Week 2, 2017

played in Buffalo, NY

55 degrees, fair, 4 mph wind

Carolina Panthers10770-24
Buffalo Bills02170-28

Scoring Summary
1Q: 02:41 CAR - Luke Kuechly 74 interception return (Steven Hauschka extra point)
1Q: 00:33 CAR - Steven Hauschka 29 field goal
2Q: 08:47 CAR - Greg Olsen 5 pass from Cam Newton (Steven Hauschka extra point)
2Q: 06:41 BUF - Travis Stanley 8 pass from Tyrod Taylor (Dan Carpenter extra point)
2Q: 04:51 BUF - Jerry Hughes 46 fumble return (Dan Carpenter extra point)
2Q: 00:43 BUF - Sammy Watkins 1 pass from Tyrod Taylor (Dan Carpenter extra point)
3Q: 07:13 BUF - Tyrod Taylor 6 run (Dan Carpenter extra point)
3Q: 04:49 CAR - Amos Doleman 8 run (Steven Hauschka extra point)

Team StatisticsCARBUF
Record1-12-0
First Downs1724
- by Rushing69
- by Passing915
- by Penalty20
Total Net Yards284444
- Offensive Plays6172
- Yards per Play4.666.17
Net Rushing Yards97159
- Rushing Attempts2931
- Yards per Rush3.345.13
Net Passing Yards187285
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt30 - 22 - 140 - 26 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards200290
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/131/5
- Yards per Pass Play5.846.95
Fumbles/Lost2/24/3
3rd Down Conversions4/126/14
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.87.4
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards2/169/70
Punt Returns/Yards4/361/3
Kick Returns/Yards1/272/36
Interception Ret./Yards1/741/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits33
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/13/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 35OWN 24
Time of Possession27:2832:32

Drive Charts

Carolina Panthers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:141:21OWN 16438Fumble
110:063:16OWN 20522Punt
12:262:00OPP 83-4Field Goal
211:302:54OWN 121088Touchdown
26:331:53OWN 4046Fumble
24:401:13OWN 2538Punt
20:340:34OWN 2527Half
315:002:06OWN 2536Punt
37:041:42OWN 2537Punt
35:220:40OPP 11211Touchdown
32:302:01OWN 20510Punt
414:031:42OWN 4035Punt
49:361:22OWN 4235Punt
44:552:03OWN 31623Interception
42:152:15OWN 30661Game
Buffalo Bills
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:46OWN 3636Punt
111:531:47OWN 4634Punt
16:504:17OWN 14849Interception
10:263:56OWN 25728Punt
28:362:03OWN 25975Touchdown
23:272:53OWN 21979Touchdown
312:545:50OWN 261274Touchdown
34:422:12OWN 14545Punt
30:291:26OWN 1536Punt
412:212:45OWN 20538Fumble
48:143:19OWN 10526Punt
42:520:37OWN 3731Punt

Game MVP: Tyrod Taylor, Buffalo Bills

Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Donny Bush9333.671410
RB Amos Doleman8243.00901
FB Mike Tolbert520.40400
QB Cam Newton5295.801310
FB Charles Clay111.00100
WR Justin Hunter188.00800
BuffaloAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB LeSean McCoy14674.791720
QB Tyrod Taylor10696.902021
RB Karlos Williams7233.29600

Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Cam Newton30222002/13133188.2
BuffaloAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Tyrod Taylor40262901/5229192.7

Receiving Statistics

CarolinaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Greg Olsen58306.003131
FB Mike Tolbert56214.202100
WR Justin Hunter45297.254120
RB Donny Bush33134.330110
RB Amos Doleman23157.502110
WR Kelvin Benjamin113030.0028300
WR Devin Funchess112929.002290
WR Willie Snead133333.0013330
BuffaloCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Sammy Watkins88627.7523211
WR Robert Woods686911.5033260
TE Chris Gragg466917.258190
WR Marcus Easley224522.5035290
RB Karlos Williams242613.0013200
FB Jerome Felton1144.00040
WR Denarius Moore1400.00000
TE Travis Stanley1188.00081
TE Maxwell Church1577.00070
RB LeSean McCoy0100.00000

Interception Statistics

CarolinaIntsYardsAvgTD
ILB Luke Kuechly17474.001
BuffaloIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Jamie Collins100.000

Fumble Statistics

CarolinaFumbRecovForceTD
QB Cam Newton1000
RB Donny Bush1000
ILB Shaq Thompson0120
G Nolan Schroeder0100
S Dominic Craighead0100
DE Kony Ealy0010
CB Nicolas Jones0010
BuffaloFumbRecovForceTD
QB Tyrod Taylor1000
WR Robert Woods1000
WR Sammy Watkins1000
WR Alejandro Engleberger1000
DE Jerry Hughes0101
CB Doran Grant0100
TE Maxwell Church0100
DT Marcell Dareus0010
ILB Preston Brown0010

