Panthers edge DolphinsAug 18, 2012 - 3:50 AM Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Cam Newton threw for 119 yards and one touchdown on 8-of-11 passes in one quarter of play, as the Carolina Panthers downed the Miami Dolphins, 23-17, in preseason action.
Jonathan Stewart ran for an early touchdown and DeAngelo Williams caught a nine-yard score from Newton later in the opening quarter for a 17-0 lead.
Most of Carolina's first-team offense did not play after the quick start. Derek Anderson made the most of his playing time with 107 yards on 7-of-15 efficiency, while Jimmy Clausen completed half of his eight attempts for 29 yards.
Rookie Ryan Tannehill got the start under center for the Dolphins and connected on just 11-of-23 passes for 100 yards. His competition for the starting nod, Matt Moore, was just as ineffective, tossing for 57 yards on 5- of-15 throws.
Daniel Thomas ran for a one-yard TD in the second quarter for Miami, while Pat Devlin threw a touchdown pass to Rishard Matthews in the fourth quarter.
Miami's wide receiving corps, sans the recently released Chad Johnson, was keyed by Jeff Fuller, who caught four passes for 38 yards.
Both teams lost their preseason opener.
- MIAMI: 17
Aug 17 11:42 PM
- MIAMI: 17
End of Regulation
Aug 17 11:39 PM
- == Preseason == Miami Touchdown - 6-yard pass from Pat Devlin to Rishard Matthews. (Dan Carp
Dolphins 17, Panthers 23 4th - 3:17Aug 17 11:24 PM
- == Preseason == Carolina Field Goal - 43-yarder by Justin Medlock.
Dolphins 10, Panthers 23 4th - 13:49Aug 17 10:46 PM
- MIAMI: 10
End of 3rd
Aug 17 10:42 PM
- == Preseason == Miami Field Goal - 52-yarder by Dan Carpenter.
Dolphins 10, Panthers 20 3rd - 5:22Aug 17 10:29 PM
- MIAMI: 7
Aug 17 9:46 PM
- == Preseason == Carolina Field Goal - 44-yarder by Olindo Mare.
Dolphins 7, Panthers 20 2nd - 0:53Aug 17 9:38 PM
- == Preseason == Miami Touchdown - 1-yard run by Daniel Thomas. (Dan Carpenter kick).
Dolphins 7, Panthers 17 2nd - 9:36Aug 17 9:04 PM
- MIAMI: 0
End of 1st
Aug 17 8:54 PM
- == Preseason == Carolina Touchdown - 9-yard pass from Cam Newton to DeAngelo Williams. (Just
Dolphins 0, Panthers 17 1st - 1:03Aug 17 8:54 PM
- == Preseason == Carolina Touchdown - 2-yard run by Jonathan Stewart. (Olindo Mare kick).
Dolphins 0, Panthers 10 1st - 6:31Aug 17 8:35 PM
- == Preseason == Carolina Field Goal - 49-yarder by Justin Medlock.
Dolphins 0, Panthers 3 1st - 11:18Aug 17 8:18 PM
- MIAMI: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 17 8:09 PM
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