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Lions vs. Panthers Key Players to Watch | Week 5

One of the top runners in the league will be a player to watch when David Montgomery and the Detroit Lions host the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, October 8, 2023.

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Lions vs. Panthers Game Info

  • Game Date: Sunday, October 8, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Ford Field
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • TV: FOX

Top Lions Players

  • Jared Goff has accumulated 1,029 passing yards (257.3 per game) while connecting on 91 of 131 throws (69.5%), with six touchdowns and three interceptions.
  • Montgomery has rushed for a team-high 262 yards (87.3 YPG) and picked up five touchdowns.
  • Jahmyr Gibbs has rushed for 179 yards (44.8 per game). He also has 14 catches for 70 yards .
  • Amon-Ra St. Brown has 26 catches (35 targets) and paces his team with 331 receiving yards (82.8 ypg) and two touchdowns.
  • Sam LaPorta has been targeted 27 times and contributed with 242 yards (on 22 catches) plus one touchdown.
  • Josh Reynolds has caught 12 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 71.7 yards per game.
  • This season Aidan Hutchinson leads the team with 3.5 sacks and has added 2.0 TFL and 12 tackles.
  • Over the course of his current campaign, Jerry Jacobs has 25 tackles and two interceptions, and leads the team in both interceptions and tackles.

Top Panthers Players

  • Bryce Young has 503 passing yards (167.7 per game) and a 65% completion percentage, throwing two touchdown passes and two interceptions. He also has 61 rushing yards on seven carries, averaging 20.3 yards per game.
  • Miles Sanders has 54 carries for a team-high 158 rushing yards (39.5 per game) and one touchdown. He also has 15 catches for 81 receiving yards .
  • So far this season Chuba Hubbard has rushed for 119 yards on 26 carries (29.8 yards per game).
  • Adam Thielen has hauled in 27 catches for 287 yards, best on his team, and two touchdowns. He averages 71.8 receiving yards per game.
  • D.J. Chark has contributed with seven receptions (on 15 targets) for 129 yards and one touchdown.
  • Terrace Marshall Jr. is averaging 38.0 yards per game, with 16 catches for 114 yards.
  • This season Brian Burns leads the team with 3.0 sacks and has added 5.0 TFL and 14 tackles.
  • Vonn Bell’s 24 tackles and one interception make him the team’s tackle leader.
  • Kamu Grugier-Hill has a team-high one interception and has tacked on 18 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in three games this season.

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Lions Fantasy Stats

  • Goff is the 23rd-best fantasy player overall this season and the 16th-best fantasy QB with 66.3 fantasy points (16.6 per game).
  • Montgomery has racked up 56.9 fantasy points this year (19.0 per game), enough to place him 29th overall and sixth among RBs in league-wide fantasy standings.
  • So far this season, St. Brown’s 43.5 total fantasy points make him the No. 50 fantasy player and No. 11 WR. He averages 10.9 fantasy points per game.
  • Reynolds is the 78th-ranked fantasy player — and the 27th-ranked WR — with 33.5 fantasy points. He averages 11.2 fantasy points per game.

Panthers Fantasy Stats

  • So far, Thielen is the No. 12 fantasy WR and the No. 51 fantasy player overall after scoring 43.3 fantasy points (10.8 per game).
  • Young’s 28.2 fantasy points this season (an average of 9.4 per game), are enough to place him 103rd overall and 32nd among QBs.
  • Sanders is 104th overall and 26th among RBs with 27.9 fantasy points (averaging 7.0 per game) this season.
  • Andy Dalton’s fantasy season has him ranked 125th overall and 34th among QBs with 23.5 points (23.5 per game).


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