Advertisement
  1. Sports

How to avoid going 0-2: Previewing Bucs-Panthers

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Rick Stroud previews tonight’s NFC South clash and looks ahead to the college football weekend with Matt Baker.
Jameis Winston and the Bucs face the Panthers tonight. [Associated Press] [JASON BEHNKEN | AP]
Published Sep. 12

We break down the Bucs-Panthers prime-time matchup tonight in Carolina as Jameis Winston will look to avoid turnovers on the road to avoid falling to 0-2 to start the season.

Plus:

How will the Bucs defense stop Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey?

Then Tampa Bay Times college football writer Matt Baker looks at this weekend’s college football matchups including if USF can get their first win, how much will Florida State improve and how Florida will do on the road at Kentucky.

Today’s show is presented by May Electric Solar at http://mayelectricsolar.com. Call them at 727-819-2862 to start saving 90-95% on your electric bill.

Listen and subscribe for free on iTunes and the Podcasts app

Contact Rick Stroud at rstroud@tampabay.com. Follow @NFLStroud

ALSO IN THIS SECTION

  1. Wiregrass Ranch quarterback Rocco Becht has helped lead the Bulls to an unbeaten start. ALLIE GOULDING  |  Times
    The sophomore quarterback certainly wasn’t expecting to be the starter, but “is growing every day,” his coach says.
  2. Tampa Bay Rays sensation Austin Meadows, right, and shortstop Willy Adames will have plenty to celebrate if their team can make ground this week. ALLIE GOULDING  |  Times
    Rays, Bucs, Bolts and boxing, plus the Red Sox and Yankees invade Tropicana Field. Boo!
  3. Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Colin Poche leaves the field after giving up two runs to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) CHRIS CARLSON  |  AP
    Dodgers 7, Rays 5: Snell’s solid return aside, it was a lost night for Rays as rookie relievers Poche and Fairbanks struggled.
  4. Eli Manning has two Super Bowl titles with the Giants. ADAM HUNGER  |  AP
    His legacy is intact as rookie Daniel Jones will start against Tampa Bay.
  5. Tampa Bay Rays' Tommy Pham, right, connects for a double in front of Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos, left, during a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke) MICHAEL WYKE  |  AP
    Rays Journal: Pham is dealing with right hand and elbow injuries that have limited his production: “It’s frustrating.”
  6. Tampa Bay Lightning center Mitchell Stephens (67) defends against Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce (22) who challenges in the Tampa Bay zone during the first period of the preseason game on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Carolina Hurricanes at Amalie Arena in Tampa. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times
    There were flashes of promise, like good play from Mitchell Stephens, but not a great showing for Tampa Bay
  7. Rays, Lightning and more sports on the air.
  8. Picturesque Dodger Stadium, where Rays take on Dodgers tonight. MARC TOPKIN  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Rays visiting NL best in a YouTube only game, third visit to Dodger Stadium in seven years after none in first 15.
  9. Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper gives direction during drills on the first day on the ice at the beginning of training camp. DIRK SHADD  |  Times
    In the first four games of the preseason, Lightning coach Jon Cooper wants to see how prospects have developed.
  10. Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) CHRIS CARLSON  |  AP
    With the team in the playoff hunt, Snell comes back with two perfect innings, striking out four, hitting 96 mph.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement