Carolina 7 0 7 14—28
Buffalo 7 10 0 6—23
First Quarter

Buf_Benjamin 28 pass from Peterman (Hauschka kick), 7:17. Drive: 8 plays, 85 yards, 5:14. Key Plays: K.Seymour 12-yard defensive pass interference penalty; Peterman 10 pass to Holmes; Peterman 11 pass to Benjamin; Peterman 14 pass to Benjamin on 3rd-and-7; Peterman 30 pass to Streater. Buffalo 7, Carolina 0.

Car_McCaffrey 2 run (Gano kick), 2:16. Drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 5:01. Key Plays: Newton 15 pass to Armah; Newton 18 pass to McCaffrey; D.Funchess 10-yard offensive holding penalty; Newton 28 pass to Wright. Carolina 7, Buffalo 7.

Second Quarter

Buf_FG Hauschka 26, 5:41. Drive: 15 plays, 66 yards, 8:29. Key Plays: McCarron 19 pass to Streater; L.Gunter 5-yard defensive holding penalty on 3rd-and-1; McCarron 16 pass to Kerley on 3rd-and-7; Cadet 2 run on 3rd-and-1; McCarron 1 run on 3rd-and-3. Buffalo 10, Carolina 7.

Buf_M.Murphy 7 run (Hauschka kick), :55. Drive: 5 plays, 74 yards, 2:27. Key Plays: McCarron 59 pass to Reilly; McCarron 11 pass to M.Murphy. Buffalo 17, Carolina 7.

Third Quarter

Car_Frazier 26 pass from Gilbert (Gano kick), 11:15. Drive: 6 plays, 69 yards, 2:53. Key Plays: Gilbert 21 pass to D.Moore; Gilbert 15 pass to Anderson. Buffalo 17, Carolina 14.

Fourth Quarter

Car_Anderson 4 run (Gano kick), 12:41. Drive: 13 plays, 89 yards, 7:12. Key Plays: J.Stanford 5-yard illegal contact penalty on 3rd-and-13; Heinicke 14 pass to Samuel on 3rd-and-8; Heinicke 32 pass to D.Moore; Heinicke 8 run on 3rd-and-4; B.Clausell 10-yard offensive holding penalty; Heinicke 12 pass to I.Thomas; K.McCray 4-yard face mask penalty on 3rd-and-9; Heinicke 16 pass to D.Moore on 3rd-and-9. Carolina 21, Buffalo 17.

Car_Hood 21 pass from Heinicke (Gano kick), 5:05. Drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 5:28. Key Plays: Heinicke 22 pass to Vander Laan; J.Stanford 15-yard lowering the head to initiate contact penalty on 3rd-and-3. Carolina 28, Buffalo 17.

Buf_McCloud 14 pass from J.Allen (pass failed), 1:10. Drive: 6 plays, 68 yards, 1:14. Key Plays: J.Allen 11 pass to McCloud; J.Allen 11 run; J.Allen 27 pass to Lee. Carolina 28, Buffalo 23.

A_61,726.

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Car Buf
FIRST DOWNS 21 23
Rushing 5 4
Passing 13 16
Penalty 3 3
THIRD DOWN EFF 5-10 7-12
FOURTH DOWN EFF 0-0 0-1
TOTAL NET YARDS 342 430
Total Plays 58 62
Avg Gain 5.9 6.9
NET YARDS RUSHING 53 92
Rushes 26 21
Avg per rush 2.0 4.4
NET YARDS PASSING 289 338
Sacked-Yds lost 1-9 2-13
Gross-Yds passing 298 351
Completed-Att. 20-31 25-39
Had Intercepted 0 1
Yards-Pass Play 9.0 8.2
KICKOFFS-EndZone-TB 5-4-4 5-3-2
PUNTS-Avg. 5-43.4 3-45.7
Punts blocked. 0 0
FGs-PATs blocked 0-0 0-0
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE 77 27
Punt Returns 2-24 3-13
Kickoff Returns 3-47 1-14
Interceptions 1-6 0-0
PENALTIES-Yds 8-67 10-69
FUMBLES-Lost 1-0 0-0
TIME OF POSSESSION 28:42 31:18

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING_Carolina, Anderson 4-16, Heinicke 2-14, McCaffrey 4-11, Hood 3-7, Bonnafon 2-4, Newton 1-3, Armah 1-2, Artis-Payne 5-1, Barner 2-(minus 1), Allen 2-(minus 4). Buffalo, Murphy 7-35, Allen 3-29, Ford 5-20, McCloud 1-8, Cadet 2-4, McCarron 2-(minus 1), Ivory 1-(minus 3).

PASSING_Carolina, Newton 6-9-0-84, Gilbert 7-12-0-93, Heinicke 7-9-0-121, Allen 0-1-0-0. Buffalo, Peterman 9-10-1-119, McCarron 7-10-0-116, Allen 9-19-0-116.

RECEIVING_Carolina, Moore 4-75, Samuel 4-43, McCaffrey 2-29, Wright 1-28, Frazier 1-26, Vander Laan 1-22, Hood 1-21, Armah 1-15, Anderson 1-15, Jones 1-9, Duke 1-7, Funchess 1-6, Thomas 1-2. Buffalo, Benjamin 4-59, Murphy 4-30, McCloud 3-50, Clay 2-12, Ford 2-10, Reilly 1-59, Ivory 1-29, Lee 1-27, Croom 1-22, Streater 1-19, Kerley 1-16, Holmes 1-10, Clay 1-4, Cadet 1-2, Thomas 1-2.

PUNT RETURNS_Carolina, Barner 1-19, Duke 1-5. Buffalo, McCloud 1-8, Murphy 1-5, Kerley 1-0.

KICKOFF RETURNS_Carolina, Barner 1-24, Byrd 1-23, Bonnafon 1-0. Buffalo, Jones 1-14.

TACKLES-ASSISTS-SACKS_Carolina, Norris 4-0-0, Doss 3-2-0, Jones 3-1-0, Thompson 3-0-0, Seymour 2-1-0, Mayo 2-1-0, Frey 2-1-0, Brown 2-0-0, Davis 2-0-0, Gunter 2-0-0, Parms 2-0-0, Cox 2-0-0, Jackson 2-0-0, Elder 1-1-0, Gaulden 1-1-0, Butler 1-0-1, Carter 1-0-1, Haynes 1-0-0, Obada 1-0-0, Addison 1-0-0, Cox 1-0-0, Bailey 1-0-0, Southward 1-0-0, Schult 1-0-0, Luke 1-0-0, Adams 0-1-0, Norton 0-1-0. Buffalo, Woodson-Luster 4-0-0, Pitts 3-0-0, Wallace 2-1-0, Phillips 2-0-1, Love 2-0-0, Hatley 2-0-0, Fede 2-0-0, Neal 2-0-0, Boesen 1-2-0, Poyer 1-1-0, Milano 1-1-0, Hyde 1-1-0, Lewis 1-1-0, Bush 1-1-0, McCray 1-1-0, White 1-1-0, McCray 1-1-0, Marlowe 1-1-0, Davis 1-0-0, Humber 1-0-0, Johnson 1-0-0, Yarbrough 1-0-0, Edmunds 1-0-0, Borders 1-0-0, Gaines 1-0-0, Robinson 0-1-0, Lacey 0-1-0, Vallejo 0-1-0, Alexander 0-1-0, Hughes 0-1-0.

INTERCEPTIONS_Carolina, Thompson 1-6. Buffalo, None.

MISSED FIELD GOALS_None.

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