Found September 17, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
Charlotte, NC – The Carolina Panthers knew Sunday’s game against NFC South division rival New Orleans was a huge one. Coming off a disappointing offensive effort in their season opener at Tampa, the Panthers won a must-win game before 72,879 fans at Bank of America Stadium. “I said to the guys before the game that this was a must win, and it really was,” offensive tackle Jordan Gross said. “We couldn’t go 0-2 to start this season off and lose at home, and lose to the Saints again. Their team has been successful the past few seasons. To set a new standard around here we had to beat them.” Last week, the running game was anemic in Tampa. This week, the Panthers had a 2-to-1, run-pass ratio against the Saints, with 41 rushes and 20 passes. Each member of the Panthers’  backfield scored a touchdown. Carolina Panthers running Back Jonathan Stewart returned to the line-up, rushing 11 times for 51 yards against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Photo courtesy David T. Foster/Charlotte Obse...
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