MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Carolina Panthers took on the Falcons in Atlanta tonight. Cam Newton puts the Panthers on the board in the first quarter with an 8 yard touchdown run.
Graham Gano's kick was good to put them up 7-0, but the Falcons were able to come back with a score of 7-7 at the half.
Then in the 3rd quarter, Gano kicks it up and puts the Panthers to a lead of 10-7, but the Falcons score next. Julio Jones scored a 70-yard touchdown for a lead of 14-10.
Then Gano with the kick and it's good, this brings the score to 14-13.
Then the Falcons come back for more, they kick two more field goals in the fourth quarter to make the score 20-13. With 1:30 left the Panthers get the ball back, but Newton gets stripped by former Clemson standout Vic Beasley to end the ball game.
The Panthers couldn't quite get the win tonight. Final score Falcons 20 Panthers 13.
The Panthers posted on their social media Sunday, "Good win, @AtlantaFalcons! It was a battle and it was an honor."