The Dolphins visit the Panthers on Thursday Night Football. Remarkable! takes a dive into the matchup….

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QUARTERBACKS

Jay Cutler has averaged 16.9 Yards per Completion (506 yards/30 completions) when under pressure since the start of last season (2nd best of 36 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 12.7)

Jay Cutler have been sacked on 19.5% of pass attempts (8/41) against the blitz since the start of last season (worst of 36 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 7.9%)

Jay Cutler has averaged just 8.9 Yards per Completion (1,306 yards/147 completions) this season (3rd worst of 36 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 11.3)

Jay Cutler has thrown 9 TDs on just 23 pass attempts (one TD every 2.6 Pass Attempts) in the red zone this season (3rd best of 36 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 4.2)

Cam Newton has completed just 53.6% of passes (202 completions/377 attempts) at home since the start of last season (worst of 28 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 63.8%)

Cam Newton has a passer rating of just 65.4 on 3rd down (236 Pass Attempts) since the start of last season (3rd worst of 36 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 84.7)

Cam Newton has averaged 13.0 Yards per Completion (3,250 yards/250 completions) out of the shotgun since the start of last season (best of 30 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 11.0)

Cam Newton has completed 58.6% of passes (17 completions/29 attempts) when under pressure this season (2nd best of 30 Qualified QBs in NFL; League Avg: 42.4%)

 

RUNNING BACKS

The Miami Dolphins have run the ball on 26.6% of plays (34 carries/128 plays) on the road this season (lowest in NFL; League Avg: 41.6%)

The Miami Dolphins have run the ball on 39.9% of plays (87 carries/218 plays) on 1st down this season (2nd lowest in NFL; League Avg: 52.5%)

Damien Williams has averaged a touchdown every 8.5 receptions (34 Rec/4 TDs) at outdoor stadiums since the start of last season (best of 40 Qualified RBs in NFL; League Avg: 28.4)

Damien Williams has been targeted 31 times on 3rd down since the start of last season (6th most among RBs in NFL)

Jonathan Stewart has averaged 3.1 Yards from Scrimmage Per Touch (394 yards / 127 touches) this season (worst of 35 Qualified RBs in NFL; League Avg: 4.8)

Carolina Panthers RBs have averaged 13.9 Yards per Reception (250 yards/18 catches) on 3rd down since the start of last season (best in NFL; League Avg: 8.6)

Christian McCaffrey has been targeted 32 times on 1st down this season (most among RBs in NFL)

Carolina Panthers RBs have averaged just 2.9 Yards per Carry (322 yards/111 carries) on 1st down this season (3rd worst in NFL; League Avg: 4.0)

 

WIDE RECEIVERS/TIGHT ENDS

Miami Dolphins WRs have averaged 5.6 receptions per game (45/8) in the 4th quarter this season (best in NFL; League Avg: 3.0)

Jarvis Landry has averaged just 7.7 Yards per Reception (430 yards/56 catches) this season (2nd worst of 71 Qualified WRs in NFL; League Avg: 12.9)

Jarvis Landry has been targeted 17 times in close and late situations this season (tied for 4th most among WRs in NFL)

DeVante Parker has averaged 46.8 Receiving Yards per game (187/4) in the 4th quarter this season (2nd best of 66 Qualified WRs in NFL; League Avg: 12.7)

Ed Dickson has averaged 15.9 Yards per Reception (349 yards/22 catches) this season (3rd best of 38 Qualified TEs in NFL; League Avg: 11.3)

Devin Funchess has been targeted 13 times on 3rd and long this season (tied for 5th most among WRs in NFL)

Carolina Panthers WRs have not caught a touchdown pass at home this season (fewest in NFL)

Carolina Panthers WRs have picked up first downs on 19 receptions at home this season (4th fewest in NFL)

 

DEFENSE/ SPECIAL TEAMS

The Dolphins defense has hit opposing QBs on 15.4% of dropbacks in close and late situations this season (best in NFL; League Avg: 8.8%)

The Dolphins defense has allowed a Completion Pct of 69.9% (174 completions/249 attempts) this season (2nd worst in NFL; League Avg: 62.6%)

The Dolphins defense has allowed a passer rating of 106.0 on 3rd down (70 Pass Attempts) this season (2nd worst in NFL; League Avg: 82.4)

Cody Parkey has averaged  touchbacks on 25.0% of kickoffs (4 touchbacks/16 kickoffs) in the 2nd half this season (worst of 32 Qualified Ks in NFL; League Avg: 60.4%)

The Panthers defense has allowed first downs on just 39.7% of plays in short yardage situations this season (best in NFL; League Avg: 57.0%)

The Panthers defense has sacked opposing QBs just once on 58 pass attempts in close and late situations this season (5th worst in NFL; League Avg: 17.4)

The Panthers defense has allowed a passer rating of 112.5 on plays in the red zone (31 Pass Attempts) this season (5th worst in NFL; League Avg: 92.5)

Graham Gano has averaged  touchbacks on 92.9% of kickoffs (39 touchbacks/42 kickoffs) this season (best of 30 Qualified Ks in NFL; League Avg: 62.3%)

 

 

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