2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
9-4, 1st in NFC South
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Cam 'disappointed' he couldn't run in winner (0:35)
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Newton's 62-yard run sets up Panthers' win (0:43)

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart had this thought when he looked at the Jumbo Tron and saw he was so far ahead of the Minnesota defense that he had time to stop, turn and fall backwards into the end zone: “I was like Usain Bolt.''

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers center Ryan Kalil put Sunday's win over Minnesota in good perspective: “This win puts us in a good position to make a run for the playoffs, but you don't get extra points for beating a good football team.''

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Vikings' miscues led to win for Panthers (1:14)
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Panthers record statement win over Vikings (0:50)

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Cam Newton on his new hat: "I didn't want to wear something everybody seen before." More on this brimless hat that looks like a Shriner's hat later.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Cam Newton: "We're just trying to get winning DNA."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Cam Newton on what it meant to him seeing Jonathan Stewart stop at the goal line, turn and fall backwards into the end zone at the end of a 60-yard run: "He's beginning to get a little drip. I like that."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said "everything I was taught not to do" on the touchdown pass to Devin Funchess he did. Started with throwing across his body.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said his friend that keeps reminding him he can't score on a run of 60-plus yards texted him again to remind he didn't score on the 62-hard run.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

A different kind of postgame hat from Cam Newton.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera on the three-touchdown performance of running back Jonathan Stewart, who has struggled much of the season: " We didn't doubt him. That's why we kept putting Jonathan out there. We believe in who he is for us and he's been solid. He's worked hard and has gotten better and better, and he is getting stronger."

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Funchess jokes that Newton's 62-yard rush was 'slow' (0:33)

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen had two wishes today and that was to be on the field at the end and be In the victory formation. Both came true for the player that has been battling a foot injury. Center Ryan Kalil, making only his third start because of a neck injury, also finished the game with no setback.

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Newton leads Panthers to comeback win (2:14)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Our live playoff probabilities now give the Panthers a 76% chance to reach the postseason after beating the Vikings today. That's up 11% from this morning.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart, who had three touchdown runs today after having only three TDs all season, said he didn't need validation.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers defensive end Mario Addison on Sunday's win: "A new beginning."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Cam Newton cranking up the music and dancing in the locker room after this one.

Team Stats

Passing Yards200.925th
Rushing Yards127.85th
Points For22.416th
Points Against19.8Tied-10th