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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…Share Tweet
The weather turns cold. The Carolina Panthers turn good. Shoppers rush to the malls. The Panthers rush Sunday for 155 impressive yards. Holiday turkeys are stuffed. Carolina?s offensive and defensive…Click to Continue »Share TweetA QUARTERBACK: Cam Newton ran his streak of consecutive passes without an interception to 152, breaking Jake Delhomme's team record of 150, set in 2006. A week after his first…Click to Continue »Share TweetFullback Mike Tolbert said his first touchdown was “great.” The second one was “whoa.” And the 31-7 Carolina victory was the icing on his “Welcome Back” cake.Click to Continue »Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 16, 2012Whether he’s “somebody else’s fumbler” next year or not, Ryan Mathews isn’t going to be the Chargers’ for the next two weeks. According to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, the Chargers running back suffered a broken left clavicle Sunday in thShare Tweet
Panthers-Chargers: Five plays that matteredThe setup: Panthers faced a fourth-and-1 at the Chargers’ 2, 9:07 left in first quarter.Click to Continue »Share Tweetdeadspin.com Dec 16, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from Danny Amendola injuring a hapless fellow to Knowshon Moreno hurdling Ed Reed. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Share Tweet
“Evaluation” period pulls Redskins into first placeprofootballtalk.com Dec 16, 2012After the Redskins lost a “must” win game to the Panthers in November, Washington coach Mike Shanahan, in the opinion of many (but not Mike Shanahan), threw in the towel. Five games later, the Redskins haven’t lost again, rocketing from 3-6 to 8-6.Share TweetESPN.com Dec 16, 2012ATLANTA -- This is what a 12-2 team is supposed to look like. It goes out and dominates every facet of the game against the defending Super Bowl champions. It plays like a machine and erases the ghosts of last season’s playoffs and last week’s ugly loShare Tweet
Panthers postgame press conferenceDec 16Panthers react following game with Chargers
Panthers vs. Chargers highlightsDec 16The Carolina Panthers dominated the San Diego Chargers from start to finish, winning 31-7 on the road.
Panthers defense forces fumbleDec 16Carolina 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.
Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith 4-yard TD catchDec 16Panthers 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.