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Knowing Your Opponent: Carolina Panthers

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The Carolina Panthers come to San Francisco having won four-straight games thanks to Cam Newton's improved play and a strong defense. Inside we break down the team's hot streak, Newton's surge and one of the league's best young defenses.

Panthers' Statistics Through Week 9 Offense (rank) Points per game: 25.5 (#12) Yards per game: 332.8 (#20) Passing Yards (per game): 202.6 (#25) Rushing Yards (per game): ): 130.1 (#8) 3rd-Down Conversion Rate: 47 percent (#3) Red Zone Scoring Rate (TDs): 60.87 percent (#10) Defense (rank) Points per game: 13.2 (#2) Yards per game: 299.9 (#3) Passing yards (per game): 220.8 (#10) Rushing Yards... Recommended Stories