Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 10/21/12
CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Carolina Panthers continued their 2012 swoon with a 16-14 home loss to the equally desperate Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. As a result, the Panthers dropped to 1-5 on the season and are nearly a virtual lock to miss the playoffs once again despite that being the team's stated mission in preseason camp. The following are both teams' grades in Carolina's fifth defeat in six tries and Dallas' third victory in six games: Cowboys offense: Tony Romo didn't have a great day but he was pretty solid in completing 24 of 34 pass attempts for 227 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions. He hit on a few key passes that helped offset a so-so ground game that managed just 85 yards. Miles Austin had 9 receptions for 97 yards and a score. The offense also did a nice job of keeping Carolina's offense off the field by owning the time of possession battle by seven minutes. Grade: B-. Panthers offense: Cam Newton was 21-for-37 for 233 yards, a touchdown ...
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