This post appears here courtesy of Carolina Panthers
. This post appears here courtesy of Will Bryan
- Carolina's 24-point margin of victory was its largest since Week 9 of the 2017 season against Miami.
- The Panthers scored on five of six possessions in the first half, including two touchdowns in the game's first seven minutes. Their 17 points in the first quarter were their most in the quarter since Week 14 of 2015.
- The Panthers completed 25-of-33 passes (75.8 percent) for their best completion percentage this season.
- After going 7-of-15 on third down on offense, Carolina is now 34-of-72 (47.2 percent) on third down in five wins, compared to 16-of-66 (24.2 percent) in five losses.
- Carolina's defense allowed just 65 rushing yards to the Cardinals. In five wins, the defense has given up just 56.4 rush yards per game.
- The defense held Arizona to just 11 first downs and 169 net yards. It was the lowest offensive output for Arizona since Week 12 of 2018.
- The Panthers dominated time of possession, 37:42-22:18. Carolina now ranks second in the NFL in average time of possession (32:27) behind Baltimore.
- Carolina has won six straight games in the series against Arizona with a 209-10 scoring advantage in those games.
- Running back Christian McCaffrey had 161 scrimmage yards with 95 rushing yards and 10 catches for 66 receiving yards. He's topped 100 scrimmage yards in 18 of the last 20 games when he's played the full game. It was also his 11th career game with at least 10 receptions, the most by any running back in NFL history.
- Quarterback Cam Newton saw limited action, but scored touchdowns on each of his first two touches, a rushing and passing touchdown. He moved past Jonathan Stewart into second place in franchise history with 59 scrimmage touchdowns as a Panther. Newton also recorded his 43rd career game with a rushing and passing touchdown, more than anyone in NFL history.
- Quarterback P.J. Walker picked up his second win in his second career start, throwing for 167 yards on 22-of-29 passing. He joins Kyle Allen as the only quarterbacks to win each of their first two career starts with the Panthers.
- Linebacker Haason Reddick
had 1.5 sacks, forced a fumble and had three QB hits. He now has five games with at least 1.5 sacks this season, tying Kevin Greene (1999) and Charles Johnson (2012) for the franchise record. Reddick's seven strip-sacks over the past two seasons are tops in the NFL.
- Cornerback Donte Jackson had an interception and two pass deflections. He has three picks in two games at Arizona, tied for the most by any player at State Farm Stadium since 2019.
- Linebacker Shaq Thompson filled up the stat sheet with six tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss, two pass deflections and two QB hits. Over the last three weeks, Thompson is one of two NFL players with at least 25 tackles and at least one sack, TFL, interception, QB hit and pass deflection.