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Panthers vs. Buccaneers 2013, Week 8: Live coverage, score updates and more

Carolina beat Tampa Bay 31-13, and Bucs coach Greg Schiano is sitting on a seat growing hotter by the game

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18 Total Updates since October 22, 2013
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Panthers to the playoffs?

The Carolina Panthers have found their stride and quietly become one of the NFL's most dangerous teams.

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Panthers above .500; Bucs on verge of mutiny

While Panthers fans celebrated a three-game win streak and their first winning record since 2008, Bucs fans are chomping at the bit for Greg Schiano's immediate departure.

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Not everyone was prepared for the Tampa Bay cannon

This is how we determine who's cut out to be a REAL Buccaneer.

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Cam Newton leading surging Panthers

Another week and another loss for Tampa Bay while the Carolina Panthers find themselves on the right side of .500 for the first time since 2008.

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Charles Johnson leaves with groin injury

The Panthers came away with a victory Thursday night, but could be without a top pass rusher moving forward.

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Schiano still on hot seat after 31-13 loss

Greg Schiano's job remains on the line after the Buccaneers fell to 0-7 on the season Thursday night with a 31-13 loss to the Panthers.

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Bucs fans hate on Schiano with bags, Breaking Bad

Hazmat suits, paper bags over the head, and so forth

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Johnthan Banks returns following hip injury

Rookie cornerback Johnthan Banks was returned after leaving with a hip injury.

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Panthers lead Bucs, 14-6, at half

Cam Newton looked impressive in the first quarter and the Panthers lead the Buccaneers, 14-6, at halftime as a result. Mike Glennon and the Bucs are hanging tough despite miscues.

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Schiano could be fired mid-season

A report indicates there's "no guarantee" Greg Schiano will keep his job through the end of the season.

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Doug Martin, Dwan Edwards among inactives

Doug Martin is out for the Buccaneers as expected, striking a significant blow to the Bucs' running game. Fortunately for them, defensive tackle Dwan Edwards is out for the Panthers.

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Buccaneers 'optimistic' Martin will return in 2013

The Buccaneers will be without running back Doug Martin on Thursday night, but they're hopeful he will be back this season.

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Schiano has reportedly lost the locker room

Amid a hopeless 0-6 season, Schiano's totalitarian coaching style has alienated him from his players and will likely cost him his job.

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Panthers road chalk at Tampa in Thursday NFL Odds

Tampa Bay has been a terrible home underdog and their best player is out. Small wonder Week 8 betting for the Thursday night game against Carolina is heavily behind the Panthers.

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Bucs, Panthers to meet on Thursday Night Football

The Panthers have won two straight games and now Cam Newton and company will attempt to make it three in a row on Thursday night.

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How to follow Panthers vs. Buccaneers in week 8

The Carolina Panthers hope to be above .500 for the first time since 2008. Reaching the mark means a trip through Tampa Bay on Thursday Night Football, where the Buccaneers will ensure they don't have an easy road to 4-3. On paper it's a game Carolina should win handily, but nothing is guaranteed in an unpredictable NFC South.

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Panthers favored over Bucs

The Carolina Panthers are favored to best the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 8.

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Panthers will not take additional MRSA precautions

The Carolina Panthers tell players to remain vigilant, but won't take extra precautions on Thursday night.

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