Week 1, 1987

played in Tampa Bay, FL

90 degrees, fair, 6 mph wind

Carolina Panthers21737-38
Tampa Bay Buccaneers00012-12

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:22 CAR - Kellen Winslow 20 pass from Eric Hipple (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
1Q: 09:38 CAR - Toussaint Tyler 6 run (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
1Q: 00:49 CAR - James Lofton 21 pass from Eric Hipple (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
2Q: 09:30 CAR - Tom Robinson 8 pass from Eric Hipple (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
3Q: 02:59 CAR - Rolf Benirschke 26 field goal
4Q: 12:39 TBY - Dave D'Addio 13 run (Steve Smith run for conversion failed)
4Q: 09:39 TBY - John Lee 37 field goal
4Q: 08:32 CAR - Lionel Manuel 43 pass from Jeb Blount (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
4Q: 04:44 TBY - John Lee 50 field goal

Team StatisticsCARTBY
Record1-00-1
First Downs1617
- by Rushing37
- by Passing139
- by Penalty01
Total Net Yards419276
- Offensive Plays5969
- Yards per Play7.104.00
Net Rushing Yards86131
- Rushing Attempts3423
- Yards per Rush2.535.70
Net Passing Yards333145
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt25 - 17 - 244 - 20 - 3
- Gross Passing Yards333155
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/02/10
- Yards per Pass Play13.323.15
Fumbles/Lost1/01/1
3rd Down Conversions5/135/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.36.4
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards7/454/27
Punt Returns/Yards5/422/25
Kick Returns/Yards1/293/77
Interception Ret./Yards3/162/18
2pt Conversions0/01/0
Red Zone Visits21
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/11/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 39OWN 31
Time of Possession32:0227:58

Drive Charts

Carolina Panthers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:53OWN 25775Touchdown
110:220:51OPP 14214Touchdown
13:252:46OWN 20580Touchdown
213:422:29OWN 1359Punt
29:300:09OPP 818Touchdown
26:581:20OWN 1736Punt
22:572:09OWN 33642Missed FG
314:501:54OWN 2339Punt
311:041:18OWN 42329Interception
39:186:26OWN 281163Field Goal
31:531:27OWN 3232Punt
412:301:39OWN 253-7Interception
49:321:18OWN 40260Touchdown
44:392:33OPP 4732Punt
40:550:55OPP 3822Game
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:070:45OWN 421-13Fumble
19:316:06OWN 221135Interception
10:391:57OWN 25520Punt
211:131:43OWN 413-1Punt
29:212:23OWN 25931Punt
25:382:41OWN 38736Missed FG
20:480:48OWN 3236Punt
315:000:10OWN 2510Interception
312:561:52OWN 34434Interception
39:460:28OWN 3330Punt
32:520:59OWN 2537Punt
30:262:56OWN 27873Touchdown
410:511:19OPP 2131Field Goal
48:143:35OWN 25642Field Goal
42:061:11OWN 230Punt

Game MVP: Eric Hipple, Carolina Panthers

Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Toussaint Tyler23552.391711
RB Wilbert Montgomery6101.67500
QB Eric Hipple4225.50800
QB Jeb Blount1-1-1.00-100
Tampa BayAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Dave D'Addio11605.453031
QB John Reaves7466.571010
RB Vance Mueller3124.00600
QB Buddy Funck166.00600
RB Steve Smith177.00700

Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Eric Hipple15112240/03500154.9
Jeb Blount1061090/0143291.3
Tampa BayAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
John Reaves31171222/10021324.6
Buddy Funck133330/0021039.6

Receiving Statistics

CarolinaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Kellen Winslow597214.4032271
WR Lionel Manuel4510827.0089431
WR James Lofton339832.6766501
TE Tom Robinson222914.508211
RB Wilbert Montgomery1244.00040
WR Malcolm Barnwell1277.00070
TE Tom Coombs111515.007150
RB Toussaint Tyler0100.00000
Tampa BayCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE John Spagnola36279.004170
WR Andre Reed39237.676120
WR Lam Jones211168.00290
WR Dokie Williams222412.0016210
RB Dave D'Addio24147.0010100
RB Vance Mueller2284.00660
TE Cap Boso22168.000120
RB Steve Smith2331.50060
WR Kenny Jackson122121.008210
TE Jim Riggs1333.00030

Interception Statistics

CarolinaIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Jeff Nixon100.000
ILB Bryan Hinkle11212.000
CB Arnold Brown144.000
Tampa BayIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Dave Waymer188.000
S Bobby Butler11010.000

Fumble Statistics

CarolinaFumbRecovForceTD
RB Toussaint Tyler1100
DE Donnie Humphrey0100
DE James Hunter0010
Tampa BayFumbRecovForceTD
QB John Reaves1000
S Bobby Butler0010

