Black and Blue Review

Black and Blue Review

Carolina Panthers News and Coverage for the Digital Age

A History-Filled Stats and Superlatives

Carolina re-wrote its record books in Sunday’s 44-16 rout of the Redskins.

Photo: Margaret Bowles




–Allowed just 14 rushing yards, the fewest in franchise history (25 vs. Jets on 10/15/1995).

–Forced five fumbles, their most in a single game.

–Scored 27 points off turnovers and have now outscored opponents 90-15 off turnovers this season. The Panthers have turned their 25 takeaways into 10 touchdowns and seven field goals.

–Scored a team-record 31 points in the first half.

–Scored at least 20 points in their 10th straight game, the longest such streak in franchise history.

–Have scored 299 points, the most in team history through 10 games.

–Went 4-for-5 in the red zone and are 19-for-27 inside the 20 over their past six games.

–Rushed for at least 100 yards in their 21st straight game before the Seahawks joined them at 21 later Sunday afternoon. The last team to put together a streak this long was the 1977-78 Houston Oilers (23 games).

–Sacked Redskins QB Kirk Cousins a season-high five times. He had been sacked just 12 times in his previous nine games.

–Limited Cousins and Titans QB Marcus Mariota to 392 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions a week after their respective games against the Saints in which they totaled 695 yards, eight touchdowns and no interceptions.

–Won their 14th straight regular-season game, extending a team record and the longest active streak in the NFL.

–Won their 9th straight home game, the longest active streak in the NFL.


Photo: Ben Coon




QB Cam Newton

–Threw four touchdowns passes in the first half, the most by a Panthers quarterback in a half.

–Set a career high and tied the Panthers’ single-game record with five touchdown passes (Steve Beuerlein vs. Saints on 1/2/00).

–Upped his career total to 19,662 combined yards, passing Jake Delhomme (19,518) for most in Panthers’ history.

–Passed Dan Marino (19,428) and Matt Ryan (19,457) for the second-most combined yards in a player’s first five seasons. Newton’s 19,662 yards trail only Peyton Manning‘s 21,174.

–Became the only player in NFL history with at least 100 passing touchdowns (102) and 25 rushing touchdowns (39) in his first five seasons.

–Is now 33/47 (70%) for 493 yds with seven touchdowns and no interceptions in the first half of his past three games.


RB Jonathan Stewart

Rushed for 102 yards on 21 carries, the sixth straight game he’s had at least 20 attempts. His longest such streak previously was a three-game stretch in 2014.


WR Devin Funchess

Caught a career-high four receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown in his first NFL start.


TE Greg Olsen

Passed Wesley Walls (3,902) for most receiving yards by a tight end in team history. Olsen’s 3,925 yards put him third all-time behind Steve Smith (12,197) and Muhsin Muhammad (9,255).


DE Kony Ealy

Earned a sack in his fourth straight game, bettering his season-ending three-game streak last year.


LB Luke Kuechly

Forced his second fumble in as many weeks. He had just one previously.


DB Bene Benwikere

Recorded his first career sack.


S Kurt Coleman

Picked off his fourth pass of the season, equaling the career high he set with the Eagles in 2011.

Share this post


One thought on “A History-Filled Stats and Superlatives”

Leave a Reply