The Carolina Panthers head into their bye week this week with a 7-three document (yet one more victory than all the 2016 season) after a rout of the Miami Dolphins on Monday night time.
Sustaining a couple of notable numbers and enhancing others will probably be key to the group’s continued success.
▪ Carolina continues to be the NFL’s prime-ranked protection, permitting 278 yards per recreation.
▪ Carolina is ranked No. four within the NFL in passing yards allowed per recreation with 197, tied for second with 29 sacks and No. 2 in dashing yards allowed per recreation at eighty.6. With six video games left and a largely wholesome protection, there’s no purpose that the Panthers can’t maintain these numbers as they make a playoff run.
▪ Regardless of setting a franchise report on Monday night time in complete yards (548), the Panthers rank No. sixteen within the NFL at 336.6 yards per recreation and No. 21 with 209 passing yards per recreation.
Enhancing the latter could also be tough, as receiver Curtis Samuel, who left Monday’s recreation with a left ankle damage, wants surgical procedure and can be out for the remainder of the season.
▪ After dashing for a mixed 425 yards in two weeks of play, Carolina’s run recreation has jumped as much as No. 7 within the league with 127.6 yards per recreation.