHERS: Smart 2-53. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Jones 3-45. PANTHERS: Smith 2-41, Gamble 1-5. SACKS BUCS: White 1-6. PANTHERS: Peppers 3-12, Rucker 2-11, Wallace 1-10.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 69 Davis DE 94 Spires LG 72 Buenning DT 95 Hovan C 76 Wade DT 92 McFarland RG 79 Mahan DE 97 Rice RT 67 Walker LLB 56 Nece TE 88 Becht MLB 53 Quarles TE 81 Smith RLB 55 Brooks WR 84 Galloway LCB 25 Kelly WR 80 Clayton RCB 20 Barber RB 24 Williams SS 23 Phillips QB 2 Simms FS 26 Allen PLAYED 3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 19 Hilliard, 21 Bolden, 27 Cox, 28 Nicholson, 32 Pittman, 33 Graham, 39 Pearson, 40 Alstott, 43 Cook, 46 Adams, 51 Ruud, 58 Cooper, 75 Steussie, 77 Terry, 83 Moore, 89 Jones, 90 White, 91 Bradley, 96 Wyms DID NOT PLAY 12 McCown, 86 Shepherd INACTIVES 13 Rattay, 34 Jackson, 54 Mallard, 61 Colmer, 64 Bryant, 74 Jackson, 85 Lawrie, 87 Russell
COMMENTARY CREW Joe Buck and Troy Aikman