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Facts and Figures: Panthers vs. Dolphins



The Panthers

  • Are 1-4 all-time against the Dolphins. Carolina, who's 0-2 at home in the series, has never beaten Miami or Tennessee at home. 
  • Are 9-6 on Monday Night Football, including a 6-3 record at home. 
  • Have held each of their eight opponents below their respective season averages in net yards. 
  • Are 3-0 when getting an interception this season and 3-3 when not. 
  • Have allowed first downs on a league-low 39.7 percent of plays in short yardage situations (three or fewer yards to go) this season.
  • Have held their past three opponents to 8-of-35 (22.9 percent) on third down. 
  • Have not yet scored a touchdown on a catch by a WR at home this season.
  • Have scored just two touchdowns in the first quarter. Carolina hasn't scored a touchdown in the third quarter since Week 5 at Detroit. 
  • Are 4-1 in games decided by less than a touchdown. Last season, they were 2-6 in games decided by six or fewer points. 

The Dolphins

  • Have played more Monday Night Football games than any other NFL team. Miami is 41-41 all-time on MNF. 
  • Have scored just 16 points in the second quarter and 36 points in the first half this season, both league lows. 
  • Are ranked No. 1 in kickoff coverage, allowing opponents an average starting field position of the 21.9 yard-line. 
  • Have scored touchdowns on nine of their past 10 trips inside the red zone. 
  • Have run the ball on a league-low 26.6 percent of plays on the road this season.

NFL Rankings (through Week 9)
Panthers Dolphins
Total Yds/Game 21st (313.1) 31st (270.3)
Rush Yds/Game 15th (109.1) 30th (77.6)
Pass Yds/Game 24th (204.0) 29th (192.6)
3rd Down Efficiency 5th (43.4%) 31st (31.0%)
Points/Game  24th (18.6) 32nd (14.5)
Panthers Dolphins
Total Yds/Game 1st (274.1) 10th (315.4)
Rush Yds/Game 2nd (78.4) 7th (94.0)
Pass Yds/Game 6th (195.7) 14th (221.4)
3rd Down Efficiency 5th (33.0%) 11th (36.1%)
Points/Game 4th (17.6) t16th (22.4)



  • QB Cam Newton needs 179 total yards to pass Dan Marino for third all-time in total yards through a player's first seven seasons. Newton is 4-1 with 13 total touchdowns and four interceptions in five Monday Night Football games. 
  • RB Christian McCaffrey needs eight receiving yards to pass Jonathan Stewart (413, 2011) for most receiving yards by a Panthers RB in a single season. McCaffrey is also eight receptions away from passing Reggie Bush (61, 2006) for most receptions by a rookie through his first 10 games. 
  • DE Mario Addison has a sack in three straight games and 14.5 sacks over his past 16 games.


  • WR Jarvis Landry has 344 receptions since entering the league in 2014, already the most through a player's first four seasons. He's tied for second in the league with 17 catches on third down. 
  • DE Cameron Wake has had a sack in his past five games against the NFC. 
  • DT Ndamukong Suh leads NFL interior linemen with 51.0 stuffs (any tackle of a ball carrier behind the line of scrimmage during a rushing attempt) since entering the league in 2010. 
  • S Michael Thomas leads the league with 49 special teams tackles since 2014. 

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