Panthers Defeat Patriots, 24-20

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The Panthers defeated the Patriots, 24-20, at home.

Cam Newton lit up the Patriots for three scores on 19 of 28 passing for 209 yards and no interceptions. In comparison, Tom Brady went 29 of 40 with 296 yards passing, one touchdown and one pick for the Patriots.

DeAngelo Williams rushed for 14 yards on six carries while adding two receptions for 11 yards. Greg Olsen was a highlight, pulling in five passes for 52 yards with a touchdown.

The Carolina defense surrendered 107 yards rushing and 296 passing. They got to Brady for two sacks.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski provided some spark with 59 receiving yards and one touchdown. Running back Shane Vereen also had a noteworthy performance with 65 receiving yards.

The Panthers travel to Miami Gardens next week to meet the Dolphins (5-5) while the Patriots are at home to take on the Broncos (9-1).


Patriots Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B

84

T. Brady

29

40

296

1

1


Panthers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

98

C. Newton

19

28

209

3

0


Patriots Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B-

81

L. Blount

RB

10

49

4.9

0

C+

78

S. Ridley

RB

13

48

3.7

1

B+

88

S. Vereen

RB

1

7

7.0

0


Panthers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

98

C. Newton

QB

7

62

8.9

0

D

65

M. Tolbert

FB

6

17

2.8

0

D

67

D. Williams

RB

6

14

2.3

0


Patriots Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B+

88

S. Vereen

RB

8

65

8.1

0

B

82

K. Thompkins

WR

2

60

30.0

0

A+

99

R. Gronkowski

TE

5

59

11.8

1


Panthers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B-

80

S. Smith

WR

4

62

15.5

0

B+

88

B. LaFell

WR

7

59

8.4

1

A

94

G. Olsen

TE

5

52

10.4

1


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