The Jets gave up scoring plays of 72 yards and 70 yards and were handled by the Panthers, 30-20, in Charlotte.
Geno Smith finished 15 for 28 with 167 yards, one touchdown and one pick. Cam Newton finished 16 for 24 with 273 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions for the Panthers.
Chris Ivory rushed for 66 yards on 11 carries. Jeff Cumberland was a highlight, catching three balls for 50 yards with a score.
The New York defense surrendered 131 yards rushing and 273 passing. They sacked Newton two times.
Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams was impressive, churning out 87 receiving yards, 81 rushing and one touchdown. Tight end Greg Olsen also had a good game with 88 receiving yards.
Next week, the Jets host the Browns (4-10) while the Panthers take on the Saints (10-3), also at home.
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