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NFL: Standings, Panthers stats

Standings

  AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New England 12 4 0 .750 420 225

x-Buffalo 10 6 0 .625 314 259

N.Y. Jets 7 9 0 .438 276 359

Miami 5 11 0 .313 306 494

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Houston 10 6 0 .625 378 385

x-Tennessee 9 7 0 .563 402 331

Indianapolis 7 9 0 .438 361 373

Jacksonville 6 10 0 .375 300 397

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Baltimore 14 2 0 .875 531 282

Pittsburgh 8 8 0 .500 289 303

Cleveland 6 10 0 .375 335 393

Cincinnati 2 14 0 .125 279 420

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Kansas City 12 4 0 .750 451 308

Denver 7 9 0 .438 282 316

Oakland 7 9 0 .438 313 419

L.A. Chargers 5 11 0 .313 337 345

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Philadelphia 9 7 0 .563 385 354

Dallas 8 8 0 .500 434 321

N.Y. Giants 4 12 0 .250 341 451

Washington 3 13 0 .188 266 435

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New Orleans 13 3 0 .813 458 341

Atlanta 7 9 0 .438 381 399

Tampa Bay 7 9 0 .438 458 449

Carolina 5 11 0 .313 340 470

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Green Bay 13 3 0 .813 376 313

x-Minnesota 10 6 0 .625 407 303

Chicago 8 8 0 .500 280 298

Detroit 3 12 1 .219 341 423

West

W L T Pct PF PA

y-San Francisco 13 3 0 .813 479 310

x-Seattle 11 5 0 .688 405 398

L.A. Rams 9 7 0 .563 394 364

Arizona 5 10 1 .344 361 442

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

                  Sunday’s Games

Chicago 21, Minnesota 19

Atlanta 28, Tampa Bay 22, OT

Miami 27, New England 24

Green Bay 23, Detroit 20

Cincinnati 33, Cleveland 23

Kansas City 31, L.A. Chargers 21

N.Y. Jets 13, Buffalo 6

New Orleans 42, Carolina 10

Denver 16, Oakland 15

Tennessee 35, Houston 14

Dallas 47, Washington 16

Jacksonville 38, Indianapolis 20

Philadelphia 34, N.Y. Giants 17

Baltimore 28, Pittsburgh 10

L.A. Rams 31, Arizona 24

San Francisco 26, Seattle 21

   Panthers stats

New Orleans 42, Carolina 10

New Orleans 14 21 7    0 —  42

Carolina           0 3 7   0  — 10

First Quarter

NO— Kamara 15 run (Lutz kick), 10:48.

NO — Kamara 1 run (Lutz kick), 1:01.

Second Quarter

NO — Klein 14 interception return (Lutz kick), 12:04.

NO — T.Smith 1 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), 6:27.

NO — Cook 21 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), 2:11.

Car — FG Slye 23, :32.

Third Quarter

NO— T.Hill 45 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), 4:24.

Car — McCaffrey 1 run (Slye kick), :32.

A — 72,203.

NO Car

First downs 25 16

Total Net Yards 379 329

Rushes-yards 35-115 18-41

Passing 264 288

Punt Returns 2-19 2-4

Kickoff Returns 0-0 1-25

Interceptions Ret. 2-14 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 20-31-0 26-49-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-3 2-11

Punts 6-47.2 7-49.6

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1

Penalties-Yards 3-44 5-54

Time of Possession 35:40 24:20

                INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — New Orleans, Murray 17-61, Kamara 8-39, Harris 2-13, T.Hill 2-4, Washington 2-2, Brees 1-(minus 1), Bridgewater 3-(minus 3). Carolina, McCaffrey 9-26, Allen 2-5, Grier 3-5, Bonnafon 2-3, Davis 2-2.

PASSING — New Orleans, Brees 19-30-0-253, Bridgewater 1-1-0-14. Carolina, Allen 25-41-1-295, Grier 1-8-1-4.

RECEIVING — New Orleans, Smith 5-56, Thomas 4-37, J.Hill 3-35, Cook 2-44, Kamara 2-18, T.Hill 1-45, Murray 1-14, Ginn 1-10, Ortiz 1-8. Carolina, McCaffrey 7-72, Zylstra 6-96, Bonnafon 2-39, White 2-31, Hogan 2-14, Samuel 2-13, Olsen 2-12, Wright 2-10, Thomas 1-12.

MISSED FIELD GOALS — None.

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