JACKSONVILLE (2-2) at CAROLINA (2-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE — Panthers by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Jaguars 2-2; Panthers 2-2
SERIES RECORD — Series tied 3-3
LAST MEETING — Panthers beat Jaguars 20-9 on Sept. 14, 2015
LAST WEEK — Jaguars beat Broncos 26-24; Panthers beat Texans 16-10
AP PRO32 RANKING — Jaguars No. 20, Panthers No. 19
JAGUARS OFFENSE — OVERALL (14), RUSH (6), PASS (22).
JAGUARS DEFENSE — OVERALL (18), RUSH (13), PASS (22).
PANTHERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (17), RUSH (17), PASS (18).
PANTHERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (4), RUSH (24), PASS (1).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES —Both teams have won back-to-back games after starting 0-2. ... Jaguars rank 28th in NFL on third-down conversions (29.1%). ... QB Gardner Minshew has highest QB rating (106.9) of any rookie through first four games in Super Bowl era. ... Minshew has NFL-best QB rating (123.9) in red zone, completing 8 of 11 passes for 57 yards with five TDs and no interceptions. ... Jaguars ran for 269 yards last week vs. Denver, second-most in franchise history. ... RB Leonard Fournette had career-high 225 yards rushing last week and leads AFC in rushing. ... WR DJ Chark has TD catch in three of last four games. Chark has four receptions of 30-plus yards. ... TE James O’Shaughnessy has TD catch in last two games. ... DE Calais Campbell has sack in four straight games. ... Panthers are 0-2 at home. ... Coach Ron Rivera (73-58-1) can pass John Fox (73-71) for most regular-season wins in franchise history. ... Panthers tied for fewest penalties (20) in NFL. ... Panthers QB Kyle Allen (2-0) makes third start in place of Cam Newton (foot). Allen is third QB in Super Bowl era to win first three career road starts, joining Jeff Hostetler and Patrick Mahomes. ... Allen has five fumbles (four lost) in last two starts. ... RB Christian McCaffrey leads NFL in yards from scrimmage and rushing. McCaffrey has at least 175 yards from scrimmage in three of four games. ... Panthers tied with New England for NFL lead in sacks (18). ... OLB Mario Addison has five sacks in last two games. ... LB Luke Kuechly needs eight tackles to reach 1,000 for his career. ... K Joey Slye 10 of 11 on field goal attempts. Slye has NFL-high four FGs from 50-plus yards. ... Fantasy Tip: Panthers WR DJ Moore has at least seven catches and 75 yards in last two home games.
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