Buccaneers at Panthers
Off. Panthers lead series 20-11.
Panthers beat Buccaneers 38-10, Jan. 3, 2016.
Buccaneers lost to Broncos 27-7; Panthers lost to Falcons 48-33.
QB Jameis Winston has nine turnovers in last three games. Buccaneers have minus-9 turnover margin. ... Bucs converting just 38.9 percent of third downs. ... RB Charles Sims had 99 yards from scrimmage in last meeting.
QB Derek Anderson will start if Cam Newton (concussion) can’t play. Anderson is 2-0 as starter for Carolina since 2011, with both wins against Tampa Bay. .. Newton had two TDs rushing and two TDs passing in last meeting with Bucs. ... Panthers’ streak of 35 straight games with at least 100 yards rushing snapped last week by Falcons.