DETROIT (1-0) at CAROLINA (1-0)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX
OPENING LINE - Panthers by 2 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Detroit 1-0, Carolina 1-0
SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead 4-2
LAST MEETING - Lions beat Panthers 49-35 on Nov. 20, 2011
LAST WEEK - Lions beat Giants 35-14; Panthers beat Bucs 20-14
AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 14, Panthers No. 12
LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (25), PASS (4T).
LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (3), PASS (2).
PANTHERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (16), PASS (19).
PANTHERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (14T), PASS (4).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Matthew Stafford threw for 335 yards and five TDs in previous meeting. ... WR Calvin Johnson has at least 100 yards receiving in 22 of past 34 games. Since 2011, Johnson averaging NFL-high 112.8 yards receiving per game. ... WR Golden Tate had six catches for 98 yards in first game with Lions. ... DeAndre Levy has seven INTs since 2013, most by NFL linebacker. ... DT Ndamukong Suh has 27 1/2 sacks since 2010. ... Panthers have won 12 of past 13 regular-season games. ... QB Cam Newton expected to start after missing Week 1 with rib injury. Newton has NFL-best 28 rushing TDs in past three seasons. ... Derek Anderson threw for 230 yards and two TDs in win over Tampa Bay. ... RB DeAngelo Williams rushed for 74 yards and averaged 5.1 yards per carry vs. Tampa Bay. Ran for 120 yards and two TDs in previous home game vs. Lions ... Rookie WR Kelvin Benjamin had 92 yards receiving and TD in first NFL start. ... TE Greg Olsen has played in 111 straight games. ... CB Antoine Cason led Carolina with nine tackles in Week 1. ... DE Greg Hardy has 10 sacks in past seven home games. ... NFL Defensive Player of Year Luke Kuechly had nine tackles, sack and forced fumble last week.
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