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Game Story

Derek Anderson did his part to give Cam Newton a chance to get healthy. The veteran backup filled in nicely for the injured two-time Pro Bowl quarterback, throwing for 230 yards and two touchdowns Sunday in Carolina's 20-14 season-opening victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Newton was held out...

Scoring Summary

2nd Quarter
7:59
TD
Derek Anderson passed to Greg Olsen down the middle for 5 yard gain (Graham Gano made PAT)
CAR 7 - TB 0
0:00
FG
Graham Gano kicked a 28-yard field goal
CAR 10 - TB 0
3rd
None
4th Quarter
14:53
TD
Derek Anderson passed to Kelvin Benjamin to the left for 26 yard gain (Graham Gano made PAT)
CAR 17 - TB 0
7:23
TD
Josh McCown passed to Chris Owusu to the left for 19 yard gain (Patrick Murray made PAT)
CAR 17 - TB 7
2:06
TD
Josh McCown passed to Bobby Rainey down the middle for 6 yard gain (Patrick Murray made PAT)
CAR 17 - TB 14
0:23
FG
Graham Gano kicked a 33-yard field goal
CAR 20 - TB 14

Game Leaders

Passing

Carolina

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Derek Anderson 24 34 230 70.6 6.8 1 9 2 0 108.7 0

Tampa Bay

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Josh McCown 22 35 183 62.9 5.2 3 21 2 2 71.5 0

Rushing

Carolina

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
DeAngelo Williams 14 72 5.1 17 0 0
Jonathan Stewart 9 20 2.2 6 0 0
Mike Tolbert 7 11 1.6 5 0 0
Derek Anderson 3 10 3.3 8 0 0

Tampa Bay

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Jorvorskie Lane 1 54 54.0 54 0 0
Josh McCown 3 27 9.0 13 0 0
Bobby Rainey 4 12 3.0 6 0 1
Doug Martin 9 9 1.0 4 0 0

Receiving

Carolina

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Kelvin Benjamin 6 8 92 15.3 26 1 0
Greg Olsen 8 11 83 10.4 22 1 0
Jerricho Cotchery 4 4 32 8.0 11 0 0
Jonathan Stewart 3 3 17 5.7 14 0 0
Mike Tolbert 2 4 6 3.0 3 0 0
DeAngelo Williams 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0
Jason Avant 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0

Tampa Bay

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Brandon Myers 6 8 41 6.8 9 0 0
Mike Evans 5 9 37 7.4 11 0 0
Vincent Jackson 4 9 36 9.0 15 0 0
Austin Seferian-Jenkins 1 2 26 26.0 26 0 0
Chris Owusu 2 2 20 10.0 19 1 0
Luke Stocker 1 1 8 8.0 8 0 0
Bobby Rainey 2 2 8 4.0 6 1 1
Doug Martin 1 2 7 7.0 7 0 0

Kicking

Carolina

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Graham Gano 2 2 2 3 33 66.7 8

Tampa Bay

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Michael Koenen 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
Patrick Murray 2 2 0 0 0 N/A 2

Punting

Carolina

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Brad Nortman 6 47.0 2 0

Tampa Bay

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Michael Koenen 5 44.0 2 0

Returns

Carolina

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Philly Brown 0 0 N/A 0 0 3 36 12.0 23 0

Tampa Bay

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Solomon Patton 2 52 26.0 27 0 4 56 14.0 33 0

Defense

Carolina

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Colin Cole 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dwan Edwards 1 0 1.0 9 0 0 0 0
Thomas Davis 3 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Derek Anderson 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Blackburn 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Roman Harper 1 1 0.0 0 1 1 3 0
Charles Johnson 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Antoine Cason 9 0 0.0 0 2 1 1 0
Charles Godfrey 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Thomas DeCoud 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Williams 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
J.J. Jansen 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Greg Hardy 3 1 1.0 5 0 0 0 0
Colin Jones 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Luke Kuechly 7 2 1.0 7 0 0 0 0
Star Lotulelei 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Kawann Short 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
A.J. Klein 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Melvin White 3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Bene Benwikere 3 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Philly Brown 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Tampa Bay

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Josh McCown 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Logan Mankins 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dashon Goldson 7 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Jenkins 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Lansanah 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Michael Johnson 3 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Myers 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinton McDonald 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Casillas 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Gerald McCoy 8 0 1.0 9 0 0 0 0
Alterraun Verner 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dane Fletcher 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Adrian Clayborn 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mason Foster 5 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Barron 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Lavonte David 9 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Solomon 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Leonard Johnson 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Andrew DePaola 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnthan Banks 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Akeem Spence 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Steven Means 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Russell Shepard 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Evans 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0