Panthers Blasted by Saints, 31-13

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The Panthers were held in check by the Saints, 31-13, at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Cam Newton went 22 for 34 for 160 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions. Drew Brees ended up going 30 of 42 with 313 yards passing, four touchdowns and no interceptions for the Saints.

DeAngelo Williams gained 52 yards on 13 carries in addition to one reception for 11 yards. Greg Olsen was a leading receiver, hauling in eight passes for 40 yards.

The Carolina defense managed to contain the running game, but could not slow down the passing attack, giving up 69 yards rushing and 313 passing. They sacked Brees two times.

Saints wide receiver Marques Colston had a big game, putting up 125 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Tight end Jimmy Graham also put together a noteworthy performance with 58 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

The Panthers host the Jets (6-7) next week while the Saints head to St. Louis to face the Rams (5-8).


Panthers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C

74

C. Newton

22

34

160

1

0


Saints Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

D. Brees

30

42

313

4

0


Panthers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C+

78

D. Williams

RB

13

52

4.0

0

C

74

C. Newton

QB

6

48

8.0

0

-

-

J. Stewart

RB

1

16

16.0

0


Saints Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

84

D. Sproles

RB

1

38

38.0

0

C-

72

P. Thomas

RB

7

14

2.0

0

-

-

K. Robinson

RB

1

6

6.0

0


Panthers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

85

S. Smith

WR

6

49

8.2

1

A

93

G. Olsen

TE

8

40

5.0

0

D+

70

B. LaFell

WR

2

22

11.0

0


Saints Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

M. Colston

WR

9

125

13.9

2

A+

100

J. Graham

TE

6

58

9.7

2

C+

77

L. Moore

WR

3

40

13.3

0


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