Carolina quarterback Cam Newton (1) pauses before a play against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday.  While much of the Carolinas was dealing with storm relief, the NFL schedule had the Panthers playing a road game 250 miles from Charlotte.
Carolina quarterback Cam Newton (1) pauses before a play against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday. While much of the Carolinas was dealing with storm relief, the NFL schedule had the Panthers playing a road game 250 miles from Charlotte. John Bazemore AP
Carolina quarterback Cam Newton (1) pauses before a play against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday. While much of the Carolinas was dealing with storm relief, the NFL schedule had the Panthers playing a road game 250 miles from Charlotte. John Bazemore AP