Punting Statistics

CarolinaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Doherty521843.638.6532
Tampa BayPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Lewis Colbert726738.132.1504

Kicking Statistics

CarolinaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rolf Benirschke1/20/10/0265/5
Tampa BayFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Lee2/31/21/1500/0

Punt Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
Ray Horton5428.40
Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Kenny Jackson22512.50

Kick Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
Kelvin Martin12929.00
Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Dokie Williams25226.00
Sam Seale12525.00

Defensive Statistics

CarolinaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Ray Horton520.01944
ILB Bryan Hinkle420.01020
CB Arnold Brown400.02029
ILB Jessie Solomon400.0722
S Solomon Wilcots400.01236
S Mike Mayock310.02239
OLB Robin Cole300.01723
DE Richard Dent300.02137
CB Jeff Nixon220.01444
DT Louie Kelcher210.01314
ILB Linden King200.01111
CB Pat Ballage200.01114
DE James Hunter111.01024
OLB Joe Comier101.0415
OLB Ken Fantetti120.01431
S Mike Spivey100.01217
WR James Lofton10---------
DT Ken Clarke100.01032
TE Kellen Winslow10---------
OLB Brad Vassar100.01931
Tampa BayTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Bobby Butler1120.03425
DE Greg Townsend520.03425
ILB Wilbur Marshall510.03424
OLB Tim Harris510.02824
CB Lorenzo Lynch500.02324
DT Tony Chickillo430.03221
ILB Cliff Odom300.01514
OLB Chip Banks220.094
RB Steve Smith20---------
S Adrian White200.01315
DE Al Baker110.02218
CB Dave Waymer110.0177
QB John Reaves10---------
RB Dave D'Addio10---------
S Stefon Adams100.0137
OLB Keena Turner010.02615
S Barney Bussey010.083

Pass Rush Statistics

CarolinaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Joe Comier1.001015
DE James Hunter1.000024
DE Richard Dent0.005637
DT Ken Clarke0.002132
DE Donnie Humphrey0.001010
CB Arnold Brown0.001029
Tampa BaySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Al Baker0.002018
DE Greg Townsend0.000125

Pass Defense Statistics

CarolinaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Jessie Solomon31022
S Solomon Wilcots30036
CB Jeff Nixon20144
CB Ray Horton20044
CB Pat Ballage20014
CB Arnold Brown13129
S Mike Mayock13039
OLB Robin Cole11023
OLB Ken Fantetti11031
ILB Linden King10011
S Mike Spivey10017
DT Ken Clarke10032
OLB Brad Vassar10031
ILB Bryan Hinkle01120
Tampa BayCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Tim Harris40024
CB Lorenzo Lynch31024
S Bobby Butler20125
S Adrian White20015
ILB Wilbur Marshall11024
DE Al Baker10018
ILB Cliff Odom10014
OLB Chip Banks1004
CB Randle Tate10011
S Stefon Adams1007
CB Mike Smith0108
CB Dave Waymer0017

Blocking Statistics

CarolinaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Steve Wright26034025
C Jamie Dukes17034025
T Kevin Call07034025
G Mark Bortz06034025
TE Kellen Winslow01026024
T Petey Perot010500
T Robert Jenkins01029025
Tampa BayKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Russ Grimm22017043
G Terry Tausch140603
C Bill Bechtold13023146
G Tunch Ilkin11023046
T Ron Mattes04023146
G Rickey Bolden01017043

Special Teams Tackles

CarolinaTacklesSTPlays
Ken Clarke312
Kellen Winslow113
Steve Wright17
Tampa BayTacklesSTPlays
Chip Banks124
Wilbur Marshall124
Dokie Williams119
Tunch Ilkin110
Ron Mattes110
Mike Perrino17

