Panthers at Jaguars NFL Week One Capsule

Jacksonville Jaguars v Carolina Panthers

CAROLINA PANTHERS AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

SERIES

PANTHERS JAGUARS
SERIES LEADER   3-2
STREAKS 2 of past 3  
COACHES VS. OPP. Ron Rivera: 1-0 Gus Bradley: 0-0
LAST GAME 9/25/11: Jaguars 10 at Panthers 16. Carolina TE Greg Olsen catches 7 passes for 57 yards & GW-TD. Panthers DE Greg Hardy records sack & safety.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/9/07: Jaguars 37, Panthers 6. Jacksonville QB David Garrard completes 20 passes for 230 yards & 2 TDs. Jaguars WR Reggie Williams has 90 receiving yards & TD.
REFEREE Ronald Torbert
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 132 (Car.), 121 (Jax.). XM: 228 (Jax.).

2014 STATS

PASSING Newton: 262-448-3127-18-12-82.1 Bortles: 280-475-2908-11-17-69.5
RUSHING Stewart: 175-809-4.6-3 Yeldon (R) (Pre.): 8-10-1.3-1
RECEIVING Olsen (TE): 84-1008-12.0-6 Hurns: 51-677-13.3-6
OFFENSE 346.7 289.6
TAKE/GIVE +3 -6
DEFENSE 339.8 370.8
SACKS Johnson: 8.5 Marks: 8.5
INTs Harper: 4 2 tied: 1
PUNTING Nortman: 44.9 Anger: 47.5 (1C)
KICKING Gano: 121 (34/34 PAT; 29/35 FG) Myers (R) (Pre.): 18 (3/3 PAT; 5/7 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: Won division for 5th time (1996, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2014) last year…QB CAM NEWTON had 3,127 pass yards & 539 rush yards in 2014. Is only player in NFL history to start career with 4 consecutive seasons with 3,000+ pass yards & 500+ rush yards…In past 7 games (incl. playoffs), RB JONATHAN STEWART has 679 rush yards (97 per game)…TE GREG OLSEN is only TE in NFL with 5+ rec. TDs in every season since 2008. Had 1st career 1,000-yard season (1,008) in 2014 & ranked 2nd among TEs…LB LUKE KUECHLY led NFL with 153 tackles last year. Since entering NFL in 2012, leads league with 473 tackles. LB THOMAS DAVIS was 2nd on club last year with 100 tackles. DE CHARLES JOHNSON led team in 2014 with 8.5 sacks, his 5th consecutive season with 8+ sacks. Since 2010, is only NFC player with 50+ sacks (52.5) & 13+ FFs (13). CB CHARLES TILLMAN is only player in NFL with 35+ INTs (36) & 40+ FFs (42) since entering NFL in 2003. S ROMAN HARPER led team with career-high 4 INTs. Since 2006, is only DB in NFL with 15+ sacks (18), 15+ FFs (15) & 10+ INTs (11)…JAGUARS: QB BLAKE BORTLES set club rookie records in 2014 for pass yards (2,908) & completions (280) & passed for 11 TDs. Led all NFL QBs with a 7.5 rush avg. (419 yards, 56 att.) in 2014…Rookie RB T.J. YELDON (No. 36 overall) rushed for 3,322 yards for Alabama, 4th-most in school history. RB DENARD ROBINSON led team with 582 rush yards on 135 att. (4.3 avg.) & 4 TDs in 2014…In 2014, WR ALLEN HURNS tied for 2nd among AFC rookies in TD rec. (6) & ranked 3rd in rec. yards (677). WR ALLEN ROBINSON started 7 of 10 games as rookie & ranked 3rd on team with 48 rec. for 548 yards & 2 TDs. TE MARCEDES LEWIS (3,789) needs 16 scrim. yards to surpass JAMES STEWART (3,804) for 5th-most in club history…DT SEN’ DERRICK MARKS led team with career-high 8.5 sacks in 2014. Has 6.5 sacks in past 9 overall. S JOHNATHAN CYPRIEN led team with 111 tackles in 2014. Last season, LB TELVIN SMITH ranked 2nd among AFC rookies with 99 tackles.


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