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Here’s a statistical breakdown of Sunday’s game between the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons.

Sunday’s game is the 31st regular season meeting between the Panthers and Atlanta. Carolina is 12-18 versus the Falcons during the regular season. In the last meeting between the two clubs, Carolina grabbed a 28-19 victory on 11/15/09 at Bank of America Stadium.

Here are the regular season averages and NFL rankings for Carolina and Atlanta in some key statistical categories:

……………………………Carolina……………Atlanta
Offense………………….Avg. Rnk …………Avg. Rnk
Total Yds Per Game …261.2 32nd……… 358.2 11th
Rush Yds Per Game ….103.8 21st……… 124.3 9th
Rush Yds Per Attempt ….4.0 21st …………4.0 19th
Pass Net Yds Per Game 157.3 32nd……. 233.8 14th
Sacks Per Pass Play …..9.4% 30th ……….3.9% 4th
Sacks Allowed ………….36 ………………..17
Third Down Efficiency .32.4% 30th ………48.1% 1st
Points Per Game ………12.8 32nd ………..25.3 6th

……………………………Carolina……………Atlanta
Defense………………….Avg. Rnk …………Avg. Rnk
Total Yds Per Game …..339.1 17th ……..344.8 19th
Rush Yds Per Game ……133.1 27th ……….98.5 8th
Rush Yds Per Attempt …..4.1 15th ………..4.3 21st
Pass Net Yds Per Game .206.0 8th ……..246.3 26th
Sacks Per Pass Play …..5.4% 23rd ……..4.8% 28th
Sacks ……………………..21 ……………….20
Third Down Efficiency .38.0% 14th …….41.8% 24th
Points Per Game ………..25.6 26th ………19.4 7th

BY THE NUMBERS
Record vs. Atlanta: 12-18
Last regular season game: Car 28, Atl 19 (11/15/09)
Panthers largest winning margin: 33
Falcons largest winning margin: 41
Current series streak: 1 game (Carolina)
Panthers longest win streak: 2 games
Falcons longest win streak: 6 games
Most Points, Panthers: 44 at Atlanta (01/01/06)
Most Points, Falcons: 51, at Atl (10/04/98)
Most Points, both teams: 74, at Atl (10/04/98)
Fewest Points, Panthers: 0, (11/24/02)
Fewest Points, Falcons: 3, at Atl (12/24/06)
Fewest Points, both teams: 13, at Atl (12/24/06)

PANTHERS BEST VS. FALCONS
Most rushing yards: 165, DeShaun Foster (01/01/06)
Most recieving yards: 168, Steve Smith (11/23/08)
Most passing yards: 340, Jake Delhomme (12/18/04)
Most receptions: 10, Muhsin Muhammad, twice most recently (12/18/04)

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