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Panthers take advantage of Saints mistakes to take lead

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The Panthers have come back to take the lead on the Saints, and it could have been bigger.

After the Saints put together a clinical first drive, some uncharacteristic offensive mistakes allowed the Panthers back in, and they lead 14-13 in the second.

First was a Drew Brees interception which was returned for a touchdown by Panthers safety Charles Godfrey, but he also had touchdown passes dropped by Lance Moore and Jimmy Graham, settling for a field goal when a touchdown seemed apparent.

Of course, the Panthers also gave points away when Cam Newton’s fourth-down attempt came up short, after he was bottled up and tried an awkward pitch.

But the Panthers’ offense finally began to look like itself, with a 74-yard touchdown drive capped by a screen pass to Jonathan Stewart.

This one has the looks of a game that will be played in the 30s in both direction.

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2 Responses to “Panthers take advantage of Saints mistakes to take lead”
  1. suheveryone says: Sep 16, 2012 2:24 PM

    Who dat going to start off the season 0-2?

  2. faithnsaints says: Sep 16, 2012 4:19 PM

    Yeah, Saints are 0-2. No excuses or anything. Go ahead and get us while we’re down and out of sync. One thing, Who Dat nation will be looking for you same guys once the Saints hit their stride!

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