NEW ORLEANS – Cam Newton tossed three touchdown passes and ran for another as the Carolina Panthers stayed alive in the NFC South race by crushing New Orleans 41-10 on Sunday afternoon.
Jonathan Stewart had a season-high 155 yards rushing on 20 carries for the Panthers, who improved to 4-8-1 on the season. The Saints are a half-game ahead at 5-8.
Dave Sims and Rod Woodson called the action on Westwood One.
(Cam Newton’s TD pass to Kelvin Benjamin puts the Panthers on the board)
(It’s 17-0 as Newton dives over the top and into the end zone)
(Newton hits a wide open Greg Olsen for a 24-3 lead)
(It’s 31-3 after Jonathan Stewart’s long TD run)
(Carolina makes it 38-3 on a catch and run by Fozzy Whittaker)
(New Orleans gets its lone TD on a Drew Brees pass to Benjamin Watson)
(Postgame recap from Dave Sims and Rod Woodson)