Carolina (3rd - NFCS) at Atlanta (1st - NFCS)

Matchup Details
Sun, Oct 2 - Georgia Dome
KICK OFF - 1:00 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Carolina 1-2-01-2-01-1-00-1-02-1-0
Atlanta 2-1-02-1-00-1-02-0-03-0-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Carolina
PPlayerStatusNotes
QBC. Newton
Prob Sun
Ankle
09/27/16
Newton sustained an ankle injury during the last game but is expected to play Sunday against the Falcons.
DEC. Johnson
Ques Sun
Quadricep
09/29/16
Johnson is nursing an injured quad and it is unclear if he will participate in Sunday's game against the Falcons.
LBJ. Cash
Ques Sun
Hamstring
09/27/16
Cash missed the last game with a hamstring strain and it is unclear if he will suit up Sunday against the Falcons.
TM. Oher
Out Sun
Concussion
09/30/16
Oher is dealing with concussion-like symptoms and will not play Sunday against the Falcons.
RBJ. Stewart
Mid Oct
Hamstring
09/29/16
Stewart is slowed by a hamstring injury and is expected to miss four weeks.
DTV. Butler
Mid Oct
Ankle
09/26/16
Butler suffered a right high-ankle sprain and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks of action.
GC. Scott
Elig Week 5
Suspension
09/08/16
Scott has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's PED policy and will be eligible to return October 10th against the Buccaneers.
DER. Delaire
I-R
Knee
09/27/16
Delaire has been placed on the injured reserve list with a knee injury.
SD. Marlowe
I-R
Hamstring
09/20/16
Marlowe is battling a hamstring injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
WRL. Byrd
I-R
Concussion
09/08/16
Byrd is experiencing concussion-like symptoms and has been placed on injured reserve.
TJ. Rigsbee
I-R
Knee
09/08/16
Rigsbee is expected to miss the entire 2016 season with a knee injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
CBL. Johnson
Elig Week 8
Achilles
08/30/16
Johnson has been placed on the injured reserve-non-football injury list with an Achilles injury. He is eligible to return October 30th against the Cardinals.
FBD. Johnson
I-R
Back
08/19/16
Johnson has been placed on the injured reserve with a back injury.
Atlanta
PPlayerStatusNotes
RBD. Freeman
Prob Sun
Illness
09/29/16
Freeman is expected to play Sunday against the Panthers despite dealing with an illness.
WRJ. Jones
Prob Sun
Calf
09/28/16
Jones is expected to suit up Sunday against the Panthers despite a calf injury.
WRM. Sanu
Prob Sun
Shoulder
09/27/16
Sanu exited Monday's game with a shoulder injury but will likely be available Sunday against the Panthers.
QBM. Ryan
Prob Sun
Thumb
09/27/16
Ryan will likely play against the Panthers on Sunday despite an injury to the the thumb on his non-throwing hand.
WRJ. Hardy
Ques Sun
Shoulder
09/29/16
Hardy is sidelined with a shoulder injury and it is undetermined if he will suit up against the Panthers on Sunday.
LBB. Reed
Ques Sun
Shoulder
09/29/16
Reed continues to deal with a shoulder injury and his status is in question against the Panthers on Sunday.
RBT. Coleman
Ques Sun
Ankle
09/28/16
Coleman is nursing an ankle injury and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Panthers on Sunday.
LBD. Campbell
Ques Sun
Ankle
09/27/16
Campbell has missed the last two games due to an ankle injury and it is unclear if he will play Sunday against the Panthers.
LBP. Worrilow
Mid Oct
Groin
09/21/16
Worrilow has a lingering groin injury that will keep him sidelined for three-to-four weeks.
CBJ. Collins
Elig Week 5
Suspension
08/12/16
Collins received a four-game suspension by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy but is eligible to return October 9th against the Broncos.
NTC. Mayes
I-R
Foot
09/28/16
Mayes is on the injured reserve list due to a foot injury.
LBT. Starr
I-R
Undisclosed
09/28/16
Starr has landed on the injured reserve list with an unspecified injury.
CBA. King
I-R
Foot
09/08/16
King was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list with a foot injury.
WRD. Fuller
I-R
Shoulder
08/30/16
Fuller suffered a shoulder injury during the preseason and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
NEWS

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The concerns are mounting for the Carolina Panthers, who need a road win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons to avoid slipping into a two-game hole in the NFC South. The Falcons look to remain atop the division and continue the defending NFC champions’ disappointing start with a third straight victory.

 
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