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Carolina Panthers at a glance

Carolina Panthers

Coach: Ron Rivera

Key Stats

0 Turnovers for the Panthers during their three consecutive victories, which started after a four-turnover game in a loss at Arizona in Week 5.

43 Average rushing yards for starting running backs against Panthers over past 11 games, dating to last season. Buffalo’s C.J. Spiller (103) is the only back to run for 100 yards vs. Carolina during that span.

116 Career-high rushing total for quarterback Cam Newton in a 30-20 win vs. Atlanta last season in Charlotte. The total included a 72-yard touchdown run.

130.3 NFL-best passer rating for Newton over past three games, which is Newton's personal high over a three-game span. He has completed 77.3 percent of his passes for 667 yards and six TDs.

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR189 Steve Smith
LT69 Jordan Gross
LG70 Travelle Wharton
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
DT92 Dwan Edwards
NT96 Star Lotulelei
RDE76 Greg Hardy
WLB93 Chase Blackburn
MLB59 Luke Kuechly
SLB58 Thomas Davis
LCB22 Josh Thomas
RCB41 Captain Munnerlyn
SS27 Quintin Mikell
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

QUESTIONABLE: LB Chase Blackburn (foot). PROBABLE: LB Thomas Davis (shoulder), DT Dwan Edwards (hamstring), DE Charles Johnson (groin), WR Marvin McNutt (ankle), RB DeAngelo Williams (quadriceps).

Schedule/Results

DateOpponentResult/TimeTV
September
8SeattleL 12-7
15At BuffaloL 24-23
22N.Y. GiantsW 38-0
29Bye
October
6At ArizonaL 22-6
13At MinnesotaW 35-10
20St. LouisW 31-13
24At Tampa BayW 31-13
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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