Redskins' Cousins aims for new record against Panthers

CAROLINA (5-8) at WASHINGTON (7-5-1)

Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN

OPENING LINE - Redskins by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Carolina 4-8-1, Washington 8-4

SERIES RECORD -Redskins lead 7-5

LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Redskins 44-16, Nov. 22, 2015

LAST WEEK - Panthers beat Chargers 28-16, Redskins beat Eagles 27-22

AP PRO32 RANKING -Panthers No. 23, Redskins No. 13





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Panthers seek fifth consecutive win over Redskins, streak that dates to 2009. ... Carolina has third-best red zone efficiency at 66.67 percent, while Washington is 29th in red zone defense, allowing touchdown 63.64 percent of time. ... Panthers QB Cam Newton has completed 43 percent of passes over past four games. ... Newton has 703 yards passing, seven touchdowns and no interceptions in three games against Redskins. ... RB Jonathan Stewart looking for rushing TD in third straight Monday night game. .. WR Ted Ginn Jr. has TD catch in three of past four games. ... Greg Olsen leads tight ends with 299 receptions and 3,835 yards receiving. ... DT Kawann Short had two sacks, forced fumble vs. Chargers. ... S Kurt Coleman has 10 interceptions since start of 2015. ... K Graham Gano made all four of field goal attempts last week. ... Washington has fewest three-and-out drives and most plays of 20-plus yards in NFL. ... Ten of Redskins' 13 games have been decided by one score. ... Redskins QB Kirk Cousins needs 122 yards to break own single-season franchise record of 4,166 yards passing set last year. ... Cousins is second in NFL with 334 completions. ... RB Robert Kelley ranks third among rookies with 587 yards rushing. Kelley has four rushing TDs in past four games. ... WR DeSean Jackson ranks second all-time with 22 touchdowns of 60-plus yards. ... WR Jamison Crowder has TD catch in three straight home games. .. TE Jordan Reed has 16 TD catches since start of 2015. ... LB Ryan Kerrigan is tied for third in NFL with 11 sacks. ... CB Josh Norman, an All-Pro with Panthers last season, has forced five fumbles since start of 2015. ... Fantasy Tip: Olsen could thrive against Redskins defense that allowed 112 receiving yards to Zach Ertz last week.


For more NFL coverage: and

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide — from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Grant Wahl, Andy Staples and more — delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.