The Associated Press
CAROLINA (2-8) At PHILADELPHIA (3-7)
Monday, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
OPENING LINE -- Off
RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Carolina 4-6; Philadelphia 1-8-1
SERIES RECORD -- Eagles lead 5-2
AP PRO32 RANKING -- Panthers No. 28; Eagles No. 27
LAST MEETING -- Eagles beat Panthers 38-10, Sept. 13, 2009
LAST WEEK -- Panthers lost to Buccaneers 27-21; Eagles lost to Redskins 31-6
PANTHERS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (22), RUSH (16), PASS (18)
PANTHERS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (19), RUSH (20), PASS (17)
EAGLES OFFENSE -- OVERALL (14), RUSH (11), PASS (15)
EAGLES DEFENSE -- OVERALL (12), RUSH (19), PASS (13)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera linebackers coach under Andy Reid in Philadelphia from 1999-2003. ... Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott spent 12 seasons with Eagles, including two years as defensive coordinator after Jim Johnson passed away in 2009. ... Eagles have won three straight meetings since Panthers beat them in Philadelphia in 2004 NFC title game. ... QB Cam Newton only player in NFL history with 6,000 yards passing, 30 TDs passing, 1,000 yards rushing and 15 TDs rushing in first two NFL seasons. ... RB DeAngelo Williams has scored TD in last two meetings. ... WR Steve Smith and TE Greg Olsen have TD catches in two of last three games vs. Eagles. ... Eagles QB Michael Vick 6-3 vs. Panthers, but status uncertain because of concussion that forced him to miss last week's game. ... If RB LeSean McCoy doesn't play because of concussion, rookie Bryce Brown will make first start since senior year in high school in 2009. ... Rookie DT Fletcher Cox has sacks in two straight games. ... WR DeSean Jackson had 85-yard punt return for TD in last game vs. Carolina. ... Eagles have lost six straight games in season for first time since 1994.
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