Two plays later - an incomplete pass and a sack on Newton - the game, and Carolina's postseason, had ended with the Saints' 31-26 victory. Ginn posted four catches for 115 yards including an 80-yard bomb from Drew Brees in the first quarter. After further review, the Panthers would have been better off if Adams had knocked the ball down, costing Carolina 16 crucial yards in the process.
The Saints defence would have none of it, however. But my heart is telling me Cam Newton dominates this game and puts up a victory.
"This win is special", Jordan said.
In addition, tight end Coby Fleener, a regular in the passing game to start the season, is on injured reserve.
But Gano's long field goal on the last play of the first half got the Panthers within 21-9 at the break.
Graham Gano missed a 25-yard field goal. The team owns the Saints' second-round pick as a result of a trade a year ago that resulted in New Orleans moving up to select running back Alvin Kamara. Newton and the Panthers needed someone other than Olsen to make a play and it just did not happen until rookie running back Christian McCaffrey scored on a 56-yard catch-and-run with 4:09 remaining. Newton went 24 of 40 for 349 yards and two touchdowns.
Bush led the Saints onto the field wearing a No. 91 jersey to honor late New Orleans great Will Smith, who was killed during a road rage incident in 2016.
On second down, Newton was called for intentional grounding.
The rest of the game he had the noise meter pushed up every time he stood under centre.
"I think we've proved that we can beat you in a lot of different ways", Brees said. "We'll experience it now, going to Minnesota". "You still have to have a level of patience and take advantage of them when they do come around".
"We lost. That's all I remember", Bell said.
Panthers leading receiver Devin Funchess, too, is active as expected after being listed as questionable with a sore shoulder. They are as complete of a team as it gets, and they have one of the most reliable players in the National Football League under center. "I know the team's ins and outs". Saints LG Andrus Peat was carted off the field in the first quarter with a lower left leg injury. "It had like 10 stars beside it on the call sheet". This game's over/under comes in at a combined 48.5 points. Over the last nine games, a span in which they went 7-2, they averaged 157.9 rushing yards per game-and in the six games on the year in which they hit at least 140 yards on the ground, they went 6-0.
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Newton threw a 56-yard touchdown pass to Christian McCaffrey after returning from his injury. "It sure is nice", Brees said. Following the game, Newton maintained he didn't suffer a head injury but was instead poked in the eye.
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