Eagles at Panthers NFL Week Seven Capsule

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (3-3) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-0)

SERIES

  EAGLES PANTHERS
SERIES LEADER 6-2  
STREAKS 5 of past 6  
COACHES VS. OPP. Chip Kelly: 1-0 Ron Rivera: 1-1
LAST WEEK W 27-7 vs Giants W 27-23 at Seahawks
LAST GAME 11/10/14: Panthers 21 at Eagles 45. Philadelphia QB Mark Sanchez passes for 332 yards & 2 TDs. Eagles RB Darren Sproles has 65-yard PR-TD & adds rushing TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/13/09: Eagles 38, Panthers 10. Philadelphia RB Brian Westbrook has TD catch & adds 64 rushing yards. Eagles WR DeSean Jackson records 85-yard PR-TD
REFEREE Craig Wrolstad
BROADCAST NBC (8:30 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (field reporter). Westwood One: Wayne Larrivee, James Lofton. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Phi.), 93 (Car.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Phi.), 226 (Car.).

STATS

PASSING Bradford: 144-228-1561-9-9-80.0 Newton: 87-157-1078-8-4-83.2
RUSHING Mathews: 50-245-4.9-2 Stewart: 79-298-3.8-2
RECEIVING Matthews: 36-384-10.7-1 Olsen (TE): 24-374-15.6-3
OFFENSE 353.3 334.2
TAKE/GIVE +2 +6 (T1L)
DEFENSE 354.8 338.0
SACKS Cox: 5 (T2C) 4 tied: 2
INTs Thurmond: 3 (T2C) Norman: 4 (T1L)
PUNTING D. Jones: 47.9 (2C) Nortman: 46.9
KICKING Sturgis: 26 (8/10 PAT; 6/7 FG) Gano: 39 (15/16 PAT; 8/11 FG)

NOTES

EAGLES: QB SAM BRADFORD has 103.3 rating in 2 career starts vs. Car…RB DE MARCO MURRAY rushed for 109 yards & TD last week. RB-PR DARREN SPROLES had rush TD & PR-TD in last meeting. Is 1 of 4 in NFL history with 2+ games with rush TD & PR-TD. Is only player in NFL history with 25+ rec. TD (27), 15+ rush TD (18) & 5+ PR-TD (6)…WR JORDAN MATTHEWS had 7 catches for 138 yards & 2 TDs in last year’s meeting. WR RILEY COOPER had 32-yard TD last week…Defense had 9 sacks in last year’s meeting led by LBs CONNOR BARWIN (3.5) & BRANDON GRAHAM (1.5 & FF). DE FLETCHER COX (1), DE VINNY CURRY (1) & LB MYCHAL KENDRICKS (1) also had sacks. Cox has 4 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in past 2. CB NOLAN CARROLL had INT-TD last week…PANTHERS: Are 5-0 for 2nd time in franchise history (2003). 2003 team advanced to SB…QB CAM NEWTON has passed for 300+ yards & 2 TDs in both meetings. In 11/26/12 meeting, had 2 pass TDs & 2 rush TDs, his only game with 2+ pass TDs & 2+ rush TDs. Incl. last week, has 27 games with pass TD & rush TD, 2nd most in NFL history…RB JONATHAN STEWART rushed for 2 TDs last week. Had TD in last meeting. TE GREG OLSEN had 7 catches for 131 yards & TD last week. Had 6 catches for 119 yards in last game vs. Phi. Since 2008, is 1 of 3 active TEs with 5,000+ rec. yards (5,171) & 40+ TDs (43)…CB JOSH NORMAN ties for NFL lead with 4 INTs & 2 INT-TDs. Since entering NFL in 2012, LB LUKE KUECHLY leads NFL with 494 tackles. LB THOMAS DAVIS leads team with 44 tackles. Only player in NFL with 2+ sacks & 2+ INTs. In 4 career games vs. Phi. (incl. playoffs), DE JARED ALLEN has 6 sacks, 2 FFs & FR. Since 2004, leads NFL with 134 sacks.

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