Found December 09, 2012 on
Fox Sports Carolinas:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy promised "payback" and "punishment" for the Atlanta Falcons last week, and he and his Carolina teammates delivered on Sunday.
Despite playing without four starters and having 13 players on injured reserve, the Panthers dominated the NFC South champions as Cam Newton threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns and scored on a 72-yard run in a 30-20 victory.
Newton piled up a career-high 116 yards on the ground and the Panthers racked up 475 total yards to avenge an early-season loss with a dominating performance against their Interstate-85 rivals.
Carolina's defense was superb through 2 quarters building a 23-0 lead and holding a 356-86 edge in total yards to snap a five-game losing streak against the Falcons.
Carolina (4-9) came in with little to play for except to gain a measure of revenge on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, whom they felt disrespected them after Atlanta's 30-28 come-from-behind win earli...
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The Atlanta Falcons went down to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 30-20. One of the most spectacular plays came from spohmore QB Cam Newton. Newton had a rocky start to his second year in the NFL but has come on as of late. This 72-yard touchdown was surely a sweet reminder that Cam Newton shouldn’t [...]
Quarterback Cam Newton and the Panthers offense are finally in a groove. Too bad for Carolina it's a case of too little, too late.
At 4-9, Carolina's playoff aspirations evaporated several weeks ago, but Newton's vastly improved play in recent weeks gives promise that his stellar rookie season with the Panthers in 2011 was far from a fluke.
After a rough start this...
Panthers QB Cam Newton has reverted to rookie form right when fantasy owners needed it most. He stayed hot Sunday with 287 passing yards, 116 rushing yards and three total touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Newton has produced 825 passing yards, 286 rushing yards, 11 total touchdowns and zero turnovers in his last three games. He only had 13 total touchdowns in his first 10 games.
This is the kind of athletic ability and type of play that Carolina Panthers fans were expecting to see for the whole year. Unfortunately for them, a sophomore slump has held superstar quarterback Cam Newton back this year, and it has resulted in the Panthers struggling to a disappointing 3-9 record.
Cam Newton and the Panthers controlled every aspect of the game this past Sunday.Newton had quite possibly his best game as a pro.He threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns while adding another 116 yards on the ground with another touchdown. Cam led his Panthers to their first victory over the Falcons since 2009 and showed Panthers fans that they do have a reason to be excited for...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Forgive Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers if they celebrate into the wee hours of the morning. They needed this.
In the midst of a disturbing season and coming off a troubling loss at Kansas City last weekend Carolina responded by routing perhaps the NFLs best team.
The 30-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons had a caravan of storylines: The offensive line...
CHARLOTTE, NC Forgive Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers if they celebrate into the wee hours of the morning. They needed this.
In the midst of a disturbing season and coming off a troubling loss at Kansas City last weekend, Carolina responded by routing the team tied for the NFL's best record.
The 30-20 victory Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons had a caravan of storylines...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- With Carolina quarterback Cam Newton slicing through his hometown team, the Panthers made sure they were far enough ahead of the Atlanta Falcons this time. Still steaming from a blown lead more than two months ago, the Panthers picked apart one of the NFL's best teams, holding off the Falcons 30-20 on Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium. It was...
After struggling to score points and move the chains for much of the season, the Carolina Panthers' offense has suddenly hit its stride.
Too bad it's too late in the year to make a difference.
At 4-9 the Panthers won't be playing in the postseason, which makes Carolina's 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday a little bittersweet.
''This shows what...
Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy felt pretty good about Carolina’s 30-20 victory over the Falcons on Sunday. Especially since he stated before the game that the Panthers are a better team than the Falcons.
Hardy felt so good about the win that after the game, he went to every Falcons player that would listen and told them to “get the f*ck off our field.”
A couple weeks back in Week 4 when Matt Ryan told the Carolina Panthers to "get the **** off of his field," Pathers defensive end Greg Hardy took notice. Yesterday the Panthers gave the Falcons a little pay back and beat them 30-20 on their home turf. Greg Hardy thought it would be a perfect chance to tell them to "get the **** off the field." Nothing...
You may have heard Carolina Panthers linebacker screaming at the Atlanta Falcons to get off field in Charlotte. Of course, he said it with a much more colorful adjective. He screamed it repeatedly as the players were, in fact, leaving the field. It was probably one of the bigger wins of the season for the [...]
Broncos def. Raiders: The Broncos just never seem to be able to completely blow away a crappy opponent. The Raiders are awful, I expected much more out of Manning.
Panthers def. Falcons: The Falcons have quickly become very mediocre as 11 win teams go. I know Cam Newton has really heated up at the end of the season, but this defense can't allow a quarterback to pick them...
Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was more than happy to return Matt Ryan’s trash talking words following Carolina’s 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
You may recall that after Atlanta’s comeback win over Carolina in Week 4, Ryan barked at the Panthers players “get the f— off our field!”
The Panthers called Ryan’s behavior “disrespectful” last week...