Carolina Panthers (1-4) at New Orleans Saints (1-3)
Regular Season Series
|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).
|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|
|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.