Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10  Carolina Panthers 24 Monday 13 November 2006 at Bank of America Stadium
SCORING TB 2:23-1Q Hilliard 6 pass from Gradkowski (Bryant kick) CAR 12:52-3Q Kasay FG28 CAR 8:27-3Q Johnson 4 pass from Delhomme (Kasay kick) CAR 1:50-3Q Hoover 5 run (Kasay kick) TB 8:32-4Q Bryant FG28 CAR 3:11-4Q Smith 36 pass from Delhomme (Kasay kick)
On Monday Night Football, the Bucs looked good for all of a quarter.  Then Bruce Gradkowski threw his first interception in 147 attempts and the Panthers took over to drop the Bucs to 2-7.   Ronde Barber tied the franchise record of 31 interceptions held by Donnie Abraham when he picked off Jake Delhomme.  Barber also stripped the ball from former Buc Keyshawn Johnson in the first quarter to set up the Buc touchdown.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Williams 15-44, Gradkowski 5-22, Alstott 2-3. PANTHERS: Foster 13-48, Williams 7-19, Hoover 5-14, Delhomme 3-2, Smith 2-(-5). PASSING BUCS: Gradkowski 32-17-173-2-1. PANTHERS: Delhomme 34-22-240-1-2. RECEIVING BUCS: Galloway 5-87, Hilliard 4-30, Smith 3-18, Clayton 2-22, Alstott 2-16, Pittman 1-0. PANTHERS: Smith 8-149, Johnson 6-37, Hoover 3-18, Foster 2-9, Williams 1-11, Mangum 1-10, Gaines 1-6. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Barber 1-0. PANTHERS: Lucas 1-0, Williams 1-0. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Pittman 4-95, Cox 1-26. PANTHERS: Williams 3-54. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Buchanan 2-(-4), Hilliard 1-12, Barber 1-(-1). PANTHERS: Gamble 3-20, Smith 1-0. SACKS BUCS: none. PANTHERS: Peppers 3-20.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 69 Davis DE 94 Spires LG 72 Buenning DT 95 Hovan C 76 Wade DT 98 Bradley RG 75 Joseph DE 90 White RT 65 Trueblood MLB 51 Ruud TE 88 Becht RLB 55 Brooks TE 81 Smith DB 27 Cox WR 80 Clayton LCB 21 Bolden RB 40 Alstott RCB 20 Barber RB 24 Williams SS 23 Phillips QB 7 Gradkowski FS 37 Allen PLAYED 3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 19 Hilliard, 31 Buchanon, 32 Pittman, 33 Sowell, 34 Graham, 39 Pearson, 46 Adams, 50 Winborn, 52 Cash, 54 Mallard, 56 Nece, 71 Haye, 74 Green, 79 Mahan, 83 Moore, 84 Galloway, 85 Stovall, 86 Jolley, 91 Jenkins DID NOT PLAY 13 Rattay, 93 Bennett INACTIVES 12 McCown, 29 Zemaitis, 53 Quarles, 70 Penn, 77 Terry, 82 Warren, 96 Wyms, 97 Rice
COMMENTARY CREW Mike Tirico, Joe Theisman and Tony Kornheiser