NFL Week 6 Capsule – Panthers vs Bengals

CAROLINA PANTHERS (3-2) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (3-1)

SERIES

PANTHERS BENGALS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 2-2
STREAKS   Past 2
COACHES VS. OPP. Rivera: 0-0 Lewis: 2-0
LAST WEEK W 31-24 vs. Bears L 43-17 at Patriots
LAST GAME 9/26/10: Bengals 20 at Panthers 7. Cincinnati RB Cedric Benson totals 90 yards & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.). Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham has 4 receptions for 59 yards.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/22/06: Bengals 17, Panthers 14. Cincinnati QB Carson Palmer throws for 240 yards & 2 TDs. Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh catches 7 passes for 61 yards & TD.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 84 (Car.), 139 (Cin.). XM: 228 (Cin.).

STATS

PASSING Newton: 79-129-983-5-1-94.6 Dalton: 70-108-926-4-1-100.3 (3C)
RUSHING Stewart: 29-88-3.0-1 Bernard: 68-247-3.6-3 (T1C)
RECEIVING Olsen (TE): 27-326-12.1-4 Green: 17-314-18.5-2
OFFENSE 326.4 368.0
TAKE/GIVE +4 (T3C) +3
DEFENSE 368.4 390.8
SACKS Addison: 4 (3C) Dunlap: 3
INTs Harper: 2 Iloka: 2 (T1C)
PUNTING Nortman: 47.8 (3C) Huber: 42.8
KICKING Gano: 36 (9/9 PAT; 9/10 FG) Nugent: 33 (9/9 PAT; 8/13 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: QB CAM NEWTON has won 5 of past 8 vs. AFC. Threw 2 TDs last week. Since entering NFL in 2011, is only player with 50+ pass (69) & 20+ rush (28) TDs…RB CHRIS OGBONNAYA had rush TD last week in Car. debut. In last meeting, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS averaged 6.4 yards per carry (64 yards, 10 att.). RB JONATHAN STEWART had rush TD in last game vs. Cin…Rookie WR KELVIN BENJAMIN leads NFL rookies with 367 rec. yards. Ties for 1st among NFL rookies with 3 rec. TDs. TE GREG OLSEN had 2 rec. TDs last week & has 4 rec. TDs this season, tied for most by NFC TE. Rookie PR PHILLY BROWN had 79-yard PR-TD last week, his 1st career TD…Since entering NFL in 2012, LB LUKE KUECHLY leads league with 381 tackles. DE CHARLES JOHNSON had sack in last meeting. CB CHARLES GODFREY had 38-yard INT in last game vs. Cin. In only game vs. Cin. (12/5/10 with NO), S ROMAN HARPER had 9 tackles & sack (16 yards). Harper & S THOMAS DE COUD each had INT last week. DE MARIO ADDISON is 3rd in NFC with career-high 4 sacks…BENGALS: Aim for 12th consecutive regular-season home win…In past 11 reg.-sea. home games, QB ANDY DALTON is 11-0 with 2,563 pass yards & 22 TDs for 97.7 rating. Bengals are 20-3 (.870) when Dalton posts 90+ rating. Has 33-19 (.634) record, highest win pct. of any QB in club history (min. 20 starts)…RB GIOVANI BERNARD is only NFL player with 200+ rush yards (247), 3+ rush TDs (3) & 150+ rec. yards (158) in 2014. In past 6 at home, averages 99.5 scrimmage yards per game (597 total; 323 rush, 274 rec.) & 3 rush TDs…WR A.J. GREEN led team with 5 catches for 81 yards & TD last week. Since entering NFL in 2011, has 4,147 receiving yards, most in AFC. Has 4 TDs in past 5 at home. WR MOHAMED SANU has TD catch in 2 of past 3, including 37-yarder vs. NE…Since 2012, GENO ATKINS leads NFL DTs with 18.5 sacks. DE ROBERT GEATHERS had sack vs. NE, 1st since 11/11/12. In only career meeting, LB VONTAZE BURFICT had sack. DE CARLOS DUNLAP has sack in 3 of past 4.


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