MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1) at Carolina Panthers (2-1)

WHERE: Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina

WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007 at 4:05 p.m. ET

VEGASINSIDER.COM SPREAD: Panthers by 3

TELEVISION: FOX

TV ANNOUNCERS: Sam Rosen and Tim Ryan

RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)

RADIO ANNOUNCERS:
Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore

LAST WEEK:
The Carolina Panthers traveled to Atlanta and escaped the Georgia Dome with a 27-20 win over the Falcons last Sunday.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defended their home turf by defeating the St. Louis Rams at Raymond James Stadium last Sunday, 24-3.

THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET:
The Bucs and Panthers last met in November of the 2006 regular season. The Panthers defeated the visiting Buccaneers in that Monday Night Football contest, 24-10.

BUCS-PANTHERS SERIES:
Tampa Bay is 5-8 all-time in the regular season against Carolina. The Bucs have produced a 3-4 record on the road against the Panthers.

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