PITTSBURGH (AP) Fozzy Whittaker ran for a 2-yard touchdown, Graham Gano added a short field goal and the Carolina Panthers beat the listless Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 in the preseason finale Thursday night.
The Panthers (2-2) held the Steelers (1-3) to just 185 total yards.
Both teams sat their star players with just 10 days to go before the regular season begins.
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4 days ago
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