INDIANAPOLIS (3-4) at CAROLINA (6-0)
Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
OPENING LINE – Panthers by 5 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Colts 2-5, Panthers 5-1
SERIES RECORD – Panthers lead 4-1
LAST MEETING – Panthers beat Colts 27-19, Nov. 27, 2011.
LAST WEEK – Colts lost to Saints 27-23; Panthers beat Eagles 27-16
AP PRO32 RANKING – Colts No. 17, Panthers No. 4
COLTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (17), RUSH (26), PASS (10)
COLTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (32), RUSH (23), PASS (29)
PANTHERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (22), RUSH (1), PASS (29)
PANTHERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (9), RUSH (18), PASS (8)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Colts surrendered 183 yards rushing and three TDs rushing last week to Saints. … Colts have been outscored 69-32 in second quarter. … QB Andrew Luck has thrown for 1,338 yards with 15 TDs and six INTs in last five games vs. NFC foes. … RB Frank Gore has five straight games with 75-plus yards rushing. … WR T.Y. Hilton had 150 yards receiving and two TDs last week against Saints. … WR Andre Johnson needs 86 yards receiving to pass Hall of Famer Cris Carter, who’s No. 10 all-time. … WR Donte Moncrief has TD catch in five of past seven games. . S Mike Adams leads AFC with nine interceptions in past two seasons. … Colts have just 10 sacks this season. … Panthers have won franchise record 10 straight regular-season games. … Panthers are 6-0 for first time in franchise history. … Cam Newton had 95.9 QB rating and TD rushing in last meeting. … Newton has 102.8 rating, seven TDs passing and two TDs rushing in three Monday night games. … Newton has at least one TD pass and at least one TD rush in four of last five games … RB Jonathan Stewart has rushed for 203 yards and two TDs in past two games. … FB Mike Tolbert had TD rushing and TD receiving last week against Eagles. … Greg Olsen is one of three NFL tight ends with 5,000 yards receiving and 40 or more TDs since 2008. … DT Kawann Short has five sacks in last two games. … CB Josh Norman is tied for NFL lead with four interceptions. … DE Jared Allen has 7 1/2 sacks in past nine Monday night games.
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