Panthers return to Bay Area to face Raiders
CAROLINA (4-6) vs. OAKLAND (8-2)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE – Raiders by 3 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Carolina 2-7-1, Oakland 7-3
SERIES RECORD – Panthers lead 3-2
LAST MEETING – Panthers beat Raiders 17-6, Dec. 23, 2012
LAST WEEK – Panthers beat Saints 23-20; Raiders beat Texans 27-20
AP PRO32 RANKING – Panthers No. 22, Raiders No. 4
PANTHERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (15), RUSH (15), PASS (20).
PANTHERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (15, RUSH (2), PASS (27).
RAIDERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (5), RUSH (9), PASS (4).
RAIDERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (29), RUSH (26), PASS (29).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Panthers make first trip to Bay Area since losing Super Bowl to Denver in February. … Carolina will stay in California an extra week to prepare for next week's game at Seattle. … Panthers have won three of four. … Carolina TE Greg Olsen needs six catches to become sixth TE with 600 for career. … Panthers DE Mario Addison has two multi-sack games in last three contests. … Carolina has TDs on 21 of 31 red-zone trips for third-best mark in NFL. … Raiders assured of first winning record since 2002 with win. Last time they had winning mark, they made Super Bowl. … Oakland seeks first five-game winning streak since 2002. … Raiders QB Derek Carr leads NFL with 11 game-tying or go-ahead TD passes in fourth quarter over past two seasons. … Oakland RBs had 199 yards receiving last week in Mexico City. … Raiders pass rusher Khalil Mack has sacks in five straight outings and leads NFL with 23 since start of 2015. … Fantasy Tip: Olsen leads all TEs with 54 catches for 745 yards and faces defense that struggles vs. tight ends.
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