The Panthers' "Double Trouble" running attack has finally deserved the nickname this week. Jonathan Stewart scored on a 26-yard cutback run and Carolina took a 21-7 lead with 2:33 remaining in the third quarter.
However, Tampa Bay's Sammie Stroughter ran the ensuing kickoff back for a 97-yard TD, quickly slicing the Panthers lead to 21-14.
DeAngelo Williams has more than 100 yards rushing already in this game and Stewart has been good in relief as well (although he did lose a fumble at the Tampa Bay 3). Carolina has been controlling the ball in the second half, but the special-teams error (allowing the kickoff return TD) means the Bucs are still in striking distance.
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