NFL Scores – Panthers Hold Off Patriots win 6th straight On Bad Call Video


Cam Newton scorched the Patriots defense for 3 TDs as Carolina defeated New England 24-20 on Monday at Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers Listed as a 3-point favorite with the NFL Picks Win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 46.5.

Hold Off Patriots win 6th

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was wrapped up in the end zone, but officials elected not to call pass interference on the final play.

Cam Newton rushed for 62 yards, while Mike Tolbert added 17 yards in the win. Steve Smith and Brandon LaFell added 62 and 59 receiving yards respectively. LeGarrette Blount rushed for 49 yards for New England, while Stevan Ridley added 48 yards. Tom Brady threw for 296 yards for the Patriots, while receivers Shane Vereen and Kenbrell Thompkins had 65 and 60 yards respectively.

Newton drove the Panthers 81 yards in 13 plays on the ensuing possession, keeping the drive alive with a highlight-reel scramble in which he avoided three defenders, before capping it with a 15-yard TD pass to Olsen in the right side of the end zone. Brady directed consecutive scoring marches, with Ridley powering in from a yard out before Gostkowski’s 26-yard field goal made it 20-17 with 6:32 to play.

“The refs gave the Panthers a TD their drive before when the TE acted his way into a flag, what should the panthers just be giving the game. The refs gave the Jets a game. The Refs gave the Saints a game. If you are going to throw flags the need to be consistent.”

Carolina was outgained by New England 390-300 yards in Monday’s match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-20 by the Patriots. The time of possession battle favored New England as their offense was on the field for 30:46, longer than the 29:14 of their opponents. Tom Brady notched his 4,000th career completion in the first quarter and his scoring pass to Gronkowski was the 40th between the duo, the most he has had with any receiver.

Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next NFL Picks game with a battle against the Dolphins. The Patriots will aim to get back on the winning track vs Denver.



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