New England 0 3 0 11—14
Carolina 6 3 9 7—25
First Quarter

Car_FG Gano 21, 5:01. Drive: 16 plays, 77 yards, 9:59. Key Plays: Newton 11 pass to Wright on 3rd-and-4; R.Kalil 10-yard illegal use of hands penalty; Newton 22 pass to Funchess; Newton 10 run on 3rd-and-9; McCaffrey 18 run; D.McCourty 13-yard defensive pass interference penalty on 3rd-and-2; McCaffrey 2 run on 3rd-and-1. Carolina 3, New England 0.

Car_FG Gano 38, :50. Drive: 6 plays, 58 yards, 2:41. Key Plays: Newton 28 pass to Funchess; Newton 28 pass to Samuel; Newton 3 run. Carolina 6, New England 0.

Second Quarter

NE_FG Gostkowski 27, 8:33. Drive: 14 plays, 67 yards, 7:17. Key Plays: Gillislee 15 run; Brady 9 pass to Edelman on 3rd-and-8; Brady 16 pass to Dorsett; Brady 10 pass to Patterson; Brady 10 pass to Hogan on 3rd-and-7; L.Waddle 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty; K.Short 5-yard neutral zone infraction penalty on 3rd-and-13. Carolina 6, New England 3.

Car_FG Gano 23, :00. Drive: 9 plays, 59 yards, 1:49. Key Plays: Newton 8 pass to Wright on 3rd-and-5; Newton 16 pass to Olsen; Newton 16 pass to Olsen. Carolina 9, New England 3.

Third Quarter

Car_Heinicke 1 run (pass failed), 9:09. Drive: 7 plays, 49 yards, 3:52. Key Plays: Artis-Payne 10 run; Heinicke 31 pass to Samuel; Heinicke 3 pass to C.Anderson on 3rd-and-4. Carolina 15, New England 3.

Car_FG Gano 47, 3:22. Drive: 7 plays, 28 yards, 3:40. Key Plays: Heinicke 11 pass to Artis-Payne; A.Butler 15-yard roughing the passer penalty on 3rd-and-10. Carolina 18, New England 3.

Fourth Quarter

Car_Frazier 6 pass from Gilbert (Gano kick), 14:11. Drive: 7 plays, 37 yards, 2:57. Key Plays: C.Anderson 12 run; Gilbert 10 pass to Frazier on 3rd-and-7. Carolina 25, New England 3.

NE_FG Gostkowski 52, 11:06. Drive: 6 plays, 41 yards, 3:05. Key Plays: Hoyer 11 pass to Decker; Hoyer 21 pass to McCarron; Hoyer 1 pass to Decker on 3rd-and-2. Carolina 25, New England 6.

NE_Gillislee 2 run (Gillislee run), 2:51. Drive: 8 plays, 88 yards, 3:10. Key Plays: Hoyer 21 pass to McCarron; L.Bowanko 10-yard offensive holding penalty; A.Carter 40-yard defensive pass interference penalty on 3rd-and-14. Carolina 25, New England 14.

A_73,880.

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NE Car
FIRST DOWNS 19 21
Rushing 4 6
Passing 12 13
Penalty 3 2
THIRD DOWN EFF 5-14 8-15
FOURTH DOWN EFF 1-2 1-1
TOTAL NET YARDS 271 333
Total Plays 61 64
Avg Gain 4.4 5.2
NET YARDS RUSHING 60 99
Rushes 19 31
Avg per rush 3.2 3.2
NET YARDS PASSING 211 234
Sacked-Yds lost 0-0 0-0
Gross-Yds passing 211 234
Completed-Att. 28-42 21-33
Had Intercepted 0 0
Yards-Pass Play 5.0 7.1
KICKOFFS-EndZone-TB 4-3-3 6-2-2
PUNTS-Avg. 3-47.3 3-40.3
Punts blocked. 0 0
FGs-PATs blocked 0-0 0-0
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE 52 60
Punt Returns 1-1 3-41
Kickoff Returns 4-51 1-19
Interceptions 0-0 0-0
PENALTIES-Yds 5-58 7-92
FUMBLES-Lost 1-1 1-0
TIME OF POSSESSION 27:38 32:22

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING_New England, Gillislee 10-35, Hill 9-25. Carolina, McCaffrey 12-48, Anderson 2-15, Artis-Payne 6-15, Newton 2-13, Barner 2-6, Bonnafon 2-2, Heinicke 1-1, Hood 3-0, Allen 1-(minus 1).

PASSING_New England, Brady 12-18-0-102, Hoyer 16-24-0-109. Carolina, Newton 11-17-0-142, Heinicke 5-6-0-46, Gilbert 5-9-0-46, Allen 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING_New England, Patterson 5-37, Bolden 5-9, McCarron 4-49, Dorsett 4-36, Edelman 3-23, White 2-17, Decker 2-12, Poggi 1-12, Hogan 1-10, Gillislee 1-6. Carolina, Olsen 4-44, Samuel 3-58, Funchess 2-35, Wright 2-19, Duke 2-19, Frazier 2-16, McCaffrey 2-16, Artis-Payne 2-13, Barner 1-11, Anderson 1-3.

PUNT RETURNS_New England, Jones 1-1. Carolina, Moore 2-11, Byrd 1-30.

KICKOFF RETURNS_New England, Jones 3-38, Develin 1-13. Carolina, Samuel 1-19.

TACKLES-ASSISTS-SACKS_New England, Bentley 4-1-0, Van Noy 2-3-0, McCourty 2-1-0, Gilmore 2-0-0, Harmon 2-0-0, McCourty 1-3-0, Roberts 1-2-0, Jackson 1-2-0, Lee 1-1-0, Richards 1-1-0, Wiltz 1-1-0, Clayborn 1-1-0, Travis 1-1-0, Shelton 1-1-0, Grigsby 1-1-0, Jones 1-0-0, Lewis 1-0-0, Crossen 1-0-0, Herron 0-5-0, Grissom 0-3-0, Sam 0-3-0, Chung 0-2-0, Wise 0-2-0, Guy 0-2-0, Davis 0-1-0, Brown 0-1-0, Harris 0-1-0, Atkins 0-1-0, Butler 0-1-0, Flowers 0-1-0, Rivers 0-1-0, Hightower 0-1-0. Carolina, Doss 6-1-0, Thompson 5-2-0, Kuechly 3-4-0, Munnerlyn 2-1-0, Carter 2-0-0, Haynes 2-0-0, Bradberry 2-0-0, Davis 2-0-0, Norris 2-0-0, Jackson 2-0-0, Short 1-1-0, Cox 1-1-0, Bailey 1-1-0, Cox 1-1-0, Jones 1-0-0, Gunter 1-0-0, Adams 1-0-0, Gaulden 1-0-0, Carter 1-0-0, Elder 1-0-0, Mayo 0-3-0, Hall 0-2-0, Jacobs 0-1-0, Butler 0-1-0, Addison 0-1-0.

INTERCEPTIONS_New England, None. Carolina, None.

MISSED FIELD GOALS_New England, Gostkowski 46.

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OFFICIALS_Referee Ron Torbert, Ump Dan Ferrell, HL Sarah Thomas, LJ Mark Steinkerchner, FJ Jimmy Buchanan, SJ Scott Edwards, BJ Tony Josselyn, Replay Earnie Frantz.