Participation

CarolinaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Ray Horton------19441376
OLB Brad Vassar------19312272
CB Jeff Nixon------14441270
G Steve Wright3425------766
G Mark Bortz3425------766
T Kevin Call3425------766
S Mike Mayock------2239364
TE Kellen Winslow2624------1363
DE Richard Dent------2137361
T Robert Jenkins2925------761
C Jamie Dukes3425---------59
DT Ken Clarke------10321254
WR Malcolm Barnwell2410------2054
CB Arnold Brown------2029251
OLB Ken Fantetti------1431550
S Mike Spivey------12172049
S Solomon Wilcots------1236149
RB Toussaint Tyler272------1847
OLB Robin Cole------1723242
WR James Lofton2813------142
CB Pat Ballage------11141742
DE James Hunter------1024135
ILB Linden King------11111234
FB Calvin Thomas68------2034
QB Eric Hipple1815---------33
WR Lionel Manuel1518---------33
WR Kelvin Martin165------1132
ILB Bryan Hinkle------1020131
ILB Jessie Solomon------722231
DT Louie Kelcher------1314330
RB Wilbert Montgomery723---------30
QB Jeb Blount1610---------26
TE Junior Miller00------2424
TE Tom Coombs816---------24
OLB Joe Comier------415120
DE Reggie Kinlaw------513119
TE Tom Robinson136---------19
DE Donnie Humphrey------210719
K Rolf Benirschke00------99
P Brian Doherty00------77
C Matthew Hurley00------77
DT Danny Noonan------0077
T Petey Perot50---------5
WR Laron Brown00------33
RB Ken Thomas00---------0
G Bruce Collie00---------0
Tampa BayRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
ILB Wilbur Marshall------34242482
G Tunch Ilkin2346------1079
T Ron Mattes2346------1079
T Russ Grimm1743------1474
WR Andre Reed2245------774
G Rickey Bolden1743------1070
C Bill Bechtold2346---------69
WR Lam Jones2243---------65
S Bobby Butler------3425261
DE Greg Townsend------3425261
DT Tony Chickillo------3221760
TE John Spagnola2235------259
OLB Tim Harris------2824254
RB Dave D'Addio1313------2652
CB Lorenzo Lynch------2324148
WR Kenny Jackson922------1647
CB Sam Seale------20101747
QB John Reaves1133---------44
WR Dokie Williams716------1942
DE Al Baker------2218141
OLB Keena Turner------2615---41
OLB Chip Banks------942437
CB Randle Tate------2211134
TE Cap Boso36------2433
ILB Cliff Odom------1514---29
RB Vance Mueller611------1229
S Barney Bussey------831728
S Adrian White------1315---28
CB Mike Smith------481426
CB Dave Waymer------177125
DE Mike Perko------127625
QB Buddy Funck1213---------25
S Stefon Adams------137121
TE Jim Riggs415---------19
RB Steve Smith513---------18
OLB Forrest Valora------69217
T Mike Perrino63------716
RB Steve Strachan211------215
C Walter Fredrickson00------1010
P Lewis Colbert00------1010
G Terry Tausch63---------9
K John Lee00------77
DT Tony Casillas------24---6
QB Dean May00---------0
C Ray Hitchcock00---------0
DT Curt Jarvis------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left382.7
Middle22602.7
Right8192.4
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left34615.3
Middle17774.5
Right382.7
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Eric Hipple15116002210
Jeb Blount1063011002
Tampa BayAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
John Reaves31171005623
Buddy Funck1331105450

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen549118.2
Short (0-8 Yds)121017414.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)31206.7
Long (19+ Yds)52489.6
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen106282.8
Short (0-8 Yds)179613.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)95667.3
Long (19+ Yds)8000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Kellen Winslow95072224
WR Lionel Manuel541108318
WR James Lofton33098313
RB Wilbert Montgomery2104023
WR Malcolm Barnwell2107010
TE Tom Robinson2202916
RB Toussaint Tyler100002
TE Tom Coombs11015016
Tampa BayTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lam Jones112016043
WR Andre Reed93023045
TE John Spagnola63027035
RB Dave D'Addio42014013
RB Steve Smith3203013
TE Jim Riggs3103015
WR Dokie Williams22024116
WR Kenny Jackson21021122
RB Vance Mueller2208011
TE Cap Boso2201606

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Toussaint Tyler273.502.39
QB Eric Hipple188.005.50
Tampa BayAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Dave D'Addio11313.005.45
RB Vance Mueller166.004.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeb Blount32155.0010.90
Eric Hipple222814.0014.93
Tampa BayAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Kellen Winslow222814.008.00
WR Malcolm Barnwell1177.003.50
TE Tom Robinson1188.0014.50
WR Lionel Manuel1000.0021.60
Tampa BayTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg

Third Down Rushing Statistics

CarolinaRushesConversions
QB Eric Hipple10
RB Toussaint Tyler10
Tampa BayRushesConversions
RB Vance Mueller31
RB Dave D'Addio20
QB John Reaves11

Third Down Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompConversions
Eric Hipple643
Jeb Blount532
Tampa BayAttCompConversions
John Reaves743
Buddy Funck310

Third Down Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargCatchConversions
TE Kellen Winslow521
RB Wilbert Montgomery210
WR James Lofton111
WR Malcolm Barnwell111
TE Tom Robinson111
WR Lionel Manuel111
Tampa BayTargCatchConversions
WR Lam Jones411
TE John Spagnola210
WR Andre Reed211
RB Vance Mueller221

SectionAttendance
Stadium69,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck20,900 (21,400)
End Zone15,000 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,800 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,600 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)