America’s Team came to Charlotte and ran into a big blue and black wall.
The Carolina Panthers defense dominated Sunday’s 16-8 win over the Dallas Cowboys in Fox Sports national game of the week. The Carolina new-look offense didn’t run up big numbers but it didn’t need to on a day that the Carolina Front 7 on defense, led by linebacker Luke Kuechly, dominated play.
The game ended, fittingly, with the Panthers defense sacking Dallas QB Dak Prescott and forcing a fumble.
About the only bad news for Carolina was that tight end Greg Olsen left the game with an apparent foot injury and was in a boot. Kuechly also gave fans a scare when he appeared to get injured late in the game, but he returned.
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