The Carolina Panthers likely are looking forward to hitting the road on Sunday to face the Miami Dolphins.
Carolina (5-6) has lost four straight home games but sports a 3-2 record on the road this season. The Panthers opened this week as a 2 1/2-point favorite over the Dolphins (4-7), who own a 2-3 record at home.
A big issue in Carolina this season is run defense.
In their six losses, the Panthers have allowed an aver