Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/30/12
NEW ORLEANS - Cam Newton kept handing off to DeAngelo Williams on Sunday, and then all he could see was the back of his No. 34 jersey, heading downfield through gaping holes against the worst defense in NFL history. Picking apart what statistically qualifies as the most porous defense in league annals, Williams rushed for a franchise-record 210 yards on 21 carries, and the Carolina Panthers rolled up 530 yards in total offense and scored 28 consecutive second-half points to points to defeat the New Orleans Saints 44-38 Sunday at the Mercedes Benz Superdome. "We were running it even though people knew we were going to run it," Newton said. Williams credited his blocking, which created huge vacuums in the Saints' defense. "They opened the holes and I ran through them," he said. "We had a lot of success against them in the first game this season on the ground, and we committed to the run all day today." The Panthers' offensive output added a final humiliation to a black-clou...
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