Stats and Superlatives: Panthers Vs. Seahawks

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The Panthers: 

  • Are 1-4-1 after starting the season with two wins.
  • Scored their fewest points (9) since they mustered just six against the Cardinals on 10/6/13.
  • Gained their fewest yards (266) since they totaled just 222 against the Saints on 12/22/13.
  • Converted a season-low two third-down conversions. Their 20 percent conversion rate (2-for-10) was also their worst of the year.
  • Ran 12 plays inside the red zone in the first half and none in the second half.
  • Have lost three straight home games to the Seahawks by a total of 13 points.
  • Have scored a total of 28 points and just one touchdown in their last three games against Seattle.
  • Rushed for more than 100 yards for the third straight game after they had gone four consecutive games without rushing for 100 yards.
  • Gave up 13 points and 310 yards after allowing an average of 34.8 points and 349.4 yards over their last five games.
  • Have held the Seahawks to two of their three fewest point totals over the last two seasons (10 vs. ARI on 12/22/13, 12 vs. CAR on 9/18/13, 13 vs. CAR on 10/26/14).
  • Allowed the longest field goal in their history (Steven Hauschka, 58 yards).

Panthers: 

  • QB Cam Newton had just 12 completions, which ties for the fewest in his career (three other times). His 171 passing yards ties for the 10th fewest of his career (his two lowest-yardage games were also against the Seahawks). Newton has thrown an interception in four straight games after he started the season without throwing a pick in his first three games.
  • RB Jonathan Stewart gained 79 rushing yards, his most since he had 79 in the 2011 season finale against the Saints. Stewart’s 16 attempts were his most since he had 17 against the Bears on 10/28/12.
  • WR Brenton Bersin failed to make a catch for the first time in a game he’s been active in this season. He did return a kickoff 49 yards, the longest return for the Panthers since Kealoha Pilares brought one back for 76 yards against the Colts on 11/27/11.
  • WR Jason Avant had one carry for one yard. The only other carry of his career was a one-yard gain for the Eagles against the Patriots on 11/25/07.
  • TE Greg Olsen had just one catch and 16 yards on three targets. Those were all the fewest since he caught one pass for 14 yards on three targets against the 49ers on 11/10/13.
  • DE Charles Johnson had seven tackles, his most since he had seven against the Falcons on 9/30/12.
  • DE Kony Ealy had his first career sack, which was also the Panthers only sack of the game.
  • CB Josh Norman snagged just his second career interception. His first came against the Bears on 10/28/12.
  • CB Melvin White was active, but he did not play for the first time since Week 2 of last season.

Seahawks: 

  • QB Russell Wilson was 16-of-28 for 146 yards and an interception with three carries for 15 yards before the game-winning drive. On that drive, he completed all four of his passes for 53 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown, and he ran twice for 21 yards.
  • RB Marshawn Lynch had 24 rushing yards until a 25-yard gain late in the third quarter. He finished with 62 yards on 14 carries.


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