DATE: Sunday, October 8, 2023
GAME TIME: 1:00 PM ET
FOX: Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Pam Oliver
SiriusXM (team name linked to SXM App) CAR: 158 or 385 DET: 83 or 227
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY
REG. SEASON: CAR leads series, 8-3 (won past 2)
THE LAST TIME …
REG. SEASON: 12/24/22: DET 23 at CAR 37
HEAD COACHES NOTES:
Frank Reich vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 1-0 Reg. Season: 40-37-1 (.519) Postseason: 1-2 (.333)
Dan Campbell vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 0-1 Reg. Season: 20-29-1 (.410) Postseason: 0-0
CAROLINA PANTHERS NOTES:
- QB BRYCE YOUNG (rookie) completed 25 of 32 atts. (78.1 pct.) for 204 yards & 93.2 rating in Week 4. Aims for his 4th in row with 20+ completions.
- RB MILES SANDERS has 231 scrimmage yards (115.5 per game) & rush TD in 2 career games vs. Det. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with 100+ scrimmage yards.
- RB CHUBA HUBBARD had 53 scrimmage yards (41 rush, 12 rec.) in Week 4 & has 50+ scrimmage yards in 9 of his past 10. Had career-high 125 rush yards in last meeting.
- WR ADAM THIELEN had 7 catches for team high 76 rec. yards in Week 4. Aims for his 4th in row with 7+ catches & 50+ rec. yards. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with rec. TD.
- WR TERRACE MARSHALL had career-high 9 receptions for 56 yards last week. Had 55 rec. yards in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ catches.
- WR DJ CHARK had 30 catches for 502 yards & 3 TDs last season with Det.
- LB BRIAN BURNS has 3 sacks, 5 TFL & FF in 2 road games in 2023 & has 9 TFL in his past 6 road games. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with sack. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with 2+ sacks, TFL & PD.
- LB FRANKIE LUVU has 9 TFL in his past 6 on road. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with TFL.
- LB KAMU GRUGIER-HILL had 3rd-career INT last week.
- S SAM FRANKLIN had 99-yard INT-TD last week, his 1st-career INT & TD. Aims for his 3rd in row with PD.
- S VONN BELL led team with 7 tackles last week & aims for his 4th in row with 6+ tackles.
- S JEREMY CHINN had 4th-career sack last week.
DETROIT LIONS NOTES:
- QB JARED GOFF had TD pass & 86.9 rating in Week 4. Has 38 TDs (37 pass, 1 rush) vs. 6 INTs for 110.8 rating in his past 15 home starts, incl. 2+ TD passes in 13 of 15 starts. Passed for 355 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 110.7 rating in last meeting.
- RB DAVID MONTGOMERY had 141 scrimmage yards (121 rush, 20 rec.) & career-high 3 rush TDs in Week 4, his 9th-career game with 100+ rush yards. Aims for his 4th in row with 70+ scrimmage yards & rush TD.
- RB JAHMYR GIBBS (rookie) aims for his 4th in row with 50+ scrimmage yards.
- WR AMON-RA ST. BROWN had 5 catches for 56 yards & 2nd rec. TD of season in Week 4. Has 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards in each of 1st 4 weeks. Aims for his 6th in row with 5+ catches. Had 7 receptions for 76 yards in last meeting.
- TE SAM LAPORTA has most receptions (22) & 2nd-most rec. yards (242) by TE in 1st 4 career games in NFL history.
- DL AIDAN HUTCHINSON had 1.5 sacks last week & aims for his 3rd in row with 1.5+ sacks. Has 0.5+ sacks in 4 of his past 5 at home.
- DL ALIM MCNEILL had sack & 2 TFL last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. Had career-high 6 tackles & TFL in last meeting.
- DL ISAIAH BUGGS & DL JOHN COMINSKY each had 1st sack of season in Week 4.
- LB ALEX ANZALONE has 5+ tackles in 21 consec. games, tied 4th-longest active streak in NFL.
- CB JERRY JACOBS had 5 tackles and set career highs with 4 PD & 2 INTs last week. Aims for his 6th in row with 5+ tackles.
- DB BRIAN BRANCH (rookie) led team with 7 tackles last week.
- S TRACY WALKER had 2nd-career FF in Week 4.