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Carolina Panthers leave dejected after falling to New Orleans in NFL wild-card playoff

The Carolina Panthers lost to the New Orleans Saints 31-26 on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in an NFL wild-card playoff game. The loss to the Saints is the third for the Panthers during the season.
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The Carolina Panthers lost to the New Orleans Saints 31-26 on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in an NFL wild-card playoff game. The loss to the Saints is the third for the Panthers during the season.

Saints 31, Panthers 26

Carolina

0

9

3

14

26

New Orleans

7

14

3

7

31

First Quarter

NO—Ginn 80 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), 1:46.

Second Quarter

Car—FG Gano 27, 14:12.

NO—J.Hill 9 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), 9:04.

Car—FG Gano 39, 2:47.

NO—Line 1 run (Lutz kick), :43.

Car—FG Gano 58, :00.

Third Quarter

Car—FG Gano 29, 10:58.

NO—FG Lutz 57, 6:05.

Fourth Quarter

Car—Olsen 14 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 12:47.

NO—Kamara 2 run (Lutz kick), 5:08.

Car—McCaffrey 56 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 4:09.

A—73,186.

Car

NO

First downs

24

21

Total Net Yards

413

410

Rushes-yards

26-107

22-41

Passing

306

369

Punt Returns

2-11

2-17

Kickoff Returns

0-0

0-0

Interceptions Ret.

1-1

0-0

Comp-Att-Int

24-41-0

23-33-1

Sacked-Yards Lost

4-43

1-7

Punts

3-48.3

4-45.8

Fumbles-Lost

1-0

1-0

Penalties-Yards

2-18

7-96

Time of Possession

33:49

26:11

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Carolina, Stewart 11-51, Newton 8-37, McCaffrey 6-16, Whittaker 1-3. New Orleans, Kamara 10-23, Ingram 9-22, Line 1-1, Brees 1-(minus 1), Lewis 1-(minus 4).

PASSING—Carolina, Newton 24-40-0-349, Anderson 0-1-0-0. New Orleans, Brees 23-33-1-376.

RECEIVING—Carolina, Olsen 8-107, McCaffrey 6-101, Funchess 4-79, Clay 3-32, Bersin 2-27, Dickson 1-3. New Orleans, Thomas 8-131, Ginn 4-115, B.Coleman 4-44, J.Hill 3-49, Ingram 1-13, Kamara 1-10, Snead 1-7, Line 1-7.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Carolina, Gano 25.

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