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  • Offensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    362.9
    327.0
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    300.4
    197.0
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    62.4
    130.0
    Points Per Game
    23.7
    24.3
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    42.2
    45.3
    Time of
    Possession
    30:30
    33:40
    Falcons
    Panthers

    Defensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    363.7
    301.4
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    249.6
    222.1
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    114.1
    79.3
    Points Per Game
    26.3
    13.7
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    44.1
    35.9
    Falcons
    Panthers
  • Atlanta Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    04/27/16DBJalen CollinsSuspensionSUSPENDCollins has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

    Collins is still eligible to partake in all offseason and preseason activities, but will have to miss the first quarter of the regular season. A second round selection last year, Collins was hoping to carve out a larger role in the Falcons' secondary this term, and although he very well may still, his absence will open opportunities for his teammates to begin the campaign.

    (Updated 04/08/2016)
    Carolina Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    05/18/16WRKelvin BenjaminKneePROBABLEBenjamin (knee) expects to be a full participant in training camp this season, The Associated Press reports.

    Benjamin is still working his way back from the torn ACL he suffered in training camp last year, but seems poised to be 100 percent by the time camp rolls around this year. Although he's still limited in some of his offseason workouts, Benjamin expects to be a full participant this summer, which would enable the Panthers to fully incorporate their No. 1 wideout back into their offense.

    (Updated 04/25/2016)
    04/27/16DBBene' BenwikereLegPROBABLEBenwikere suffered a lower leg fracture during Sunday's game against the Falcons, ruling him out for the remainder of this season.

    Benwikere's injury raises a significant concern for the Panthers' secondary, as he not only started Carolina's past four games at outside cornerback, but he's also proven to be an excellent nickelback. With such versatility, the second-year Benwikere registered 59 tackles, nine passes defended and one sack this season. With veteran Charles Tillman (knee) sidelined recently, the Panthers may be in the market for further help to their secondary this week.

    (Updated 12/14/2015)
    04/27/16LBThomas DavisArmPROBABLEDavis' broken arm is healing well, ESPN.com reports.

    Davis broke his right forearm during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory, but had surgery the next day and played through the subsequent pain just two weeks later in the Super Bowl. While Davis still has a metal plate in his arm and is unable to lift weights at the moment, he's been progressing well in his recovery, which has seen the pain in his arm subside. Although Davis still has to temper his offseason preparations, it appears he's on track to make a full recovery ahead of training camp.

    (Updated 04/25/2016)
    04/27/16LBLuke KuechlyShoulderPROBABLEKuechly is on pace for a return after getting rid of the sling that aided in the immediate recovery from surgery on the partially torn labrum in his left shoulder, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. "It's going to be a gradual process," Kuechly said. "Once everybody gets back I'll be able to do some stuff, but they are going to alter and modify what I can do. We have time so we might as well use the time."

    Kuechly suffered the ailment in the regular season finale but missed no time thereafter, whether it was practice or in game, and he proceeded to make history, returning an interception for a touchdown in back-to-back playoff games. In addition to the game-breaking plays against the Seahawks and Cardinals, he totaled 29 tackles, one sack, and one fumble recovery during the Panthers' three-game postseason run. As he proceeds through rehabilitation, Kuechly noted that he's avoiding weight-bearing exercises in favor of more cardio, namely "bike stuff and lower body stuff."

    (Updated 04/03/2016)
 
 
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