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Panthers Rout Chargers 31-7

Panthers Rout Chargers 31-7

By Michael Brennan Thousands of miles from Charlotte, NC, the Carolina Panthers (5-9) continued their late-season surge. The Panthers defeated the San Diego Chargers (5-9) at Qualcomm Stadium late Sunday evening. After upsetting the visiting Atlanta Fal…
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  • Video - Panthers postgame press conference 04:33

    Panthers postgame press conference

    Dec 16
    Panthers react following game with Chargers
  • Video - Panthers vs. Chargers highlights 00:36

    Panthers vs. Chargers highlights

    Dec 16
    The Carolina Panthers dominated the San Diego Chargers from start to finish, winning 31-7 on the road.
  • Video - Panthers defense forces fumble 00:33

    Panthers defense forces fumble

    Dec 16
    Carolina Panthers pass rusher Mario Addison sacks Philip Rivers, forcing a fumble for fellow lineman Frank Alexander to recover and stopping the San Diego Chargers offense.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith 4-yard TD catch 00:42

    Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith 4-yard TD catch

    Dec 16
    Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith makes a diving catch in the end zone for his first touchdown of the game, giving Carolina a 31-0 lead over the San Diego Chargers.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 16
    Instead of being valiant and undaunted like we're used to, the Steelers looked as weak and feeble as they've ever been, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Don Banks: Ravens' once-promising season slips further away with Broncos l…

    Dec 16
    BALTIMORE -- Maybe that 4th-and-forever in San Diego is to blame. Maybe the Baltimore Ravens used up every last bit of their good karma, mojo or whatever you want to call it to convert on that act of desperation against the Chargers three weeks ago. Bec…
  • NFL Week 15 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Dec 16
    The 2012 season has been marked by close games, but that wasn't the case Sunday, writes John Clayton.