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1-2, 2nd in NFC South

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers packed for short road trip to Atlanta for Sunday's key NFC South matchup.

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How to bet Carolina-Atlanta

Where does the betting value lie in the Carolina-Atlanta Week 4 matchup? ESPN Chalk experts provide against-the-spread and over/under advice.

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Panthers' league-long streak on the line

Carolina has gone 23 games without losing two straight, the longest active streak in the NFL, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The Chiefs and Seahawks are tied for second-longest at 13.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin said it felt like he skipped a game on Sunday. Coach Ron Rivera reminded his 1-2 team hasn't played a "bunch of slappies." In other words, it's too early to be concerned.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Food truck Thursday is back again and so is Cam Newton's food truck. The truck is headed to Atlanta for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said on the 1-2 start "it's not like we played a bunch of slappies." He noted Minnesota and Denver are 3-0 with tough defenses.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Charles Johnson (quad) tightened up late in practice today. Didn't seem concerned.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers DE Charles Johnson has been added to the injury report since yesterday. He was limited with a quad injury.

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NFL 60-second preview for Week 4 (1:03)
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Teams bringing the heat at Cam Newton

Newton has been hit a whopping 37 times, 17 more than any other QB and more than twice as much as 26 QBs (min. 2 games played). Only one QB has been sacked more frequently, and only four have been blitzed as often.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Still.no Jonathan Stewart (hamstring) and Vernon Butler (high ankle sprain) as expected for Panthers. Both out this week. Here is Cam Newton getting his daily stretch.

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Not all sunshine and roses for Panthers

Cam Newton & Co. got off to a hot start in 2015, en route to an MVP award and a 15-1 season. But through three weeks of 2016, Newton has thrown five interceptions and been sacked 12 times, while Carolina is 1-2.

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Panthers should respond against Falcons (0:19)
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Panthers' problems not all on offensive line (0:58)
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FPI's game of the week: Panthers-Falcons

Not only does the battle in the Georgia Dome have the biggest playoff implications of any game this week, but its pregame matchup quality is Week 4's highest, per ESPN's Football Power Index. FPI game rater

Team Stats

Passing Yards243.319th
Rushing Yards146.03rd
Points For25.312th
Points Against23.319th

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