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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