20 -
Team 1 2 3 4
NE 0 3 7 10
CAR 7 3 7 7
24
7-3

Game Story

As ''Sweet Caroline'' pumped through the stadium and playoff-starved Panthers fans dressed all in black celebrated a big victory, Tom Brady ran after an official in search of an explanation. Brady and the Patriots were miffed after a penalty flag that was thrown in the end zone on the final play...

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
2:44
TD
Cam NewtonDFP
passed to
Brandon LaFellDFP
down the middle for 9 yard gain (
Graham GanoDFP
made PAT)
NE 0 - CAR 7
2nd Quarter
5:02
FG
Graham GanoDFP
kicked a 43-yard field goal
NE 0 - CAR 10
1:09
FG
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
kicked a 42-yard field goal
NE 3 - CAR 10
3rd Quarter
10:31
TD
Tom BradyDFP
passed to
Rob GronkowskiDFP
to the left for 9 yard gain (
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
made PAT)
NE 10 - CAR 10
2:10
TD
Cam NewtonDFP
passed to
Greg OlsenDFP
to the right for 15 yard gain (
Graham GanoDFP
made PAT)
NE 10 - CAR 17
4th Quarter
12:33
TD
Stevan RidleyDFP
rushed to the left for 1 yard gain (
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
made PAT)
NE 17 - CAR 17
6:32
FG
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
kicked a 26-yard field goal
NE 20 - CAR 17
0:59
TD
Cam NewtonDFP
passed to
Ted Ginn Jr.DFP
to the left for 25 yard gain (
Graham GanoDFP
made PAT)
NE 20 - CAR 24

Game Leaders

Passing

New England

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Tom BradyDFP
29 40 296 72.5 7.4 2 13 1 1 91.3 0

Carolina

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Cam NewtonDFP
19 28 209 67.9 7.5 3 12 3 0 125.5 0

Rushing

New England

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
LeGarrette BlountDFP
10 49 4.9 12 0 0
Stevan RidleyDFP
13 48 3.7 13 1 1
Shane VereenDFP
1 7 7.0 7 0 0
Tom BradyDFP
1 3 3.0 3 0 0

Carolina

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Cam NewtonDFP
7 62 8.9 24 0 0
Mike TolbertDFP
6 17 2.8 6 0 0
DeAngelo WilliamsDFP
6 14 2.3 6 0 0
Jonathan StewartDFP
4 10 2.5 7 0 0

Receiving

New England

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Shane VereenDFP
8 11 65 8.1 17 0 0
Kenbrell ThompkinsDFP
2 2 60 30.0 37 0 0
Rob GronkowskiDFP
5 7 59 11.8 23 1 0
Danny AmendolaDFP
6 7 45 7.5 13 0 0
Aaron DobsonDFP
4 7 38 9.5 11 0 0
Julian EdelmanDFP
3 4 27 9.0 14 0 0
Michael HoomanawanuiDFP
1 1 2 2.0 2 0 0
Matthew MulliganDFP
0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0

Carolina

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Steve Smith Sr.DFP
4 6 62 15.5 42 0 0
Brandon LaFellDFP
7 8 59 8.4 17 1 0
Greg OlsenDFP
5 8 52 10.4 15 1 0
Ted Ginn Jr.DFP
1 3 25 25.0 25 1 0
DeAngelo WilliamsDFP
2 3 11 5.5 7 0 0

Kicking

New England

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
2 2 2 2 42 100.0 8

Carolina

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Graham GanoDFP
3 3 1 1 43 100.0 6

Punting

New England

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Ryan AllenDFP
1 34.0 1 0

Carolina

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Brad NortmanDFP
2 43.5 0 0

Returns

New England

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Danny AmendolaDFP
0 0 N/A 0 0 1 13 13.0 13 0

Carolina

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Ted Ginn Jr.DFP
3 53 17.7 19 0 0 0 N/A 0 0

Defense

New England

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Andre CarterDFP
0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Rob NinkovichDFP
6 3 2.0 7 0 0 0 0
Marquice ColeDFP
2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Aqib TalibDFP
5 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
Kyle ArringtonDFP
2 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Devin McCourtyDFP
2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon SpikesDFP
6 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nate SolderDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris WhiteDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chandler JonesDFP
4 1 1.0 5 0 0 0 0
Dont'a HightowerDFP
3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tavon WilsonDFP
2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Logan RyanDFP
0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Duron HarmonDFP
3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris JonesDFP
0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe VellanoDFP
2 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Carolina

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Drayton FlorenceDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Quintin MikellDFP
1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dwan EdwardsDFP
0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Thomas DavisDFP
10 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Charles JohnsonDFP
0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike MitchellDFP
0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason WilliamsDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Captain MunnerlynDFP
0 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Greg HardyDFP
3 3 1.0 4 0 0 0 0
Mario AddisonDFP
0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Luke KuechlyDFP
8 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Star LotuleleiDFP
4 1 1.0 9 0 0 0 0
Kawann ShortDFP
1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
A.J. KleinDFP
3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Wes HortonDFP
1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Robert LesterDFP
2 1 0.0 0 1 1 0 0
Melvin WhiteDFP
4 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0