Found November 13, 2011 on Total Titans:
Well, that didn't quite go the way I was expecting it would.Just as they did in their 2003 win in Carolina, the Tennesee Titans got off to a fast start thanks in part to a turnover and put a stranglehold on the Panthers the rest of the way to turn in a dominating win where they ended up with 30 points.  The scoring started early, as after a Panthers three-and-out, Marc Mariani found a lane down the left sideline and romped 79 yards for his first punt record touchdown of the season.The Panthers looked like they might answer the Titans' score, but Will Witherspoon forced Greg Olsen to fumble inside the Titans' 10 and Matt Hasselbeck went to work. Jared Cook, 18 yards and a first down. Chris Johnson on a flare pattern, 29 yards and another first down. An incomplete to Cook, but then on thrd-and-eight, Damian Williams avoids two Carolina defenders who try to tackle him short of the sticks and goes 43 yards to give the Titans a 14-0 lead. Will Witherspoon sacked Cam Newton th...

Ron Rivera: Injuries have hurt special teams

The Panthers have been at or near the bottom of the league in several major special teams categories all season. In a 30-3 loss to Tennessee on Sunday, the Panthers allowed Marc Mariani's 79-yard return for a touchdown. It was the third punt return for a score Carolina has yielded this season, a franchise high. But first-year coach Ron Rivera today defended special teams coordinator...

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Chris Johnson ran for a season-high 130 yards and a touchdown, and the Tennessee Titans used a stifling defense to frustrate rookie Cam Newton in a 30-3 rout of the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The Titans (5-4) sacked Newton five times and took away Carolina's vertical passing game. Carolina (2-7) came in ranked fifth in the league on offense and first...

Titans defense: Corralling Cam was the plan, and it worked

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Titans hanging around playoff race

The Titans beat the Panthers 30-3 in a humbling game for Cam Newton. Here’s what we learned: 1. The Titans haven’t really played well since starting 3-1, but they remain in the AFC playoff picture at 5-4. They are only one loss behind the Texans in the AFC South. They are only one loss behind…

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  After surrendering a season-high five sacks Sunday against Tennessee, the Panthers find themselves staring at Ndamukong Suh and the Detroit Lions next.    In just his second season, Suh has already established himself as one of the league's most dominant forces, leading a Lions' defensive line that creates plenty of problems.   "He's a force. You've got...

Titans defense confuses Carolina's Cam Newton

The Tennessee Titans' strategy was simple: Put a spy on quarterback Cam Newton and try to confuse him. It worked to perfection.

Titans defense stifles Panthers in 30-3 win

Chris Johnson ran for a season-high 130 yards and a touchdown, and the Tennessee Titans used a stifling defense to frustrate rookie Cam Newton in a 30-3 rout of the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers look flat, fall hard in Titans romp

(By Ron Green Jr., At least this wasn't a near-miss loss for the Carolina Panthers.This was a complete flop as the Panthers were beaten 30-3 at Bank of America Stadium today by the Tennessee Titans.
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