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Panthers at Saints Game Capsule: Panthers lead series 23-19

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Here's a look at some stats and series history between these NFCS rivals.

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Carolina Panthers (1-4) at New Orleans Saints (1-3)

Regular Season Series

Panthers Saints
Series Leader 23-19
Streaks 4 of past 5
Coaches vs Opp Ron Rivera: 6-4 Sean Payton: 8-12
Last Week L 14-17 vs TB Bye (Wk 4: W 35-34 at SD)

Last Game: 12/6/15: Panthers 41 at Saints 38. Carolina QB Cam Newton passes for 331 yards & 5 TDs for 122.1 QB rating. Panthers WR Ted Ginn, Jr. has 5 receptions for 80 yards & 2 TDs.

Last Game at Site: 12/6/15

Referee: Walt Anderson

Broadcast: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Sam Rosen, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 146 (CAR), 136 (NO). XM: 383 (CAR), 229 (NO).


Panthers Saints
Passing Cam Newton: 77-133-974-6-5-80.2 Drew Brees: 116-176-1269-10-3-98.9
Rushing Fozzy Whittaker: 32-186-8.8-0 Mark Ingram: 54-221-4.1-1
Receiving Greg Olsen (TE): 33-516-15.6-2 Michael Thomas (R): 21-229-10.9-2
Offense 392.0 (3L) 386.0
Take/Give -7 +1
Defense 341.2 422.8
Sacks Tre Boston: 2 Nick Fairley: 3
Ints 4 tied: 1 B.W. Webb: 1
Punting Andy Lee: 49.8 Thomas Morstead: 51.1 (2L)
Kicking Graham Gano: 35 (11/12 PAT; 8/11 FG) Wil Lutz (R): 28 (13/13 PAT; 5/8 FG)



QB Cam Newton passed for 331 yards & 5 TDs in last meeting. Has 872 pass yards (290.7 per game) with 10 TDs & 1 INT for 119.2 rating in past 3 vs. NO.

RB Cameron Artis-Payne rushed for career-high 85 yards & 2 TDs last week.

FB Mike Tolbert had TD catch in last meeting.

WR Kelvin Benjamin had TD catch in his last game vs. NO (12/7/14).

WR Ted Ginn, Jr. had 5 receptions for 80 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting.

TE Greg Olsen had 9 receptions for career-high 181 yards in Week 5. Has 27 catches, 335 yards (111.7 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3 vs. NO. Ranks 4th in NFL & 1st among TEs with 516 rec. yards in 2016.

DE Mario Addison had FF in Week 5.

DT Kawann Short has sack in 2 of past 3 vs. NO.

LB Thomas Davis had 7 tackles, sack & FF in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. NO with FF.

LB Luke Kuechly tied for NFL lead with 57 tackles.

S Tre Boston had sack last week.

S Kurt Coleman had INT in last meeting.


QB Drew Brees passed for 282 yards & 3 TDs in last meeting. Aims for 4th in row vs. NFC South with 300+ pass yards. Has 27 pass TDs in past 7 at home.

RB Mark Ingram had 105 scrimmage yards (56 rush, 49 rec.) & rush TD in last game. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Carolina with TD.

FB John Kuhn had 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in last game.

WR Brandon Coleman had rec. TD in last meeting.

WR Brandin Cooks had 6 receptions for 104 yards & TD in last meeting. Has TD catch in 6 of past 7 at home.

WR Willie Snead has TD catch in 2 of past 3.

WR Michael Thomas aims for 3rd game in a row with TD catch.

TE Coby Fleener had TD catch in only meeting (11/2/15 with Indianapolis).

DT Nick Fairley had 1.5 sacks in last game.

DE Cameron Jordan has 5 sacks in past 6 vs. Carolina Had sack & FF in last game.

LB Nathan Stupar led team with 8 tackles in last game.

CB Sterling Moore aims for 4th in row with PD.

S Kenny Vaccaro aims for 3rd in row vs. Carolina with 9+ tackles.