NFL Thursday night
CAROLINA (3-3) AT TAMPA BAY (0-6)
TV: NFL Network, 8:15 EDT.
Line: Panthers by 6.
Sam Farmer's pick: Cam Newton has had passer ratings of 143.4 and 136.3, the best back-to-back numbers in the NFL this season. Panthers will keep the momentum against the winless (and rudderless) Buccaneers.
Panthers 24, Buccaneers 12
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