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Buccaneers at Panthers: TV schedule, notes, and staff picks

Predictions and game info from the 2020 NFL Week 10 capsule.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Carolina Panthers
Lavonte David #54 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackles Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers short of the goal line during play at Bank of America Stadium on December 1, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Broadcast Info

TV: NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Brandon Gaudin, Derek Rackley SIRIUS: 81 (NO), 83 (TB) | XM: 226 (NO), 225 (TB), 88 (National)

Buccaneers Notes

• QB TOM BRADY aims for his 3rd in row on road with 275+ pass yards, 2+ TD passes & 100+ rating. Had TD vs. INT in Week 2 meeting. Passed for 296 yards in his last game at Car. (11/18/13 w/ NE). Ranks 4th in NFL with 20 TD passes, his NFL-record 18th season with 20+ TDs.

• RB RONALD JONES had rush TD in Week 2 meeting & aims for his 3rd in row vs. Car. with rush TD. RB LEONARD FOURNETTE rushed for 103 yards & 2 TDs in Week 2 meeting. Had 137 scrimmage yards (108 rush, 29 rec.) & rush TD in only career game at Car. (10/6/19 w/ Jax.).

• WR MIKE EVANS had 104 yards & rec. TD in Week 2 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Car. with 90+ rec. yards. Has 5 rec. TDs in 5 road games this season. Is 1 of 3 WRs (DAVANTE ADAMS & TYREEK HILL) with 40+ rec. TDs (40) since 2016. WR CHRIS GODWIN aims for his 3rd in row on road with TD catch. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Car. with 100+ rec. yards. WR ANTONIO BROWN aims for his 3rd in row vs. Car. with 90+ rec. yards & TD catch. Since 2010, ranks 2nd in NFL in catches (844) & rec. yards (11,294) & ranks 3rd in rec. TDs (75). TE ROB GRONKOWSKI had rec. TD in only career game at Car. (11/18/13 w/ NE).

• LB LAVONTE DAVID had 9 tackles, FF & FR in Week 2 meeting. Aims for his 9th in row at Car. with 5+ tackles. LB DEVIN WHITE led team with 14 tackles last week. Had career-high 15 tackles in Week 2 meeting. LB SHAQUIL BARRETT had sack & FF last week. Had 3 sacks in last road meeting. LB JASON PIERRE-PAUL aims for his 3rd in row vs. Car. with sack. DT NDAMUKONG SUH had 2 sacks in Week 2 meeting.

Panthers Notes

• QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER passed for 310 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 103.3 rating & had rush TD last week. Passed for 367 yards in Week 2 meeting & aims for his 3rd start in row vs. TB with 300+ pass yards. Ranks 3rd in NFC in pass yards (2,416).

• RB CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY had 10 receptions & 151 scrimmage yards (82 rec., 69 rush) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in Week 9. Has 10 games with 10+ catches, most by RB in NFL history. Has 9 games with both rush & rec. TD, most by player in 1st 4 seasons in NFL history. Has 17 games with 50+ rush yards & 50+ rec. yards, most by player in 1st 4 seasons in NFL history. Had 2 rush TDs in Week 2 meeting & aims for his 3rd in row vs. TB with 2+ TDs. Since 2018, leads NFL in scrimmage yards (4,731). RB MIKE DAVIS had 8 receptions for 74 yards in Week 2 meeting. Ranks 2nd among RBs with 43 catches this season.

• WR ROBBY ANDERSON had 9 receptions for 63 yards last week. Had 9 catches for 109 yards in Week 2 meeting. Is 1 of 2 WRs (STEFON DIGGS) with 8 games of 5+ catches this season. WR D.J. MOORE had 8 catches for 120 yards in Week 2 meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. TB with 85+ scrmimage yards. WR CURTIS SAMUEL set career-highs in catches (9) & rec. yards (105) & had rec. TD last week. Aims for his 4th in row with TD.

• DE BRIAN BURNS had sack in last home meeting. LB SHAQ THOMPSON aims for his 3rd in row with PD. Rookie S SAM FRANKLIN had career-high 7 tackles & 1st-career sack last week. S JEREMY CHINN leads all rookies with 66 tackles. CB DONTE JACKSON had INT in Week 2 meeting. Aims for his 4th in row at home with PD.

Series History

LEADER: Panthers lead all-time series, 24-16

STREAKS: Buccaneers have won 3 of past 4

LAST GAME: 9/20/20: Panthers 17 at Buccaneers 31

LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/12/19: Buccaneers 20, Panthers 14

Week 10 Staff Picks

Latest line: Buccaneers by 5.5, over/under: 50.5

Gil (6-3): Bucs, 24-21

James (6-3): Bucs, 34-17

Evan (8-1): Bucs, 29-20

David (5-4): Bucs, 31-21

Bailey (6-3): Bucs, 34-20

Jason (6-3): Bucs, 27-24