By Cindy Davis // @XO_CindyDavis
Carolina Panthers 21 – Philadelphia Eagles 17
The Panthers managed to defeat the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles in Philadelphia in an amazing 4th quarter comeback, 21-17.
After sitting through three grueling quarters of frustrating football, the game felt hopeless and like a sure loss. Then suddenly, in the 4th quarter, the Panthers took over and the team managed to find their rhythm. Down 17 points and with their backs against the wall, the Panthers found a way to win.
Before today, the Panthers have never come back from a 4th quarter 17 point deficit to win a game. With 10:41 left on the clock, quarterback Cam Newton tossed a trick pass to wide receiver Curtis Samuel who ran it into the end zone for the first Panther points of the game.
Following the touchdown, kicker Graham Gano missed the PAT further emphasizing that nothing in this game seemed to be going right for this team. Little did viewers know that this touchdown gave the cardiac cats the momentum shift they needed.
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