Browns vs Panthers News and Notes

The Panthers are looking to stop a 8 game losing streak Sunday against the Browns and here are the news and notes for the game.

Carolina leads the series 1-0.

Julius Peppers will need 4 sacks Sunday to break the rookie sack record before he begins his likely suspension.

Cleveland RB William Green recorded his first 100 yard game.

The Panthers will be without the services of Lamar Smith, who is on "extended leave" for the rest of the season after a drunk driving incident.

With 2.5 sacks, Mike Rucker will pass Lamar Lathon for second in all-time Panther sacks.

Wesley Walls needs 1 touchdown to tie Dave Casper for 3rd among tight ends.

Cleveland's Tim Couch has not thrown an interception in the red zone this year.

Offensive rankings
Carolina: 30th total, 22nd rushing, 30th passing
Cleveland: 22nd total, 31st rushing, 13th passing

Defensive rankings
Carolina: 6th total, 10th vs. the run, 9th vs. the pass
Cleveland: 21st total, 31st vs. the run, 10th vs. the pass

Injury report
Carolina Panthers
Questionable: LB Dan Morgan (shoulder); LB Hannibal Navies (ankle); QB Rodney Peete (finger) Probable: LB Brian Allen (knee); RB Dee Brown
(shoulder); WR Isaac Byrd (groin); G Kevin Donnalley (knee); DT Kris Jenkins (ankle);

Cleveland Browns
Questionable: S Devin Bush (hamstring); CB Daylon McCutcheon (thumb); RB Jamel White (shoulder) Probable: LB Kevin Bentley (hand)

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