|Week 8 NFL Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 25 October 2007 08:20|
Compiled by Paul Montella|
AP Sports Writer
NFL matchups for Week 8 (times EDT):
Sunday, Oct. 28
INDIANAPOLIS (4-2) At CAROLINA (4-2)
1 p.m., CBS
OPENING LINE - Colts by 5 1/2.
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Colts 4-2; Panthers 4-2.
SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead 3-0.
LAST MEETING - Panthers 23, Colts 20, OT, Oct. 12, 2003 at Indianapolis.
LAST WEEK - Colts beat Jaguars 29-7; Panther (BYE) beat Cardinals 25-10 in Week 6.
COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (6), PASS (6)
COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (14), PASS (1)
PANTHERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (8), PASS (27)
PANTHERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (18), PASS (21)
r 500 yards, had season-best nine receptions and 131 yards last week. ... RB Joseph Addai has 4.9 yards per carry average (100 rushes for 492 yards). ... Colts lead league with plus-9 in turnovers. ... Carolina, which is in first place in NFC South, has lost both games at home. ... QB Jake Delhomme (elbow) is out for season. ... QB David Carr (back), was replaced by 43-year-old Vinny Testaverde, who led Panthers to win at Arizona. He became oldest starting QB in NFL history to win a game. ... Carr faced Colts three times when he was at Houston. He completed 54 of 74 passes (73 percent) for 520 yards with five TDs, no INTs and 114.7 passer rating. ... In his previous eight starts vs. Colts, Testaverde had 18 TDs. ... RB DeAngelo Williams had career-high 121 yards on 10 carries with a TD in Week 6. ... WR Steve Smith leads team with 35 catches for 496 yards and six TDs. In past four games vs. AFC, Smith has 29 catches for 524 yards (131 per game) and four TDs. ... S Deke Cooper had two INTs in Week 6.
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