With four touchdown passes against the Panthers, quarterback Eli Manning increased his season total to 32, the highest of his career. His previous best was 31, which he accomplished in 2010.
With 107 rushing yards against the Panthers, Rashad Jennings ended the Giants' 14-game streak without an individual 100-yard rusher. The Giants had a season-high 161 rushing yards as a team and averaged 6.0 yards per carry in Week 15, eclipsing the 100-yard mark for the third time this season.
Will Tye, an undrafted rookie out of Stony Brook, leads all rookie tight ends with 34 receptions and 369 receiving yards this season.
With 1.5 sacks on Cam Newton last week, Giants defensive end Robert Ayers Jr. recorded his third-straight game with at least one sack. He currently leads the team with 6.5 sacks, the highest total of his seven-year NFL career.
Eli Manning has thrown 48 touchdowns in 27 career games on "Sunday Night Football".