MATCHUP: Carolina Panthers (4-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-2)
WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. ET TELEVISION: FOX
TV ANNOUNCERS: Matt Vasgersian and Brian Baldinger
RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM) RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore
LAST WEEK: The Carolina Panthers defeated the Kansas City Cheifs at home last Sunday, 34-0.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost to the Broncos in Denver last Sunday, 16-13. THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: The Bucs and Panthers last met in December of the 2007 season. Carolina escaped Raymond James Stadium with a 31-23 win over Tampa Bay in that contest.
BUCS-PANTHERS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 6-9 all-time in the regular season vs. the Carolina Panthers. The Bucs have compiled a 2-5 record at home vs. the Panthers. Tampa Bay has lost five straight at home to Carolina dating back to the 2003 season.