Found September 16, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers found offense in various forms after a sluggish opener, grinding past the New Orleans Saints with quarterback Cam Newton becoming the third Carolina player to score a rushing touchdown in a 35-27 victory Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium. Newton also threw for a touchdown as the Panthers avoided an 0-2 start to a season that began with consecutive games against NFC South rivals. The Saints, operating under interim coach Aaron Kromer, fell to 0-2. Quarterback Drew Brees of the Saints threw for 97 first-quarter yards before Carolina's pass rush kicked in and created havoc for the Saints' passing attack. He finished with 325 passing yards, though a first-quarter interception proved crucial. After gaining only 123 yards during the middle two quarters, the Saints put together three significant drives. But a fourth-quarter threat ended inside the Carolina 25 when Brees was stripped of the ball and then misfired after picki...
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