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Panthers vs Redskins Week Nine Capsule



STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Rivera: 1-0 Shanahan: 2-2
LAST WEEK L 23-22 at Bears L 27-12 at Steelers
LAST GAME 10/23/11: Redskins 20 at Panthers 33. Carolina rookie QB Cam Newton records 2 2nd-half TDs (16-yard rush, 2-yard pass) as Panthers defeat Washington.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/26/06: Redskins 17, Panthers 13. Washington TE Chris Cooley catches 66-yard TD pass from QB Jason Campbell with 4:26 remaining for decisive points.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 113 (Car.), 125 (Was.). XM: 230 (Was.). 


PASSING Newton: 121-212-1,701-5-8-75.2 Griffin III (R): 149-223-1,778-8-3-97.3
RUSHING Newton (QB): 51-310-6.1-3 Morris (R): 151-717 (3L)-4.7-5 (T3L)
RECEIVING S. Smith: 35-589-16.8-0 Moss: 23-311-13.5-5 (T3C)
OFFENSE 347.0 387.4
DEFENSE 343.9 406.4
SACKS C. Johnson: 5.5 Kerrigan: 4.5
INTs 6 tied: 1 Hall, R. Jackson: 2
PUNTING Nortman (R): 41.9 Rocca: 43.5
KICKING Medlock: 36 (15/15 PAT; 7/7 FG) Forbath: 25 (7/8 PAT; 6/6 FG)


PANTHERS: QB CAM NEWTON had 256 passing yards w/ 127.5 rating & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 pass) in only career meeting. Had 5th career 300-yard passing game vs. Bears (314). Has 11 rush TDs in 11 career road games…Since entering league in 2006, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS ranks 2nd in NFL with 5.0 rush avg. (min. 500 att.). When RB JONATHAN STEWART has 15+ att., Panthers are 14-4 (.778). Aims for 3rd in row with rush TD vs. Redskins…WR STEVE SMITH had 7 catches for 143 yards (20.4 avg.) in last meeting. Aims for 4th in row with 5+ rec. vs. Was. WR BRANDON LA FELL had TD catch in last meeting. Has 20+ yard catch in 6 of past 7…DE CHARLES JOHNSON had 2 sacks & 2 FF last week. Has 22.5 sacks in past 29. Had sack & FF in last meeting. Rookie LB LUKE KUECHLY leads team with 62 tackles. LB JAMES ANDERSON had sack & FR in last meeting. DT DWAN EDWARDS has career-high 4.5 sacks. DE GREG HARDY had career-high 3 sacks vs. Chi. & has 5 sacks in past 4. DE FRANK ALEXANDER is tied for 2nd among NFC rookies with 2.5 sacks. Rookie CB JOSH NORMAN had 1st career INT last week…REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III leads NFL rookies with 66.8 comp. pct. & 97.3 rating. Is 1st among QBs with 476 rush yards & 6 TDs. His 6 rush TDs are 2nd most by any player…RB ALFRED MORRIS ranks 3rd in NFL with 717 rush yards, best among rookies. Has 454 rush yards in past 5 (90.8 per game). Is tied for 2nd in NFC with 5 rush TDs. Redskins are only team with 2 players (Griffin, Morris) with 5+ rush TDs each…WR SANTANA MOSS had TD catch vs. Pit. & has 5 TD in past 6. WR PIERRE GARCON avg. 19.1 yards per catch. TE LOGAN PAULSEN aims for 3rd in row with 4+ rec. TE NILES PAUL had career-long 37-yard catch last week…LB RYAN KERRIGAN had sack last week. Since 2011, is only NFL player with 10+ sacks (12) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). DE ADAM CARRIKER had career-high 1.5 sacks in last meeting. DT BARRY COFIELD has 1.5 sacks in past 2 meetings. LB LONDON FLETCHER aims for 5th meeting in row with 7+ tackles.

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