ARIZONA (3-3-1) at CAROLINA (1-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE - Panthers by 2 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 3-4, Panthers 1-5
SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead 10-5
LAST MEETING -Panthers beat Cardinals 49-15, Jan. 24, 2016
LAST WEEK - Cardinals tied Seahawks 6-6; Panthers had bye, lost to Saints 41-38 on Oct. 16
AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 12, Panthers No. 27
CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (5), PASS (15).
CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (13), PASS (3).
PANTHERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (7), PASS (8).
PANTHERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (7), PASS (26).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -QB Carson Palmer threw for 342 yards vs. Seahawks, but no touchdowns. ... Palmer has won 11 of past 13 road starts. ... Arizona ran 90 plays last week. ... Arizona has run for combined 303 yards vs. two of NFL's top run defenses (No. 2 Jets, No. 3 Seahawks). ... RB David Johnson had 171 total yards against Seattle and leads NFL in yards from scrimmage (1,004). Johnson is tied for league lead in TDs rushing (8) and has 21 TDs rushing in 23 career games. ... Since entering league in 2004, WR Larry Fitzgerald leads NFL in receptions (1,064) and yards receiving (13,846). ... Cardinals have 20 sacks, third most in NFL. Cardinals have 14 takeaways, second most in NFL ... DE Calais Campbell had two sacks and forced fumble in last meeting vs. Carolina. ... LB Markus Golden has four sacks in past three road games. ... CB Patrick Peterson had interception and three pass breakups in last game vs. Carolina. ... K Chandler Catanzaro missed potential winning field goal in OT vs. Seattle. He is 8 of 11 overall on FGs. ... Panthers have lost four straight games. ... Carolina is minus-8 in takeaway-giveaway category. ... QB Cam Newton became Panthers' all-time leader in yards passing (19,559) in team's 41-38 loss to Saints. ... Newton threw for 332 yards and two TDs and ran for two TDs in NFC championship game win over Arizona in January. ... RB Jonathan Stewart ran for 85 yards and two TDs vs. Saints after missing three games with hamstring injury. ... TE Greg Olsen and WR Philly Brown both had 113 yards receiving vs. Arizona in last meeting. ... Starting DEs Charles Johnson and Kony Ealy have combined for a half- sack this season. ... Since 2012, LB Luke Kuechly leads NFL with 659 tackles. ... K Graham Gano has missed three field goals and two extra points. ... Panthers are allowing 18.4 yards per punt return... Fantasy Tip: Olsen is averaging more than 100 yards receiving per game this season with two TDs.
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