Punting Statistics

CarolinaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Sam Koch734148.745.4555
BuffaloPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Colton Schmidt730844.033.1503

Kicking Statistics

CarolinaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Steven Hauschka1/10/00/0293/3
BuffaloFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Dan Carpenter0/00/00/004/4

Punt Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
Heath Hopper4369.00
BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Sammy Watkins133.00

Kick Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
Devin Funchess12727.00
BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Alejandro Engleberger23618.00

Defensive Statistics

CarolinaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Luke Kuechly930.03039
ILB Shaq Thompson710.02433
CB Captain Munnerlyn500.01221
DE Kony Ealy420.52233
S Oscar Barnes430.02127
CB Emmitt Anthony420.02941
S Dominic Craighead410.01417
DE Brian Orakpo300.01828
S Steven Cole300.01822
CB Josh Norman200.01414
DE Ryan Delaire200.01919
DT Craig Coleman200.043
DE Mario Williams120.51919
DE Derrick Shelby120.01322
OLB Jonathan Casillas110.01517
FB Mike Tolbert10---------
DT Kawann Short100.098
CB Bene' Benwikere100.01724
CB Nicolas Jones100.01524
DT Star Lotulelei030.02637
BuffaloTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Preston Brown941.02529
OLB Jamie Collins810.02832
S Aaron Williams740.02832
CB Ronald Darby410.02932
S Gustavo Walters400.02424
DT Marcell Dareus331.02828
OLB Nigel Bradham300.01613
DT Edward Kendall300.01220
CB Peter Gray300.01516
DE Jerry Hughes210.02326
DE Alex Carrington120.01715
DE Anthony Lee120.02123
CB Leodis McKelvin100.043
ILB Wilson Donohue100.033
CB Miles Asperilla030.0710
S Bacarri Rambo010.01014
DE Rich Rosado010.01417

Pass Rush Statistics

CarolinaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Mario Williams0.500019
DE Kony Ealy0.500033
DT Star Lotulelei0.012237
DE Derrick Shelby0.012022
DE Ryan Delaire0.001019
DT Craig Coleman0.00103
BuffaloSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Marcell Dareus1.000028
ILB Preston Brown1.000029
DE Jerry Hughes0.011026
DE Anthony Lee0.001023
DT Edward Kendall0.000120

Pass Defense Statistics

CarolinaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Luke Kuechly50139
ILB Shaq Thompson40033
CB Emmitt Anthony31041
CB Captain Munnerlyn20021
DE Brian Orakpo20028
S Dominic Craighead20017
S Oscar Barnes20027
S Steven Cole20022
OLB Jonathan Casillas11017
CB Josh Norman10014
DE Kony Ealy10033
CB Nicolas Jones10024
BuffaloCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Peter Gray40016
ILB Preston Brown31029
OLB Jamie Collins30132
OLB Nigel Bradham30013
CB Ronald Darby30032
S Aaron Williams20032
CB Leodis McKelvin1003
S Gustavo Walters10024
DE Anthony Lee10023
DT Edward Kendall10020
CB Doran Grant01013

Blocking Statistics

CarolinaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Amini Silatolu24029132
C Ryan Kalil19129032
T Jahri Evans13029132
G Trai Turner05018018
G Nolan Schroeder03029032
T Noah McConnell01011014
BuffaloKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Cyrus Kouandjio27031041
T Cordy Glenn23031141
TE Maxwell Church22029039
C Eric Wood15031041
G Kaleb Stevenson15031041
G John Harding12031041

Special Teams Tackles

CarolinaTacklesSTPlays
Shaq Thompson212
Jonathan Casillas124
BuffaloTacklesSTPlays
Chris Gragg224
Alejandro Engleberger217
Sammy Watkins119
Bacarri Rambo118
Denarius Moore110

