By the numbers: Key figures from the Lions win over the Panthers

USA Today

The Lions maintained the hot start to the 2023 NFL season with a commanding win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 5. The numbers that mattered the most were 42-24, the final score with Detroit coming out on top.

The path to that final score can be told in many other numbers and figures from the Lions win. Here are some of the key numbers that help tell the tale of the Week 5 matchup in Ford Field.

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0 – giveaways by the Lions offense

0 – passes defended by Carolina’s defense

1 – 3-and-out series by Detroit’s offense

2 – sacks allowed by the Lions

3 – takeaways by the Lions defense

3.6 – average yards per carry by CAR on 1st-and-10 plays

4 – first downs for the Panthers offense attained via a Lions penalty

4 – touchdowns in 4 red zone possessions for the Lions offense

5 – different Lions players who scored touchdowns

8.1 – yards per carry by the Lions on 1st-and-10 plays

11 – tackles by Lions LB Alex Anzalone

14 – number of points the Lions scored in three separate quarters

23 – average yard line where the Panthers started their offensive drives

47 – average yard line where the Lions started their offensive drives (excluding end of 1st half and end of game drives)

132.4 – Jared Goff’s QB Rating for the game

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