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Panthers at Titans: Stats and Superlatives



–Have won a franchise-best 13 straight regular-season games, the longest such streak in the NFL.

–Guaranteed an above-.500 season for just the sixth time in franchise history.

–Completed a season sweep of the AFC South. Carolina is now 10-10 all-time against the division.

–Went turnover-free for the second time this season (Week 3 vs. Saints).

–Have scored 20 or more points in all nine games this season. That ties a franchise record for most consecutive 20-plus games in the same regular season (2005).

–Have scored 255 points through nine games, the most in franchise history. The 2005 team scored 250 after nine games.

–Are 24-2-1 when scoring at least 20 points since the start of 2013.

–Rushed for 100 or more yards in their 20th straight game. The last team to do that was the 1989-90 Bears. The Seahawks joined the Panthers in the 20-straight club when they rushed for 115 yards Sunday night against the Cardinals.

–Went 7-for-13 on third down for a season-best conversion percentage of 54 percent.

–Gave up five sacks, the most they’ve allowed since the Eagles racked up nine in Week 10 last year.

–Held the Titans to 11 first downs, the fewest for an opponent since the Browns picked up just eight in Week 16 last year.

–Had a 20:40-9:20 time of possession advantage in the second half.

–Were called for five penalties, the sixth straight game they’ve been flagged six times or fewer.




QB Cam Newton

Began the game with 11 straight completions, tying his career best in a single game (vs. Bucs on 11/18/12). His previous best start to a game was eight straight completions against Atlanta on 12/9/12. Steve Beuerlein holds the franchise record for most consecutive completions at the start of the game (12 vs. Dallas on 10/11/98).

Completed 21 of his 26 passes for the second-best completion percentage of his career. His 80.8 completion percentage Sunday is behind only the 88.2 he had in a 15-for-17 game against the Rams on 10/20/13.

Won his 12th straight start, the longest streak by a QB since Peyton Manning won 17 straight for the Broncos in 2012-13.

RB Jonathan Stewart

Scored his fourth rushing touchdown of the season, equaling his total from 2012-14. He also had 20 or more carries for his fifth straight game. His previous career high for consecutive games with 20-plus carries was a three-game stretch last season.

WR Devin Funchess

Caught both of his targets for a total of 41 yards. He has 112 yards his past two games after he had just 90 his first seven games.

TE Ed Dickson

Caught three passes for 21 yards and a touchdown, upping his season totals to 11 receptions for 90 yards. After nine games last year, he had just three catches for 29 yards.

DE Kony Ealy

Picked up a sack in his third straight game after having none his first six games. Last year, he had just one sack until he had one in each of the Panthers’ final three games.

LB Luke Kuechly

Forced a fumble for just the second time in his career and for the first time since the 2014 season opener at Tampa Bay.

LB Thomas Davis

Finished without a tackle for the first time since his rookie year.

S Kurt Coleman

Caught his third interception of the season, matching his total from last year with the Chiefs. His career high is four with the Eagles in 2011.


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