Participation

CarolinaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Emmitt Anthony------2941---70
T Jahri Evans2932------869
ILB Luke Kuechly------3039---69
G Amini Silatolu2932------869
ILB Shaq Thompson------24331269
G Nolan Schroeder2932------869
DT Star Lotulelei------2637---63
C Ryan Kalil2932---------61
QB Cam Newton2932---------61
CB Bene' Benwikere------17241960
OLB Jonathan Casillas------15172456
DE Kony Ealy------2233---55
TE Greg Olsen2529---------54
CB Captain Munnerlyn------12211750
S Dominic Craighead------14171748
S Oscar Barnes------2127---48
DE Brian Orakpo------1828---46
WR Justin Hunter2422---------46
DE Derrick Shelby------1322742
G Trai Turner1818------541
S Steven Cole------1822---40
CB Nicolas Jones------1524---39
RB Donny Bush129------1839
DE Mario Williams------1919---38
WR Kelvin Benjamin1721---------38
DE Ryan Delaire------1919---38
WR Devin Funchess711------1836
TE Rico Wilkins64------2535
WR Willie Snead1116------633
RB Amos Doleman1216------533
FB Mike Tolbert1614---------30
CB Josh Norman------1414---28
TE Jason Boswell1115---------26
T Noah McConnell1114---------25
WR Heath Hopper33------1622
FB Charles Clay10------1819
DT Kawann Short------98---17
OLB Norman Crawford------111214
DT Craig Coleman------43714
C Kyle Nelson00------88
P Sam Koch00------77
K Steven Hauschka00------66
OLB Thomas Franklin------12---3
G Cedric Sutton00------33
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick00------11
C Demetrius Estermeyer00---------0
BuffaloRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
WR Sammy Watkins3131------1981
T Cordy Glenn3141------779
T Cyrus Kouandjio3141------779
G John Harding3141------779
G Kaleb Stevenson3141------779
C Eric Wood3141---------72
QB Tyrod Taylor3141---------72
TE Maxwell Church2939---------68
CB Ronald Darby------2932667
S Aaron Williams------2832161
OLB Jamie Collins------2832161
WR Denarius Moore2228------1060
DT Marcell Dareus------2828---56
ILB Preston Brown------2529256
DE Jerry Hughes------2326150
WR Robert Woods1929---------48
S Gustavo Walters------2424---48
TE Chris Gragg814------2446
RB LeSean McCoy2024---------44
RB Karlos Williams1116------1744
DE Anthony Lee------2123---44
S Bacarri Rambo------10141842
DE Alex Carrington------1715840
DT Edward Kendall------1220840
CB Doran Grant------7131838
FB Jerome Felton97------1733
DE Rich Rosado------1417132
OLB Nigel Bradham------1613231
CB Peter Gray------1516---31
WR Marcus Easley56------1728
OLB Scott Fischer------302225
CB Miles Asperilla------710825
WR Alejandro Engleberger12------1720
OLB Preston Quinn------201113
TE Travis Stanley09---------9
CB Leodis McKelvin------43---7
C Garrison Sanborn00------77
P Colton Schmidt00------77
ILB Wilson Donohue------33---6
K Dan Carpenter00------55
CB Corey Graham------22---4
S Ben Bailey------10---1
C Kraig Urbik00---------0
T Seantrel Henderson00---------0
WR Dezmin Lewis00---------0
QB Robert Chen00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left294.5
Middle25833.3
Right252.5
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left23216.0
Middle201055.3
Right9222.4
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Cam Newton30223112211
BuffaloAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Tyrod Taylor40264302621

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen64274.5
Short (0-8 Yds)1814965.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)32155.0
Long (19+ Yds)326220.7
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen75304.3
Short (0-8 Yds)20141638.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)126766.3
Long (19+ Yds)112121.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Greg Olsen85030029
FB Mike Tolbert65021014
WR Justin Hunter54129022
WR Willie Snead31033116
RB Donny Bush3301309
RB Amos Doleman32015016
WR Kelvin Benjamin11030121
WR Devin Funchess11029111
BuffaloTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Robert Woods86069129
WR Sammy Watkins88062131
TE Chris Gragg64069014
TE Maxwell Church5107039
WR Denarius Moore4100028
RB Karlos Williams42026116
WR Marcus Easley2204516
FB Jerome Felton110407
RB LeSean McCoy1000024
TE Travis Stanley110809

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Amos Doleman471.753.00
BuffaloAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Tyrod Taylor166.006.90

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Cam Newton43164.006.67
BuffaloAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Tyrod Taylor54316.207.25

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Greg Olsen1155.003.75
WR Justin Hunter1100.005.80
WR Willie Snead1000.0011.00
RB Donny Bush111111.004.33
BuffaloTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB LeSean McCoy1000.000.00
TE Chris Gragg111919.0011.50
WR Robert Woods1133.008.63
WR Sammy Watkins1111.007.75
TE Travis Stanley1188.008.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

CarolinaRushesConversions
RB Amos Doleman20
QB Cam Newton11
RB Donny Bush10
BuffaloRushesConversions
QB Tyrod Taylor41
RB LeSean McCoy32

Third Down Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompConversions
Cam Newton863
BuffaloAttCompConversions
Tyrod Taylor643

Third Down Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargCatchConversions
TE Greg Olsen310
WR Justin Hunter221
WR Devin Funchess111
WR Willie Snead111
RB Amos Doleman110
BuffaloTargCatchConversions
WR Robert Woods211
WR Denarius Moore100
TE Chris Gragg111
WR Sammy Watkins110
TE Travis Stanley111

SectionAttendance
Stadium72,400 (73,100 capacity)
Upper Deck20,500 (21,000)
End Zone14,900 (15,100)
Mezzanine8,700 (8,700)
Sideline Seats13,400 (13,400)
Club Seats10,800 (10,800)
Luxury Boxes4,100 (4,100)