After Monday night, who do you think has a better chance of winning the NFC -- Carolina or Tampa Bay? ** What are your thoughts?**
The Panthers scored a touchdown on five of their final seven possessions, not counting their final drive when they kneeled down twice. The Bucs hung around for a while, but ultimately were unable to keep up with Carolina's torrid scoring pace.
Antonio Bryant had a career-high 200 receiving yards for the Buccaneers on nine catches. ... Tampa Bay's Ronde Barber had his third interception in the past three games. ... Williams and Stewart both rushed for 100 yards for the second time this season. ... Julius Peppers had 1.5 sacks to give him a career-high 12.5 on the season.