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Carolina Panthers 24, Jacksonville Jaguars 23: Thursday’s summary, stats

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates after throwing a pass for a touchdown to wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) during the first half of Thursday’s preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates after throwing a pass for a touchdown to wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) during the first half of Thursday’s preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. AP

Panthers 24, Jaguars 23

Carolina

7

3

6

8

24

Jacksonville

0

10

0

13

23

First Quarter

Car—Benjamin 9 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 8:34. Drive: 10 plays, 75 yards, 6:26. Key Plays: Stewart 31 run; Stewart 2 run on 3rd-and-2; Newton 12 pass to McCaffrey. Carolina 7, Jacksonville 0.

Second Quarter

Jac—Ivory 1 run (Myers kick), 13:30. Drive: 9 plays, 80 yards, 5:35. Key Plays: Henne 11 pass to Hurns; Ivory 10 run; A.Cann 10-yard offensive holding penalty on 3rd-and-5; Henne 2 run on 3rd-and-5; K.Short 1-yard face mask penalty on 3rd-and-15; Henne 14 run. Carolina 7, Jacksonville 7.

Car—FG Gano 31, 3:54. Drive: 8 plays, 44 yards, 3:12. Key Plays: Anderson 10 pass to Benjamin on 3rd-and-8; M.Jack 15-yard horse collar tackle penalty; Whittaker 13 run. Carolina 10, Jacksonville 7.

Jac—FG Myers 44, :11. Drive: 7 plays, 29 yards, 1:07. Key Plays: Henne 37 pass to A.Robinson; L.Bowanko 10-yard offensive holding penalty. Carolina 10, Jacksonville 10.

Third Quarter

Car—Artis-Payne 2 run (run failed), 2:28. Drive: 2 plays, 3 yards, 00:42. Key Play: Sanchez 48 interception return to Jacksonville 3. Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10.

Fourth Quarter

Jac—Wynn 4 pass from Bortles (Myers kick), 13:13. Drive: 9 plays, 65 yards, 4:15. Key Plays: Bortles 14 pass to Hurns; A.Cann 10-yard offensive holding penalty; Bortles 10 pass to Wynn; Bortles 18 pass to Wynn on 3rd-and-9; Bortles 30 pass to Koyack. Jacksonville 17, Carolina 16.

Car—Artis-Payne 8 run (Clay pass from Gilbert), 10:35. Drive: 7 plays, 75 yards, 2:38. Key Plays: Gilbert 13 pass to Armah on 3rd-and-1; Gilbert 35 pass to Frazier; Artis-Payne 11 run. Carolina 24, Jacksonville 17.

Jac—Grimes 1 run (pass failed), 5:23. Drive: 10 plays, 60 yards, 5:12. Key Plays: Bortles 7 pass to Pinkard on 3rd-and-6; Bortles 19 pass to Sterling. Carolina 24, Jacksonville 23.

A—57,606.

Car

Jac

FIRST DOWNS

20

19

Rushing

7

7

Passing

12

10

Penalty

1

2

THIRD DOWN EFF

7-13

5-14

FOURTH DOWN EFF

0-0

1-2

TOTAL NET YARDS

304

338

Total Plays

62

64

Avg Gain

4.9

5.3

NET YARDS RUSHING

120

136

Rushes

29

26

Avg per rush

4.1

5.2

NET YARDS PASSING

184

202

Sacked-Yds lost

0-0

3-18

Gross-Yds passing

184

220

Completed-Att.

20-33

21-35

Had Intercepted

1

1

Yards-Pass Play

5.6

5.3

KICKOFFS-EndZone-TB

5-3-2

5-5-2

PUNTS-Avg.

5-51.0

5-48.8

Punts blocked.

0

0

FGs-PATs blocked

0-0

0-0

TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE

106

103

Punt Returns

3-12

3-10

Kickoff Returns

3-46

3-82

Interceptions

1-48

1-11

PENALTIES-Yds

8-49

7-56

FUMBLES-Lost

0-0

0-0

TIME OF POSSESSION

30:41

29:19

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Carolina, Stewart 5-39, Artis-Payne 9-37, McCaffrey 7-21, Whittaker 1-13, Simmons 5-12, Gilbert 1-(minus 1), Anderson 1-(minus 1). Jacksonville, Grant 10-58, Ivory 10-36, Henne 1-14, Grimes 3-13, Bortles 1-9, Allen 1-6.

PASSING—Carolina, Newton 2-2-0-21, Anderson 10-19-1-66, Gilbert 8-12-0-97. Jacksonville, Henne 8-14-0-73, Bortles 12-16-1-125, Allen 1-5-0-22.

RECEIVING—Carolina, Benjamin 4-36, Samuel 4-15, Frazier 2-48, Funchess 2-21, Olsen 2-14, Simmons 2-9, Armah 1-13, Dickson 1-13, McCaffrey 1-12, Stewart 1-3. Jacksonville, Wynn 3-32, Ellis 3-29, Hurns 3-28, Pinkard 3-17, Robinson 2-50, Koyack 1-30, Sterling 1-19, Ivory 1-6, Grimes 1-6, Cole 1-4, Bohanon 1-1, Grant 1-(minus 2).

PUNT RETURNS—Carolina, McCaffrey 2-5, Clay 1-7. Jacksonville, Wynn 3-10.

KICKOFF RETURNS—Carolina, Clay 2-36, Whittaker 1-10. Jacksonville, Benn 2-34, Wynn 1-48.

TACKLES-ASSISTS-SACKS—Carolina, Parms 7-0-0, Mayo 5-2-0, Cash 4-1-0, Coleman 4-1-0, Kuechly 4-1-0, Davis 2-1-1, Thompson 2-0-0, Luke 1-1-0, Crume 1-1-0, Jacobs 1-1-0, Cox 1-0-1, Addison 1-0-1, Richards 1-0-0, Jones 1-0-0, Sanchez 1-0-0, Obada 1-0-0, Adams 1-0-0, Peppers 1-0-0, Southward 1-0-0, Moore 0-1-0, Johnson 0-1-0, Munnerlyn 0-1-0. Jacksonville, Church 8-1-0, Jack 4-0-0, Jean-Baptiste 4-0-0, Johnson 3-0-0, Grant 2-0-0, Cole 2-0-0, Campbell 2-0-0, Jones 2-0-0, Smith 2-0-0, Charles 2-0-0, Pullard 2-0-0, Brown 1-1-0, Myrick 1-0-0, Gachkar 1-0-0, Davis 1-0-0, Gipson 1-0-0, Phillips 1-0-0, McNary 1-0-0, Posluszny 1-0-0, Patmon 1-0-0, Ramsey 0-1-0, Wilson 0-1-0.

INTERCEPTIONS—Carolina, Sanchez 1-48. Jacksonville, Jean-Baptiste 1-11.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

OFFICIALS—Referee Bill Vinovich, Ump Bruce Stritesky, HL Phil McKinnely, LJ Mark Perlman, FJ Jon Lucivansky, SJ Gary Cavaletto, BJ Greg Meyer, Replay Louis Nazzaro.

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