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Carolina Panthers at a glance

Carolina Panthers

Coach: Ron Rivera

Key Stats

28.6 Opponents’ red-zone touchdown percentage (2 of 7) against Carolina, second behind Kansas City (25 percent).

40 Ted Ginn Jr. is one of four players with two touchdowns of 40 yards or more from scrimmage this season. The others are Victor Cruz, Jimmy Graham and Adrian Peterson.

72.7 Panthers’ regular-season winning percentage (8-3) vs. Arizona, their highest against any team they’ve played at least six times.

786 Career receptions for Steve Smith, seventh among active receivers and one more catch than Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald (785).

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR189 Steve Smith
LT69 Jordan Gross
LG66 Amini Silatolu
C67 Ryan Kalil
RG75 Chris Scott
RT77 Byron Bell
TE88 Greg Olsen
WR211 Brandon LaFell
QB1 Cam Newton
FB35 Mike Tolbert
RB34 DeAngelo Williams

Defense

LDE95 Charles Johnson
DT91 Colin Cole
NT96 Star Lotulelei
RDE76 Greg Hardy
WLB58 Thomas Davis
MLB59 Luke Kuechly
SLB93 Chase Blackburn
LCB22 Josh Thomas
RCB41 Captain Munnerlyn
SS38 Robert Lester
FS21 Mike Mitchell

Special Teams

K9 Graham Gano
P8 Brad Nortman
H8 Brad Nortman
PR19 Ted Ginn
KR19 Ted Ginn
LS44 J.J. Jansen
KO9 Graham Gano

Injuries

OUT: DT Dwan Edwards (hamstring), S Quintin Mikell (ankle), CB D.J. Moore (knee). PROBABLE: DE Greg Hardy (illness), DT Kawann Short (ankle).

Schedule/Results

OpponentResult/TimeTV
September
8SeattleL 12-7
15At BuffaloL 24-23
22N.Y. GiantsW 38-0
29Bye
October
6At Arizona4:05FOX
13At Minnesota1FOX
20St. Louis1FOX
24At Tampa Bay8:25NFLN
November
3Atlanta1FOX
10At San Francisco4:05FOX
18New England8:40ESPN
24At Miami1*FOX
December
1Tampa Bay1*FOX
8At New Orleans1*FOX
15N.Y. Jets4:05*CBS
22New Orleans1*FOX
29At Atlanta1*FOX

*–Subject to change

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